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New York Times, Saturday, November 27, 2004

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1127 ( 20,108 )
Across
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Song that can have up to 176 verses : PSALM
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Home of the Shah Faisal Mosque : ISLAMABAD
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Completely dominated, in slang : OWNED
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Popular hip-hop magazine : THESOURCE
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Some dresses : MIDIS
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Alternative to French fries : TATERTOTS
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Kind of manual : STYLE
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1959 hit song set on "a tragic and fateful day" : MTA
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"Enough! You've convinced me!" : OKOK
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Chinese brew : CHA
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Stickers : GLUES
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Lincoln and Kennedy, e.g.: Abbr. : SENS
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"Got it!" : AHA
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"___ see" : SOI
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Sneaky Pete ingredient : RYE
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Tip : THROWOFFBALANCE
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Modern legal proceeding : VIDEODEPOSITION
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Shipping item : STYROFOAMPEANUT
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Cross of gold, perhaps : PEN
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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Athlete nicknamed "The Big Easy" : ELS
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Capital near the port of Callao : LIMA
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It can put you in your place : LEASE
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Spray distributor : FTD
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West Coast sch. : UCAL
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Quick flight : LAM
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1993 Aerosmith hit : CRYIN
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Home, to TV's Clampetts : CALIFORNY
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Dirección from Mexicali to Tijuana : OESTE
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Like Orville Redenbacher, typically : INABOWTIE
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"Oil" : BRIBE
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Performance by one whose career is taking off : STRIPSHOW
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Popular H.S. class : SEXED
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Brits, to Aussies : POMS
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Face challenges left and right? : SWITCHHIT
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Popular character introduced in 1937's "A Family Affair" : ANDYHARDY
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Bizet opera priestess : LEILA
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Invoice itemization: Abbr. : MDSE
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Inits. in the Fortune 500 : ITT
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The ___ Adventure, at SeaWorld : SHAMU
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Dangerous postings : LETTERBOMBS
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Like falling off a log : ASEASYASPIE
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W. Sahara neighbor : MOR
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Jam ingredients : AUTOS
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Went past : BROKE
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Use as impetus : ACTON
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Some Chippendales : DESKS
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Decent sorts : GOODFELLOWS
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Theorized result of comet bombardment : LIFEONEARTH
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They go by the wayside : ATVS
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SWAT operation : SWOOP
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Eero pop? : ELIEL
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Anthem preposition : OER
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"The Conning Tower" columnist's inits. : FPA
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___ minimum : ATA
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Onetime Saab model : NINETYSIX
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"Am I dreaming?" : COULDITBE
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Some A.M.A. members : ENTS
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Anno ___ (in the Year of Light) : LUCIS
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Defeatist's sentiment : ICANT
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Cheek-related : MALAR
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Saving yarn? : ALIBI
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Obstetrician's job : AMNIO
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Jacques, for one : FRERE
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They're all ears : COBS
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"No ___" : NEED
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Dandy : FOP
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Churchyard tree in "Romeo and Juliet" : YEW

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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