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New York Times, Monday, January 27, 2003

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QW} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 19,438 )

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Across
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Strike from a manuscript : DELE
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Gomer Pyle's org. : USMC
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Larger than extra-large : JUMBO
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Summit : APEX
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Talk show host Dr. ___ : PHIL
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Maker of the Legend : ACURA
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Mailed : SENT
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Linoleum alternative : TILE
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Amber or umber : COLOR
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Joseph Conrad novel : HEARTOFDARKNESS
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Slightly : ABIT
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Ballgame spoiler : RAIN
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Actress Brigitte : BARDOT
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Discharge a cannon : FIRE
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Make a choice : OPT
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Once more : AGAIN
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Pitchfork part : TINE
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0 on a phone: Abbr. : OPER
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Balance point : CENTEROFGRAVITY
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In the past : ONCE
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Examines closely : EYES
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Carriers of heredity : GENES
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To the ___ degree : NTH
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Spit four-letter words : CUSS
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Run in : ARREST
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Matured : AGED
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Neither liberal nor conservative : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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Love, to Pavarotti : AMORE
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Comedian Rudner : RITA
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Concerning : ASTO
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Stubble remover : RAZOR
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Yale students : ELIS
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Turkey, businesswise : FLOP
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Antagonist : ENEMY
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Religious offshoot : SECT
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Heavy book : TOME
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Short run : DASH
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Fencing weapon : EPEE
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Melodious Horne : LENA
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Obtain, as a suspect, from another state : EXTRADITE
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Ready for the task : UPTOIT
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Typewriter key : SHIFT
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Not at all spicy : MILD
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Forest gaps : CLEARINGS
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Chan of action films : JACKIE
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Storrs school, for short : UCONN
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Stubborn beast : MULE
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Warner ___ : BROS
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Paddles : OARS
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Steak cut : TBONE
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Not as common : RARER
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Breakfast sizzler : BACON
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Ticket seller : AGENT
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Salad dressing style : RANCH
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Marching band instruments : FIFES
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Share one's views : OPINE
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"For ___ sake!" : PETES
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Secret meeting : TRYST
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Where Barbies are bought : TOYSTORES
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Checking account woe : OVERDRAFT
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Get more mileage from : REUSE
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Be of one mind : AGREE
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Crunchy vegetable : CELERY
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Horrified : AGHAST
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Modern encyclopedia medium : CDROM
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Storage area : ATTIC
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Colt's mother : MARE
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One-named supermodel : IMAN
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Take a nap : DOZE
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Dossier : FILE
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Unit of matter : ATOM
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Chucklehead : DOPE

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