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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 2003

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1013 ( 19,697 )

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Across
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Sign of injury : SCAR
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Military sch. : ACAD
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Storied royal elephant : BABAR
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"Where the heart is" : HOME
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The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
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Like howls in a haunted house : EERIE
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[sigh] : ALAS
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Fruity pastry : TART
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Components of molecules : ATOMS
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+, mathematically : POSITIVESIGN
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Tangled up : ENSNARED
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Holds, as a hand : CLASPS
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Baseball's Griffey : KEN
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Suit accessory : TIE
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Drivel : PAP
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Wipe clean : ERASE
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Ruby or Sandra : DEE
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Skater Thomas : DEBI
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The, grammatically : DEFINITEARTICLE
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Hours-long film, perhaps : EPIC
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Oui's opposite : NON
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Put new ground cover on : RESOD
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Negative conjunction : NOR
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Unreturnable serve : ACE
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Grassland : LEA
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Brando's wail in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
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Tumbled like a waterfall : CASCADED
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-459.67°F, scientifically : ABSOLUTEZERO
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Inviting odor : AROMA
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___ avis : RARA
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Aquatic bird : TERN
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Sophia of "Two Women" : LOREN
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Author ___ Easton Ellis : BRET
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Many a parent/child bedtime ritual : STORY
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All there : SANE
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Irish native : CELT
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Circle or square : SHAPE
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: : COLON
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Collect : AMASS
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Sticky pine stuff : RESIN
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Outfit : ATTIRE
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Cowardly : CRAVEN
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Put on TV : AIRED
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You might connect them : DOTS
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Snoopy, for one : BEAGLE
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Prudential rival : AETNA
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Sis's sib : BRO
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Order between "ready" and "fire" : AIM
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Notes after dos : RES
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Not available, as a seat : TAKEN
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More hazardous, as winter roads : ICIER
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Builder's plans, informally : SPECS
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Artist Picasso : PABLO
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Emulated 007 : SPIED
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Mad Hatter's drink : TEA
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Paradises : EDENS
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Move, as a plant : REPOT
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Burning : AFIRE
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Order to attack, with "on" : SIC
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Family room : DEN
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Six-sided game piece : DIE
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Early Peruvians : INCAS
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Sock part : TOE
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Draw an outline of : TRACE
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The Empire State's capital : ALBANY
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Fashion designer Ralph : LAUREN
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Manor and its grounds : ESTATE
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Not so good, as an excuse : LAMER
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Silent star Bow : CLARA
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Montezuma, for instance : AZTEC
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Steel plow maker : DEERE
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Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
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Start of a prohibition : DONOT
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Spheres : ORBS
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Capp and Capone : ALS
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Go to waste : ROT
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Spanish gold : ORO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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