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New York Times, Monday, November 24, 2003

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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L
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A
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 19,739 )
Across
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The "L" of A.F.L.-C.I.O. : LABOR
6
Merriment : GLEE
10
Baghdad's land : IRAQ
14
Popular pain reliever : ALEVE
15
Red gem : RUBY
16
Spiritual guide : GURU
17
Perfect : IDEAL
18
Musical instrument that's blown into : OBOE
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Celebrity's wheels : LIMO
20
Public speaker's goal : RAPTATTENTION
23
Way out sign : EXIT
24
Musician Yoko : ONO
25
Ran into : MET
28
Useless : NOGOOD
31
English TV-radio inits. : BBC
34
Neighborhoods : AREAS
37
Polite words at an entrance : AFTERYOU
39
Knocked : RAPPEDONTHEDOOR
42
Beginning to awake : STIRRING
43
"The Divine Comedy" writer : DANTE
44
Brick carrier : HOD
45
Mistake remover : ERASER
48
Double curve : ESS
49
Industrious insect : ANT
50
Fishing aids : NETS
53
Like a sarong : WRAPPEDAROUND
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Incarcerate : JAIL
61
Gooey stuff : OOZE
62
Impressive display : ARRAY
63
Helper : AIDE
64
Gumbo pods : OKRA
65
Shipping container : CRATE
66
Small songbird : WREN
67
Backside : REAR
68
Mary ___ Moore : TYLER
Down
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Den : LAIR
2
Alan of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
3
When repeated, the Road Runner's cry : BEEP
4
Egg-shaped : OVATE
5
Take it easy : RELAX
6
Cave : GROTTO
7
Garage job : LUBE
8
Black, to poets : EBON
9
Canine : EYETOOTH
10
Dome-shaped home : IGLOO
11
Destroy : RUIN
12
Elbow's site : ARM
13
Quid pro ___ : QUO
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The ___ Man ("The Wizard of Oz" character) : TIN
22
Truly : INDEED
25
Reedy place : MARSH
26
Poetry Muse : ERATO
27
Lukewarm : TEPID
29
Groups of troublemakers : GANGS
30
Frequently, in verse : OFT
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When an office worker may have to be back from lunch : BYONE
32
Galoshes : BOOTS
33
Remedies : CURES
35
Mar. follower : APR
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Venus's tennis-playing sister : SERENA
38
Nutritional inits. : RDA
40
Poverty-stricken : DIRTPOOR
41
Swear ___ stack of Bibles : ONA
46
Be pleasing (to) : ENDEAR
47
Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Sen. Specter : ARLEN
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Piece of land : TRACT
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Rueful : SORRY
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Not narrow : WIDE
54
Jab : POKE
55
Poet Pound : EZRA
56
Russian river : URAL
57
Son on "Six Feet Under" : NATE
58
Textile worker : DYER
59
What the teeth are connected to : JAW
60
Breathable stuff : AIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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