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New York Times, Saturday, September 7, 2002

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 19,296 )

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Across
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Made ready for market, as chickens : PLUMPED
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It might cause a buzz around town : SCOOTER
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"The Lesson" dramatist : IONESCO
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In sum : ALLTOLD
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Brings in : COLLARS
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Leaf bisectors : MIDRIBS
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#1 Ethel Waters hit : AMIBLUE
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___ polytechnique : ECOLE
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Some cats : TOMS
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River through Budapest : DUNA
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It's not used in Germany : NEU
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Propensities : BENTS
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Tree climber : APE
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Providence locale : NARRAGANSETTBAY
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Quote that reveals presidential timber? : ICANNOTTELLALIE
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Long time off : THREEDAYWEEKEND
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Kind of flour : SOY
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Sometimes warring groups : CLANS
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Errare humanum ___ : EST
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Have something : DINE
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Get rid of : LOSE
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Gripper : TALON
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Wreckers : TOWCARS
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Drags a harrow through, say : AERATES
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Go wild : RUNAMOK
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Least merry : GRAVEST
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Go in, so to speak : OPERATE
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Site of many a protest : EMBASSY
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Roman writer who originated the phrase "Where there's life, there's hope" : TERENCE
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Part of an inch : PICA
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Power ___, invention of Edmund Cartwright, ca. 1785 : LOOM
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Like hack writing : UNLITERARY
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Victoria's first prime minister : MELBOURNE
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Old Testament writing : PSALM
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Bedroom shades : ECRUS
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Healthy amount? : DOSE
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Friend of Frodo : SAM
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Patrons : CLIENTELE
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English martyr Sir John, the model for Shakespeare's Falstaff : OLDCASTLE
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Additional: Sp. : OTRO
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Exertion : TOIL
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Hamburg's river : ELBE
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Rtes. : RDS
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"Keeps the teeth white" sloganeer, once : DENTYNE
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Removes stitches from : UNSEWS
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___ chips : NACHO
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W.W. II battle site, 1942 : BATAAN
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Salt : ABLESEAMAN
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A stripper takes it off : PAINT
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Considered : EYED
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They may be picked : NITS
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Raconteur's stock : ANECDOTES
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Sanctity : GODLINESS
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Proceeds cautiously : TAKESCARE
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Jeweler's glass : LOUPE
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Team bigwig : OWNER
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Carter had one : TERM
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___-American : ARAB
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Source of leucite and rhyolite : LAVA
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Hurried pace : TROT
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Program for future leaders: Abbr. : ROTC
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Mature : AGE
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Farm structure : STY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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