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New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 2001

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0816 ( 18,909 )
Across
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Staff figure : GCLEF
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Hull hazard : FLOE
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Cast off : SHED
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Steamed : IRATE
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Expression : LOOK
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Rhode Island's motto : HOPE
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Be affected by electrical attraction? : GOWHERETHEIONIS
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Time or life follower : SPAN
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It may be tipped : HAT
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Next up : ONDECK
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Israel's Netanyahu, familiarly : BIBI
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Profit share : CUT
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Bishop preparing to hold a yard sale? : PRICINGCATHOLIC
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Young 'un : LAD
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Architectural order : DORIC
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An inspiration to Beethoven : ELISE
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Server's edge, to Sampras : ADIN
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Broods : SULKS
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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Windows applications? : TINTS
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Track specialist : MILER
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Work on a platter : EAT
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Workout for bratty kids at a mountain resort? : HIGHIMPAEROBICS
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Day-care diversion : TOY
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F.B.I. figures : GMEN
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Draft : DRAWUP
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Shad ___ : ROE
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Part of a Latin trio : AMAS
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Apt title for this puzzle : DISAPPEARINGACT
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Warts and all : ASIS
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No good deed : EVIL
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Dress with a flare : ALINE
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Positive reply : YEAH
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Turn down : DENY
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Moisten : BEDEW
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Band's schedule : GIGS
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Field goal? : CROP
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Like most citizens : LAWABIDING
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Like some cuisine : ETHNIC
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Charge : FEE
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Pet peeve? : FLEA
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Football great Ronnie : LOTT
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Swooning sound : OOH
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Barely make : EKEOUT
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Like many horses : SHOD
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Perfect : HONE
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Big production : EPIC
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Education station : DESK
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They're thick-skinned : RHINOS
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With 55-Down, where some things come out : INTHE
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Two hearts, e.g. : BID
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Coop cry : CACKLE
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"The Bell Jar" writer : PLATH
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Arm bones : RADII
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Cross : GRUMPY
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Paramecia features : CILIA
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Word of encouragement : OLE
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Help that's always available : LIVEINMAID
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Father of famous twins : ISAAC
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Some change : CENTS
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Greatest possible : NTH
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"The Battleship Potemkin" director Eisenstein : SERGEI
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Get out of a slump? : SITUP
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It stores data permanently : ROM
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Disposed of, with "up" : MOPPED
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Snoopy, e.g. : BEAGLE
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Time of reckoning : DDAY
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Hillock : RISE
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What one of the five Olympic rings stands for : ASIA
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See 19-Down : WASH
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Picnicker's worry : RAIN
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It's near Paris : ORLY
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Rough problem to face? : ACNE
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Brood : STEW
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Member of the first family : EVE
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Collar : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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