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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 2004

Author:
Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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47/19/20048/1/20053
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1.55000
Kendall Twigg
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Twigg. This is puzzle # 133 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 20,110 )
Across
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Spats : TIFFS
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Poker variety : STUD
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Theda ___ of the silents : BARA
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18-and-over : ADULT
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Sit for a shot : POSE
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Auto racer Andretti : MARIO
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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K-12, in education : ELHI
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"If looks could kill" look : GLACIALSTARE
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Dog sled driver : MUSHER
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Former telecommunications giant: Abbr. : ITT
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___ Luis Obispo : SAN
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Bickering : ATIT
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Racetrack fence : RAIL
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Courtroom pledge : OATH
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Coarse file : RASP
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Helping hand : AID
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Big inits. in trucks : GMC
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Welcome that's not so welcoming : CHILLYRECEPTION
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Vienna's land: Abbr. : AUS
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Fitting : APT
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Meditation method : YOGA
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Hoodwinks : CONS
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Close angrily : SLAM
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The "O" in S.R.O. : ONLY
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George W., to George : SON
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Shirt or sweater : TOP
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Tickles the fancy : AMUSES
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Snub : COLDSHOULDER
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Merle Haggard's "___ From Muskogee" : OKIE
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Ponder : MUSE
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Not live : TAPED
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Just dandy : FINE
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Away from land : ASEA
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Light on one's feet : AGILE
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Serve supper to : FEED
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Geeky sort : NERD
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Open the door to : LETIN
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Tartan cap : TAM
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Boise's state: Abbr. : IDA
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Mink, for one : FUR
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Pilot's pre-takeoff filing : FLIGHTPLAN
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Mink, for one : STOLE
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On ___ (without a contract) : SPEC
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Pop singer Amos : TORI
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Label on a street-corner box : USMAIL
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Handed out cards : DEALT
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Symbol of redness : BEET
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"Finally!" : ATLAST
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Gung-ho : RAHRAH
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Non-earthling : ALIEN
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Lines up : ARRAYS
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Jazz dance : STOMP
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Great Salt Lake state : UTAH
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Mexican's assent : SISI
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Ventilate : AIR
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Standard of perfection : IDEAL
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"Stop behaving like a child!" : ACTYOURAGE
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Start to fume : GETMAD
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Hungers (for) : LUSTS
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Number cruncher, for short : CPA
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Charged particles : IONS
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Gawk at, as on the beach : OGLE
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Thumbs-down votes : NAYS
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Gingersnap, e.g. : COOKIE
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Connected to the Internet : ONLINE
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Marital partner : SPOUSE
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Speak derisively : SCOFF
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"What now?!" : OHMAN
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Rock music genre : METAL
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Monopoly card : DEED
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Exploitative type : USER
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Show the way : LEAD
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Peach center : PIT
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Samuel's mentor : ELI
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Comfy room : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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