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New York Times, Tuesday, November 9, 2004

Author:
Robert Dillman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Dillman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 20,090 )
Across
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Cyber-junk mail : SPAM
5
Nose-in-the-air type : SNOB
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"And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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To boot : ALSO
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Suffix with soft or china : WARE
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Movado competitor : ROLEX
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Jib or spanker : SAIL
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Eyebrow shape : ARCH
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Let up : ABATE
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Invoice surprises : HIDDENCHARGES
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Carol starter : ADESTE
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Aussie jumper : ROO
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Beanball target : HEAD
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One with answers : KNOWER
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Guitarist Eddy : DUANE
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Antlers point : TINE
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Comic Rudner : RITA
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James Bond, e.g. : UNDERCOVERAGENT
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"___ Kampf" : MEIN
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Mimicker : APER
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Avian mimickers : MYNAS
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To the rear : ASTERN
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Slangy prefix meaning "mechanical" : ROBO
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Abbr. after an attorney's name : ESQ
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Buries : INTERS
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Hunter concealer : CAMOUFLAGENET
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"Ulysses" author : JOYCE
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Pupil controller : IRIS
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Captain of the Nautilus : NEMO
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"___ Day's Night" (Beatles film) : AHARD
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Demolish : RAZE
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Small combo : TRIO
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Miser's fixation : MONEY
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Airport postings, for short : ETAS
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"The ___ Baltimore" (Lanford Wilson play) : HOTL
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Skater Cohen : SASHA
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Tartan pattern : PLAID
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Stage digression : ASIDE
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Chocolatiers' equipment : MOLDS
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"Old Folks at Home" river : SWANEE
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Drug buster : NARC
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Philharmonic grp. : ORCH
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Joy on "The View" : BEHAR
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Catherine of ___ : ARAGON
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"Hamlet" soliloquy starter : TOBE
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"Sad to say ..." : ALAS
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Court do-over : LET
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Program file extension : EXE
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It'll knock you out : ETHER
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Al of "Today" : ROKER
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At the peak of : ATOP
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Navy Seal, e.g. : DIVER
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Bacchanalian blast : ORGY
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Austria's capital, to Austrians : WIEN
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Russian legislature : DUMA
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French singles : UNES
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Mine opening : ADIT
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Emperor who presided over a great fire : NERO
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Reply to a childish taunt : CANSO
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In the company of : AMONG
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Pain reliever, e.g. : REMEDY
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Skewed views : BIASES
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Paper purchase : QUIRE
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Tither's amount : TENTH
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Month after diciembre : ENERO
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Send as payment : REMIT
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Barfly's seat : STOOL
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Printer's color : CYAN
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Plot measure : ACRE
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Beer bust locale : FRAT
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Four-time-wed Minnelli : LIZA
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Wing it, musically : JAM
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Cry of revelation : OHO

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

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