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FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RECORD BOOKS

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 2004

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 144, Blocks: 71 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1205 ( 20,116 )
Across
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Sharp-billed diver : LOON
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Home of Russell Cave Natl. Monument : ALA
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Mediterranean resort island : IBIZA
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Made off with : STOLE
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Sicilian mount : ETNA
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Frank Delano Roosevelt’s phrase “New Deal” came from a book by … : MARKTWAIN
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Like the north wind : BOREAL
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Theodore Roosevelt, who was never known as the modest type, is the only U.S. president ever to give an inaugural address ... : WITHOUTSAYINGTHEWORDI
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Homer Simpson outburst : DOH
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Camera lens setting : FSTOP
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Ocean floor : SEABED
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Fort Smith-to-Little Rock dir. : ESE
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Target MTV viewer : TEEN
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Horned viper : ASP
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One-armed bandit : SLOT
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Educational cable network : TLC
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Puts through again, as paper in a copier : REFEEDS
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“When ___ hear from you?” : WILLI
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Extremely significant : EPOCHAL
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Eggs : OVA
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Kingston resident, e.g. : JAMAICAN
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Self-titled WB sitcom : REBA
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Together, musically : ADUE
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One-named singer/actress : CHER
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Abound : TEEM
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1994 Peace Nobelist Peres : SHIMON
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Go bad : TURN
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Some fund-raisers : RAFFLES
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Global divide : EQUATOR
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911 responders, for short : EMTS
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Below-the-belt : UNFAIR
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Really beats : DRUBS
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Sorority letters : NUS
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Hate : ABHOR
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Architect of Spain’s Miró museum : SERT
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Early sixth-century year : DIII
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“Stormy Weather” singer : HORNE
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It’s due in Venice : TWO
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Love : ADORE
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Like weightlifters : MUSCLY
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Enter : GOIN
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States positively : AFFIRMS
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Baroque piece : CANTATA
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Revolutionary Trotsky : LEON
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1997 Demi Moore title role : GIJANE
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Circus reactions : OOHS
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Work ___ many levels (succeed) : ONSO
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Tracy’s mom, in “Hairspray” : EDNA
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Needle case : ETUI
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Dirty Harry, e.g. : ANTIHERO
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Maven : PRO
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Bears, on Wall Street : SELLERS
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Country singer Black : CLINT
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Some Diego Rivera works : FRESCOS
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Tax : TRY
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Glove : MITT
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Ushered : LED
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One going to the dogs? : FLEA
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Rum ___ Tugger (“Cats” cat) : TUM
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It may be hard to keep : SECRET
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Newspapers : PRESS
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Road map no. : RTE
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Calvin Coolidge lived up to his reputation as a man of few words when he … : WROTEAONESENTENCEWILL
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Sweden’s largest lake : VANERN
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George W. Bush, as a managing general partner of baseball’s Texas Rangers, traded away ... : SAMMYSOSA
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Without ___ (unprotected) : ANET
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The only U.S. president whose vice president ran against him to succeed him was John .... : ADAMS
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Get rid of : ERASE
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Ace reliever Robb : NEN
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Presidents 117-Across and 44-Down both died the same day in 1826 … : ONTHEFOURTHOFJULY
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Tickled : AMUSED
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Coffee orders : LATTES
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Suffix with odd : ITY
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Anguilla is part of it: Abbr. : BWI
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Writer Fleming : IAN
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Takes a jog : ZIGS
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Pot creators : ANTES
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1976 uprising site : SOWETO
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Ronald Reagan is the only U.S. president who was also president of a … : LABORUNION
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Neverthless : EVENSO
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Peace interrupter : WARFARE
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Rocks, so to speak : ICE
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See 56-Down : CRIT
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A U.S. president who was also an architect, musician and inventor was … : JEFFERSON
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Yanqui : AMERICANO
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Annoyed no end : ATEAT
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A labor-saving device invented by 44-Down was the … : DUMBWAITER
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French vineyard : CRU
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Kind of cab : HANSOM
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Grinder : SUB
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With 42-Down, college course, slangily : LIT
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Comforters : QUILTS
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Twist : DISTORT
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Pour : RAIN
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Demand payment : DUN
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Long lookers : OGLERS
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Hip-hop’s Dr. ___ : DRE
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Number five iron : MASHIE
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N.B.A.’s ___ Ming : YAO
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Go belly-up : FAIL
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“Relax, man!” : CHILL
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Medieval romance tale : GEST
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Like some stocks and drugs: Abbr. : OTC
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Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
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Object : END
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“___ Porridge Hot” : PEASE
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Some heads of state : EMEERS
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Costa ___ : RICAN
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Strip off, as blubber : FLENSE
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Look over again : RESCAN
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Discount store : OUTLET
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Fuses, as ore : SMELTS
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Strained : TENSE
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Obsolescent refrigerant : FREON
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Fruit holder : STEM
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Sprint : TEAR
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Hoops stat: Abbr. : PTS
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Robt. Byrd’s home : WVA
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“Far out!” : RAD
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___ roll : ONA
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Diminutive, in Dundee : SMA
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Type widths : EMS
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Largest county of Nevada : NYE
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Comic : WAG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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