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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 2002

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0831 ( 19,289 )
Across
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To the greatest extent : ASFARASPOSSIBLE
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What you will always be : PERSONALPRONOUN
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Novel about the trial of Dr. Aziz : APASSAGETOINDIA
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Ignition-system part : CAM
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Intestinal parts : ILEA
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College member of a sort : ELECTOR
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Kind of law : MARTIAL
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Hang back : LAG
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Command to Lassie? : COMEHOME
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Spore cases : ASCI
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Got bigger : BROADENED
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Requesting customization, perhaps : SPECIALORDERING
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They have lots of plugs : TALKSHOWS
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Sugarcoat : EASE
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Drain of color : ETIOLATE
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Dell and others : PCS
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Insignificance : WEENESS
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It delivers a message : PARABLE
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One might go for a spin in it : TUTU
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Fleece : ROB
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Flees : MAKESONESESCAPE
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Somehow : ONEWAYORANOTHER
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It could follow a period of burnout : RENEWEDINTEREST
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Expeditiously : APACE
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Certain leaf : SEPAL
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It gets the picture : FRAME
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Clod : ASS
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Turquoise "Sesame Street" character : ROSITA
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Popular science fiction magazine : ANALOG
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Songwriter Carole Bayer ___ : SAGER
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Arraignment offering : PLEA
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Elect, with "for" : OPT
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Capacity description : SRO
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___-disant : SOI
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Posada : INN
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Workout concern : BOD
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That homme : LUI
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Relative of Bambi : ENA
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Select, as a hyperlink : CLICKON
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"Wuthering Heights" setting : MOORS
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In ___ rush : AMAD
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Counsel, in English dialect : REDE
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Patron saint of aviators : THERESA
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Where Ephesus was : IONIA
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Believers' comments : AMENS
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Mining layer : LEDGE
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Best Actor of 2000 : CROWE
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In ___ (upset) : ASTEW
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Trickle's opposite : SPATE
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Whoopi's first movie role : CELIE
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They're bad on records : BLOTS
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Place for 42-Down : ISLE
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Code crackers' comments : AHAS
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Manifest : PATENT
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1719 literary hero : CRUSOE
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Korean War beachhead site : PUSAN
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Noted Danish astronomer : BRAHE
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Casual strides : LOPES
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"Little Movie Glossary" author : EBERT
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Actress Austin : TERI
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Land across from Gibraltar: Abbr. : MOR
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Hydrocarbon ending : ANE
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Tennis legend Rosewall : KEN
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One that's fleeced : EWE
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Didn't overlook : SAW
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"___ Como Va" (1971 Santana hit) : OYE
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Up-and-down motion : NOD
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Part of many arena names: Abbr. : CTR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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