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New York Times, Friday, August 24, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5761108
Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 137 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 18,917 )
Across
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"___ seems" : SOIT
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Tries to cover up : PAPERSOVER
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About : INRE
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Opening pair? : ADAMANDEVE
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Seismologist's field: Abbr. : GEOL
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Bristly : WIREHAIRED
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Kind of thinking : NONLINEAR
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Like "Miró, Miró on the wall" : PUNNY
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Rainbow maker : PRISM
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"___ Central Park" (1945 Broadway hit) : UPIN
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One who can't bear family life? : MALE
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Like some securities, for short : OTC
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Bread in 43-Across : PESETAS
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River past Armentières : LYS
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Convincing debater : SWAYER
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For the full orchestra : TUTTI
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Swords made with finely tempered steel : TOLEDOS
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Barely get the words out : STAMMER
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Actor Green and others : SETHS
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Place to use 27-Across : ESPANA
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"___ magic!" : ITS
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Ones drawn to scale? : DIETERS
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Dude : CAT
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Literally, "I am unwilling" : NOLO
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Political suffix : CRAT
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Lacquer ingredient : ELEMI
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Sheriff Lobo portrayer Claude : AKINS
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Commemorating : INHONOROF
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Ratline : ROPELADDER
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Adriatic port : BARI
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State university locale : ORONOMAINE
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To ___ : ATEE
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No place for a draft dodger : WINDTUNNEL
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Médoc and Chianti : REDS
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Pointer : SIGNPOST
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Hardly any : ONEORTWO
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Not straightforward : IRONICAL
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Doesn't conceal : TELLS
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Castle protector, maybe : PAWN
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Words to go with : ADIEUS
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Low wall : PARAPET
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Professor ___ : EMERITUS
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Word often heard in triplicate : RAH
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Go bonkers : SNAP
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Disrepute and then some : ODIUM
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Springy? : VERNAL
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In a monotone : EVENLY
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Colors over : REDYES
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Handicapped : IMPEDED
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Yackety-yak : NATTER
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Aphrodisiac : EROTIC
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1948 presidential contender : STASSEN
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"O.K." : YES
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Rascal : IMP
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Victor at Five Forks, 1865 : SHERIDAN
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Cause disintegration : MACERATE
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Under the spell (of) : ENAMORED
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Approves : RATIFIES
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Sub : STANDIN
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Aligned : INAROW
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Site of film bridges : TOKORI
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Sandal type : SLIPON
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Flammable gas : ETHENE
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Upright : ONEND
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Kind of pneumonia : LOBAR
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Token taker : SLOT
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City south of Moscow : OREL
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___ Darya (river to the Aral Sea) : AMU

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

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