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New York Times, Friday, November 19, 2004

Author:
Jay Leatherman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jay Leatherman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {DJKWXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leatherman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1119 ( 20,100 )

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Across
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Like the highest point in an orbit : APOGEAL
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Dublin's St. ___ Church, dating from 1793 : TERESAS
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1655 conqueror of New Sweden : PETERSTUYVESANT
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Activity in a cage : BATTINGPRACTICE
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Ancient sheltered promenade : STOA
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Poetic time : EEN
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Inspiration for Mann's "Death in Venice" : MAHLER
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Like a champion bodybuilder : LEAN
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Challenge for a barber : MANE
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It may carry a message : TSHIRT
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Wall hanging : PORTRAIT
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Tales of time travel, e.g. : SCIFI
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1958 Oscar winner for Best Song : GIGI
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Year before Philip I was born : MLI
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Virgilian sentiment : LOVECONQUERSALL
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Liftoff preceder : ONE
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With 43-Down, a president's brother : RAUL
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Where ___ : ITSAT
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Precedent setter : TESTCASE
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Lavish affairs : FEASTS
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Dangerous thing to lie under : OATH
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Spiritual, e.g. : SONG
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Big, in Bari : GROSSO
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Yellow pages abbr. : INC
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First name in linguistics : NOAM
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Minimal difficulty : LEASTRESISTANCE
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Mercury and Venus : INFERIORPLANETS
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The grandfather, in "Peter and the Wolf" : BASSOON
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Doesn't go to court, perhaps : SETTLES
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Calls for squads, in short : APBS
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Everglades deposit : PEAT
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Maestro Klemperer : OTTO
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"Oh, come ... on!" : GETALIFE
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Verdi's "___ tu che macchiavi quell'anima" : ERI
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Comparable to a pin? : ASNEAT
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Wearer of three stars: Abbr. : LTGEN
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Norse god of strife : TYR
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Saint of film : EVAMARIE
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Eat one's words : RECANT
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Grandma Walton, of 1970's TV : ESTHER
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Junk component : SAIL
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Ending to avoid? : ANCE
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Like some silver: Abbr. : STER
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"America's Next Top Model" airer : UPN
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Red-haired adventurer : ERIC
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Big shot : MOGUL
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Letter-shaped opening : TSLOT
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Quick bread variety : SCONE
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Dermatological diagnosis : HIVES
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Nettle : PIQUE
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Roll up : AMASS
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___ ease : ILLAT
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Medieval contests : TILTS
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Rub together : GNASH
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Some Handel bars : ORATORIO
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Tout's opposite : RIEN
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Still : STAGNANT
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Junks : TOSSES
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See 39-Across : CASTRO
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Bo's'n's quarters : FOCSLE
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Saucy ones : SNIPS
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Pat : GLIB
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Fashion designer Rowan : RENA
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Thickheads : OAFS
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It's on the Medit. : ISR
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Law school newcomer : ONEL
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Part of un opéra : ACTE
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Camp vittles : MESS
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Ages and ages : EON
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Bit of body art, in modern slang : TAT

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