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New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 2004

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 4 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0313 ( 19,849 )
Across
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Party promoter : APPARAT
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Shows devotion (to) : ADHERES
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Place for a comb : BEEHIVE
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Thingies : DOODADS
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Cover over : REPAPER
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Ties up : ENLACES
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Drinks made with Southern Comfort : ALABAMASLAMMERS
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"Where there's ___ ..." : AWILL
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A story might be told in it : ELABORATEDETAIL
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Paneling material : MASONITE
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40-Down's birthplace : LILLE
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"I'll get this" : MYTREAT
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Lets have it : DUMPSON
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Shower : AIRER
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Marker : MILEPOST
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March subject : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Part of a religious title : DALAI
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1990's TV detective drama : DIAGNOSISMURDER
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Villainous ones in the Bible : USURERS
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Brass production : TANTARA
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Name on a cake : SARALEE
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___ Aigner, popular maker of shoes and handbags : ETIENNE
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Addiction accomplice : ENABLER
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Gits in a scrap (with) : RASSLES
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Spelling start? : ABRA
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Debark? : PEEL
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Spice in a rap trio's name : PEPA
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Obsessive hunter of fiction : AHAB
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"Live!" co-host : RIPA
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A bead may represent one : AVEMARIA
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Large amount of juice? : TERAWATT
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"Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit" author ___ Davis : ADELLE
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Name associated with the Taj Mahal : DONALD
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___ oak : HOLM
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Skimmed milk product : EDAM
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What hearts sometimes do : RACE
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Air hose sound : SSSS
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Something to build on : SITE
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Poet Lazarus and others : EMMAS
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"___ on me" : LAYIT
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"Per Ardua ad ___" (Royal Air Force motto) : ASTRA
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Termite, e.g. : BORER
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Rare birds : ONERS
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Sperry who invented the Sperry gyroscope : ELMER
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Hedren of "The Birds" : TIPPI
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Old political journalist with the newspaper column "Matter of Fact" : ALSOP
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Admission of defeat : ILOSE
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Spring times : LENTS
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Huge flop : DISASTER
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Some threats : ULTIMATA
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Year the oldest college in the Americas was founded, in Mexico City : MDLI
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"The Big Parade" co-star, 1925 : ADOREE
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Aswan Dam builder : NASSER
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Old stage actress Eleanora : DUSE
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"There ___ old saying ..." : ISAN
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Subtle quality : AURA
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Interest greatly : GRAB
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Charles II's mistress : NELL
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Colleges, to Aussies : UNIS
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A.A.A. info : RTES
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Twain's jumping frog : DANL
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White-tailed bird : ERNE
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Explorer John and others : RAES

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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