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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 2001

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0814 ( 18,907 )
Across
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NaCl : SALT
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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Adventure hero Swift : TOM
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Detective's skill : LOGIC
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Lie in the sun : BAKE
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Like some mirrors : FULLLENGTH
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___ interview : EXIT
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Rage, e.g., onstage : EMOTE
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Ratfinks : STOOLIES
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It's a long story : SAGA
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Veg out : LOLL
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Splatter protector : BIB
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Louisiana senator, 1948-87 : RUSSELLLONG
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Veg out : LOAF
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Something to gloss over? : LIP
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Moses' older brother : AARON
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Looped handle : ANSA
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Bochco TV drama : LALAW
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Vamp Theda : BARA
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Nobelist Bohr : NIELS
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C.S.A. state : ALA
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Rebounds per game, e.g. : STAT
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WKRP, e.g. : CALLLETTERS
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MS. markers : EDS
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Pisa dough : LIRA
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Hot pot or pepper pot : STEW
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Do Zen : MEDITATE
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"Out!" : LEAVE
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Tennis great Lendl : IVAN
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Depictions of fruits, say : STILLLIFES
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Bog : MIRE
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The Jetson boy : ELROY
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Theater schlepper : GRIP
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Animal with horns : ELK
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Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
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Devout : HOLY
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Call at home? : SAFE
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Dubya, to Yale : ALUM
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Composer Schifrin : LALO
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Flipper freezers : TILTS
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Grand ___ Opry : OLE
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Slip into : DON
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Omelet base : EGGS
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Pro football's Bald Eagle : TITTLE
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Group of fish : SCHOOL
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Curbside call : TAXI
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Tom Joad, for one : OKIE
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"Miracle" team of 1969 : METS
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Transistor developers : BELLLABS
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King of tragedy : LEAR
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Earthen pot : OLLA
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Web-footed flier : GULL
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Nepal's locale : ASIA
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"That's all, folks!" voice : BLANC
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Ancient Aegean Sea region : IONIA
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City on the Rhine : BASEL
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Water balloon sound : SPLAT
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Emulate Demosthenes : ORATE
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Org. that "tracks" Santa : NORAD
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Airborne pests : GNATS
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Highland/lowland separator : FALLLINE
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Schooner fillers : ALES
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Witch's blemish : WART
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Gill opening : SLIT
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Pencil's end : ERASER
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Act the snitch : TATTLE
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Auction off : SELL
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Raise, as an anchor : WEIGH
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Charades, essentially : MIME
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Wickedness : EVIL
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Like some turkey meat : DARK
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Land of Molly Bloom : EIRE
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Woodstock hairdo : AFRO
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Bridal accessory : VEIL
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
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NaOH or KOH : LYE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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