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New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 2001

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 18,915 )

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Across
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"Enough already!" : QUITIT
7
Hollywood quadruped : ASTA
11
Mall chain, with "The" : GAP
14
1844 Verdi work : ERNANI
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Look ___ (visit) : INON
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Took mess : ATE
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Getting a raise, maybe : DESIRE
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Toast, in a diner : RAFT
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Good thing to break : PAR
20
Relative of Capri pants : PEDALPUSHERS
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Slipper part : SOLE
26
Like a triathlete : FIT
27
Jim Davis dog : ODIE
28
1968 Aretha Franklin hit : CHAINOFFOOLS
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Muesli morsel : OAT
34
"Bye" words? : OBIT
35
Like crossword solvers : CLEVER
39
Scandinavian currency : ORE
40
Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX
41
Subj. of a Fortune profile : CEO
42
"Do Ya" rock grp. : ELO
43
Principles : TENETS
45
Dobbin's tow, maybe : SHAY
46
It's atop a face : XII
47
Be a hustler : WHEELANDDEAL
50
Voodoo charm : MOJO
53
Island ring? : LEI
54
Starbucks hardware : URNS
55
President's aide : SPOKESPERSON
60
Eggnog mo. : DEC
61
It's bought in bars : SOAP
62
Like thank-yous : POLITE
66
Sitcom planet : ORK
67
Emphatic assent : SISI
68
Islands off Portugal : AZORES
69
Word in Brazilian place names : SAO
70
George Orwell's alma mater : ETON
71
Doomsayer's sign : REPENT
Down
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Proof ender : QED
2
Script add-on? : URE
3
November winners : INS
4
Chiang's headquarters : TAIPEI
5
Memo starter : INRE
6
All square : TIED
7
1948-49 Berlin event : AIRLIFT
8
Shape up : SNAPTO
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Vegetarian staple : TOFU
10
Small soldiers : ANTS
11
Stared stupidly : GAPED
12
Company built on the profits of Pong : ATARI
13
Intrinsically : PERSE
21
Attach : AFFIX
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Cheat, slangily : HOSE
23
"Amscray!" : SCOOT
24
Midway alternative : OHARE
25
Go past midnight, maybe : LATEN
29
Iran-contra name : NORTH
30
Having a lot to lose? : OBESE
31
Arctic ___ : OCEAN
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Former Sen. Bentsen : LLOYD
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Annoying sort : VEXER
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Political pawn González : ELIAN
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Muddies : ROILS
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Position of authority : CHAIR
44
"Star Wars" critter : EWOK
45
Miss breakfast, say : SLEEPIN
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Rio Grande city : ELPASO
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Michelin competitor : DUNLOP
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Early IBM PC go-with : MSDOS
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14-Across, e.g. : OPERA
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Conlan : JOCKO
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___ quam videri (N.C.'s motto) : ESSE
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"... and ___ goes" : SOIT
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It may be rigged : SPAR
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Primordial stuff : OOZE
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Ring count : TEN
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Body shop fig. : EST

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

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