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New York Times, Friday, January 2, 2004

36-Down : Weigh

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Blackard.
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© 2004, The New York Times1/2/04 ( No. 19,778 )
Across
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"O Captain! My Captain!," e.g. : DIRGE
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What some watches display: Abbr. : SECS
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Watch things, for short : LCDS
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"All ___" (1967 Temptations hit) : INEED
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Choice for small toiletries : ETUI
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Company whose name is derived from a passage in Hosea : ELAL
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Watch : STANDGUARD
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Musher's goal in March : NOME
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Places for roots : CELLARS
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"Hmmm ..." : LETSSEE
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It began in A.D. 800: Abbr. : HRE
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Town in east Umbria : ASSISI
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It may get licked: Abbr. : ENV
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Pioneer in scholasticism : ANSELM
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Part of un opéra : ACTE
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One doing garden work? : BEE
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1969 film character who said "I'm walkin' here! I'm walkin' here!" : RATSO
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Bond : GLUE
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"As I Lay Dying" family name : TULL
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Montana's ___ National Park : GLACIER
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Writing of St. Basil the Great : EPISTLE
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"A Dream" artist : ERTE
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Physics Nobelist Fitch and others : VALS
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Jackal genus : CANIS
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Third of September? : PEE
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Shakespeare's Gertrude, e.g. : DANE
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Violent upheaval : THROES
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Clark's "Mogambo" co-star : AVA
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Bromide : OLDSAW
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It follows a chain in the military: Abbr. : CMD
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Carrier of Bellerophon, in myth : PEGASUS
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Having a richer white hue : MILKIER
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Hydrocarbon endings : ENES
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Goose-pimply : ALLATINGLE
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Something Eric the Red read : RUNE
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Georgia O'Keeffe's "___ Pueblo" : TAOS
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9000 cars : SAABS
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"La Scala di ___" (Rossini opera) : SETA
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Some lifesavers : EMTS
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Hiding place in "Hamlet" : ARRAS
Down
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Service enders : DISCHARGEPAPERS
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It doesn't include customs : INTERNALREVENUE
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Bathroom shower, at times : REALESTATEAGENT
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Pentagon fig. : GENL
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Snorri Sturluson story : EDDA
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Yooks' and Zooks' creator : SEUSS
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Announcement over the P.A. : ETA
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Script extras : CURLICUES
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Skirt : SIDESTEP
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See-through item : LENS
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"Almost!" : CLOSEBUTNOCIGAR
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Toasted singer? : DAMENELLIEMELBA
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Summery attire : SLEEVELESSDRESS
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Unit of fat : GRAM
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Wed : TIE
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"A wild sort of devil" in song : SAL
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Verb ending : ESCE
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Napoleonic law : LOI
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Sweeping success : GRANDSLAM
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Old overlord : TSAR
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Weigh : EVALUATE
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First person in Frankfurt? : ICH
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Baudelaire's "___ fleurs du mal" : LES
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Recommended behavior : DOS
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Dweeb : TWIT
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Build a reserve of : AMASS
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Where liners go : ASEA
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Soprano Saffer : LISA
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Bump on a log : KNAR
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Great deal : LOT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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