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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 244 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0925 ( 18,949 )
Across
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Legs, slangily : GAMS
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Urban renewal targets : SLUMS
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Chi's follower : PSI
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Spoon-administered : ORAL
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Digital watch maker : CASIO
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Work force : CREW
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Arm bone : ULNA
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In other words : IDEST
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Medal recipient : HERO
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Have an initial success : GETTOFIRSTBASE
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WSW's opposite : ENE
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Be less than candid : LIE
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On the road : TOURING
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Edited out : DELED
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Jamaican music : SKA
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Place for barrels : RODEO
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Plating metal : TIN
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Sculptor Jean : ARP
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Prefix with -gon : ISO
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Classic Ernest L. Thayer poem : CASEYATTHEBAT
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Samovar : URN
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One: Prefix : UNI
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Kind of testing : DNA
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Prefix with -gon : PENTA
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Offensive time? : TET
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Visine units : DROPS
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Tell-all type : STOOLIE
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"For the Boys" grp. : USO
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By way of : VIA
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Completely off-track : OUTINLEFTFIELD
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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1960's TV horse : MRED
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As soon as : ONCE
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More suitable : APTER
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Graven image : IDOL
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Majors in acting? : LEE
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Necessities : NEEDS
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What the fourth little piggy had : NONE
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Overcharged : GOUGED
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Old "What's My Line?" name : ARLENE
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Trophy shelf : MANTEL
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Blind piece : SLAT
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L. Ron Hubbard genre : SCIFI
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Rest room designation : LADIES
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Tech support caller : USER
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Bad beginning : MISSTART
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Soviet committees : PRESIDIA
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Most peaceful : SERENEST
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___ Jima : IWO
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One-named singer : CHARO
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Nostalgia-evoking song : OLDIE
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Plant sticker : BUR
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Visitors to Earth, for short : ETS
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Matt's "Today" co-host : KATIE
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Manhattan sch. : NYU
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Acad. honor : PHD
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Drapery fabric : CRETONNE
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Make public : ANNOUNCE
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Pronghorn : ANTELOPE
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"___ Days" (Schwarzenegger film) : ENDOF
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Limbo requisite : BAR
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Good times : UPS
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From head ___ : TOTOE
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MacGraw of "Love Story" : ALI
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Kind of titmouse : TUFTED
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Work too hard : OVERDO
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Keep adding : PILEON
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Rider's seat : SADDLE
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One conquered by Pizarro : INCAN
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Generals' insignia : STARS
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Suffix with novel : ETTE
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"Sounds good to me" : IMIN
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Popular I.S.P. : AOL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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