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New York Times, Friday, October 31, 2003

Author:
Earl L. Martin III
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Earl L. Martin III

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Martin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1031 ( 19,715 )
Across
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Well statistic : DEPTH
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Chalk ingredient : TALC
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Gardener's accessory : PAIL
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Concrete : REAL
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This might be at the end of the line : LURE
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Like young Abe Lincoln : LANKY
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Puccini piece : ARIA
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Bay ___ : AREA
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Cartridge contents : INK
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Spooky star of "Mo' Mummy"? : DEMONWAYANS
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Concert ticket : SEAT
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Under attack : BESET
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Spooky star of "Broadcast Noose"? : HOLLYHAUNTER
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Moralists' targets : EVILS
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Nightclub singer's aid : STOOL
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Upstate N.Y. college : RPI
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Slangy insults : RIPS
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Restaurant row? : SCENE
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Impression : DENT
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Marketing tools : ADS
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Renaissance ___ (historical reenactment) : FAIRE
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Chart holder : EASEL
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Spooky star of "Monster M*A*S*H"? : ELLIOTTGHOUL
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Shadow : UMBRA
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White house: Var. : IGLU
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Spooky star of "The Boos Brothers"? : SCARYFISHER
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Fraternity letter : RHO
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"Major" animal : URSA
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Well : ABLY
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Arise : OCCUR
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Parade stopper : RAIN
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Get : REAP
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Feudal lord : LIEGE
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Confined : PENT
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Really big show : EXPO
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Rodeo ring? : LASSO
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Kosher ___ : DELI
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Spirit : ELAN
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Lets go : PINKSLIPS
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"That wasn't nice!" : TSK
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Primes : HEYDAYS
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One way around town : TRAM
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___ Digest (classic aviation magazine) : AERO
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Reposed : LAIN
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Manhandle : CLAW
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Cast member : PLAYER
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Glows : AURAS
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"Prizzi's Honor" heroine : IRENE
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Not in the ___ : LEAST
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Biblical brother : ABEL
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Wings : ELLS
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Mother of Ares : HERA
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"Tristia" poet : OVID
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Computer text format : ASCII
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In ___ (prior to birth) : UTERO
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Large jazz group : NONET
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Piggy : TOE
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Bibliographical content : RESOURCES
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French tire : PNEU
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"___ do" : ITLL
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Dean's pal in Kerouac's "On the Road" : SAL
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Arlene of "One Life to Live" : DAHL
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Criticize harshly : FLAY
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Popular appetizer : EGGROLL
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Off-target : ERRANT
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Third-column stat : TIE
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Seize : USURP
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Jazz's Carmen : MCRAE
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Sink : BASIN
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Charge : FARE
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Animal with curved horns : IBEX
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Midwife's act : SLAP
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Needle, for short : HYPO
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Love signs : HUGS
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
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Bug group?: Abbr. : CIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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