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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 2002

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 19,267 )

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Across
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Subject for Aristotle : ETHICS
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"Idylls of the King" character : GALAHAD
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Drifted : ROAMED
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Big shot : SOMEBODY
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Fiction : NOVELS
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Recurring Broadway role first played by Maude Adams, 1905 : PETERPAN
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Model : IDEAL
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Christmas cries : HOS
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Key letter : KAPPA
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Grand style : ELAN
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Law school class : TORTS
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New York tickertape honorees, 1962, '69 and '86 : METS
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Intl. org. begun in 1958 : EEC
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Sepulcher : ENTOMB
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April letters : DST
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Tower : LOOM
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Hero worship : RESPECT
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Carouse : SOWONESWILDOATS
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Ne'er-do-well : WASTREL
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Air : AURA
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Lick : WET
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"A blind mule kicking by guess": Josh Billings : MALICE
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Skye cap : TAM
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Mark successor : EURO
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Set : SITED
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Relatives of pollacks : CODS
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Giving great service? : ACING
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Force, in ancient Rome : VIS
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Tony winner Uta : HAGEN
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Didn't start all at once : PHASEDIN
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Shade of red : CERISE
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Restaurant activity : ORDERING
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Illinois River city : PEORIA
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Savings : NESTEGG
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Brittle ingredient : ALMOND
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2002 British Open champion : ERNIEELS
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"Later!" : TOODLEOO
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Flip out : HAVEACOW
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"Er ... um ..." : IMEAN
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Alternative to office or home : CELL
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March grp., once : SDS
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Cracks up : GOESTOPIECES
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Number on a check: Abbr. : AMT
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Welsh symbol : LEEK
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President Garfield's middle name : ABRAM
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Exuberant, with "up" : HOPPED
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Tailors : ADAPTS
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Potentate : DYNAST
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Specialized reporting : SPORTSWRITING
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What an average person tries to earn : HONESTLIVING
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Santa ___ (Arizona mountains) : TERESAS
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Got wind of : SMELLED
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A following? : BCD
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Hay loft : MOW
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"___ Louse" (Burns poem) : TOA
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60's conflict zone, familiarly : NAM
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Cousin of a helicopter : AUTOGIRO
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Exchanges (for) : TRADESIN
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1946 British Open champion : SAMSNEAD
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Category in the game Clue : WEAPON
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Game with right and left bowers : EUCHRE
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Threesomes : TRIADS
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Birth : ONSET
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Glance : CAROM
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"Power" star, 1986 : GERE
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Blackguard : HEEL
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Get to the bottom of things? : DIG
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Producer of columns, for short : CPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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