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New York Times, Thursday, September 26, 2002

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 164 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 19,315 )
Across
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Place for a 63-Across : CRAPSTABLE
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Livestock : PIGS
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Second greeting : HELLOAGAIN
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Soon : ANON
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Weighed down : ENCUMBERED
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Stamp of approval : USDA
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Put on : STAGE
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Scottish lake : NESS
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"See for yourself!" : LOOK
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Khakis : TANS
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Put in : ADD
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___ latte (hot drink) : CAFFE
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Matter for the gray matter : IDEA
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Heat meas. : BTU
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It may have a big head : ALE
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Short-term wheels : LOANER
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Sagan of "Cosmos" : CARL
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Judge Bean : ROY
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Like Shostakovich's Symphony No. 2 : INB
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7 or 11, initially, at a 1-Across : NATURAL
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"___ Maria" : AVE
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Fraternity letter : TAU
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Busy on a job : ATIT
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Lays off : CEASES
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Ones with spots showing? : TVS
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Home hideaway : DEN
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Water level indicator : RING
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Expensive camera : LEICA
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Article of the Constitution dealing with treason : III
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Like some relations: Abbr. : INTL
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First name in home humor : ERMA
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Signal at a pagoda, maybe : BONG
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Video game name : ATARI
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Barbed comments : JABS
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Skipping the sauce : ONTHEWAGON
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Pointed arch : OGEE
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Roll in an office : SCOTCHTAPE
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Swamp ___ (predatory fish) : EELS
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One to whom dice are passed : NEWSHOOTER
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Where the heart is : CHEST
2
___-Wreck : RENTA
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Renamed northern highway : ALCAN
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Connects : PLUGSIN
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To a degree : SOME
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Computer key : TAB
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Docket : AGENDA
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Didn't keep secret : BARED
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Cry before and after "all" : LIES
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"Loose" things : ENDS
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Singer Abdul : PAULA
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To the degree that : INSOFARAS
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Cupid, e.g. : GODOFLOVE
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2 at a 1-Across : SNAKEEYES
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Blow bubbles in : AERATE
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Poet William ___ Bryant : CULLEN
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Response to "Gracias," maybe : DENADA
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Grill's partner : BAR
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Razor brand : TRACII
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Pair of 2's at a 1-Across : LITTLEJOE
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Typically : ONAVERAGE
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Site of two temples of Ramses II : ABUSIMBEL
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Edit out : CUT
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Rustproofing agent : TIN
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Excitedly, in music : AGITATO
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Civil ___ : RIGHTS
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Suits : CASES
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Like many trailers : INTOW
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Bother persistently : NAGAT
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Part of a makeup kit : LINER
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Cap'n's mate : BOSN
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Almost never? : ONCE
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Dr. Seuss's "Horton Hears ___" : AWHO
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Command level: Abbr. : ECH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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