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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 2002

With 61-Across, a fictional pair who are hard to tell apart

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 161 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2002, The New York Times8/5/02 ( No. 19,263 )
Across
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Panorama : VISTA
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"I dare you!" : DOIT
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Meal-in-bed supporter : TRAY
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___ and aahed : OOHED
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Upper hand : EDGE
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Hearty's companion : HALE
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With 61-Across, a fictional pair who are hard to tell apart : TWEEDLEDUM
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Jane Austen heroine : EMMA
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Toward sunrise : EAST
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Res ___ loquitur (legal phrase) : IPSA
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Face-valued, as stocks : ATPAR
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Scurries : HIES
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El ___ (Pacific phenomenon) : NINO
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Family pair who are hard to tell apart : IDENTICALTWINS
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56-Across + 56-Across : ONE
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For takeout : TOGO
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Enamored of : KEENON
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Writer Wharton : EDITH
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"___ about that?!" : HOW
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Hertz competitor : ALAMO
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Satellite TV receivers : DISHES
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___ is to say : THAT
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Court subject : LAW
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Routine that's hard to tell apart from past routines : SAMEOLDSAMEOLD
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"It's c-c-c-cold!" : BRRR
50
Minipie : TART
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Laugh-filled : JOLLY
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Prefix with potent : OMNI
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Fair share, maybe : HALF
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Song for a diva : ARIA
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See 17-Across : TWEEDLEDEE
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Dovetail : MESH
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Powerful auto engine : VSIX
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Remove from the blackboard : ERASE
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Feathery scarves : BOAS
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Shipped : SENT
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So far : ASYET
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November catchword : VOTE
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Dubuque's state : IOWA
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The Rolling Stones' "___ a Rainbow" : SHES
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Prepare to bite? : TEETHE
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Say further : ADD
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Sound that's heaved : DEEPSIGH
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Bookie's quote : ODDS
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Big lizard : IGUANA
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Chairman pro ___ : TEM
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What a loser may throw in : THETOWEL
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Interstate entrance/exit : RAMP
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___ mater : ALMA
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1776 or 1945 : YEAR
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Deceive : LIETO
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Aardvark : ANTEATER
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On paper : INTHEORY
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Sort : ILK
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Place for a sacred cow : INDIA
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Godly belief : DEISM
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Codgers : COOTS
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Counting everything : INALL
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Wanderer : NOMAD
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Frequent Arctic forecast : SNOW
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British refs. : OEDS
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Malaise : THEBLAHS
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"And then ...?" : WHATNEXT
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Popular camera type, for short : SLR
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"... the way of a man with ___": Proverbs : AMAID
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Be half asleep : DROWSE
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Not these or those : OTHERS
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Window's support : JAMB
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Creme cookie : OREO
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Actress Bonet : LISA
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Lo ___ (noodle dish) : MEIN
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24 hours ___ : ADAY
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___-majesté : LESE
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Centipede's multitude : FEET
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Show showers : TVS
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Pasture : LEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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