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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 2001

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQV} This is puzzle # 67 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 18,923 )
Across
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Greek's sixth : ZETA
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"King Cotton" composer : SOUSA
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Wax : GROW
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Knee-slapper : HOOT
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Void : ANNUL
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Road condition? : RAGE
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After 34-Down, an order to a witch? : ONTHESTICK
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Leeds's river : AIRE
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Leads (in) : USHERS
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Stomped : TRAMPLED
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Mozart article : EINE
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Psalms interjection : SELAH
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On the main deck : TOPSIDE
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It may be under your tongue : INSTEP
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Dropped a line : WROTE
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Violent struggle : AGONY
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Med. care group : HMO
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Tennessee's state flower : IRIS
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Shoe sole material : CREPE
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Number after cinco : SEIS
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Palindromic diarist : NIN
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Game with a 40-card deck : MONTE
42
Rally creators : BULLS
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Call for : ENTAIL
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Like fan-tan and tangrams : CHINESE
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Feather in Juan's cap? : PLUMA
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Italy's Isola d'___ : ELBA
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They're polar : EXTREMES
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Residences : ABODES
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Brandenburg trio : DREI
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After 34-Down, an order to a chiropractor? : BACKTOWORK
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Chutzpah : GALL
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Husband of Bathsheba : URIAH
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Fast sport : LUGE
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Some are electric : EYES
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Trimming targets : SAILS
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Load : STOW
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Mao contemporary : ZHOU
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Almost forever : EONS
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After 34-Down, an order to an arrowsmith? : TOTHEPOINT
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Ones who might say, "God, no!"? : ATHEISTS
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Mouthed off : SASSED
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Neighbor of Man. : ONT
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Modulars, e.g. : UNITS
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Bolivian capital : SUCRE
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High-pH : ALKALINE
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Plots, in a way : GRAPHS
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Fulminate : RAIL
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Fiend : OGRE
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Cig : WEED
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Golf champ Els : ERNIE
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Oodles : MANY
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Strong string : TWINE
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Hatch from Utah : ORRIN
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Make : EARN
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After 34-Down, an order to an E.P.A. administrator : THELEADOUT
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Pianist Gilels et al. : EMILS
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It's catching : POSSE
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See 17- and 58-Across and 3- and 29-Down : GET
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Kind of minister : OPEC
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October honoree : COLUMBUS
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Annual El Paso events : SUNBOWLS
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Miss's equal : MILE
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"The Hobbit" hero Baggins : BILBO
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Periods of rain, often : APRILS
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Moors : HEATHS
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Half a comedy duo : MEARA
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Computer acronym : ASCII
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Sidle : EDGE
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Picture of health? : XRAY
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Prefix with com : TELE
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Hence : ERGO
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Misrepresent : SKEW
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___ Kan : KAL

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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