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New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 19,278 )

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Across
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Bit of street art : MURAL
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Taken wing : FLOWN
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Toast topping : JAM
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Japanese automaker : ACURA
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Part of a TV transmission : AUDIO
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Have ___ at : AGO
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Character actor in the Cowboy Hall of Fame : SLIMPICKENS
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
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Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
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A.A.A. suggestion: Abbr. : RTE
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Redecorate : DOOVER
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Actress Long or Peeples : NIA
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Jelly fruit : GUAVA
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After-hours pool use, maybe : SKINNYDIPPING
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"Phooey!" : FIE
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Regal headdresses : TIARAS
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Social misfit : NERD
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Pentium maker : INTEL
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Fivescore yrs. : CEN
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Enter, as data : KEYIN
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No longer working: Abbr. : RETD
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Singer Twain : SHANIA
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Number cruncher, for short : CPA
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Boo-boo : SLIGHTMISTAKE
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Cultural values : ETHOS
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Big inits. on the Net : AOL
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Like a habanero pepper : REDHOT
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Agenda, for short : SKED
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Dory need : OAR
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Panhandler's request : SPARECHANGE
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Joanne of "Abie's Irish Rose" : DRU
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Guys' prom attire, informally : TUXES
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Continental divide? : OCEAN
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Shade tree : ELM
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Minute ___ (thin cut) : STEAK
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Down and out : NEEDY
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Moonshiner's mixture : MASH
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Bruins' sch. : UCLA
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Totally trash : RUIN
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Cardin rival : ARMANI
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Pool distance : LAP
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It's the truth : FACT
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Gospel writer : LUKE
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Poetic homage : ODE
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They start pitches : WINDUPS
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"Uh-uh!" : NOSOAP
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15th-century Flemish painter : JANVANEYCK
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Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
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Drop anchor : MOOR
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Farsi speaker : IRANI
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Like Dolly the clone : OVINE
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Part of IHOP: Abbr. : INTL
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Designer Versace : GIANNI
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Trig figures : SINES
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Orchestra percussion : KETTLEDRUM
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Pleasure craft : YACHTS
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Most of "The Wizard of Oz" : DREAM
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Be crabby : GRIPE
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Cone bearer : FIR
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Kind of "fingerprint" : DNA
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Designer Head : EDITH
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Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
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Decathlon event : SHOTPUT
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Stern or Hayes : ISAAC
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Halloween characters : GHOSTS
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___-Lorraine : ALSACE
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Took a tram, e.g. : RODE
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James ___ Carter : EARL
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Square mileage : AREA
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Place to work : DESK
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"Trick" joint : KNEE
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Dated expletive : EGAD
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Refuse : DENY
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Woodcutter's tool : AXE
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Snookums : HON

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

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