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New York Times, Saturday, November 8, 2003

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 19,723 )
Across
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Rather good at reporting : DAN
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"Moses" author : ASCH
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One given to gushing : EMOTER
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"Turn to Stone" grp. : ELO
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Dynasty of Confucius : CHOU
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Rabbit ears, e.g. : DIPOLE
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College entrance consideration : SATSCORE
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Still in the original package : UNUSED
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Gets ready beforehand, in a way : PRECOOKS
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Like Satan worshipers : CULTIC
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Lends : IMPARTS
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Past tense? : ATEASE
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One that gives you an eyeful? : TEARDUCT
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Corporeal cord : TENDON
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Drain feature : EDDY
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Like many churches : PROTESTANT
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Years : ERA
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Storied home wrecker : BIGBADWOLF
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Shout to the team : MUSH
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Antarctica's ___ Coast : ADELIE
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Enter quietly : SLIPINTO
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Turn (to) : RESORT
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Taking off : ONADIET
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Source of some scars : BATTLE
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Hierarchs : PRELATES
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Famous Cremona family : AMATIS
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Water, in other words : ADAMSALE
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Religious exhortation : REPENT
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Some injections : SERA
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Coastline feature : RIA
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Current entry points : ANODES
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Disposal items : ORTS
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Even : YET
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Regardless of : DESPITE
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Not at all calm : ALARMED
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Need for taking 9-Down : NOTEPAD
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Proper relationship : ACCORD
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Skyrocket : SHOOTUP
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Feature of some roller coasters : CORKSCREW
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Rose and burgundy, e.g. : HUES
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Tell a thing or two : EDUCATE
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They may be brought to a business meeting : MINUTES
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Ritzy : OPULENT
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Taqueria order : TOSTADA
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"Have mercy" in Masses : ELEISON
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Pittance : REDCENT
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Goose-pimply : SCARY
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They're baited in rings : TOROS
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Tough request : TALLORDER
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Rush in a movie theater : BARBARA
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Professional light bulb producers? : IDEAMEN
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Suppressing opposition brutally : GESTAPO
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Eradicated, with "out" : BLOTTED
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Hop offerer : AIRLINE
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Has trouble standing : DETESTS
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Architecture, e.g. : FINEART
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Skilled moneymaker : MIDAS
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Whole : UNITARY
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Certain marble : STEELIE
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Uncomfortable position : HOTSEAT
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Las ___ : PALMAS
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Step, in Seville : PASO

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

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