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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Author:
Barry Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0121 ( 19,797 )

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Across
1
Nerd : DWEEB
6
"When it's ___" (old riddle answer) : AJAR
10
Corp. money managers : CFOS
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Midway alternative : OHARE
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Fix up : REDO
16
In ecstasy : SENT
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See 36-Across : LARGEBIRDOFPREY
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Modem termini? : EMS
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Icky stuff : GOOK
22
No-goodnik : MEANIE
23
Smoked delicacies : EELS
24
One of the Gulf States : OMAN
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See 36-Across : TWOBELOWPAR
29
Ridge in Washington : TOM
32
Feet, of sorts : IAMBS
33
Take in : EAT
34
Helen, to Menelaus : WIFE
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Ancestry record : TREE
36
Clue for 17-, 25-, 43- and 55-Across : EAGLE
38
Weight : HEFT
39
Impart : LEND
40
Shine, in ad-speak : GLO
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Jack ___ ("24" agent) : BAUER
42
Relative of -trix : ESS
43
See 36-Across : FOOTBALLPRO
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Starlet's dream : FAME
47
Winner of a posthumous Pulitzer : AGEE
48
Sydney señorita : SHEILA
51
Son of Seth : ENOS
52
Jazz grp. : NBA
55
See 36-Across : TOPRANKINGSCOUT
58
Is addicted to, maybe : USES
59
Actress Skye : IONE
60
Steve of country music : EARLE
61
Swiss chard, e.g. : BEET
62
Did a sendup of : APED
63
Golden Hind captain : DRAKE
Down
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North Carolina senator : DOLE
2
"Kapow!" : WHAM
3
Canal sites : EARS
4
Fraction of a joule : ERG
5
"Night Fever" group : BEEGEES
6
Melodic passage : ARIOSO
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Yo-yo : JERK
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Put on : ADD
9
Utility bill sharer : ROOMMATE
10
Debate airer : CSPAN
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Spore producer : FERN
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"That's ___ haven't heard" : ONEI
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Sebaceous gland woe : STYE
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Flax pod : BOLL
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Cause of cold sweat : FEAR
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Fell away : EBBED
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Shimmering stone : OPAL
25
Dame, e.g. : TITLE
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Things to hawk : WARES
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Signs to heed : OMENS
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"___ the Beat" (1982 Go-Gos hit) : WEGOT
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Highway headache : TIEUP
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Have for sale : OFFER
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Big-city newspaper department : METRO
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One known for spouting off : WHALE
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Many a dictator's problem : EGOMANIA
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Balm ingredient : ALOE
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Like holy water : BLESSED
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Onetime White House pooch : FALA
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Prohibited : BANNED
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Wide-eyed : AGOG
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Mark McGwire's position : FIRST
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Much-used pencil : STUB
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Engine attachment : HOSE
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Abbé de l'___ (pioneer in sign language) : EPEE
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German article : EINE
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Like some mail : BULK
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Keystone ___ : KOP
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DeSoto, e.g. : CAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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