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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 2003

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 120 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1119 ( 19,734 )
Across
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D.C. fund-raisers : PACS
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Come to ___ with : GRIPS
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Brewery need : HOPS
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Cut the crop : REAP
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"Haystacks" artist : MONET
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Brilliantly colored fish : OPAH
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Colleague of Agatha : ERLE
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Take in or out : ALTER
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Carson's successor : LENO
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Let's do it : FALLINLOVE
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Ring result : DRAW
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Lagoon area : ATOLL
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Full-scale victory : SWEEP
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Downed a sub, say : ATE
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Jazz's George with the triple platinum album "Breezin'" : BENSON
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Leather processor : TANNER
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Kind of rug : AREA
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With low spirits : SADLY
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Letts do it : INHABITLATVIA
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Prepare to be knighted : KNEEL
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Event for Cinderella : BALL
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Cook too long : OVERDO
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Computer language : PASCAL
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Voluminous ref. work : OED
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Enveloping glows : AURAS
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Barrel part : STAVE
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Light air : LILT
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Lets do it : TICKTHENET
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"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer : AGEE
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Cookout site : PATIO
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Pub order : PINT
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Rick's old flame : ILSA
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Of service : UTILE
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"Bus Stop" writer : INGE
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Telephone site : DESK
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Formal wear : TAILS
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Poetic adverb : NEER
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Home built in a day? : PREFAB
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Make bubbly : AERATE
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Visit : CALLON
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They're often cast : SPELLS
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Fed : GMAN
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Fancy wheels, informally : ROLLS
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Following behind : INTOW
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"Pet" annoyance : PEEVE
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Mason's assistant : STREET
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Maintain : HOLD
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Modus ___ : OPERANDI
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Long, slender cigar : PANATELA
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Wet, weatherwise : SHOWERY
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1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO
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Future of the present : PAST
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Catch cold? : NAB
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Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : NAV
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Barbecue bit : RIB
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Theta's preceder : ETA
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The lot : ALL
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Entice : INVEIGLE
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Uncalled for : NEEDLESS
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___ Royal Highness : HER
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Hawkeye player : ALDA
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Jungfrau, for one : ALP
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Kraft Foods brand : KOOLAID
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Production : OUTPUT
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Fallout after a blast : ASH
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Intervene : STEPIN
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Eyetooth : CANINE
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Get back for : AVENGE
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Athletic award : LETTER
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Gaucho's accessory : RIATA
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Intermission follower : ACTII
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Proficiency : SKILL
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Furniture wood : TEAK
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Lower ten : TOES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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