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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 114 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 19,686 )
Across
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Common cavalry emblem : SABERS
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Swings violently : WHIPSAWS
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Stinger : HORNET
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Detroit's founder : CADILLAC
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Desk item : ERASER
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How some analgesics are administered : SPINALLY
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Olympian, e.g.: Abbr. : ATH
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Disney dwarf : DOC
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Put a lid on it : POT
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Flight stat. : ALT
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Butts into : RAMS
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Some church music : MOTET
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Lacking pizazz : BLAH
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Wood strips : SLATS
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Bristle : AWN
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"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" singer, 1972 : CROCE
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Bob Marley fan : RASTA
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Sawyer and others : DIANES
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Like the technology of 1-, 7-, 63- and 64-Across, and 1-, 14-, 38- and 46-Down : CUTTINGEDGE
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In the bucks : LOADED
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"Holberg Suite" composer : GRIEG
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Took steps : ACTED
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Passing mark : CEE
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Allude : REFER
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"Hud" Oscar winner : NEAL
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Symbol of hotness : HADES
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Singer with attitude : DIVA
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___ Poly : CAL
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Convention's end? : EER
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Tango requirement : TWO
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Pince-___ : NEZ
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Like some cookware : ENAMELED
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White rabbit, e.g. : ALBINO
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Feeling more pins and needles : TINGLIER
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Police attacker : RIOTER
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Wrestling hold : SCISSORS
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Shed items : MOWERS
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Aviation hazards : SHEARS
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Like some blood passages : AORTAL
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The Creator, to Hindus : BRAHMA
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"Star Trek" rank: Abbr. : ENS
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Pastoral pipe : REED
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Late Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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Places to go in England? : WCS
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Transpire : HAPPEN
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Dunderhead : IDIOT
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Pub purchase : PINT
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Org. in 70's news : SLA
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Unaccompanied : ALLALONE
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"60 Minutes" regular : WALLACE
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Sights in Sargent's "Reapers Resting in a Wheatfield" : SCYTHES
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South American animal : COATI
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Fruit-filled pastry : STRUDEL
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Sounded like a steel guitar : TWANGED
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Gasconaded : BRAGGED
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Full-plus : SATED
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Jug filler, maybe : CIDER
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Regular: Abbr. : STD
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Italian composer Alfredo : CATALANI
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Receive : GREET
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High, narrow windows ending in arches : LANCETS
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Like some currents : OCEANIC
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Life's work : CAREER
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Limited : FINITE
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Plane, e.g. : EVENER
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Popular Christmas gifts for dads : RAZORS
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Sun: Prefix : HELIO
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Bunch : SWARM
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Denizens of the Sargasso Sea : EELS
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Miscellany : OLIO
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Classic sports cars : MGS
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Rx writers : DRS
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Violist's purchase : BOW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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