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New York Times, Friday, October 3, 2003

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 184 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 19,687 )
Across
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Encourage : HEARTEN
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Technological advance of the 1950's : COLORTV
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"I'm glad I came" : ITSNICETOBEHERE
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Comment at the end of a good social occasion : LETSDOTHISAGAIN
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La preceder : TRA
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In conclusion, in Cannes : ENFIN
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Duck : DODGE
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"Idylls of the King" character : ENID
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Removes in a putsch : OUSTS
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Scale start : DORE
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Isn't timid : DARES
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Anti-Parkinson's drug : LDOPA
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Outlying : FAR
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Lou Gehrig, for one : LEFTY
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"___ Came From the Holy Land" (classic poem) : ASYE
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Most NPR stations : FMS
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1998 N.L. M.V.P. : SAMMYSOSA
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Binge : JAG
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Big sports inits. : NCAA
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Lumps and bumps : NODES
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School founded by Thos. Jefferson : UVA
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Actress Madeline and others : KAHNS
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Some Maine scenery : PINES
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Coarse hominy : SAMP
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Boston pops : SODAS
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___ tide : NEAP
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Loss at a bald spot : TREAD
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Amounts of laughter : GALES
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Year Vespucci sailed to the New World : MDI
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Producer of stories like you wouldn't believe : WILDIMAGINATION
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Hidden asset : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
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With splendor : REGALLY
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Telemarketer's need : HEADSET
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Handled, as a sword : HILTED
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Godlike : ETERNAL
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"Steps in Time" autobiographer : ASTAIRE
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O.R. V.I.P.'s : RNS
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It turns eventually : TIDE
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___-Car : ECONO
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Trawler's catch : NETFUL
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Super Bowl start : COINTOSS
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Dict. label : OBS
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Get ahead : LEAD
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Burns classic : OHGOD
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Recite, as from a list : READOFF
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MNO on a telephone dial, e.g. : TRIGRAM
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Thin coats : VENEERS
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Recent times : THISDAYANDAGE
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Dict. material : DEFS
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Secretly watch : SPYON
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Was rotten : STANK
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Certain moral authority : AESOP
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Some training centers : YMCAS
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Termite-resistant wood : MAHOGANY
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Topic of a St. Augustine treatise, with "the" : JUSTWAR
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Sin of the beady-eyed : AVARICE
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Cause for a limp : GAMELEG
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Ones at the gate, maybe : ENEMIES
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Small, short-billed auk : SEADOVE
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Northwest Indian : SALISH
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Upright : SPINET
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"The Taming of the Shrew" city : PADUA
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Brains : SENSE
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Natl. negotiator : DIPL
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Spanish parlor : SALA
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Collection of atoms: Abbr. : MOL
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J.F.K. aide ___ Sorensen : TED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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