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New York Times, Friday, August 31, 2001

With 16-Across, way leading to a highway

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFJQXZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2001, The New York Times8/31/01 ( No. 18,924 )
Across
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Go bad : SPOIL
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Some matches end with them : PINS
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It may get pushed around : CART
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"In what way?" : HOWSO
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Carbon compound : ENOL
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See 27-Down : ROAD
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Quarters : AREAS
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Diner orders : TUNAMELTS
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Start of a guru's quip : MEDITATIONIS
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Ready to react, perhaps : ALERT
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Half a score : DECADE
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Ancient storage jar : AMPHORA
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One with star potential? : GENERAL
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"World Factbook" compiler : CIA
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One who speaks up : VOICER
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"Peter Pan" pooch : NANA
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Division of society : CASTE
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Middle of the quip : NOT
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Peel : STRIP
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Medieval fortress city in Italy : ESTE
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Person of integrity and honor : MENSCH
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50's polit. inits. : AES
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Nasty politico : SMEARER
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"Heh-heh," for one : CHORTLE
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Author Rushdie : SALMAN
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Math calculation : SLOPE
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End of the quip : WHATYOUTHINK
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Picture show? : THEOSCARS
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Highflier's hangout : AERIE
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Part of Ascap: Abbr. : AMER
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Peace Nobelist Ducommun : ELIE
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Car document : LEASE
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Kind of barrel : PORK
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Cupcake : DEAR
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Last name in fashion : KLEIN
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Fraud : SHAM
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Sweat source : PORE
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Unsettled, in a way : OWED
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"Four Essays on Liberty" author Berlin : ISAIAH
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Subject of many operas : LOSTLOVE
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Whistle blower, perhaps : PETTRAINER
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Mukluk wearer : INUIT
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Ringo Starr's "___ Song" : NONO
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Put down : SLANDER
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Emblem of Turkey : CRESCENT
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Chatroom offerer : AOL
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One living in a dump : RAT
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Causes of cheers, briefly : TDS
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Comportment : MIEN
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Prefix with magnetic : AERO
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High point in Turkey : ARARAT
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Shays of Shays's Rebellion : DANIEL
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Go by : ELAPSE
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With 16-Across, way leading to a highway : ACCESS
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Bad atmosphere : MIASMA
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Many a Degas : PASTEL
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Approaches : GETSCLOSER
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Take in : CON
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Cooperation : TEAMWORK
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Co-workers' gab : SHOPTALK
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Hung over : MENACED
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Dynasty during which Taoism emerged : CHOU
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Cheers : RAHS
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Fix, as a pump : REHEEL
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Piaster production place : SYRIA
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Yarn : TALE
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Like some decrees : NISI
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Very sensitive : KEEN
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Whence water : TAP
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Aetna offering, for short : HMO
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Ballad's end? : EER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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