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New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 2002

Author:
Joel Kaplow
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Kaplow

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kaplow. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 19,279 )
Across
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Kingdom east of Fiji : TONGA
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Sea plea : SOS
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"If I ___ rich man ..." : WEREA
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Like some suspects : USUAL
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Doll's name : ANN
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Summing up : INALL
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Hose part : NOZZLE
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Roll call call : YEA
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See 11-Down : DAZZLE
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Faster than moderato : ALLEGRO
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Not so vigorous : FEEBLER
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Spotted : SEEN
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"This ___" (carton label) : ENDUP
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Carnival follower : LENT
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Tick off : IRE
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Writers' references : THESAURI
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Capsular, biologically : CYSTIC
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CARE packages, say : AID
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Emotionally burned out : FRAZZLED
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Prefix with meter : ODO
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Show shame : REDDEN
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Grid official : LINESMAN
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Play for a sap : USE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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One teaspoon, maybe : DOSE
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Natural skyline former : RIDGE
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Unwanted cyber-ads : SPAM
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Most villainous : EVILEST
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Rubout : ERASURE
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Not just sip : GUZZLE
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Blow it : ERR
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Fail miserably : FIZZLE
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___ wrench : ALLEN
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Brother of Larry and Curly : MOE
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Everything, to Einstein : ALLES
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In sorry shape : SEEDY
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Landscaper's supply : SOD
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Ebbets Field hero : REESE
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Yellowfin and bluefin : TUNAS
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Loving motion : NUZZLE
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Lead ores : GALENAS
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"Break ___!" : ALEG
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1957 Marlon Brando film : SAYONARA
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"The loneliest number" : ONE
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Screw-up : SNAFU
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Off the mark : WIDE
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Gives power to : ENABLES
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With 19-Across, flashy display : RAZZLE
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Former ABC sitcom : ELLEN
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On the ball : ALERT
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Many 12/26 store visitors : RETURNERS
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Focal point : EPICENTER
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By no means poured : DRIZZLED
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Things to crack : SAFES
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Actress Winona : RYDER
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Old-time punishment need : TAR
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Get a move on : HIE
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Announcer Hall : EDD
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Aunt Polly's nephew : TOM
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Cretan peak : IDA
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Bamboozle : CON
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Didn't go away : LINGERED
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Fought it out, in Britain : DUELLED
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Permanently attached, to a zoologist : SESSILE
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Painter of ballerinas : DEGAS
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Fertilization site : OVULE
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Steakhouse sound : SIZZLE
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Agenda entries : ITEMS
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This is one : PUZZLE
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Van Gogh's "Bedroom at ___" : ARLES
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Reagan attorney general : MEESE
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Chooser's start : EENY
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Off yonder : AFAR
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Kanga's kid : ROO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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