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New York Times, Monday, February 2, 2004

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 19,809 )
Across
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Homebuilder's strip : LATH
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Bruins of the Pac 10 : UCLA
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Unflashy : STAID
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"Can you hear me? ... hear me? ... hear me?" : ECHO
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Horse in a 60's sitcom : MRED
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Ralph ___ Emerson : WALDO
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"What a shame!" : ALAS
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Laser light : BEAM
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Go in : ENTER
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Overly florid writing : PURPLEPROSE
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Acorn maker : OAK
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Recharges one's batteries, so to speak : NAPS
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Bucky Beaver's toothpaste, in old ads : IPANA
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Switchblade : SHIV
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Weapons of ___ destruction : MASS
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Pesos : DINERO
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Prefix with metric or tonic : ISO
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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1951 Alec Guinness film, with "The" : LAVENDERHILLMOB
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City west of Tulsa : ENID
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Night before : EVE
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Go on Social Security, maybe : RETIRE
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One-and-only : SOLE
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Mouth off to : SASS
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September bloom : ASTER
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Frisbee, e.g. : DISC
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Some univ. instructors : TAS
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"I knew it!" : AHA
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The 1890's : MAUVEDECADE
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Reaction to the Beatles, once : MANIA
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Flying: Prefix : AERO
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Pitch : HURL
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"Git ___ Little Dogies" : ALONG
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Section of seats : TIER
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58-Across and others : ERAS
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"Death Be Not Proud" poet John : DONNE
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North Carolina college : ELON
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Hourly pay : WAGE
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___ year (2004, e.g.) : LEAP
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Legal rights grp. : ACLU
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In that direction, to a whaler : THAR
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The "H" in "M*A*S*H": Abbr. : HOSP
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Brownish : UMBER
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Thin pancakes : CREPES
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"All in the Family" producer Norman : LEAR
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Call on the carpet : ADMONISH
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Clean the carpet : SWEEP
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Brownish : TAN
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Notion : IDEA
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Social misfit : DORK
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Memorize : LEARN
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___-faire : SAVOIR
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Gets the lead out? : SMELTS
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Runs in neutral : IDLES
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Upright or baby grand : PIANO
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Blacksmith's block : ANVIL
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Had to have : NEEDED
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Root beer brand : HIRES
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Fess up to : ADMIT
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Sound of slumber : SNORE
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Cavalry blade : SABER
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Texas oil city : ODESSA
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Clear out, as before a hurricane : EVACUATE
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Renter's paper : LEASE
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Alternative to mono : STEREO
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Likeness : IMAGE
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Decorate : ADORN
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"Diary of ___ Housewife" (1970 film) : AMAD
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Angel's headwear : HALO
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Unattributed: Abbr. : ANON
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Bridal wear : VEIL
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Grind with the teeth : CHEW
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Distinctive quality : AURA
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Quarter-mile race, e.g. : DRAG
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In addition : ELSE
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Holiday ___ : INN

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

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