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NY Times, Sun, May 27, 2001 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
David Stickley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65, Across Lite
Notepad: The author creates the cryptic crossword for The Daily Telegraph, in Sydney, Australia, and maintains the Web site for the Australian Crossword Club (www.ar.com.au/~stickley/acc.html). This is his first puzzle in an American publication.
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© 2001, The New York Times

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Across
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Oxygen inhaled by terribly ill coach could be intoxicating (9) : ALCOHOLIC
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Field of study listed originally in paper (5) : REALM
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Share with us a position used in yoga (5) : LOTUS
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Roofing material that China reduced by a thousand dollars (9) : THATCHING
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One entering the theater a long time ago (5,3) : STONEAGE
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Judge is happy imprisoning Japanese entertainer (6) : GEISHA
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Offering to perform country (8) : DONATION
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Low average (4) : MEAN
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Fifty-one is a tie (4) : LACE
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Business performance is included in valuation (8) : PRACTICE
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Sliced half of veal wrapped in stiff paper (6) : CARVED
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The man left one wine in shipping terminal (8) : HELIPORT
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Note meant restructured reparation (9) : ATONEMENT
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Belief in God some concede is merited (5) : DEISM
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Incident involving plane and pilot's end (5) : EVENT
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Turns up again to harvest fruit (9) : REAPPEARS
Down
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Finally a book of maps linked to temperature (2,4) : ATLAST
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Fish containing fat spoiled start of obese pet's diet (3,4) : CATFOOD
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Chickens situated outside base distracted old V.I.P.'s (3-5) : HASBEENS
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I got trial rescheduled for one involved in a lawsuit (9) : LITIGATOR
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Seafood claim I rejected (4) : CLAM
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It might be taken to court for dishonest business (6) : RACKET
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A piece of paper in dispute (2,5) : ATISSUE
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Moving a rig in to excavate - what a headache! (8) : MIGRAINE
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Her actors reformed a musical group (9) : ORCHESTRA
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Barrier is secure in wrong end of fence (8) : BLOCKADE
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I died in place overturned and cleaned in an orderly fashion (6,2) : TIDIEDUP
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Rod inserted into center of nuclear reactor to oxidize (7) : CORRODE
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Off-color material I ripped up over California (7) : EROTICA
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Governor's rise is ignored by man of refined manners (6) : REGENT
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Raising arguments about 1,000 collectibles (6) : STAMPS
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Look to one of equal standing (4) : PEER
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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