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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 2001

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0908 ( 18,932 )
Across
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Some are poisonous : SUMACS
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Small two-wheeled vehicle : CARIOLE
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Square and rectangle : ISOGONS
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Neckerchief wearer : BROWNIE
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Intelligently planned progress : TELESIS
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Columbus discovery of 1493 : STKITTS
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Stabs : ATTEMPTS
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"This ___" (phone phrase) : ISSHE
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Big name in wine : ROSSI
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Photo ___ : OPS
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Vindictive Olympian : HERA
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Wine asset : CLARITY
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Columnist Hentoff : NAT
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They're far from valedictorians : CSTUDENTS
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Gush : EMOTE
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It may be settled : LAWSUIT
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Library section : ATLASES
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Waugh and others : ALECS
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Least frequented : LONELIEST
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Explorer of the Canadian arctic coast : RAE
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Organ device : TREMOLO
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Mounts (up to) : ADDS
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Close-call cries : WHEWS
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Malfunction : ACTUP
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Prevaricate : TELLALIE
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Concern of astronomes : ETOILES
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Risk-taker's self-question : DOIDARE
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Speed demons : TEARERS
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Didn't charge for : DONATED
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Marble with concentric circles : CATSEYE
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"Annie Get Your Gun" star, 1999 : PETERS
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Something with strings : SITAR
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Is of ___ (aids) : USETO
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Drops off : MOLTS
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"The Morning Watch" novelist and others : AGEES
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Nebula composition : COSMICDUST
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Impertinent person : SNIP
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It has an eye on TV : CBS
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Oil producer, e.g. : ARTIST
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Some Asian enlistees : ROKS
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"Would that it were so!" : IWISH
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Perfectly : ONTHENOSE
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Readers, e.g. : LITERATES
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Some M.I.T. grads : EES
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New flier of 1968 : SST
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Word processor command : SORT
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13th-century Italian sculptor : PISANO
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Bikini blast : ATEST
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Muumuu accessory : LEI
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Half a rack : ANTLER
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Strip on the street : YELLOWLINE
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"Porgy and Bess" soprano : CLARA
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It makes an Earl Green flavor : SALADATEA
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Professorial attire, perhaps : TWEEDCOAT
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John Wayne's L.A. alma mater : USC
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Part of le printemps : MAI
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Rolodex abbr. : TEL
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Don't keep in : OMIT
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Sisal processing plant : ROPERY
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Moves a muscle : STIRS
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Tore into : HADAT
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Make beam : ELATE
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Worker who makes connections? : WIRER
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Likely winners : SEEDS
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Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
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Announcer Hall : EDD
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Ankh feature : LOOP
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"Yada-yada-yada" : ETC
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Helm heading: Abbr. : SSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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