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New York Times, Monday, September 2, 2002

Result of a punch in the mouth

Author:
Norma Johnson and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Johnson
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Johnson. This is puzzle # 93 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2002, The New York Times9/2/02 ( No. 19,291 )
Across
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"Peanuts" boy : LINUS
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Lady's man : GENT
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Fizzling-out sound : PFFT
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Make amends (for) : ATONE
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Title role for Peter Fonda : ULEE
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Tunneling tusker? : BORINGBOAR
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Sinn ___ (Irish organization) : FEIN
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Brown in the kitchen : TOAST
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Hurt or irritate : OFFEND
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Suzanne of "Three's Company" : SOMERS
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Sultry Hayworth : RITA
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The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Fruity coolers : ADES
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Central street : MAIN
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Brown on the beach : TAN
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Basketball's Alcindor : LEW
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Florida home of Busch Gardens : TAMPA
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Not weighing much : LIGHT
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Mauna Loa, e.g. : VOLCANO
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Bought : PAIDFOR
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Bad breath cause, maybe : ONION
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Exhaust : USEUP
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Prevaricate : LIE
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Holiday quaff : NOG
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New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
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Clutter : MESS
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Musician's date : GIG
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Better ___ than never : LATE
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Goodies : TREATS
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Playful child : ROMPER
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Cook, as clams : STEAM
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Needle case : ETUI
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Grizzly doing a striptease? : BARINGBEAR
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Powder ingredient : TALC
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Writing on the wall : OMEN
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Sailing : ASEA
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Amusement park lure : RIDE
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Small drinks of liquor : DRAMS
Down
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Chem class : LAB
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"How was ___ know?" : ITO
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Common conjunction : NOR
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Joins forces : UNITES
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One who may hear "Si, si!" : SENOR
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Yaks : GABS
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Vain voyage? : EGOTRIP
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Gunner's grp. : NRA
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Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
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Bit of smoke : PUFF
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Pest that's beating it? : FLEEINGFLEA
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Misleading maneuver : FEINT
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Minds, as a bar : TENDS
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Certain meter reader : GASMAN
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Result of a punch in the mouth : FATLIP
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Artillery burst : SALVO
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Old-fashioned music hall : ODEON
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Big-eared blubberer? : MEWLINGMULE
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Sulking : INAPET
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Quantity : AMOUNT
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Help : AID
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Snarl : TANGLE
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Raise : HOIST
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Long lock : TRESS
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Dove's sound : COO
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"Pride and Prejudice" author : AUSTEN
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Boils over : SEESRED
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Dues payer : MEMBER
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Reclusive Garbo : GRETA
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Itsy-bitsy bits : IOTAS
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Ann ___, Mich. : ARBOR
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Showed fury : RAGED
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Typesetter's unit : PICA
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Fork feature : TINE
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French friend : AMI
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End of an ___ : ERA
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Something to take, carefully : AIM
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Lawyer's thing : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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