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New York Times, Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Author:
Adam Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 20,056 )
Across
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Rockette launchers? : LEGS
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Combo's cue : HITIT
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Stereo knob : BASS
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Like crazy : ALOT
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Cordial flavoring : ANISE
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With the bow, in music : ARCO
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"Kiss Me Kate" co-star, 1953 : HOWARDKEEL
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Time for a revolution : YEAR
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One of the Fab Four : RINGO
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State nicknamed "Small Wonder" : DELAWARE
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Mideast flash point : GAZA
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"The ___ Daba Honeymoon" : ABA
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The Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
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"Diner" actor : DANIELSTERN
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Press for payment : DUN
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What well-thrown 44-Across do : SPIRAL
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This is one : CLUE
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Parasite supporter : HOST
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Cambridge univ. : MIT
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Seek food, perhaps : HUNT
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Sequel novel to "Typee" : OMOO
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Hail Marys, e.g. : PASSES
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Part of D.J.I.A. : DOW
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1945 Peace Nobelist : CORDELLHULL
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Med. specialty : ENT
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Certain investment, for short : IRA
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"La Vie en Rose" singer : PIAF
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Chinese potable : GREENTEA
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Driving hazard : SLEET
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Sit around : LOAF
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Utah senator : ORRINHATCH
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The Pointer Sisters' "___ Excited" : IMSO
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Cut back : PARE
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"Cold one" : BEER
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Having bumps : NODED
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Leave slack-jawed : STUN
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Lionized actor? : LAHR
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H. G. Wells race : ELOI
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Cap's partner : GOWN
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College football's Grand Old Man : STAGG
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Taken : HAD
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Press, slangily : INK
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50-50, say : TIED
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What a nod might mean : ISEE
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Spill one's guts : TELLALL
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Show set in Hawaii : BAYWATCH
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Atlas stat : AREA
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Mark for life : SCAR
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Like some losers : SORE
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Arteries : ROADS
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Six-pack ___ : ABS
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Sound on "Batman" : ZAP
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Brutish sort : ANIMAL
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Not permanent : ADHOC
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Former New York governor : CUOMO
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David of CNN : ENSOR
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Dander : IRISH
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Really enjoys : EATSUP
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Shake off : ELUDE
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Yak, yak, yak ... : RUNON
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Packaging abbr. : NETWT
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Super-delicious : TODIEFOR
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1986 Best Picture : PLATOON
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Quarterback Manning : ELI
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More than trim : SLASH
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East ender? : ERN
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Tries to fly : FLAPS
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Like a slickster : GLIB
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Spanish Steps city : ROME
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Facility : EASE
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"Sum" preceder : ERGO
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Far from arable : ARID
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Louis XIV, self-referentially : ETAT
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Linen hue : ECRU
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Not now : THEN
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Stick-to-it-___ : IVE
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Sparks on the screen : NED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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