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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 2004

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1015 ( 20,065 )
Across
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Spare parts : PINS
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Choice in hair removal : NEET
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Plant problem : EDEMA
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Record problem : SKIP
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Cole Porter's "Well, Did You ___!" : EVAH
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Now alternative : NEVER
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Like some town ordinances : ANTINOISE
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Ran over : SPILT
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"Kiss of the Spider Woman" Tony winner : TERRENCEMCNALLY
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Certifies : SWEARSTO
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Chum in chaps : PARD
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Statute, in Soissons : LOI
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Levi Stubbs's group, with "the" : FOURTOPS
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Girls, e.g. : SHES
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It's not bought : GIFT
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Grinding stuff : EMERY
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Purring, say : CONTENT
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Have dishes delivered : ORDERIN
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"... has ___ and hungry look": Julius Caesar : ALEAN
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It's spoken in Stornoway : ERSE
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Tiny time period: Abbr. : NSEC
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Like some provinces : MARITIME
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Recipe spec. : AMT
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Cubism pioneer Juan : GRIS
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Makes waves : SPLASHES
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Scary weather phenomenon : ELECTRICALSTORM
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Like some signs and statistics : VITAL
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Tubes in an oven : MANICOTTI
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Dedicatee of a piano classic : ELISE
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Hebrew leader? : ALEF
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Film part : REEL
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Shoe store stock : LACES
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Hand over : CEDE
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More : ELSE
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Hurdles for jrs. : PSATS
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"___ it!" ("Didn't fool me!") : IKNEW
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Saltpetre : NITRE
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One way to get up and around? : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
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Attention-grabbing advertisement : NEONSIGN
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Not allow to stay : EVICT
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Let up : EASEOFF
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The other side : THEM
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In a net, e.g. : ENSNARED
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Part of a mall : DEPARTMENTSTORE
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Saints they ain't : EVILDOERS
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Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
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Pretentious : ARTY
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Octavia's offer? : NERO
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Important chip, briefly : CPU
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People of the Platte : OTOS
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___-dieu : PRIE
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Match, informally : SYNC
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One may take you in : SCAM
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Overseas greeting : HOLA
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Go-go : ENERGETIC
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One counted in an express checkout : ITEM
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Licenses : ENTITLES
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Actual : REALLIFE
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Downsize, e.g. : RESCALE
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Acre's place: Abbr. : ISR
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Like some pronouns: Abbr. : MASC
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Having multiple sections : PANED
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Airport shuttle stop : HOTEL
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Some Deco pieces : ERTES
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Use one's zygomatic muscles : SMILE
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First name in stunts : EVEL
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Wallace of Reader's Digest : LILA
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Apple variety : IMAC

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