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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 2003

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KQVXZ} This is puzzle # 180 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Do-over command : FROMTHETOP
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Station along Route 66 : ESSO
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"My treat next time!" : IOWEYOUONE
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One taking driver's ed, perhaps : TEEN
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Lab protector : FLEACOLLAR
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Cost of living? : RENT
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Poetic dusk : EEN
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Paper piece : OPED
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Doctor's order : SAYAH
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One who fought Uitlanders : BOER
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Labor day? : DUEDATE
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Scrap : TAGEND
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Young traveler, maybe : HOSTELER
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Casts : HURLS
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Business section : SALES
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The Diamondbacks, on scoreboards : ARI
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Reword : EDIT
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Picks and chooses : CULLS
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It's a guy thing : STAG
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Flipper : FIN
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Pens : JAILS
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Bloodsucker : LEECH
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Means in all : ADDSUPTO
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Shrouded : SECRET
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Mold over : RESHAPE
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Kind of moss : PEAT
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"Ad hominem" source : LATIN
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Stick with the herd? : GOAD
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Comments around babies : AWS
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Southern college : ELON
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Is suspicious : SMELLSARAT
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Ward : FEND
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Stop fighting : CALLATRUCE
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Certain domino : TREY
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Reaches a crisis point : HITSBOTTOM
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Marching band instrument : FIFE
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Lady Macbeth, e.g. : ROLE
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Pulitzer-winning playwright ___ Davis : OWEN
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Start of an apology : MEA
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Moguls : TYCOONS
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Like some earrings : HOOPED
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Author of "Introduction to Algebra" : EULER
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Was a blabbermouth : TOLD
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___ dare : ONA
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Singly : PER
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Modern buying and selling : ETRADE
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"S'long!" : SEEYALATER
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Sexennial affair : SENATERACE
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Dangerous way to pass : ONTHERIGHT
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Social groups : SETS
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Important highway : BELT
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Numismatist : coins :: plangonologist : ___ : DOLLS
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Makes work : USES
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Radical group : THEFARLEFT
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Foxes used to be seen here : AUDIDEALER
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Nose's place? : GRINDSTONE
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Greeting in "Winnie the Pooh" : HALLO
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Hotel offering : SUITE
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Andy in the newspapers : CAPP
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Nazarenes, once : SECT
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Spanish explorer ___ Bautista de Anza : JUAN
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Results in : LEADSTO
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Rumpus : SHINDY
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Aquanaut's workplace : SEALAB
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Matters of opinion : POLLS
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Hanukkah gift : GELT
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Stuck, after "in" : ARUT
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Chisholm Trail town : WACO
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Thorn site : STEM
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Prep, e.g.: Abbr. : SCH
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Month of le calendrier : MAI
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Public hanging : ART

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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