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New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Author:
Nathaniel Weiss
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nathaniel Weiss

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 20,077 )

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Across
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Prince before being kissed, in a fairy tale : FROG
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Wooden-soled shoe : SABOT
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Suddenly asks : POPS
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Terza ___ (Italian verse form) : RIMA
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Meeting place : AGORA
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Russian city on the Oka : OREL
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___ about (near) : ONOR
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General Mills brand : TOTAL
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Flag : TIRE
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Eating Halloween-style? : GOBLINONESFOOD
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Cameo gem : ONYX
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Kicks : PUNTS
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Bovine advertising icon : ELSIE
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Russian river : URAL
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Halloween lunch fare? : SANDWITCHES
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Name : DUB
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"Git out!" : SHOO
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Composer David famous for "Home on the Range" : GUION
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Spanish "but" : PERO
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Sun or moon : ORB
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Halloween dinner fare? : HOTGHOULASH
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Andean country : PERU
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Arctic : POLAR
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Baltimore's ___ Museum : PEALE
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___ were : ASIT
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Healthy Halloween dish? : ELFELFASPROUTS
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Foreword : INTRO
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Kind of trip : ROAD
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Seine summers : ETES
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Tangle : SKEIN
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Bond foe : DRNO
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Arid : SERE
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Vehicles carrying goods to market : CARTS
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Ruin : UNDO
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To's partner : FRO
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Symbol of constancy : RING
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Clothing : GARB
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Audited, with "on" : SATIN
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Suffering : AGONY
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Wrinkle remover : BOTOX
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Story : TALE
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Large amount of stew : POTFUL
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Stellar hunter : ORION
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Candidate of 1992 and 1996 : PEROT
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Flexible Flyers : SLEDS
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Big name in movie theaters : LOEW
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Resorts : SPAS
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Cities Service competitor : ESSO
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Bert who sang "If I Were King of the Forest" : LAHR
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Social-climbing type : SNOB
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Altar avowal : IDO
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"Whoops!" : UHOH
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Clinton's attorney general : RENO
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Frankenstein's assistant, in film : IGOR
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Ballet wear : TUTU
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Smoke : CIG
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Hand out : DEAL
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Constellation animal : URSA
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Physicist Niels : BOHR
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Mideast grp. : PLO
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Cad : HEEL
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___ no good : UPTO
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"Pretty ___" : PLEASE
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1990's Israeli P.M. : PERES
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More than tickle : ELATE
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Ad photo caption : AFTER
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Showy flower : ASTER
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Diagonal spar : SPRIT
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Dungeon sight : IRONS
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Money-related: Abbr. : FISC
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Singer Paul : ANKA
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Pakistani language : URDU
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Of two minds : TORN
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Grit : SAND
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___-wop : DOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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