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New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 2002

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 19,261 )
Across
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Sticker : CACTUS
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Giants and Titans, e.g. : NFLTEAMS
15
Sunflower seed, botanically : ACHENE
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Constituent of cryolite : ALUMINUM
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Noisy opposition : STATIC
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City on the Ganges where Buddha is said to have first preached : VARANASI
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King's work : HORROR
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Parallel : AKIN
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Enemy of the Moors : CID
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Artfully brought about : ENGINEERED
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Large bell's sound : BONG
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What a crowned head does? : SEESSTARS
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Not stay in one place : RANGE
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House of wax : HIVE
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Apollo XII astronaut : GORDON
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Pass : APPROVE
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Egyptians of old : NUBIANS
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Spaghetti western costume : SERAPE
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Rooftop coop : COTE
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Cheating aids, in slang : TROTS
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Bicker vehemently : ALTERCATE
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Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
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In position, as the British might say : ORIENTATED
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Fear ___ : NOT
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Palindromic magazine title : ELLE
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Certain poplars : ASPENS
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"The Comancheros" actress, 1961 : INABALIN
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Rufus ___, Daniel Webster's successor in the Senate : CHOATE
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Juvenal, for one : SATIRIST
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Humperdinck opera hero : HANSEL
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Foolhardy : HEEDLESS
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Some professorial attire : TWEEDS
Down
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Takes one's profits, with "in" : CASHES
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Prologue follower : ACTONE
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Battlefield shout : CHARGE
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Arcade sensation of the 90's : TETRIS
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Laborites' preferred workplaces : UNIONSHOPS
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Close-mouthed : SECRETIVE
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Kingdom from which France's Henry IV hailed : NAVARRE
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Total makeup? : FLAKES
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Sensational : LURID
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Counterfeiter catcher : TMAN
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Kafka article : EIN
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Montana mining town : ANACONDA
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Idly pondering : MUSINGON
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Dollops : SMIDGENS
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Place for a wasp's nest : EAVE
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Italian port on the Adriatic : BARI
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Actor whose character is stung in "The Sting" : ROBERTSHAW
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Parting words in Würzburg : GUTENACHT
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Floor : ASTONISH
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Fictional characters : PERSONAE
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___ gland : PROSTATE
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Pro ___ : RATA
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One with a staff position : NOTE
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Business needs : CLIENTS
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TV title role for Robert Wuhl : ARLISS
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Notorious Alcatraz inmate : CAPONE
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Relaxed : ATEASE
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Like some hospital beds : TENTED
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Collectors' items from 1958 : EDSELS
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Stan's pal : OLLIE
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Person at court : EARL
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Shout heard around the block? : BID

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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