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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 18,903 )

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Across
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Ins and outs of finance? : CASHFLOW
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Red in the face : ABLUSH
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Isolated : ALLALONE
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Where a candlestick parks? : SCONCE
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Caulks : SEALANTS
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Vehicle in a no-parking zone, maybe : TOWCAR
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It lets the sun shine in : SKYLIGHT
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"Count me in!" : IMGAME
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Apart from this : ELSE
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Old "Hits the spot" sloganeer : PEPSI
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Remains for the day : STAYS
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Refrain syllables : FALALA
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Meccas : HUBS
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Needed things : DESIDERATA
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Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
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Arrival that may annoy : JUNKFAX
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Perfect figure : TEN
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Where Laval University is : QUEBECCITY
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Between a rock and a hard place : TORN
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Gets dark, perhaps : LATENS
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Thingamajig : GIZMO
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Picker-upper : TALON
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"Hey, wait ___" : ASEC
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Combat zones : ARENAS
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Tries to hit : SHOOTSAT
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Prepare the way (to) : LEADUP
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Helm cry after "Ready about" : HARDALEE
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Victim of the green-eyed monster : ENVIER
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Not easily denied : ONRECORD
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Unbending : STEELY
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Far-ranging adventures : ODYSSEYS
Down
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1848 presidential candidate after whom eight U.S. counties are named : CASS
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Fashion model Wek : ALEK
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Have rolling in the aisles : SLAY
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Whose comet? : HALLEYS
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Gives a thrashing : FLAILS
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Pant sizes : LONGS
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Undecided : ONTHEFENCE
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9 o'clock, to some : WEST
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Spot of wine? : ASTI
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Certain vitamins : BCOMPLEX
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It's good for climbing hills : LOWGEAR
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Take the lid off : UNCAP
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Cons : SCAMS
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Words after "Ready or not" : HEREI
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N.B.A. all-star : SHAQ
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Dancing outfit : TUTU
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In a position to help : ABLE
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Welcome, say : ASKIN
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Gives help : LIFTSAHAND
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Diurnally : ADAY
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Way in or out : DUCT
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Full range : ATOZ
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Insurance policy specification : TERM
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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"The Plains of Passage" author : JEANAUEL
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Daisy's mistress : BLONDIE
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Alternative to Certs : TICTACS
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Some sparklers : GEODES
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Scheherazade's stock-in-trade : TALES
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"___ I a woman?": Sojourner Truth : ARENT
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Turn green : LEAVE
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Popular board game : SORRY
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Moving well : SPRY
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Drive off : SHOO
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Hedge plant with white flowers : SLOE
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Unsubstantial : AERY
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Spreads for drying : TEDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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