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New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 2004

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FHJQX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 19,784 )
Across
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European capital of 21/2 million : KIEV
5
Part of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Business school subj. : MKTG
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Mouth site? : INLET
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Endangered goose : NENE
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Prefix with magnetic : AERO
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Love : ADORE
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Nursery offering : TREE
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Certain rug worker : DYER
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Like LP's : SLEEVED
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Appropriate : TAKE
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Comic strip set in Coconino County : KRAZYKAT
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Messes up : ERRS
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Article in Die Zeit : EINE
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Around : ABOUT
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Hosp. picture : MRI
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Not worth debating : MOOT
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Birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen : ODENSE
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Pioneer in vaccination : PASTEUR
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Rampaging : ONATEAR
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Watching : ONPOST
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Copycat : APER
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Computer units: Abbr. : KBS
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Commercial prefix with foam : STYRO
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Careered : SPED
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U.S.S. ___, ship in 2000 news : COLE
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1933 RKO hit : KINGKONG
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0 letters : OPER
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Plant with pods : OKRA
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Doesn't ignore : LISTENS
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Crawl (with) : TEEM
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"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
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"Me, too" : ASAMI
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Mouselike animal : VOLE
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Order beside a car door : GETIN
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About half of binary code : ONES
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Milk dispensers : EWES
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Certain race ... or a cryptic title to this puzzle : TENK
Down
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Spectra maker : KIA
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Polit. designation : IND
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"Xanadu" rock group : ELO
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Greeting card features : VERSES
5
Frontal, to an anatomist : ANTERIOR
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Reynaldo, to Polonius : SERVANT
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Blessed act? : SNEEZE
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Not self-sufficient : NEEDY
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Wagered : MADEABET
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Classic comedy figure : KEYSTONEKOP
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"___ bien!" : TRES
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Reason for an R rating : GORE
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Barely make : EKEOUT
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Presto and others : TEMPOS
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Out-and-out : ARRANT
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It opened its first store in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 1937 : KRISPYKREME
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1950's-60's Hungarian premier János : KADAR
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In working order : USABLE
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Less wordy : TERSER
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Physics particle : MESON
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Tense : ONEDGE
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"1000 Oceans" singer, 1999 : TORIAMOS
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Some women's shoe features : OPENTOES
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Peter or Paul, but not Mary : APOSTLE
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One way to the top? : SKITOW
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Baby : COSSET
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Boxing need : GLOVE
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Other: Sp. : OTRO
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Neato : KEEN
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Bother : NAG
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Downed : ATE
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Bit of time: Abbr. : MIN
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Publicity : INK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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