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New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Author:
Kurt Mengel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kurt Mengel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FHJQVX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Mengel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 20,104 )
Across
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Thin-waisted flier : WASP
5
Lad's partner : LASS
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Game player's cry : BINGO
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Teen People cover subject : IDOL
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Ashe Stadium org. : USTA
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Congested, say : URBAN
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Genesis brother : CAIN
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Bobby of the Black Panthers : SEALE
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Posters of a pop music icon? : PRINCEPRINTS
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Pie chart piece : SECTOR
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Eastern "way" : TAO
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Weekend ice cream treat? : SUNDAYSUNDAE
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Shooter ammo : PEA
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Ring : PEAL
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Relaxed : ATEASE
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Baby in wool? : LAMB
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Pug or boxer : DOG
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Ready for business : OPEN
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View : ASPECT
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Tide type : NEAP
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Give it a shot : TRY
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Vintner? : CELLARSELLER
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England's Isle of ___ : ELY
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J.F.K. Library architect : PEI
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Greets the dawn : ARISES
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What makes a bivalve move? : MUSSELMUSCLE
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Of the Vatican : PAPAL
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Small combo : TRIO
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Moolah : KALE
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Staring intently : AGAZE
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"Zounds!" : EGAD
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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Apartment sign : TOLET
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Trevi Fountain locale : ROME
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Crummy grades : DEES
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Wusses : WIMPS
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Be nuts about : ADORE
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___ boom : SONIC
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Botanists' concerns : PLANTS
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Swiss tourist destination : LUCERNE
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"Rush!" : ASAP
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To-do : STIR
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Sensibleness : SANITY
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Stage a prison break : BUSTOUT
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Ticks off : IRES
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Hoops grp. : NBA
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"My ___ Sal" : GAL
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Word on a dollar : ONE
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Quite a feat : COUP
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Inits. on Mars : NASA
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Trim to fit, perhaps : ADAPT
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Light-show light : LASER
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Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
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The old man : DAD
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Dateless, say : ALONE
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Prefix with classical : NEO
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Take second : PLACE
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Flow chart site : EASEL
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Sufficiently : AMPLY
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___ Paese cheese : BEL
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Hair goo : GEL
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Montague rival : CAPULET
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Uno + dos : TRES
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Apple pie order? : ALAMODE
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Llama land : PERU
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Sob ___ : SISTER
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Put on the line : RISKED
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Close shave : SCARE
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"Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
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Goes after : SEEKS
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Rat's challenge : MAZE
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By logic, then ... : ERGO
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Neeson of "Kinsey" : LIAM
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Soft touch : PAT
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Going back in time : AGO
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Buddy : PAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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