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New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Animal that resembles a guinea pig

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 247 for Mr. Santora.
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© 2002, The New York Times9/11/02 ( No. 19,300 )

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Across
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Like a fireplace : ABLAZE
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Classic 1931 Wallace Beery film : THECHAMP
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Like some rolls : SEEDED
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One opening a jail door, say : RELEASER
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Had total authority : WASJUDGEANDJURY
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Connections : INS
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___ Tomé : SAO
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Fight (for) : VIE
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Situation for rubber bullets : RIOT
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Author Birkerts : SVEN
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Jay seen at night : LENO
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"___ see it ..." : ASI
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Best conditions : OPTIMA
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Bug zapper sites : PATIOS
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Gazetteer data : AREAS
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Where Ed Koch was once head : THEPEOPLESCOURT
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"Are you there?" : HELLO
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Ongoing story : SERIAL
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Border patrol concerns : ALIENS
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Tubes : TVS
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Bonny one : LASS
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March time : IDES
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Early weather satellite : ESSA
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Fret : STEW
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Actress Claire : INA
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Tiny point to argue : NIT
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Authority to act for another : POWEROFATTORNEY
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Raised a rumpus : CLAMORED
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Anesthetic gas : ETHENE
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Parting word : SAYONARA
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Anchored : MOORED
Down
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Like an eddy : ASWIRL
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Brimless cap : BEANIE
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Workbook unit : LESSON
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Descriptive wd. : ADJ
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Mt. Olympus figure : ZEUS
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Icelandic poetry collection : EDDA
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Trevi coin count : TRE
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Throw with effort : HEAVE
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Cause of strange weather : ELNINO
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Give over : CEDE
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Uris novel, with "The" : HAJ
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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Riviera waters : MER
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Be a snoop : PRY
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Dishes the dirt : GOSSIPS
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Removes from power : TOPPLES
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They're blue, in rhyme : VIOLETS
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Enjoys the boardwalk : STROLLS
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Place : LIEU
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General under Dwight : OMAR
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Orient : EAST
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Give an ___ (mark high) : ATO
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Animal that resembles a guinea pig : PACA
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Many millennia : AEON
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Civil one? : SERVANT
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Asian cuisine : THAI
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In custody : HELD
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Family nickname : SIS
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Lady of León : SENORA
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Yom Kippur observer : ATONER
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Unruffled : SERENE
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Went to and fro : SWAYED
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"60 Minutes" name : SAFER
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Mashie, e.g. : IRON
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Checklist bit : ITEM
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Dog in Oz : TOTO
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Notebooks of a sort : PCS
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Ending with pay : OLA
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"___ cool!" : WAY
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Comic Philips : EMO
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Toothpaste tube letters : ADA
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Fraternity letter : RHO

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