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New York Times, Monday, November 22, 2004

Charles Lindbergh's feat across the Atlantic

Author:
Gregory Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times11/22/04 ( No. 20,103 )
Across
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The "A" in I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
5
Chili con ___ : CARNE
10
Do newspaper work : EDIT
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End of a fishing line : HOOK
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Sewing machine inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Financial page inits. : NYSE
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Charles Lindbergh's feat across the Atlantic : SOLOFLIGHT
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Nameless, for short : ANON
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Prehistoric : OLD
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Marked down : LESS
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"Friends, ___, countrymen" : ROMANS
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Antlered deer : HART
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The City of Witches : SALEM
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Thin, as oatmeal : WATERY
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Game show player : PANELIST
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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"It takes two" to do this : TANGO
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When repeated, a ballroom dance : CHA
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Explore the seven seas : SAIL
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Emphatic ending with yes : SIREE
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Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
38
Uncle: Sp. : TIO
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External : OUTER
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Three sheets to the wind : DRUNK
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Oratorio performers : ENSEMBLE
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Fake ducks : DECOYS
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
45
Golf shirt : POLO
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Present to Goodwill, e.g. : DONATE
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Is no more, informally : AINT
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"That's it!" : AHA
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At the drop of ___ : AHAT
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Paul Scott tetralogy, with "The" : RAJQUARTET
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Formal ceremony : RITE
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Rainbow ___ : TROUT
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Dory or ferry : BOAT
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Cousin of a frog : TOAD
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Eye sores : STYES
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Memorial Day weekend event, briefly : INDY
Down
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Mock words of understanding : AHSO
2
In the 40's, say : COOL
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In the 20's, say : COLD
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Certain boxing win, for short : TKO
5
Stalk vegetable : CELERY
6
Desirable party group : ALIST
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Fixes illegally : RIGS
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"I'd rather not" : NAH
9
Alienate : ESTRANGE
10
Tooth cover : ENAMEL
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Batman and Robin : DYNAMICDUO
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The Rolling Stones' "Time ___ My Side" : ISON
13
Hamilton bills : TENS
18
Marooned person's signal : FLARE
23
Skillet lubricant : OLEO
24
Rear of a sole : HEEL
25
Less loony : SANER
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"___ not, want not" : WASTE
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Once more : AGAIN
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One of six Bach compositions : TRIOSONATA
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"Gay" city : PAREE
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Polished, as shoes : SHINY
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"Patton" vehicles : TANKS
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Sir or madam : TITLE
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Undermines : SUBVERTS
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Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
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Leave out : OMIT
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Atlanta-based airline : DELTA
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Pleased as punch : ELATED
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Krispy Kreme products : DONUTS
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Excite, as curiosity : PIQUE
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Bull's-eye hitter : DART
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The Buckeye State : OHIO
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"A thing of beauty is ___ forever" : AJOY
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Oodles : ATON
50
Noggin : HEAD
51
Trial fig. : ATTY
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The "A" in MoMA : ART
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Baseball stat : RBI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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