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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 2002

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Dashing : SHARP
6
"Golden" one : CALF
10
Stat : ASAP
14
Trencherman : EATER
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Construction piece : IBAR
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His last words were "What an artist the world is losing in me!" : NERO
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Stand : GROVE
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Massenet's "Vision fugitive," e.g. : ARIA
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Turret site : TANK
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Mixed nuts? : APLEMCOANND
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It may be humble : PIE
24
Ocean wave : ROLLER
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Keats called it "drear-nighted" : DECEMBER
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Pants part : KNEE
30
Slap : CUFF
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Gone by : PAST
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Like an SST : SLEEK
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Looks : ASPECTS
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Renewable freshwater resource : ICEBERG
43
Like pleasant fall weather : BALMY
44
Principal : ARCH
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Abu Dhabi dweller : ARAB
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___ Sally (old throwing game) : AUNT
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Expression of ridicule : ASIF
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Greedy : ESURIENT
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Game in which each player receives five cards : EUCHRE
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The Olympics held in Antwerp : VII
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Linked arms? : CRAINFNLOEN
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Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
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Decorative toy : KITE
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Simpleton : GOOSE
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Trying to decide : TORN
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Times in classifieds : EVES
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One who's with the program? : USHER
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Whitish : ASHY
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Not so much : LESS
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Old anti-Communist grp. : SEATO
Down
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"Popeye" cartoonist : SEGAR
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Silent film star : HARPO
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Island-hopper's stop : ATOLL
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Boisterous festivity : REVEL
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Like some undergrads : PREMED
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Bye : CIAO
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Sandpapers : ABRADES
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"That Lucky Old Sun" singer, 1949 : LAINE
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"Psyché" composer : FRANCK
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Solomon wrote of it "Consider its ways" : ANT
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Crossed swords? : SEAPBEEER
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Saxophonist ___ Lawrence : ARNIE
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Source of 32-Down : POKER
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Underground chamber : CRYPT
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Unintelligent : DENSE
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Soprano Nellie : MELBA
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Carpenter's employer, once : NASA
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Locomotive part : CAB
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___ Today : USA
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Joined hands? : FPLAUISRH
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Walker's support : FEMUR
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Mannerisms : TICS
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Low no. for Roger Clemens : ERA
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Cold war grp. : KGB
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Diogenes, notably : CYNIC
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Principal : CHIEF
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Ostriches, e.g. : RATITES
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"Working" writer : TERKEL
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Mushroom, e.g. : FUNGUS
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Musical with the song "On This Night of a Thousand Stars" : EVITA
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Storage sites : SILOS
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Foolable : NAIVE
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Seal the deal : CLOSE
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Fuss : HOOHA
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Kind of button : RESET
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It follows 25-Across in Spain : ENERO
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Stack part : NESS
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"Take your pick" : ANY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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