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New York Times, Thursday, August 15, 2002

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 19,273 )
Across
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"No ___!" (slangy reply) : PROB
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They go back and forth to work : SAWS
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Suit : BEFIT
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"The Labors of Hercules" painter Guido : RENI
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Off ramp : EXIT
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Susan Lucci's Emmy role : ERICA
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"That's clear to me" in beat-speak : IDIG
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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"Santa Fe Songs" composer : ROREM
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Photo session at a farm? : SHOOTINGRANGE
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Rental period : MONTH
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"You ___ bother ..." : NEEDNT
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Place with a feed trough : STY
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Formally approve : RATIFY
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Well-nigh : NEAR
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Full scale? : DOTODO
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Overly sentimental : SOPPY
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Remission of big toe inflammation? : BREAKINGOUT
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Strongly hopes : PRAYS
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Mountain airs : YODELS
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Tot's recitation : ABCS
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Latke ingredient : POTATO
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Hair knot : BUN
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In this way : LIKESO
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Call from a ward : NURSE
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Quantity for a European pastry chef? : BATTERINGRAMS
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Ordinary writing : PROSE
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Uncivil : RUDE
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Pest : GNAT
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Lake crosser : CANOE
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N.Y.S.E. relative : AMEX
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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Pass, as time : SPEND
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Difference of opinion : SPAT
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Convinced : SOLD
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Light dispersers : PRISMS
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Extremely popular : REDHOT
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Like some salad dressings : ONIONY
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One with a closed heart : BIGOT
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Rest area sight : SEMI
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Bit of a nerve : AXON
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Annex : WING
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Principal : STAR
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1960's best-selling author Eric : BERNE
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Kind of zone : EROGENOUS
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Grp. at a station : FIREDEPT
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Cap material : ICE
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Tufted topper : TAM
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Violent struggles : THROES
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In the least : ANY
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Break of a sort : NAP
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An encouraging word : TRY
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Sandburg poem "___ Window" : ATA
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City whose name means "eastern capital" : TOKYO
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Dimwit : IDIOT
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"The Grapes of Wrath" star, 1940 : FONDA
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Tough time to farm : DRYSEASON
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"Bye now" : SOLONG
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Resolve : BACKBONE
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Pick up : GET
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Mate : PAL
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Slugger's stat. : RBI
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Gambler's desire : POT
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Godfather portrayer : BRANDO
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Label on a street-corner box : USMAIL
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Like Russian dolls : NESTED
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War horse : STEED
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Recommends : URGES
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Great times : ERAS
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Cut of beef : RUMP
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Proposal : IDEA
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Vaccinator's call : NEXT
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iMac competitors : PCS
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Blame : RAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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