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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 2001

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0818 ( 18,911 )
Across
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Click : HITITOFF
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Inferior : SHABBY
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1964 Lennon/McCartney song : IMALOSER
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Developed : MATURE
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Lightener : PEROXIDE
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One taking the stage? : OUTLAW
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To a tee : PAT
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Essences : SUMTOTALS
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Bridge bid, informally : ONENO
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___-cochere (carriage entrance) : PORTE
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Domingo, e.g. : DIA
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Hint : TRACE
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"Uh-uh" : NAH
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Shed : MOLT
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Baits : TEMPTS
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Kosher : LEGIT
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Like some port authorities : BISTATE
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Scuttlebutt : HEARSAY
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Roaring Fork River city : ASPEN
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Beat : RHYTHM
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First U.S. vice president not to become president : BURR
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Rather inclined : STEEP
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Mil. address : APO
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Monopoly decision : BUILD
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Opening : INTRO
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Become affected : PUTONAIRS
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"In Dreams" actor, 1999 : REA
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Declining state : DOTAGE
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They can be produced by shifting : CAPITALS
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Shark : USURER
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Blown away by : AMAZEDAT
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Satisfies : REPAYS
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Breaking items? : LATENEWS
Down
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Congo basin denizen : HIPPO
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Clarifying words : IMEANT
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More sharp : TARTER
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Workers' grp. : ILO
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Medical examiner's subj. : TOX
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Narc linkup? : OSIS
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Disgusted : FEDUP
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San Francisco Bay city : FREMONT
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Polished : SMOOTH
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Fancy : HAUTE
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"___ way!" : ATTA
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Stubborn types : BULLDOGS
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Capital since 1960 : BRASILIA
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Fine-grained wood : YEW
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Lowbrow : TRASHY
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Go on : NATTER
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Swell area : OCEAN
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Mason, e.g.: Abbr. : ATTY
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One may be seen after a crash: Abbr. : EMT
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Hybrids of the 24-Down : MERMEN
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Darius I's land : PERSIA
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"Hideaway" actress : LAHTI
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Yeast cake : BABA
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Hemmer's comment : ISUPPOSE
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Appear overnight : SPROUTUP
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They can cover a lot of space : ETS
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Corkscrew : HELICAL
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Signal receivers : TUNERS
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Place for impulse buying? : ETRADE
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Like some undergrad studies : PRELAW
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Military pilot's concern : BOGEY
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Plays : DRAMA
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Brewery equipment : OASTS
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Historic Irish village : TARA
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Row : SPAT
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Written in a major key, in music : DUR
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Brutal ending? : IZE
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Mark of perfection : TEN

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

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