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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 2004

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 20,051 )

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Across
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1918 hit song about "a maid with hair of gold" : KKKKATY
8
Instrument whose name is of Bantu origin : MARIMBA
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"Ta-ta" : CHEERIO
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Big name in frozen foods : MRSPAUL
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Make an illegal crossing : JAYWALK
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Example or attribute of something used to represent the whole, as "sword" for "military power" : METONYM
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Native: Suffix : OTE
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Namesake of a renowned Naples castle : STELMO
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Lamebrain : DODO
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Big zero : NADA
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Move slowly : SLOG
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Korean currency : WON
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Shoots off : EMITS
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Adaptable aircraft, for short : STOL
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House runner : BAWD
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Strayed : SINNED
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Freeway prohibitions : NOUTURNS
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With limited funds : ONABUDGET
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Basically : ATBOTTOM
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Take the king's shilling, as Brits once said : ENLIST
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Northern constellation, with "the" : LION
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Drops : EBBS
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Mahler's unfinished symphony : TENTH
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Cowhand's moniker : TEX
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Starts (out) : SETS
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Reddish pink : RARE
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Rubs the wrong way : IRKS
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Much late-night TV fare : RERUNS
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Thanksgiving serving : PIE
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Letter container : MAILBAG
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Madonna or Britney Spears : POPDIVA
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Start, as a process : ACTUATE
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Answer sources : ORACLES
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Little biter : SKEETER
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Paltry amount : REDCENT
Down
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Hall-of-Fame Boston Celtic from the 1950's-60's : KCJONES
2
Iranian president Mohammed ___ : KHATAMI
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Entered : KEYEDIN
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___ Gardens : KEW
5
Principal river of Armenia : ARAS
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Tips : TILTS
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Country cousins : YOKELS
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"Yum!" : MMMMGOOD
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Mars: Prefix : AREO
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Alphabetic trio : RST
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Apple product : IPOD
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Racing legend : MANOWAR
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Mortgage subsidy : BUYDOWN
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Some candy bar ingredients : ALMONDS
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Auction info : LOTNUMBER
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When some meet for lunch : ATNOON
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Enthralled : SENT
30
Olympic racer : LUGE
31
Poet Samuel who wrote "Hudibras" : BUTLER
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Take out : DATE
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Mountain climber's equipment : TENT
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Singer with the 1980 #1 album "Against the Wind" : BOBSEGER
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Some Nissans : ALTIMAS
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Closet appurtenance : TIERACK
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Toy of paper, sticks and string : BOXKITE
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Stacked : INAPILE
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Exerted oneself : STRIVEN
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China, Japan, etc. : THEEAST
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Daze : STUPOR
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Looooong, boring speech : SNORE
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Turn on an axis : SLUE
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Clip : RATE
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W.W. I plane : SPAD
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Hit maker? : BAT
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Century year : DCC

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

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