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New York Times, Friday, September 20, 2002

Chain founded by the Raffel Brothers (hence the name)

Author:
Kevin Hagen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Hagen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hagen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times9/20/02 ( No. 19,309 )
Across
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Chain founded by the Raffel Brothers (hence the name) : ARBYS
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Web surfers' annoyances : POPUPADS
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Bordeaux product : CLARET
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Done, to a cinematographer : INTHECAN
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87, say : REGULARGASOLINE
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Carousing : ONASPREE
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Ibsen's Gabler : HEDDA
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PC key : ESC
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Cutworm, eventually : MOTH
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Electronic narcotic in Shatner novels : TEK
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Cry to a plow horse : HAW
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PAC whose members pack? : NRA
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Something that's spun : TALE
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"The Arraignment of Paris" dramatist : PEELE
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Army negative : SIRNOSIR
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"Aha!" : THATSIT
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No ritzy neighborhoods : GHETTOS
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Stripped and stained, maybe : RESTORED
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Hardly hale-looking : ASHEN
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Stage org. : ANTA
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Augustine's "De civitate ___" : DEI
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Way to go: Abbr. : RTE
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Market index, briefly : DOW
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___ account : ONNO
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Early 70's White House name : PAT
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Screened letters? : EMAIL
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1999 "Star Wars" release : EPISODEI
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16-Across offerers : SERVICESTATIONS
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Using a fake ID, perhaps : UNDERAGE
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Doctrine developer : MONROE
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Transmitted : PASSEDON
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Comparatively quick : APTER
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Indian melodies : RAGAS
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Trattoria appetizer : BRUSCHETTA
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Pound sound : YELP
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Big name : STAR
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Easy marks : PIGEONS
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Actress Munson of "Gone With the Wind" : ONA
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Sports stat. : PTS
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Goof follower : UHOH
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Edson Arantes do Nascimento, familiarly : PELE
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Pucker producer : ACIDTASTE
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Bitter salad base : DANDELION
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They're often heard during hoops games : SNEAKERS
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Sleep clinic study : REM
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It has several functions : TRIG
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"Very funny" : HARHAR
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Further : ALSO
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Nut : WEIRDO
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Direct : TOTHEPOINT
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They're extraordinary : PHENOMENA
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Like 1990's NATO expansion : EASTWARDS
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Digs in a tree : NEST
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Changes for the better : TRADESUP
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Romeo or Juliet : TEEN
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"Out of Africa" author : DINESEN
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Go with, with "for" : OPT
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Like lots : ADORE
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Kind of horn : TENOR
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Lithographer of Americana : IVES
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Old money : LIRE
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Dylan's "___ Lonesome Hobo" : IAMA
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Market order : STOP
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Final ending, in England : ISE
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No gentleman : CAD
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It may get a boost : EGO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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