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New York Times, Wednesday, October 20, 2004

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 127 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1020 ( 20,070 )
Across
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Itch site : SCALP
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Athos, Porthos and Aramis : AMIS
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With 69-Across, caped crusader player of 1966 : ADAM
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Spinners' output : TALES
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Like water under the bridge : PAST
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Palm starch : SAGO
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Koran focus : ALLAH
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Sight from a fjord : OSLO
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___ Hubbard : LRON
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Caped crusader player of 1989 : MICHAELKEATON
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Fed. watchdog : EPA
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Fabric rib : WALE
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Excellent : SUPERB
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Bitter end? : NESS
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Fizz producer : SODA
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Spanish carnival : FERIA
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Butler of fiction : RHETT
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Order : FIAT
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Elbow-bender : SOT
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Caped crusader player of 1995 : VALKILMER
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Space station name : MIR
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Kite part : TAIL
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Nancy of "Access Hollywood" : ODELL
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Show flexibility : ADAPT
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Part of A.C.L.U.: Abbr. : AMER
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Catty call : MEOW
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1:51, 2:51 or 3:51, e.g. : NINEOF
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Put-on : HOAX
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Bruin who wore a 4 : ORR
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Caped crusader player of 1997 : GEORGECLOONEY
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Rude response : JEER
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Old times : YORE
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Of service : UTILE
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Razor name : ATRA
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School for Prince William : ETON
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Pitches : TONES
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See 10-Across : WEST
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Sunset shade : ROSE
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"Now you ___, now ..." : SEEIT
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Flower part : STAMEN
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Item with adjustable legs : CALIPER
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Not involving check or credit : ALLCASH
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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"Ridiculous!" : PSHAW
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God who killed the dragon Python at Delphi : APOLLO
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27- and 41-Down, and others : MASKEDFILMHEROS
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Molokai, for one : ISLE
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Greek porticos : STOAS
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Slanting : ASLOPE
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Hole fixers : DARNERS
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Give it ___ : AGO
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Fall football night: Abbr. : MON
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It's between Long Bch. and Pasadena : EASTLA
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Sporting plumage : TUFTED
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"Flying Down to ___" : RIO
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With 41-Down, this puzzle's theme : BAT
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A few: Abbr. : SEV
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Feel low : AIL
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Needle work? : TATTOO
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Not worried about right and wrong : AMORAL
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Sportage maker : KIA
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"Shiny Happy People" band, 1991 : REM
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See 27-Down : MAN
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Despot Amin : IDI
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Park sightings : RANGERS
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Strong and proud : LEONINE
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Rhine temptress : LORELEI
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Intently view : PEERAT
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Epoch of the Tertiary period : EOCENE
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Most bitterly amusing : WRYEST
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Doughnut shop fixture : FRYER
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Deletions : XOUTS
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Head for : GOTO
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Native Nebraskan : OTOE
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Talking point? : JAW
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Three months abroad : ETE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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