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New York Times, Monday, October 25, 2004

Author:
Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mengel. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 20,075 )
Across
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"So long!" : TATA
5
Burden : ONUS
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Museo in Madrid : PRADO
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Death notice : OBIT
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It follows song or slug : FEST
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Pine exudation : RESIN
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Gets together in person : MEETSFACETOFACE
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"Blondie" or "Beetle Bailey" : STRIP
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Tennis champ Steffi : GRAF
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Vegetable that rolls : PEA
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Narrow street : LANE
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Jannings of old movies : EMIL
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Confronts, with "with" : STANDSTOETOTOE
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"___ Baba and the 40 Thieves" : ALI
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"Kiss me" miss : KATE
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Tangle : SNARL
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Dietary no-no for Mrs. Sprat : LEAN
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Holds on to : KEEPS
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Tiny weight : GRAM
43
Former Argentine dictator : PERON
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Actress Patricia of "The Subject Was Roses" : NEAL
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Drunkard's woe, for short : DTS
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Returns a gaze : STARESEYETOEYE
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Ugandan tyrant Idi ___ : AMIN
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Rules, shortly : REGS
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Pres. Lincoln : ABE
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Urges (on) : EGGS
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"Gesundheit!" preceder : ACHOO
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Strolls, as with a sweetheart : WALKSHANDINHAND
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1950's candidate Stevenson : ADLAI
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B or B+, say : GOOD
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Irish poet who wrote "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" : YEATS
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Lambs' mothers : EWES
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Soaks : WETS
Down
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Big gobblers : TOMS
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Aid and ___ : ABET
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Layer : TIER
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Famous Hun : ATTILA
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Not at work : OFF
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Grp. that patrols shores : USCG
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Sound system : STEREO
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Opposite of losses : PROFITS
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Ump : REF
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"Quickly!" : ASAP
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Backgammon equipment : DICE
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Prime draft status : ONEA
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Not spare the rod : SPANK
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Domesticate : TAME
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Bismarck's state: Abbr. : NDAK
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Toward sunrise, in Mexico : ESTE
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Yearn (for) : LONG
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Precipitation at about 32° : SLEET
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Crown : TIARA
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Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
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Late : TARDY
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Speak from a soapbox : ORATE
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Stately shade trees : ELMS
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Austrian peaks : ALPS
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Comic Dunn formerly of "S.N.L." : NORA
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Person of equal rank : PEER
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Fill up : SATE
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Unbeatable foe : NEMESIS
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Boston airport : LOGAN
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['Tis a pity!] : SIGH
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Capture, as one's attention : ENGAGE
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Shun : ESCHEW
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Not home : AWAY
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Requested : BADE
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Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Jazz : ELLA
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Precipitation below 32° : SNOW
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Robust : HALE
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"Don't bet ___!" : ONIT
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Lyric verses : ODES
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Krazy ___ : KAT
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Mother deer : DOE
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They're checked at checkpoints, in brief : IDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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