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New York Times, Thursday, August 2, 2001

Author:
Bruce F. Adams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Adams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Adams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0802 ( 18,895 )
Across
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Bank security devices : CAMS
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Go postal : SNAP
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Betray, in a way : RATON
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Grp. with crude interests? : OPEC
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Zip : NADA
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Daughter of Juan Carlos I : ELENA
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Yukon, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
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___ epic scale : ONAN
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Symbol of neutrality : FENCE
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Chapeau holder, spelled out in detail? : TECIRCUMFLEXTE
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With hands on hips : AKIMBO
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Egypt and Syria, once: Abbr. : UAR
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Targets of some beatings, spelled out in detail? : PINTILDEATAS
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Part of A.C.C.: Abbr. : ATL
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Singer Lennon : SEAN
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Begin : SETOUT
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Latched : SHUT
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Unbolt, poetically : OPE
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With 42-Across, Somewhat : MORE
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See 41-Across : ORLESS
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Union joiner of 1896 : UTAH
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Bad thing to break : LAW
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1930's-40's tyrant, spelled out in detail? : FUUMLAUTHRER
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European skyline sight : ALP
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Certain electron tube : TRIODE
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Illusions, spelled out in detail? : FACCEDILLAADES
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Oily : SLICK
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Honey, in Le Havre : AMIE
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Souvenirs with scents : LEIS
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From here : HENCE
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Men's store section : TIES
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Pari-mutuel : TOTE
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Like some kitchens : EATIN
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Epilogs : ENDS
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Black as night : ONYX
Down
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Take ___ (glance) : APEEK
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Cousin of danke : MERCI
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Save's partner : SCRIMP
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Carnival treat : SNOCONE
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Half of Mork's sign-off : NANU
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Man who was never born : ADAM
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Amount to fry : PANFUL
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One may use hand signals : REFEREE
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Judd's role on "Taxi" : ALEX
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Thing to have a stake in : TENT
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Grimm beginning : ONCE
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Scottish turndown : NAE
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Diamond stats : RBIS
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Cub scouts : LADS
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Universal ideal : TAO
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Suggestions : INPUT
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Bank alternative : ATM
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Plane or square, e.g. : TOOL
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Mystique : AURA
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Slow-cook : STEW
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Starting : ASOF
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By way of, briefly : THRU
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Dilly : LULU
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Numerical suffix : ETH
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Let up : SLACKEN
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Successful pitch : SALE
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Ingenuous : ARTLESS
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Bickerer in the "Iliad" : HERA
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Most recent news : UPDATE
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Marketplace : RIALTO
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Cineplex ___ (theater chain) : ODEON
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Mars or Mercury : DEITY
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Southend-on-Sea site : ESSEX
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Typhus carrier : FLEA
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Isn't informal? : AINT
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Year in Diocletian's reign : CCCI
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Declaration of participation : IMIN
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Wasn't honest : LIED
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Cow or sow : SHE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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