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New York Times, Monday, November 3, 2003

Author:
Marjorie Berg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Marjorie Berg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1103 ( 19,718 )
Across
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Money hoarder : MISER
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Frosts, as a cake : ICES
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Notre ___ : DAME
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Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
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Former ruler of Iran : SHAH
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Fusses : ADOS
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Poker player's dream : ROYALFLUSH
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Revivalists : NEOS
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Gown fabric : TULLE
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Faucet : SPIGOT
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Soup ingredient : NAVYBEAN
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K.F.C. founder, with "the" : COLONEL
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King Kong, e.g. : APE
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Foray : RAID
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Delete from a disk : ERASE
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Nutritional abbr. : RDA
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Out of sorts feeling (and a hint to the starts of 17-, 26-, 49- and 59-Across) : ACASEOFTHEBLUES
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Prof.'s degree : PHD
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Opening bets : ANTES
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Coffee holders : URNS
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Long-distance inits. : ATT
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Run : OPERATE
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Parachutist : SKYDIVER
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Egg dish : OMELET
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With nothing added : PLAIN
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Ping or zing : NOISE
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Swedish diva Jenny : LIND
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Makeup applicator : POWDERPUFF
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"Puppy Love" singer Paul : ANKA
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Ye ___ Curiosity Shoppe : OLDE
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Magical wish granter : GENIE
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Trueheart of the comics : TESS
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Paths : WAYS
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Glue : EPOXY
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Spoil : MAR
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Prefix with -metric : ISO
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Sow's pen : STY
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Pitcher's stat. : ERA
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Deodorant type : ROLLON
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___ of Capri : ISLE
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Butter maker : CHURN
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Snap course : EASYA
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"Quiet!" : SHH
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River in a Strauss waltz : DANUBE
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Fred's dancing sister : ADELE
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Money, in slang : MOOLA
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German industrial city : ESSEN
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Celebration : FETE
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Laid-back sort : TYPEB
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Toss out : SCRAP
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Simmer, as eggs : POACH
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Trojan War epic : ILIAD
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Mount Olympus dwellers : GODS
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Flower holder : VASE
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Took off : LEFT
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Rd. or hwy. : RTE
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"I get it," humorously : AHSO
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The "R" of R.F.D. : RURAL
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Al ___ (not too soft) : DENTE
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Strong point : ASSET
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Have dinner at home : EATIN
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"As advertised ___!" : ONTV
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Tackle box item : LURE
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Nike rival : ADIDAS
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Sit for a photo : POSE
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Come into view : EMERGE
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Water balloon sound : SPLAT
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"A Fish Called Wanda" Oscar winner : KLINE
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Americans, to Brits : YANKS
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Rambunctious : ROWDY
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Middle of March : IDES
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Comic book punch sound : POW
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Get-up-and-go : PEP
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Numero ___ : UNO
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Repair : FIX
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Hardly macho : FEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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