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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 2002

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQUZ} Spans: 10 This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0817 ( 19,275 )
Across
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One may be fair : MAIDEN
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Stocking, sometimes : MASK
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Rook's call : CAW
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Anatomical parts that touch, as eyelids to eyeballs : ADNEXA
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"___ Perpetua" (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
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Slangy intensifier : OLA
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Significant other : DOMESTICPARTNER
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French cordial flavoring : ANIS
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Sheep follower : ISH
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Splits, old-style : REAVES
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Creation at the Creation : MAN
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___ chance : NOTA
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Renaissance patron : ESTE
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Fails to take action : SITSONONESHANDS
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With 13-Down, they may include taste tests : COLA
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In this localité : ICI
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When repeated, extreme : TOO
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Major recessions affect them : GLOBALECONOMIES
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Hunger : YEN
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The second Mrs. Sinatra : AVA
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Donald Duck's nephews, e.g. : TRIO
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Damsel-in-distress tale, maybe : MEDIEVALROMANCE
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Words after woe : ISME
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Motor attachment : HOSE
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Providence : GOD
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One may have chips : BETTOR
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Kind of proprietor : SOLE
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"Where Eagles Dare" novelist : ALISTAIRMACLEAN
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Océano feeder : RIO
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They may be massaged : EGOS
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Dante translator John : CIARDI
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Use a booth, perhaps : TAN
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Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
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Female spider's creation : EGGSAC
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House keepers : MADAMS
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50-Across, in Hebrew : ADONAI
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Unused : INMINTCONDITION
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Fiddle duet? : DEES
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George Strait's "All My ___ Live in Texas" : EXS
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Country standard : NATIONALAVERAGE
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Ride simulator of a sort : MECHANICALHORSE
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Sacred object in ancient Egypt : ASP
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Daydreams : STARESINTOSPACE
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Cult leader in 1993 news : KORESH
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Delegates : CONVENTIONGOERS
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Sheltered : ALEE
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See 31-Across : WARS
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What a colon may mean : ISTO
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"Later" : TATA
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"She's Gotta Have It" girl : NOLA
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Break down : SOB
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Prefix with sphere : ECO
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Female antelope : DOE
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Kind of pad : SOS
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Y provision : GYM
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"East of Eden" character : LEE
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Stowe slave : EVA
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"Her ___" (song from "Miss Saigon") : ORME
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The third Mrs. Sinatra : MIA
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Adherents : ISTS
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No Tony nominee, surely : EMOTER
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Study, say : ROOM
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Rum drink : COLADA
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Blissful : EDENIC
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One of the Maverick brothers : BART
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"The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers" essayist : ELIA
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Waste : SLAG
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It's attractive : ION
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Smoke : CIG

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

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