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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 2004

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 207 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 20,107 )
Across
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"I haven't finished yet!" : THERESMORE
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Kick : MOAN
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Stravinsky opera-oratorio : OEDIPUSREX
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Poop : INFO
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Life supporter : OXYGENTENT
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Sportscaster Ronnie : LOTT
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Tied up : LASHED
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Macedonian's neighbor : SERB
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Clear : NET
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Spare change? : TIRE
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Dwight Eisenhower, e.g. : WARHERO
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Chef d'état, once : ROI
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Hootenanny, e.g. : SING
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Go back and forth in deciding : SEESAW
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Pedigree org. since 1884 : AKC
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Party line part : TENET
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1969 Dustin Hoffman role : RATSO
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Carry : BEAR
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Arriving, supposedly : DUEIN
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Like Ali Baba, at first : POOR
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"The Devil and Daniel Webster" writer : BENET
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Key : ISLET
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Be off : ERR
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Teary 1954 Patti Page hit : ICRIED
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Set in stone : ETCH
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Pen pal's locale? : STY
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1970's Peter Benchley thriller : THEDEEP
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Arcade game starter : SKEE
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"My mama done ___ me" : TOL
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Cut : SLIT
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Upside-down V : LAMBDA
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Noted 1998 initial public offering : EBAY
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Be nonchalant : PLAYITCOOL
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___ record : SETA
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Must : HAVENEEDTO
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Overbrim : TEEM
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Advice starter : IFIWEREYOU
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Not the real decision-maker : TOOL
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Prefix with syllabic : HEXA
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Frozen dessert brand : EDYS
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"Amen!" : RIGHT
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Thruster, sometimes : EPEEIST
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Like adobe : SUNDRIED
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Two hrs. earlier than N.Y. : MST
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Panners' finds : ORES
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Sign up for more : RENEW
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Spear-carriers, e.g. : EXTRAS
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Big lotto win, briefly : MIL
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Paying attention : ONONESTOES
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Not precisely : AFTERASORT
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"It'll be fine" : NOTTOWORRY
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Southern honorific : BRER
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The blahs : ENNUI
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Lot : HEAP
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Early pregnancy check : RABBITTEST
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Southern lake whose name comes from Muskogean for "big water" : OKEECHOBEE
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Empathetic comment : ICANRELATE
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V formation, often : GEESE
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Leans : TILTS
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Daschle's successor as Senate minority leader : REID
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V formation, often : NECKLINE
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Links things : TEES
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It has wings but can't fly : THEATER
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Site of the ancient Pythian Games : DELPHI
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Steamed dish : PILAF
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Roast turkey, maybe? : EMCEE
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Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
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Main part : BODY
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Inflict on : DOTO
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Baseball family name : ALOU
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Orange dish : YAM
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Needle-leafed tree : YEW

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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