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New York Times, Saturday, November 20, 2004

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 20,101 )

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Across
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1982 Elmore Leonard novel set in south Florida : CATCHASER
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It may be calculated : RISK
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Big fans : ADULATORS
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Two points : COLON
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Lacking the spunk : NOTUPTOIT
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Hunting holler : HALLO
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Mountain demarcation : TREELINE
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A VW : PASSAT
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Farm machine : SEEDER
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It has a lead part : PEWTER
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Component of a healthy ego : SELFRESPECT
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Friends abroad : AMIES
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Like some wills : IRON
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Certain court hearing : OYER
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River through Yakutsk : LENA
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Feeds, in the pen : SLOPS
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Character : ROLE
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Uses a bobbin : TATS
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Bring up : CITE
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Lurker : SKULK
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Epitome of simplicity : ONETWOTHREE
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Ring at the door? : WREATH
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Dark suit : SPADES
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Golf goofs : SHANKS
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Least important : LITTLEST
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Part of São Paulo : TILDE
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Possess ample reason to go to court : HAVEACASE
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Not natural : ALIEN
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Not give up after failing : STARTANEW
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Pessimist : BEAR
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Reason to take Xanax : TENSENESS
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Bevels : CANTS
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Really go for : ADORE
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Stravinsky, to Rimsky-Korsakov : TUTEE
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Like a crossword : CLUED
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Poor : HAPLESS
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Habit : ATTIRE
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Sometime today, say : SOON
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Behrend College locale : ERIE
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U leaders? : RST
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Chinese entree : ROASTPORK
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Parting words : ILLSEEYOU
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Optoelectric device : SOLARCELL
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It may stop a saw : KNOT
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Provincial plugs : CHAWS
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Metal beaters : PEENS
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Right : PROPER
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First lady of Jewish folklore : LILITH
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Head : FROTH
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Go far afield : TREK
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Middle part : ALTO
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At the same time : MEANWHILE
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Lead-in to an example : INTERALIA
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Cockney, e.g. : EASTENDER
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English variety : SCOTS
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Divided, anatomically : SEPTATE
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Kindle : WAKEN
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Banana oils, e.g. : ESTERS
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Way up north, once : ALCAN
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Early American diplomat : DEANE
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Steering challenges : ESSES
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Suffers in heat and humidity : STEWS
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Crack : STAB
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Behind : LATE
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"A Life for the Tsar" hero Susanin : IVAN
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V.P. for just two months : HST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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