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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 20,062 )
Across
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Asian nannies : AMAHS
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Ending with land or sea : SCAPE
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Legal org. : ABA
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Josh ___, who directed and co-produced "South Pacific" : LOGAN
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Right this minute : NOW
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Skylit areas : ATRIA
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Pipsqueaks : RUNTS
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Genetic material : DNA
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Items on some necklaces : SHARKTEETH
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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Colorful tropical fish : NEON
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Lacking vigor : EFFETE
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Swing on an axis : SLUE
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Minor railroad stop : WAYSTATION
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The first or fifth letter of George : SOFTG
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DeMille films : EPICS
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Overly : TOO
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Simulate, as an old battle : REENACT
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Goethe classic : FAUST
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Early evening hour : SEVEN
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1998 Sandra Bullock film : HOPEFLOATS
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Bronx Bomber : YANK
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Comfortable with : USEDTO
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Parts of bridles : BITS
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Words that can precede the starts of 20-, 29- and 45-Across : GREATWHITE
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Grand ___ (wine words) : CRU
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Mob scenes : RIOTS
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Column style : IONIC
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Feel sick : AIL
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Gas in a layer : OZONE
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Flash of light : GLINT
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Free TV spot: Abbr. : PSA
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Obsolete VCR's : BETAS
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Brief brawl : SETTO
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[sigh] : ALAS
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Closet invader : MOTH
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Cafeteria headwear : HAIRNET
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Adder, e.g. : SNAKE
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Williams of tennis : SERENA
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Hint : CLUE
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"___ it the truth!" : AINT
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Pitiful : PATHETIC
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Tricky curve : ESS
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Dissident Sakharov : ANDREI
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Mackerellike fish : BONITO
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Rise and shine : AWAKEN
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Wrecker's job : TOW
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Young newts : EFTS
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What Sgt. Friday sought : FACTS
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It's not breaking the sound barrier anymore : SST
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London facility : LOO
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ET's ride : UFO
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Busybody : YENTA
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Place for sweaters? : SPA
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Transplant, of a sort : GRAFT
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Praise posthumously : EULOGIZE
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"___ Beso" (1962 hit) : ESO
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Gardner of Hollywood : AVA
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Stag attendees : MEN
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Sign, as a deal : INK
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A.T.F. agents, e.g. : FEDS
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Mask opening : EYEHOLE
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Lug nuts' cover : HUBCAP
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Husband of Isis : OSIRIS
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"Downtown" singer Clark : PETULA
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Acts the coquette : TEASES
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Used a bench : SAT
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Drinks from a flask : SWIGS
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Radish or carrot : ROOT
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European erupter : ETNA
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Salon job : TINT
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Stick up : ROB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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