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New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 2004

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 19,793 )
Across
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Tree that yields fragrant balsam : SWEETGUM
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Club for wayward youths : PADDLE
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High guy? : MALEALTO
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Miss ___ (teacher in "Peanuts") : OTHMAR
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Directed : OVERSEEN
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Much-mistrusted name in news, once : PRAVDA
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Reels off : RECITES
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Steep rocky eminence : SCAR
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Name on a compact : ESTEE
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U.S.N. functionary : CPO
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Some rainwear : MACS
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Secretly amassing : STASHINGAWAY
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Place for candlesticks : MANTELPIECE
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Relief : AID
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Arena shout : OLE
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First-nameless private eye in Robert B. Parker mysteries : SPENSER
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Like some hotels, for short : SRO
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It might receive feedback, briefly : MIC
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1999 sitcom about a hockey player-turned-social worker : THENORMSHOW
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Finishes some of : MAKESADENTIN
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Alumni ___: Abbr. : ASSN
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Single or double : BED
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Ringers in a ring : NARCS
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Huckleberry eaters : DEER
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Not hiding much : GRAPHIC
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Outgrowth : RESULT
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Tab, for one : DIETSODA
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Two-time U.S. Open champ : AGASSI
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Filling choice : UNLEADED
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Practical school subject : HOMEEC
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Venus and others : DAYSTARS
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Messy snack : SMORE
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Sea, metaphorically : WAVES
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Decide on : ELECT
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Most peculiar : EERIEST
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Some ad features : TASTETESTS
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Cause of big smiles : GLEE
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Mountain West Conference team : UTES
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Dieu et ___ droit (motto of England) : MON
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Ticketmaster event : POPCONCERT
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Razor's handle : ATRA
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Title character in a new 1997 ABC sitcom : DHARMA
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Tag sale site?: Abbr. : DMV
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"Carry the ___ that's born to be king" ("Skye Boat Song" line) : LAD
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Period piece : ERA
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Surveils : SPIESON
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Shot the breeze : CHINNED
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Flooded : AWASH
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1943 conference site : CAIRO
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Actor von ___ of "The Seventh Seal," 1957 : SYDOW
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Like some codes : ALPHABETIC
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One who enjoys unlimited travel? : SPEEDER
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Sprouts : GERMINATES
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When repeated, Harold Rome song lyric before "I fear you reared me wrong" : MOMMA
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Vacationing celeb's convenience : ALIAS
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Goes parking : NECKS
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Betrays impatience with : SNAPSAT
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Purpose : ENDUSE
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"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" character : RHODA
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Press product : CIDER
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Tons : SCADS
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"What ___?" : ELSE
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1962 Johnny Mathis hit : GINA
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Count : RELY
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Arena shout : RAH
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Off-putting trait : EGO
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Friend of Frodo : SAM
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Clunker : DUD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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