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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 2002

Author:
William Schaub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Schaub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXY} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Schaub. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 19,287 )
Across
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Political group : CAMP
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___ it out : SWEAT
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God of the Canaanites : BAAL
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Highlands hillside : BRAE
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Tamarack tree : LARCH
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Planting unit : ACRE
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Telegraph, say : SEND
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Less cordial : ICIER
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Takes another direction : ZAGS
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Baseball All-Star Game playing field? : DIAMONDOFACES
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Delphi figure : ORACLE
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She loved Lancelot : ELAINE
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"Enough!" in El Salvador : NOMAS
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Player of "As Time Goes By," in film : SAM
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Hold the floor : ORATE
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Scoundrels' society? : CLUBOFKNAVES
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Subway relatives : ELS
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Get rid of : DITCH
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China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Tool used in royal gardens? : SPADEOFKINGS
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Without delay : APACE
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Common ID : SSN
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Item in a cheek pouch : ACORN
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Korean War rifle : GARAND
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Bother incessantly : GNAWAT
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Shea Stadium's locale? : HEARTOFQUEENS
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Bit of seafloor flora : ALGA
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Stir : ROUSE
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It's about a foot : SHOE
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Litter leaver : SLOB
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Spring sign : ARIES
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An eternity, seemingly : EONS
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Gets darker, in a way : TANS
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Slip : LAPSE
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Wool sources : EWES
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"The Jackie Gleason Show" shower : CBS
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Live and breathe : ARE
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Court order : MANDAMUS
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Calcutta conveyance : PEDICAB
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Lowlife : SLIME
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City by a lake of the same name : WACO
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Land of literature : ERIN
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Did perfectly : ACED
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Paroxysm : THROE
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Quarters for shopping : BAZAARS
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Source of gum arabic : ACACIA
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Silvery white : ARGENT
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Renter : LESSEE
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"Let's not forget ..." : ALSO
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Baffin Bay hazard : FLOE
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Storybook starter : ONCE
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Pitch's partner : ROLL
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Path to poverty, with "the" : SKIDS
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Starting stakes : ANTES
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Georgia city : MACON
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Org. that may request a recall : FDA
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TV band : VHF
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Has the skill : KNOWSHOW
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Pearl Mosque locale : AGRA
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Fails to be : ISNT
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Some iconic gems : SCARABS
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Shut (up) : PENT
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Xanadu resident : KANE
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New Testament miracle cry : ICANSEE
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In shock : AGHAST
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Spanish dish : PAELLA
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Whence Catherine : ARAGON
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Home of the Blue Monster golf course : DORAL
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Symbols of silliness : GEESE
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Roman meeting places : FORA
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Leno line : QUIP
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Swiss army knives have several : USES
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Lunchtime, perhaps : ONE
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Suffix with seer : ESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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