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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 2002

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 71 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 19,280 )
Across
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Follow-up to the best seller "Angela's Ashes" : TIS
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Mass segment : CREDO
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Bank offering, briefly : IRA
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Moo goo gai pan pan : WOK
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Kind of class : RULING
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Prefix with pod : DECA
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Like Botox injections? : INYOURFACE
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Interruption : AHEM
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Some campers' supplies : TARPS
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Open, as shipped goods : UNCRATE
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Like a housecat's no-no? : OUTSIDETHEBOX
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Special interest grps. : PACS
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Wool finisher, commercially : ITE
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Approximately : SAY
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"Gross!" : ICK
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Perplexed, after "at" : ALOSS
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Linguist Chomsky and others : NOAMS
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Like a chunky person's belt buckle? : AHEADOFTHECURVE
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Nasty-smelling : FETID
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Mouth-burning : FIERY
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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Acronymic car of old : REO
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"Platoon" setting : NAM
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Heater feature : COIL
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Like a "M*A*S*H" character's soles? : UNDERTHERADAR
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Results in : LEADSTO
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Words of assent : AMENS
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PBS science show : NOVA
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Like a kid with spin control? : OVERTHETOP
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Blue shade : ANIL
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Soap, e.g. : SERIAL
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___ Weekend (Gannett publication) : USA
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Salt Lake City-to-Provo dir. : SSE
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Blue shade : LAPIS
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Satisfied : MET
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Little jerk : TWIT
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Home of the Gaels, in college sports : IONA
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Rise abruptly : SKYROCKET
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Tart part : CRUST
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Karel Capek play : RUR
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Grimm character : ELF
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Domingo, e.g. : DIA
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When the baton indicates : ONCUE
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It's a challenge : IDAREYOU
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Getting better, after "in" : REHAB
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Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
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Ladies' partners : GENTS
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Wall St. abbr. : AMEX
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Numbered composition : OPUS
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High-risk : CHANCY
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Grain ___ : SILO
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Words with hit or take : ITOFF
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Preordain : DESTINE
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Singer known as the Sparrow of Paris : PIAF
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Mourn (for) : ACHE
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Dangerous biters : ADDERS
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Fleece : SHEAR
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Botanical site : ARBORETUM
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Early second-millennium year : MVII
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Behave like a bear : SELL
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Terrier type : AIREDALE
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
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Pulled in : CAME
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Site of a Monteggia's fracture : ULNA
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Some Dodges : NEONS
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___ Cup : DAVIS
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Shanty : HOVEL
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Arlene and Roald : DAHLS
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Symbol of prying : NOSE
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Quarrel : SPAT
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Oft-nicknamed period : ERA
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Stretch of turbulent water : RIP
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Skater Babilonia : TAI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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