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New York Times, Monday, February 24, 2003

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0224 ( 19,466 )

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Across
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Office station : DESK
5
Arthur ___ Stadium : ASHE
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"Hurrah!," e.g. : SHOUT
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School for princes William and Harry : ETON
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Swing at a fly : SWAT
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Fool (around) : HORSE
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Bounce back : ECHO
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"Stop right there!" : HALT
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Ringmaster : EMCEE
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Judge's query : HOWDOYOUPLEAD
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Foal's father : SIRE
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___ League (56-Down's group) : IVY
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Krazy ___ : KAT
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Bureaucratic stuff : REDTAPE
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"___, humbug!" : BAH
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Cake topper : ICING
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Little devil : IMP
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Voice below soprano : ALTO
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Doctor's query : WHEREDOESITHURT
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Sliver : IOTA
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18-wheeler : RIG
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Desert spring : OASIS
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___ Canals (Great Lakes connectors) : SOO
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Light lager : PILSNER
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Farm bale : HAY
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Sidekick : PAL
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See 40-Down : OLAY
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Bartender's query : WHATLLYOUHAVE
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See 8-Down : BRUTE
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Beach composition : SAND
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Shade of blue : NAVY
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Raise the curtain : BEGIN
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Deep ___ bend : KNEE
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Nose, slangily : SNOOT
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Baby-sit : TEND
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E-mailed : SENT
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Lousy grade : DEE
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Carve in stone : ETCH
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Old warehouse district in New York : SOHO
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"Who ___ what evil ..." (intro to "The Shadow") : KNOWS
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On dry land : ASHORE
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Moved to the music : SWAYED
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Crown of light : HALO
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With 59-Across, words before "Then fall, Caesar!" : ETTU
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Make ready for use, as library books : SHELVE
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Warm and comfortable : HOMEY
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SeaWorld whale : ORCA
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Not new : USED
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Titleist supporter : TEE
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Sad song : DIRGE
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Longstocking lass : PIPPI
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Fuzzy fruits : KIWIS
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Sneeze sound : ACHOO
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Link with : TIETO
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Supermodel Cheryl : TIEGS
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Morning hrs. : AMS
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Turn red from embarrassment : BLUSH
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Heart chambers : ATRIA
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___-totsy : HOTSY
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Gun lobby, briefly : NRA
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"Eureka!" : AHA
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Dentist's tool : DRILL
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With "of" and 51-Across, a facial moisturizer : OIL
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Religious scroll : TORAH
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___ leather : PATENT
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Former White House speechwriter Peggy : NOONAN
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Sidestepped : ELUDED
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Outdoor party site : PATIO
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Foes of Rebs : YANKS
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Chirpy bird : WREN
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Justice Black : HUGO
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Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
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New Haven institution : YALE
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Barn topper : VANE
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Air rifle ammo : BBS
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However : YET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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