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New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Author:
Michael Doran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael J. Doran

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0916 ( 19,670 )
Across
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Wheelchair-accessible routes : RAMPS
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Either end of a gate : POST
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Is in the red : OWES
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Love, in Roma : AMORE
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Subject of fission : ATOM
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Crooked : BENT
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Homer : HITOVERTHEFENCE
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Become lively, with "up" : PERK
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Poor movie rating : ONESTAR
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Calligrapher's need : INK
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Frost's "The ___ Not Taken" : ROAD
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Ecru : BEIGE
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Become extinct, with "out" : DIE
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St. Francis of ___ : ASSISI
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Prefix with natal : NEO
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Birthplace of a hurricane : OCEAN
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Ford popular in the 1970's : GERALD
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Homer : EPICGREEKPOET
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Bowl sites : ARENAS
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Easy out : POPUP
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Beer buyers' needs, for short : IDS
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Gas, to a Brit : PETROL
50
Explosive initials : TNT
51
Yale students since 1969 : COEDS
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Needing some kneading? : SORE
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"For ___ a jolly good fellow" : HES
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Got free : ESCAPED
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Gamma preceder : BETA
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Homer : BARTANDLISASDAD
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"A Death in the Family" author James : AGEE
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Biblical sibling : CAIN
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University of ___ Island : RHODE
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Understands : GETS
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Ogles : EYES
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Iron Mike : TYSON
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"Let's go, team!" : RAH
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Friend of Pierre : AMI
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Bon ___ : MOT
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Skull in "Hamlet," e.g. : PROP
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Pay after a layoff : SEVERANCE
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Warm jackets : PARKAS
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Hall-of-Famer Mel : OTT
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Manhattan district : SOHO
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Some feds : TMEN
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Corpulent plus : OBESE
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Explained thoroughly : WENTINDEPTH
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Pen : ENCAGE
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Less than quadraphonic : STEREO
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Presidents' Day mo. : FEB
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Words Pres. Buchanan never said : IDO
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Pleasing : NICE
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What a blabbermouth can't do : KEEPASECRET
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Quick reads : DIGESTS
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Witness : SEE
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Drive up the wall : IRK
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Subject of E.P.A. monitoring : AIR
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Fruit pastry : APPLETART
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Head of England? : LOO
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Econ. statistic : GNP
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Norma ___ : RAE
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Adjust, as a radio : TUNE
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Goals, e.g.: Abbr. : PTS
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Swelling reducer : ICEBAG
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Amount to be taken : DOSAGE
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Signs of spring : ROBINS
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Subjects of assays : ORES
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July 4, 1776, and others : DATES
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Restful place : SPA
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Suffix with persist : ENCE
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W.W. II turning point : DDAY
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Like fireplaces : ASHY
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Whopper : LIE
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Pair of Mexicans : DOS
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Hubbub : ADO
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Hangout : DEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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