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New York Times, Thursday, November 18, 2004

Author:
Charles Barasch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles Barasch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Barasch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1118 ( 20,099 )
Across
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Situated away from the point of origin : DISTAL
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Ecdysiast's accouterment : TASSEL
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Stores : EMPORIA
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Glacial deposit : MORAINE
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Freeloader : SPONGER
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Solo : UNAIDED
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Occasional furniture? : PERIODICTABLE
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Pope piece : ODE
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Hurdle for a graduate degree, maybe : ORALS
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Reed or Harrison : REX
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Magnetic unit : TESLA
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Drunk : SOT
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Run through : GORE
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Overstuffed furniture? : ENDOWEDCHAIR
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Opportunities to swing : ATBATS
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Weakens : ERODES
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Vacation furniture? : TRAVELBUREAU
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It may rain after a wedding : RICE
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"Yecch!" : UGH
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Lip cover : GLOSS
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"Don't ___!" : ASK
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___ Ponti, who produced "Doctor Zhivago" : CARLO
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Profit : NET
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Easy-to-assemble furniture? : SNAPPYDRESSER
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Extra little gift: Var. : FREEBEE
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Thin and slippery : EELLIKE
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Concisely : INAWORD
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Tips of the hat : SALUTES
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Great one? : GATSBY
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Some brews : LAGERS
Down
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Tyrant : DESPOT
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Throw up a roadblock in front of : IMPEDE
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Plant reproducers : SPORES
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Author Morrison : TONI
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Large southern constellation : ARGO
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Made stuff up : LIED
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Employing pitch : TONAL
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Some tent dwellers : ARABS
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Breeze (through) : SAIL
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Byway : SIDEROAD
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Reno-to-Elko dir. : ENE
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Was presidential : LED
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Light melody : ARIOSO
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What a gene might do : MUTATE
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Boast : CROW
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Port city or the lake it's on : ERIE
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Gen-___ (young set) : XERS
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Hit the road : LEAVE
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Chip in : ANTE
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Halloween costume : GHOUL
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High-speed Internet inits. : DSL
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Joey who sang "Peppermint Twist" : DEE
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Rugged rock : CRAG
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Blade brand : ATRA
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Speaker : TRIS
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Kind of driver : BACKSEAT
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Patted a baby, maybe : BURPED
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Like a 29-Down : UGLY
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Scholarship founder : RHODES
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Like some inspections : ONSITE
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One with a quest : SEEKER
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Italicize : STRESS
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Dish on a stick: Var. : CABOB
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Imitation : APERY
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NPR staple : NEWS
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"Get ___!" : REAL
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Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
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Fare beater? : SLUG
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Something you might not give, with "a" : FIG
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Genetic material : RNA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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