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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 2004

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 128 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1104 ( 20,085 )
Across
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Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
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Herbert who won a Pulitzer for "The People's Choice" : AGAR
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It's a matter of opinion : OPED
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City west of Daytona Beach : OCALA
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Crème ___ crème : DELA
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Exotic vacation spot : BALI
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Fume : BEMAD
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Canal exploration devices : OTOSCOPES
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This once was sufficient : ENOW
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Community program : OUTREACH
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Park ___ (N.Y.C. locale) : AVE
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Lunchtime : NOONDAY
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Name fit for a king? : REX
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Connecting point : NODE
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Apparition : SPIRIT
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Shock jock's overseer, for short : FCC
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Does simple math : ADDS
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Straight dope : TRUTH
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"... men in ___" : ATUB
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Huey, Dewey, Louie, Donald and Daisy : DUCKDUCKDUCKDUCKDUCK
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Magical opening : ABRA
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Dr. ___ ("A Beautiful Mind" role) : ROSEN
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"Of course, Jorge!" : SISI
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Trash collector : BIN
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Unencumbered by : FREEOF
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Get ___ (share the rewards of) : INON
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Blood-curdling scream : EEK
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Raise : BRINGUP
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Transp. network : RDS
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"What a Girl Wants" singer, 1999 : AGUILERA
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Motorcade V.I.P.: Abbr. : PRES
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Trade association? : BARTERERS
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Key material : IVORY
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
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Slaughter the slugger : ENOS
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Portia's role on "Ally McBeal" : NELLE
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Negotiation's end : DEAL
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Tailor-made : SEWN
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Lock : TRESS
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Blubber : SOB
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Prince of a guy : ACE
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"The dog ate my homework," e.g. : LAMEEXCUSE
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Vivacity : ELAN
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Raphael subject : MADONNA
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Fuss and bother : ADO
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Do some planning before taking action : GETONESDUCKSINAROW
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For all to hear : ALOUD
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Followers of Bob Marley's music : RASTAS
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Wind up on stage? : OBOE
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Sobriquet for Haydn : PAPA
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What a conductor conducts: Abbr. : ELEC
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Gossip : DISH
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Underground chamber : CRYPT
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Long-crested bird : WOODDUCK
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Bow-wow : ARFARF
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Missile's course : VECTOR
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Weirdo : ODDDUCK
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A Gershwin : IRA
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Part of an all-weather shoe : RUBBERSOLE
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Self-consoling words : ITRIED
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"That's just what I needed!" : THANKS
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Quilters' do : BEE
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Avoiding spitballs, say : DUCKING
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Classic Marx Brothers flick : DUCKSOUP
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Viscount, e.g. : NOBLE
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Available from the publisher : INPRINT
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Burgundy brothers : FRERES
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One of the Horae : IRENE
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Tucked in : ABED
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Fast-moving wind : GALE
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___ Minor : URSA
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Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Present opener? : EVER
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Form 1040 ID : SSN
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Literary inits. : RLS
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"You rang?" : YES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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