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New York Times, Monday, August 26, 2002

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 19,284 )
Across
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Furrowed part of the head : BROW
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Cougars : PUMAS
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Door fastener : HASP
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"The ___ Ranger" : LONE
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Thomas : ISIAH
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Hitch, as oxen : YOKE
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Start of a free call : ONEEIGHTHUNDRED
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"___, humbug!" : BAH
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Hair removal brand : NEET
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Not stand steadily : TEETER
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New York's ___ Place : ASTOR
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Letter before omega : PSI
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Switzerland's Zug or Zurich : CANTON
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Hammer and mallet : TOOLS
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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"To thine own ___ be true" : SELF
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Pepsi rival : COKE
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1943 Mary Martin musical : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Turndowns : NOES
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Like some gases : INERT
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Move crabwise : SIDLE
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Shrewd : ASTUTE
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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El ___ (Spanish hero) : CID
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Not stale, as chips : CRISP
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"O Canada," e.g. : ANTHEM
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Dear one, in Italy : CARO
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Split ___ with ham : PEA
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Some gamblers' weaknesses : ONEARMEDBANDITS
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Like books : READ
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A Brontë sister : EMILY
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Burden : ONUS
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"My Friend" of old radio : IRMA
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Pacifists : DOVES
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Opposed to, in "Li'l Abner" : AGIN
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1950's horror film creature, with "the" : BLOB
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Writer Jaffe : RONA
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Like some baseball catches : ONEHANDED
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Tiny : WEE
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Easy mark, slangily : PIGEON
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Theater worker : USHER
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Baseball glove : MITT
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"How nice!" : AAH
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Stops, as electricity : SHUTSOFF
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Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
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Cardiologist's concern : AORTA
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___ shooting : SKEET
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California's San ___ Bay : PEDRO
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Completely : INTOTO
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Astronaut Armstrong : NEIL
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Roll call at a political convention : STATES
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Some casual shirts : POLOS
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Corporate honchos, for short : CEOS
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The "I" of "The King and I" : ANNA
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Perfumes : SCENTS
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Bawl out : SCOLD
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Getting ahead of : ONEUPPING
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Composer Weill : KURT
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Strong as always : UNDIMMED
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Optometrist's concern : VISION
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Layouts : ARRAYS
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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Kind of tube or ear : INNER
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1980's George Peppard series, with "The" : ATEAM
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The "C" of CNN : CABLE
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"Mary ___ little lamb" : HADA
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404, in old Rome : CDIV
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Carrier for needles and pins : ETUI
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Org. : ASSN
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Comedian Philips : EMO
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___ double take : DOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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