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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 2004

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 193 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 19,833 )
Across
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Musically detached: Abbr. : STAC
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Capital examiners, briefly : CPAS
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Fairy tale brother : GRIMM
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Bleeper's target : OATH
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See 32-Across : LANE
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Asian currency : RUPEE
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Psychic's furniture? : DIVININGROOMSET
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Beast of burden : CAMEL
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Gets a move on : SCOOTS
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Something big in front of the sofa? : DIVANBLOCKER
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Bowls : ARENAS
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Laugh sound : HAR
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Barrett formerly of Pink Floyd : SYD
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Madrid mousers : GATOS
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With 15-Across, a noted London theater : DRURY
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Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Vamooses : GITS
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Plus ___ (theme of this puzzle) : FOURS
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Big name in sneakers : NIKE
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Richmond-to-Virginia Beach dir. : ESE
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Breakfast item : BAGEL
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"Left ___ own devices ..." : TOHIS
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Like a lobster : RED
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Ingredient of black bottom pie : RUM
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One way to sort a list : BYNAME
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Savings of a German opera star? : DIVASKAPITAL
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Disinclined : AVERSE
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Auxiliaries : AIDES
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Two features of a hurried golf game? : DIVOTSANDDASHES
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The least bit : ATALL
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Helen's mother : LEDA
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180° turns, slangily : UEYS
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Virile : MANLY
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Helen's land : TROY
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See 47-Down : EDEN
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Covering for a bald spot : SOD
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___ chi (martial art) : TAI
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Off-road goer, for short : ATV
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Mexican-Americans : CHICANOS
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Shinnies : CLIMBS
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Cartoonist's drawing : PANEL
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White, informally : ANGLO
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Sabbath msg. : SER
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Freezer locale : GROCERY
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Buzz : RUMOR
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___ facto : IPSO
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Come across : MEET
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1986 World Series champs : METS
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Grannies : NANAS
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Herr Schindler and others : OSKARS
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Blade : DAGGER
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Poker phrase : IRAISE
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Checked for accuracy : VETTED
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One without manners : CHURL
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Top of the Alps? : SKIHAT
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Washington city : YAKIMA
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Gas station choice : DIESEL
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Believer's belief : DOGMA
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Way in Québec : RUE
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Some early 20th-century French artists : FAUVES
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Matter of little importance : NONISSUE
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Irascible : BRISTLY
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Supercompetitive : TYPEA
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Down time : BADDAY
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Dryly amusing : DROLL
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Having more reason : SANER
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Friendly term of address : KIDDO
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First resident of 61-Across : ADAM
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Ars longa, ___ brevis : VITA
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Hunter of fiction : EVAN
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PC key : ALT
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"If only ___ listened ..." : HED
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View finder? : EYE
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Fig. in identity theft : SSN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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