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New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 2004

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {GQY} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0320 ( 19,856 )
Across
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Heavenly array : SPHERES
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One way to leave a hair salon : BLONDER
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Least fresh : TRITEST
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What the first caller may be on : LINEONE
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Film event : RELEASE
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Goddess mentioned in Poe's "Ulalume" : ASTARTE
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Tie indicator : ALL
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"Strangers on a Train" chase scene site : PENNSTATION
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Short stroke : PUTT
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Cancel : XOUT
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Like a literary prince : PETIT
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Targets of some sprays : ODORS
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Federal Communications Commission target : SMUT
30
Play thing? : ROLE
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King Gyanendra, for one : NEPALI
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Eliciting a "So what?" : BLAH
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Old union member: Abbr. : SSR
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It's topped with Roquefort dressing : COBBSALAD
39
No longer edible : BAD
42
Extra : PERK
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Denouement preceder : CLIMAX
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European border river : ODER
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Particles of the lepton family : TAUS
51
Impound : SEIZE
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"Zapped!" co-star, 1982 : AAMES
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Chase of "Now, Voyager" : ILKA
56
Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Tale of ___ Saltan" : TSAR
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Jeremy Irons film based on Proust's writings : SWANNINLOVE
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Ziegfeld of the "Ziegfeld Follies" : FLO
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Chemical salt in some black inks : TANNATE
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Places for some rings : PINKIES
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Customer : ORDERER
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It needs three walls : JAIALAI
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Causes increasing irritation : FESTERS
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Incessant : ENDLESS
Down
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Attach, in a way : STRAPON
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Warm-up : PRELUDE
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Good viewpoint : HILLTOP
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Noël time in Tahiti : ETE
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Get back : REAP
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New Jersey county : ESSEX
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Trial figures : STENOS
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Embryonic stage : BLASTULA
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Pros or cons, e.g. : LIST
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Ready : ONTAP
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Less muddled : NEATER
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Snack food brand : DORITOS
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Catches in a trap : ENTOILS
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Catalog anew : REENTER
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Dope : NUMBSKULL
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Ford Explorer Sport ___ : TRAC
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Eats, but barely : SLOP
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Sprinkler's need? : TALC
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Doubter's scoff : IBET
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"The Merry Drinker" painter : HALS
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No-___ (snaps) : BRAINERS
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One may cheat on it : DIET
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Be proud to have : BOASTOF
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Computer program that blocks pop-ups : ADAWARE
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Has to have : DEMANDS
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Put in the wrong place : MISFILE
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Heath family members : AZALEAS
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Abnormal dryness : XEROSIS
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Milk curdler : RENNET
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Capital SSE of Belgrade : SKOPJE
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Web : SNARE
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For the birds : AVIAN
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Aqueduct of Sylvius, e.g. : ITER
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City near Vance Air Force base : ENID
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Asian carrier : KAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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