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New York Times, Monday, October 11, 2004

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 20,061 )
Across
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The "D" of D.J. : DISC
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Huge hit : SMASH
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Nile reptiles : ASPS
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Great Salt Lake's state : UTAH
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Junk e-mail : SPAM
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"The Price Is Right" phrase : COMEONDOWN
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Trig function : SINE
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Eugene O'Neill's "___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
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Some necklines do this : PLUNGE
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Flatters, with "up" : BUTTERS
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Egypt's capital : CAIRO
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2004 Olympics city : ATHENS
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Made a cashless transaction : BARTERED
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Accomplisher : DOER
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Up, on a map : NORTH
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Chicago-to-Atlanta dir. : SSE
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Factory-emissions testing grp. : EPA
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"The Weakest Link" phrase : GOODBYE
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Photo ___ (picture-taking times) : OPS
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Cotton ___ : GIN
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Bassoon's smaller cousins : OBOES
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Et ___ (and others) : ALIA
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Protective wear for airborne toxins : GASMASKS
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Wonder to behold : MARVEL
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Nursery supplies : WIPES
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"___ Gump" : FORREST
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Oreo fillings : CREMES
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Wonderland cake message : EATME
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Loooong sandwich : HERO
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"Family Feud" phrase : SURVEYSAYS
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Painting stand : EASEL
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Cafeteria carrier : TRAY
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Space shuttle launcher : NASA
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Attire : DRESS
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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French nobleman : DUC
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"How was ___ know?" : ITO
3
___ Adams, patriot with a beer named after him : SAM
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One peeking at answers on a test : CHEATER
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Spanish gents : SENORS
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1980's PC's ran on it : MSDOS
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Lots and lots : ATON
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Finish, with "up" : SEW
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All-female get-together : HENPARTY
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State confidently to : ASSURE
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"Wheel of Fortune" phrase : SPINORSOLVE
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Sign of hunger : PANG
13
"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Future indicator : OMEN
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Like a ballerina's body : LITHE
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No-goodnik : BADEGG
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Paradise : UTOPIA
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"Jeopardy!" phrase : THEANSWERIS
26
Atkins diet concerns, briefly : CARBS
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___ well (is a good sign) : BODES
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Glimpses : ESPIES
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Make potable, as sea water : DESALT
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Partner of crannies : NOOKS
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Flip out : GOAPE
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Fanatical : OBSESSED
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Handcuffs : ARRESTS
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Brunch cocktail : MIMOSA
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Roadside stops : MOTELS
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The Cadets, in college sports : ARMY
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Ones you just adore : FAVES
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Goatee's locale : CHIN
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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Gaelic tongue : ERSE
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Former Mideast grp. : UAR
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Noah's craft : ARK
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Palindromic cheer : YAY
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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