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New York Times, Monday, October 18, 2004

Author:
Steve Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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How ham may be served in a sandwich : ONRYE
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Popular kitchen wrap : SARAN
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Tiny bit, as of hair cream : DAB
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Oscar Mayer product : BACON
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Skip to the altar : ELOPE
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Bill Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
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The Bard : SHAKESPEARE
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Judges administer it : LAW
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Hammed it up : EMOTED
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Thick urban air condition : SMAZE
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City where "Ulysses" is set : DUBLIN
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Item carried by a dog walker : SCOOPER
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Columbus sch. : OSU
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"Mona Lisa" features that "follow" the viewer : EYES
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Years, to Cicero : ANNI
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Large bays : GULFS
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PIN points : ATMS
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Concept : IDEA
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Shopping ___ : MALL
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Theme of this puzzle : FRUIT
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Shopping ___ : CART
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___ Romeo (Italian car) : ALFA
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G.M. car : OLDS
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Birth-related : NATAL
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Ancient South American : INCA
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Meditative exercises : YOGA
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Spanish "that" : ESA
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Lions and tigers and bears : BIGGAME
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Stage comments to the audience : ASIDES
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Alternative : OTHER
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Safes : VAULTS
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Turncoat : RAT
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Very scary : HAIRRAISING
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Spanish cheer : OLE
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Synthetic fiber : ORLON
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Continental money : EUROS
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Mexican money : PESOS
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Gaucho's rope : REATA
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Delivery room docs, for short : OBS
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"I don't think so" : NAH
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Major TV brand : RCA
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Bumpkin : YOKEL
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Foes : ENEMIES
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Equinox mo. : SEPT
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Out of the wind, at sea : ALEE
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All of them lead to Rome, they say : ROADS
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Tax mo. : APR
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Liam of "Schindler's List" : NEESON
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Rundown : DILAPIDATED
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Staring : AGAZE
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Shady garden spot : BOWER
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Major TV brand : SONY
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One of the friends on "Friends" : MONICA
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Bedrock belief : DOGMA
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Commonplace : USUAL
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Waver of a red cape : BULLFIGHTER
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Throw, as dice : CAST
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Count's counterpart : EARL
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Pore over : STUDY
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Projecting rim on a pipe : FLANGE
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Japanese soup : MISO
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Wipe out : ERASE
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World book : ATLAS
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Pillow filler : FOAM
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Not as nice : NASTIER
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Drive-in restaurant server : CARHOP
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Grand party : GALA
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Element with the symbol B : BORON
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Lesser of two ___ : EVILS
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It's debatable : ISSUE
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Big coffee holders : URNS
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With 64-Down, reply to "Am too!" : ARE
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Tax adviser's recommendation, for short : IRA
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See 62-Down : NOT
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Fed. property overseer : GSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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