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New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0903 ( 19,657 )

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Across
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Ruin, as hopes : DASH
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See 53-Down : RICO
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Precise : EXACT
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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"The Art of Love" poet : OVID
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Like "Goosebumps" tales : EERIE
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Flounder's filter : GILL
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After 41-Across, a religious set : DEADLYSINS
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Nutrition author Davis : ADELLE
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You might stick a knife in it : OLEO
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Clue gatherer: Abbr. : DET
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College term : SESSION
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Something found around the house : YARD
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Game show announcer Johnny : OLSON
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Within a holler : NEARBY
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Carnival buy : TAFFY
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Little Oz visitor : TOTO
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Big name in locks : YALE
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"Did you ___ that?" : HEAR
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Theme of this puzzle : SEVEN
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Like webs : SPUN
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"___ and Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
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The paradise of "Paradise Lost" : EDEN
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Map markings : SITES
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Vagabond : ROAMER
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"The Millionairess" actress : LOREN
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Unvarying : EVEN
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Backslide : RELAPSE
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___-cone : SNO
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City west of Tulsa : ENID
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"Harvey" role ___ P. Dowd : ELWOOD
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After 41-Across, a vaudeville set : LITTLEFOYS
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Libido : EROS
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Jittery : ANTSY
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Loyal : TRUE
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Mortar user : MASON
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Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
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Germany reunifier : KOHL
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"Dancer Lacing Her Shoe" artist : DEGAS
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"Oh, by the way" comment : ASIDE
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Door-to-door work : SALES
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After 41-Across, a geographical set : HILLSOFROME
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Barrel race venues : RODEOS
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"___ fallen and ...!" : IVE
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Florence farewell : CIAO
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To everyone's surprise : ODDLY
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Pooh's gloomy pal : EEYORE
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Crosses (out) : XES
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Needing irrigation : ARID
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Motion picture : CINE
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Try out : TEST
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Use for support : LEANON
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Easter ___ : LILY
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Eminent : NOTED
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After 41-Across, a calendar set : DAYSINAWEEK
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"Lord Jim" or "Lucky Jim" : NOVEL
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Spellbound : RAPT
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Like a robin's egg : BLUE
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Cravings : YENS
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"___ she blows!" : THAR
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Dynamic opening? : AERO
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Famous White House pooch : FALA
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Pavarotti, e.g. : TENOR
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Tranquil : SERENE
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Order to a broker : SELL
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One of the Waughs : EVELYN
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___ Pieces : REESES
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Neat : NIFTY
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With 5-Across, a Caribbean island, formerly : PORTO
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Reality, old-style : SOOTH
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Short-lived Ford : EDSEL
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Big bridge win : SLAM
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Actress Foch : NINA
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Baseball's Ed and Mel : OTTS
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"___ the Explorer" (kids' show) : DORA
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General on Chinese menus : TSO
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Dessert reaction : YUM

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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