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New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 2001

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0915 ( 18,939 )
Across
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It allows you to pick a number : JUKEBOX
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Wedding reception V.I.P. : TOASTER
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Take a good look at : ANALYZE
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Catering to loaded people, perhaps : UPSCALE
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One who may sign a book : VISITOR
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Lay : RESIDED
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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Declare : ENOUNCE
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Hole number : PAR
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Life partner : LIMB
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Big show : EXPO
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Flank alternative : TBONE
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Like some walls : IVIED
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Prefix with posit : OVI
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Under the decks : ALOW
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Moon of Neptune : NEREID
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Crystal healing proponent, e.g. : NEWAGER
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It's 60% Buddhist : LAOS
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Frequent means of entry : RAMP
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Like an Afro : FRIZZED
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One may be sparring : SAILOR
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Skilled stalker : LION
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With 62-Down, animal identifier : EAR
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It may be blowing in the wind : SPORE
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Fall composite : ASTER
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Mexican peninsula : BAJA
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Mr. Meddle creator Blyton : ENID
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It's in the Security Council : USA
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Legendary password user : ALIBABA
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Angled: Suffix : GON
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Relatively ridiculous : NUTTIER
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Classified words : FORSALE
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Like a fedora crown : CREASED
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Tallith feature : FRINGES
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Topiarists : HEDGERS
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Puzzled : ATALOSS
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Track event : JAVELIN
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Coalescent : UNITIVE
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Where Srinagar is : KASHMIR
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Shiloh resident : ELI
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Tech magazine : BYTE
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Thunderstorm product : OZONE
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Copy : XEROX
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Switch sides : TURNOVER
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Iraq is in it : OPEC
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Source of strength : ASSET
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Kind of fair: Abbr. : SCI
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Immature swimmer : TADPOLE
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Biography subtitled "The Years Alone" : ELEANOR
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Pulled over? : REDREW
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Versed in : UPON
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Go quickly and directly : BEELINE
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Certain reed : BAGPIPE
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"Charlie's Angels" co-star, 2000 : DIAZ
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Elvis Presley's "___ the One" : IWAS
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Spend some time out? : DOZE
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Latin 101 verb : AMAS
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Dock flock : SEABIRDS
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Crack : FISSURE
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Like a spit over a fire : ROTATED
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Far from festive : DRAB
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Not recently : LONGAGO
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Browns, now : ORIOLES
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Rash feature : REDNESS
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Send up : LAUNCH
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Put up : RAISE
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Port captured by Napoleon in 1799 : JAFFA
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Cut short : ABORT
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Prurient peek : LEER
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Price piece : ARIA
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See 48-Across : TAG
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TV inits. since 1975 : SNL

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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