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New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 2001

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 18,930 )
Across
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"Blues Suite" choreographer : AILEY
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"Mazel ___!" : TOV
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Cries : BAWLS
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Minoan domain : CRETE
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Pay back? : OLA
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Look for : AWAIT
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About half of a team's schedule : HOMEGAMES
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Choice in decaf : SANKA
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Roxy Music co-founder : ENO
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Legends : GREATS
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It may be thorny : STEM
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Commercial prefix for winter products : SNO
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Developmental windup : FINALPHASE
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Stomach-sculpting set : SITUPS
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Estuary : RIA
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Get into, in a way : DON
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Start of several Keats titles : ODETO
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Nephew of King Arthur : GARETH
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Wallop : BEATTHETAROUTOF
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What a shrug may indicate : APATHY
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Like some rials : OMANI
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Heart chart: Abbr. : EKG
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Some bracelets, briefly : IDS
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Dracula's creator : STOKER
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Where winners pick up their awards : PRIZETABLE
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Antietam soldier : REB
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Left at sea : PORT
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Unwelcome people at nudist colonies : OGLERS
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Kung ___ chicken : PAO
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Pekoe production place : INDIA
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Stern's area : RADIOTALK
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Actress Carter and others : NELLS
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Words of commitment : IDO
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Friend of Alfalfa : DARLA
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Kind of letters hidden in 17-, 26-, 36-, 48- and 60-Across : GREEK
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Paper mate : PEN
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Not sitting well? : ANTSY
Down
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Harbinger of tooth trouble : ACHE
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One with exceptional endurance : IRONSIDE
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Drink with a tinge of tartness : LEMONTEA
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It starts in juin : ETE
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Itinerant burglar, slangily : YEGG
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Actress Marisa : TOMEI
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Fake fat brand : OLEAN
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Huge collection : VASTARRAY
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Some degs. : BAS
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Flooded : AWASH
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Classified : WANTAD
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In this way : LIKESO
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Pollen bearer : STAMEN
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Canine clamor : ARFS
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More devious : SLIER
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"___ sight!" : OUTTA
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Heinie : PATOOT
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Cry : SOB
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Baked entree : POTPIE
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Stops acting irrationally : GETSAGRIP
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Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
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Twain forte : HUMOR
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Wasn't given a choice : HADTO
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Share (in) : TAKEPART
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Poolroom items : ONEBALLS
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Noel staple : FIR
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___ Forest (park near London) : EPPING
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Danish coins : KRONER
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Figure enhancer : GIRDLE
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Golf's 1998 U.S. Women's Open winner ___ Pak : SERI
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Scrabble 10-pointer : ZTILE
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Food processor feature : BLADE
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Enticed : LEDON
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Float alternative : SODA
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Less than spectacular : OKAY
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Set a price of : ASK
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Whip : TAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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