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New York Times, Saturday, October 16, 2004

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQW} This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 20,066 )
Across
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Grease : LARD
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Move quickly, as clouds : SCUD
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Doesn't crack under pressure : COPES
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Big name in frozen confections : ICEE
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Sushi selection : TUNA
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Initials : OKAYS
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They're concerned with shooting stars : PAPARAZZI
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One might make arrangements for them : VASES
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Site of some famous hangings : PRADO
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Thoughts : CONCEPTS
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Romantic interlude : IDYLL
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Where the Dionne quints were born : ONTARIO
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Land in le Pacifique : ILE
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Yeats subject : EIRE
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She played Mrs. Garrett on both "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life" : RAE
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Dog treats : TBONES
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Proof of purchase : DEED
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Ritual garment : ALB
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A motorist may drive in it : REVERSE
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Home of the Missouri State Fair : SEDALIA
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Ore ending : ITE
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Minimal change : CENT
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You may be stopped for doing it : NINETY
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Boomer's kid, informally : XER
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Not had by : ONTO
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Old flying option : SST
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Portable service station? : TEACART
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Suspects in many murder mysteries : HEIRS
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Moonshine : NONSENSE
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Fin-de-siècle feeling : ENNUI
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Really take to task : ROAST
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April or May : GIRLSNAME
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Bone of contention : ISSUE
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Erudition : LORE
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Within the hour, maybe : ANON
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Title character of a Prokofiev favorite : PETER
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Greek war goddess : ENYO
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Some medicines : SERA
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15th-century painter of "The Adoration of the Magi" : LIPPI
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"Pick ___ ..." : ACARD
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Square things : REPAY
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End point : DEADLINE
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"Come ___?" (Italian greeting) : STA
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It was largely destroyed by a 1650 earthquake : CUZCO
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Free to do with as one wishes : UNZONED
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Tasty tidbits : DAINTIES
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Potluck array : COVEREDDISHES
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Rain forest ruminant : OKAPI
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Handel or Bach piece : PASTORALE
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Choice meat cuts : EYES
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Lottery runner: Abbr. : SSS
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Scream elicitor : ROLLERCOASTER
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Lurches : CAREENS
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Lifeblood : ESSENCE
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Hit the roof? : ALIT
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You may bid on it : EBAY
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Brand pitched by a rabbit : TRIX
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Émile Zola's "La ___ humaine" : BETE
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How bruschetta is served : OVERTOAST
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Mat : ENTANGLE
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Sensors in nature : ANTENNAS
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Mechanical twisting : TORSION
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Result : ENSUE
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Comfy bathrobe : TERRY
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Poppycockish : INANE
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Reporter's starting point, perhaps : RUMOR
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Italian province : SIENA
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Identi-Kit selection : NOSE
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Dead letters? : RIP
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Home to Regulus : LEO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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