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New York Times, Monday, August 19, 2002

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 19,277 )
Across
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Instruments at luaus : UKES
5
Island of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
9
Was in the movies : ACTED
14
Man with an ark : NOAH
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Harvest : REAP
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Stage between egg and pupa : LARVA
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"Arsenic and Old Lace" star, 1944 : CARYGRANT
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Airedale, e.g., for dogs : BREED
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Totally : ALL
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Scottish miss : LASS
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Electricians, at times : WIRERS
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Creditor's demand : PAYMENT
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Numerous : MANY
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Colony member : ANT
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Japanese farewell : SAYONARA
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Demanding : STERN
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Knee/ankle connector : SHIN
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Trojan War hero : AJAX
36
Vehicle that's hailed : TAXI
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Astound : AMAZE
38
Capture : TAKE
39
Song for a diva : ARIA
40
Capitol feature : DOME
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Ready to hit the sack : TIRED
42
Shower accessories : BATHMATS
44
Copacabana city : RIO
45
Manage : COPE
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Gatherings where people hold hands : SEANCES
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Horrified : AGHAST
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Foreboding : FEAR
54
Actress Gardner : AVA
55
Emergency light : FLARE
56
"Liar Liar" star : JIMCARREY
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Life of ___ : RILEY
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Fix, as copy : EDIT
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Tricks : CONS
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Follows the leader : OBEYS
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One giving orders : BOSS
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Voice above bass : ALTO
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Open, as a bottle : UNCAP
2
Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
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Like the bird that catches the worm : EARLY
4
Timid : SHY
5
Straying : ERRANT
6
Minimum : LEAST
7
Outlaws : BANS
8
Fitting : APT
9
Lacking pigment : ALBINO
10
Noted anti-alcohol crusader : CARRYNATION
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Elder or alder : TREE
12
"As ___" (letter closing) : EVER
13
June honorees : DADS
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Shuttle-riding senator : GLENN
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Oscar winner for "True Grit" : WAYNE
24
Top-selling vocalist of the 1990's : MARIAHCAREY
25
Corn : MAIZE
27
Phonies : SHAMS
28
A bit cracked? : AJAR
29
Tool with teeth : RAKE
30
Fired : AXED
31
Attempt : STAB
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Skater Lipinski : TARA
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Departure : EXIT
34
Struck hard : SMOTE
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Change according to circumstances : ADAPT
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Crownlike headgear : TIARA
43
Ambles : MOSEYS
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Does a double take, e.g. : REACTS
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Round after the quarters : SEMIS
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"Deck the Halls," e.g. : CAROL
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Episode : EVENT
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Authority : SAYSO
50
Bushy do : AFRO
51
Smooth-talking : GLIB
52
Robust : HALE
53
Pal of Spot : FIDO
56
One of the Bushes : JEB
57
Big TV maker : RCA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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