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New York Times, Friday, October 29, 2004

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 20,079 )
Across
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Where hailing isn't necessary : CABSTAND
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Cast out : BANISH
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Number finder : OPERATOR
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Social breakdown : ANOMIE
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Musical sampler : DEMOTAPE
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Bringing along : TOTING
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Arrow shooter : EROS
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Alternative to rhyme : ASSONANCE
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Color TV pioneer : RCA
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Arrow application : POISON
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Mr. Miniver in "Mrs. Miniver" : CLEM
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Like some runs : UNEARNED
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A-to-Z, briefly : THORO
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Lake Kyoga locale : UGANDA
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Safety zone : HAVEN
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Transplanted mariachi, maybe : CHICANO
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Pteridologist's display : FERNERY
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Cheng-chou's province : HONAN
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Lined with crystals, perhaps : GEODIC
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Omani money : RIALS
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Pop star who was a 1990's Mouseketeer : AGUILERA
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Suburb of Paris : ISSY
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Company with a short track record? : LIONEL
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Suffix with Shakespeare : ANA
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Gets moving : STEPSONIT
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Reply to "That so?" : ITIS
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Like some windows : TINTED
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Marine aquarist's concern : SALINITY
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Have covered : INSURE
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Evening outcome? : TIESCORE
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Gets rid of : EGESTS
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Warns maliciously : SNARLSAT
Down
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Microsoft employee, e.g. : CODER
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Quick look : APERCU
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Sing the blues about : BEMOAN
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Some cheap hotels: Abbr. : SROS
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Work with a shuttle : TAT
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___ price : ATA
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Saw in a gym : NOPAINNOGAIN
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Got into the habit, say : DRESSED
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Stick with the beat? : BATON
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Briefly unknown? : ANON
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"You wish!" : NOTACHANCE
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Cry while swooning : IMINLOVE
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Less affected : SINCERER
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Domination : HEGEMONY
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Where one can get the shakes : SODAFOUNTAIN
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Polytheists : PAGANS
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Pivotal port in W.W. II : ORAN
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Source of heavy timber wood : EUCALYPTUS
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Goal for some seekers : THRILL
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Creator of many crime cases : CHRISTIE
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Block-and-tackle work : HOISTING
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Somehow : INASENSE
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Actress Falco : EDIE
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They're legends in their own minds : EGOISTS
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Secants and cosecants : RATIOS
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"Peer Gynt" dancer : ANITRA
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Valuable veins : LODES
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To date : ASYET
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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With: Abbr. : INCL
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Rural expanse : LEA
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El Al destination: Abbr. : ISR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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