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New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Author:
Ron Sweet
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sweet. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0316 ( 19,852 )
Across
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Talk like Jimmy Stewart : DRAWL
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Minnelli of "Cabaret" : LIZA
10
Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
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Noted Montague : ROMEO
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First father : ADAM
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Potting need : SOIL
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Jellied garnish : ASPIC
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Glazier's unit : PANE
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Ditto, with "the" : SAME
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Kingdom's dock? : PIEROFTHEREALM
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Suffix with musket : EER
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Tic-tac-toe winner : OOO
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Poet Elinor : WYLIE
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Invent : DREAMUP
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Baseball playoffs mo. : OCT
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Mikhail of chess : TAL
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Adage : SAW
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Home of the Blue Devils : DUKE
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Municipality's dock? : QUAYTOTHECITY
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Part of a financial portfolio : FUND
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Yale, for one : IVY
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Q-Tip target : EAR
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Put down, on the street : DIS
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Place where you can get into hot water : SPA
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No less than : ATLEAST
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Looks out for, at a heist : ABETS
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Commotion : ADO
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Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
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Country's dock? : BERTHOFANATION
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Diva Gluck : ALMA
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Breakfast food chain : IHOP
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Back, at the track : BETON
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Barrel of laughs : RIOT
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Hosiery hue : BEIGE
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Breyers competitor : EDYS
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Adds (up) : TOTS
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
Down
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Hung loosely : DRAPED
2
More upbeat : ROSIER
3
Fuse unit : AMPERE
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Small dam : WEIR
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Lead-in to motion : LOCO
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Traveler's work aid : LAPTOP
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Potato state : IDAHO
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Billy of "Titanic" : ZANE
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From the U.S. : AMER
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Composition with a viewpoint : ESSAY
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Give 100% : GOALLOUT
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Gadget-laden : GIMMICKY
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Grand ___ Opry : OLE
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Ball that may hit an umpire : FOULTIP
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Meadow mother : EWE
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Summer in Suisse : ETE
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Just slightly : ATAD
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Indianapolis 500 time : MAY
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Sound of relief : AAH
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Fond of : SWEETON
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Farm pen : STY
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Calamitous : DIRE
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Nitpicked : QUIBBLED
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Socially improper : UNSEEMLY
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Future aves? : OVA
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Record-setting Ripken : CAL
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Pharmaceutical-safety org. : FDA
44
Retired flier : SST
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Changes to fit : ADAPTS
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"The way things are ..." : ASITIS
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One of a slapstick trio : STOOGE
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Prison escape route, maybe : TUNNEL
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Cafeteria carriers : TRAYS
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Underway : AFOOT
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"Java" player Al : HIRT
55
Home to Columbus : OHIO
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"Chiquitita" quartet : ABBA
57
Freshman, usually : TEEN
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"You ___ here" : ARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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