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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 2003

Name after which the New World is named

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 173 for Mr. Norris.
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© 2003, The New York Times10/25/03 ( No. 19,709 )
Across
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Subject of a court order : WIRETAP
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Credit : ASCRIBE
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Name after which the New World is named : AMERIGO
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Infused with energy : LIVENED
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Formative : SEMINAL
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Having some intelligence : BRIEFED
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Some modern bill payers, for short : HMOS
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Photo ID's : VISAS
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50's sitcom name : DESI
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Set (against) : PIT
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Divulge : LETON
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Literary monogram : RWE
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"I'm not ___ complain ..." : ONETO
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Gulf V.I.P. : EMIR
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Anthologies : ANAS
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Mezzo Berganza : TERESA
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Common computer icon : MAILBOX
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Correct : REDPENCIL
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Sincere : FORREAL
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Goes for : ELECTS
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Pass : GOBY
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Saucy sort : SNIP
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March : TROOP
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Bond, e.g.: Abbr. : AGT
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They must be satisfied : DEBTS
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Christmas, e.g.: Abbr. : HOL
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Disparage : SLUR
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Numbers holder : TORAH
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Give (out) : METE
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Goes nuts : HASACOW
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"The same," in condition : NOWORSE
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___ City of story and film : EMERALD
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Kind of window : DRIVEIN
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Very spread out : SPRAWLY
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Neighbors, figuratively : JONESES
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Cleaning vessel : WASHPOT
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Last song recorded by the Beatles : IMEMINE
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Not so likely : REMOTER
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Tosser of the Apple of Discord : ERIS
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Material for a whitesmith : TIN
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Yucca's plant family : AGAVE
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Pleasant : POLITE
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Qintar spender : ALBANIAN
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Old letter opener : SIRS
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Early second-century date : CVI
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Oregon college : REED
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Classic work with 34 cantos : INFERNO
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Business, facetiously : BEESWAX
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Whirls : EDDIES
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One concerned with bouquets : SOMMELIER
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Schlemiel : LOSER
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Bathwear : TERRY
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Hopping John ingredient : RICE
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More suitable for a job : ABLER
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Stand buys : ADES
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Airs : LILTS
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Fruity dessert : PANDOWDY
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Front-of-car accessory : FOGLAMP
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Not so bright : OBTUSER
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Sticks : COHERES
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Dollface : TOOTSIE
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Ductless organs : SPLEENS
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Big cuts : GASHES
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Lunchbox item, for short : PBANDJ
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Detailed, briefly : THORO
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Singular, to Caesar : RARA
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___ call : TOLL
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Turn : MOVE
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Field call : CAW
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Sports page statistic : WIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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