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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Author:
James R. Leeds
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James R. Leeds

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 20,055 )
Across
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Spills the beans : BLABS
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Got along : FARED
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Epitome of simplicity : ABC
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Accountants may run one : AUDIT
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Entanglement : IMBROGLIO
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Said with a sneer : SNIDE
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Garb for Tarzan : LOINCLOTH
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Eskimo building material : ICE
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Bill of Rights defender, in brief : ACLU
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___ voce (quietly) : SOTTO
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"Maybellene" singer : CHUCKBERRY
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Cries like a wolf : BAYS
28
___ Constitution : USS
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Three-legged piece : EASEL
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Stir up : ROIL
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Certain seat request : AISLE
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Suffix with fictional : IZE
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Grimm brothers fairy tale : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
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Popular fuel additive : STP
44
Reveal : LETON
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Openly mourned : WEPT
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Send (to) : REFER
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Menu phrase : ALA
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Lots and lots : ATON
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Indirect : ROUNDABOUT
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Inamoratas : LOVES
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Horn sound : TOOT
61
Bearded animal : GNU
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The starts of 18-, 23-, 39- and 52-Across : PRIMECUTS
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Spiral : HELIX
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Crystal-clear : EASYTOSEE
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Rugged ridge : ARETE
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Every other hurricane : SHE
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Like music : HEARD
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Stallions' interests : MARES
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Underlying : BASIC
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Something for friends to "do" : LUNCH
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A fond farewell : ADIEU
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Wish : BID
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Butchers' offerings : STEAKS
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Girl: Fr. : FILLE
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___ propre : AMOUR
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Baseball stat. : RBI
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Diagnosers : DOCS
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Similar : ALOTALIKE
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Itty-___ : BITTY
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Some salmon : COHOS
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Boston newspaper : GLOBE
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"CSI" network : CBS
24
Cosby's "I Spy" co-star : CULP
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Amber or copal : RESIN
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Everyone, in the South : YALL
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Toy train purchase : SET
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Trains: Abbr. : RRS
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Passé : OUT
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Not follow the book : IMPROVISE
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Houston pro : ASTRO
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"What was ___ think?" : ITO
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Rush (along) : ZIP
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Jolly old ___ (Santa) : ELF
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Lothario's look : LEER
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Gun barrel cleaner : SWAB
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Other side : ENEMY
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Big fuss : ADO
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Philadelphia landmark hotel : LATHAM
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French peaks : ALPES
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Religious parchment : TORAH
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Unadulterated : UTTER
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Pried (into) : NOSED
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Eyeballer : OGLER
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Conglomerate : UNITE
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Frequent Astaire wear : TUXES
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Genesis brother : SETH
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Sebastian who once ran the world's fastest mile : COE
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Dos Passos work : USA
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Century 21 competitor : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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