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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 2003

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 19,673 )

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Across
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"Ta-ta" : IMUSTBEOFF
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Reduce to a pulp : MASH
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"No thanks necessary" : MYPLEASURE
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It comes to mind : IDEA
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"Those rumors were correct" : ITSALLTRUE
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Carpers and harpers : NAGS
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"___ do!" ("Stop it!") : THATLL
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Wee folk's place : LILLIPUT
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Party member, briefly : DEM
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Bang : HIT
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Bony prefix : OSTEO
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One concerned with checks and balances: Abbr. : CPA
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Camus's "L'___ de siège" : ETAT
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Potsticker cooker : WOK
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Part of "the many," literally : HOI
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In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
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Out-elbowed? : AKIMBO
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Green-lights : OKS
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Has as a customer : SELLSTO
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Branch : ARM
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Narc's find, maybe : PEYOTE
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Classic rebuke : ETTU
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Humble follower : PIE
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Go-ahead sign : NOD
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Part of DOS: Abbr. : SYST
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Door sign : MEN
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Smoke : CIGAR
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Law, to Lucretius : LEX
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Badge distributor: Abbr. : BSA
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Thoughtful and logical : ANALYTIC
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Omega competitors : SEIKOS
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Pattern : RULE
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Not delayed : INREALTIME
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Sib in dialect : BRER
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Kind of basis for revealing : NEEDTOKNOW
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In the mail : SENT
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Completely dry : ONTHEWAGON
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Tag declaration : IMIT
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Don't believe it : MYTH
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Comment on raising kids : UPSADAISY
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Ticket : SLATE
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Bedtime request : TELLMEASTORY
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Bouncer : BALL
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Approx. : EST
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It's just between us : OURLITTLESECRET
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Apples, but not IBM's : FRUIT
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Sense : FEEL
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It's not much to go on : MINISKI
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Get used (to) : ADAPT
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Artful transition : SEGUE
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Can't avoid : HASTO
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Warning from the roof : LOOKOUTBELOW
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Considerable winnings, informally : HAUL
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Hack : CHOP
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Creep (along) : POKE
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Beset by baying dogs, maybe : TREED
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Light figure : WATTS
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Explorer's job : MAPMAKING
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Cracker topper : BRIE
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Rainbow, to some : OMEN
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1970's-90's rock group with a name from Greek myth : STYX
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Forewarned and ready : ONALERT
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Potatoes and pasta, in slang : CARBS
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Make used (to) : INURE
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Ancient physician : GALEN
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Scrim material : LINEN
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Capital of Russian America : SITKA
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Baseballer Martinez : TINO
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Fill : SATE
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1847 novel set in part aboard a whaler : OMOO
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In stitches : SEWN
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Old letter : EDH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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