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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Author:
Steven Dorfman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steven Dorfman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Dorfman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 18,943 )
Across
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Moolah : GELT
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Unwarm welcome : HISS
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Lonely heights : TORS
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Zone : AREA
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9th-century founder of the Russian monarchy : RURIK
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Help in ways one shouldn't : ABET
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Musical with the song "The Night They Invented Champagne" : GIGI
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Stradivarius's teacher : AMATI
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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"Jeopardy!" format : ANSWER&QUESTION
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Profess : AVER
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O : RING
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Ship that's remembered : MAINE
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___-blond : ASH
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1960's catchword : PEACE
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Electrician's unit : OHM
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Take-home : NETPAY
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* : STAR
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Sales agents : REPS
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Leaf opening : STOMA
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Word with wheat or missile : SILO
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"Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" role : EARP
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Hardly tiptoes : CLOMPS
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Antique : OLD
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Warrior's weapon : SPEAR
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___ out a win : EKE
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Rigid : TENSE
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They're found all along the line: Abbr. : STAS
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500 sheets : REAM
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Famous comedy team à la "Jeopardy!" : COSTELLO&ABBOTT
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Theater award : OBIE
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Soft glows : AURAS
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Met song : ARIA
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Hood's beneficiaries, with "the" : POOR
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Begin : START
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Sideways look : LEER
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Hankerings : YENS
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Command's site : HELM
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Forest growth : MOSS
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Dotty : GAGA
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Land of Killarney : ERIN
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Runners : LEGS
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Made in ___ : TAIWAN
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U2 tour and film à la "Jeopardy!" : HUM&RATTLE
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Country under longtime U.N. sanctions : IRAQ
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In ___ (as placed) : SITU
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Downhill racer : SKIER
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Degree of strain : TAUTNESS
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A must-do : OBLIGATION
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City near Sparks : RENO
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Ollie's partner : STAN
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Not common : RARE
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Not odd : EVEN
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Just enough to wet one's lips : SIP
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Conventions : MORES
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___ o' livin' : AHEAP
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Rich Little forte : IMPRESSION
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Scare : SPOOK
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Kitchen product à la "Jeopardy!" : HAMMER&ARM
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Phones : CALLS
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Wear : ERODE
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Computer key : ESC
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Bark : YAP
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Paints like Pollock : SPATTERS
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Wild guess : STAB
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1979 film "Norma ___" : RAE
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Make a mummy : EMBALM
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Not just trim : SLASH
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N.C.A.A. tournament division : EAST
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Reproduce : COPY
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Woodwind instrument : OBOE
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String instrument : LUTE
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Spoken : ORAL
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
60
Makes a bow : TIES
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Sailors : TARS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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