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New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 2003

___ Islands, which include the Cyclades

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times11/1/03 ( No. 19,716 )
Across
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Gorges : CHASMS
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Liquid offering at a "bar" : SALADOIL
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Kind of valve : AORTIC
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Be a segue for : LEADINTO
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Asian clue collector : MRMOTO
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Indefinite yes : IGUESSSO
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Online newsgroup system : USENET
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Occult characters? : CEES
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Churned-out prose : PAP
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Keep away : STEERCLEAR
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Straining aid : MESH
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Game ender, perhaps : HORN
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Unfeminine : MACHO
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Karat measure : FINENESS
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Underling : MENIAL
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Counterparts : ANALOGS
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Fore-play? : PREGAME
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Piano piece : STRING
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Does up differently : RESTYLES
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Pang : THROE
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Natural rustler : LEAF
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Dancing stimulus : BEAT
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Got really upset : HADKITTENS
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Invoice fig. : AMT
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Chauffeur's order : HOME
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Hot : EROTIC
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Stored : LAIDAWAY
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___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
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Firecracker : LIVEWIRE
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King topper : DIADEM
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Pair for the court : SNEAKERS
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Doesn't look good? : SNEERS
Down
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"The Fall" novelist : CAMUS
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Physicist ___ Störmer : HORST
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Foch's force : ARMEE
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Something may be written in it : STONE
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Top of the Catholic Church? : MITER
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Sausage-wrapped British breakfast dish : SCOTCHEGG
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Kitchen gadgets : SLICERS
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___ Islands, which include the Cyclades : AEGEAN
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Gumbel's "Today" successor : LAUER
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They're usually fruit-flavored : ADES
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Bash a bit : DIS
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Reduced : ONSPECIAL
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"Terrible pity" : ITSASHAME
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Escape mechanisms? : LOOPHOLES
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Surety concern : LOSS
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In sorry shape : MANGY
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Track event : MEET
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Bullets, so to speak : FASTBALLS
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By and large : INTHEMAIN
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Account : NARRATIVE
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"The Sacred Wood" writer, 1920 : ELIOT
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How many symphonies Chopin wrote : NONE
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Great American Cookies rival : MRSFIELDS
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Busiest : PEAK
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Fly-by-nights? : REDEYES
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Tracy's "Tortilla Flat" co-star : LAMARR
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Dorough of the Backstreet Boys : HOWIE
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Traffic stopper, sometimes : TRAIN
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Senate wear : TOGAE
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One may be full of scales : ETUDE
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Eighty-___ (early Oklahoma homesteader) : NINER
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Cons : SCAMS
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Good watcher : HAWK
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It may make a bust: Abbr. : DEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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