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New York Times, Saturday, February 21, 2004

Author:
Brendan Quigley and Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1838/7/19964/28/201916
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365152018482615
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1.635213
Brendan Emmett Quigley
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
2297/11/199911/4/20182
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
741241679512
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.54980
Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Assembly area : AGORA
6
Clinton's secretary of health and human services : SHALALA
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Study : BONEUP
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Developmental site : PHOTOLAB
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Start of a carol : ADESTE
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Water : IRRIGATE
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Saint usually depicted carrying the infant Jesus : SIMEON
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TV control : TINT
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French resort Villefranche-sur-___ : MER
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Big name in women's wear : EVANPICONE
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Smooth : SAND
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Like some missiles : ANTITANK
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Betting game : MONTE
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Longevity : LEGS
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Gang : CIRCLE
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"Nice!" : GOODONE
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Prima ballerina who married an ambassador : FONTEYN
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Noted TV war correspondent : ARNETT
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"Hi-___, Hi-Lo" (1953 hit) : LILI
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Some bays : MARES
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Persevere and succeed : FINDAWAY
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Verb with vous : ETES
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Having columns set into a wall : PILASTERED
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Hang loosely : LOP
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Charles Anderson ___, owner and editor of the New York Sun, 1868-97 : DANA
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Sexually attractive : NUBILE
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Like sage or allspice : AROMATIC
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Interstice : AREOLA
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1920's communication fad : WIRELESS
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Figure : PERSON
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Drunken : SOTTISH
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Bamboozles and how : SNOWS
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Lower : ABASE
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Lady of Coventry : GODIVA
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Kind of band : ONEMAN
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Forwarded : RESENT
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Ones who'd never think of flying? : AUTOPILOTS
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Head doctor : SHRINK
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Star of the 1957 Broadway musical "Jamaica" : HORNE
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Going ___ : ATIT
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Account : LOG
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___ Creek, N.C., site of a 1771 colonial battle : ALAMANCE
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In a dormant form : LATENTLY
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North Sea oil industry center : ABERDEEN
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Hair shirt wearer : PENITENT
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Climbers' spikes : PITONS
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Zoo keeper? : CAGE
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Work with mail : SORT
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Dollhouse collector's collection : MINIATURES
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Fall phenomenon : COLDSNAP
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They name the seasons : GAMELAWS
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Handel work : ORATORIO
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Awaiting punishment, say : ONREPORT
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Scrabble 2-pointers : DEES
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Purveyor of luxury tableware Michael C. ___ : FINA
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Flowers in a Whitman verse : LILACS
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Surface coating : FINISH
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Noted Viennese composer : WEBERN
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Melodic : ARIOSO
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Gutless : YELLOW
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Crowns : PATES
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___ list : DEANS
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"Anthropomorphic Bread" painter, 1932 : DALI
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Satisfied : MET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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