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New York Times, Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0330 ( 19,866 )
Across
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Pleasant to look at : SCENIC
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"Hold on a ___!" : SEC
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Promgoer's rental : TUXEDO
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Airport monitor abbr. : ARR
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Nathan of stage and screen : LANE
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Colorful ring : AREOLA
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Pal in the 'hood : BRO
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Toggery, informally : DUDS
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Christmas tree : FIR
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Grade booster : EXTRACREDIT
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Big bash : FETE
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Helps with the dishes : RINSES
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Make even smoother : RESAND
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The late Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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"Folsom Prison Blues" singer : JOHNNYCASH
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___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
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Oneness : UNISON
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Chews the scenery : EMOTES
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Luggage receipt : CLAIMCHECK
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Synagogue scroll : TORAH
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Achieve : ATTAIN
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Snapple competitor : NESTEA
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Galley gear : OARS
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Sub sinker : DEPTHCHARGE
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It may be loaded at the casino : DIE
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Word-of-mouth : ORAL
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Fam. member : REL
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Assail, as a reputation : IMPUGN
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Not prerecorded : LIVE
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___ y Plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
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Puts on a happy face : SMILES
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Sly glance : LEER
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"Spring ahead" hrs. : DST
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Be a snitch : TATTLE
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Office crew : STAFF
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Radium discoverer : CURIE
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Put forth, as effort : EXERT
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Prefix with classical : NEO
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Like some chatter : IDLE
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Sweet-talk : COAX
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Audrey Hepburn title role : SABRINA
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Gofers' tasks : ERRANDS
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Long reptiles, in short : CROCS
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First-born : ELDEST
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Modem speed unit : BAUD
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Egg holder : NEST
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___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
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Apt., e.g. : RES
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Seaside soarers : ERNS
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Brian of the early Roxy Music : ENO
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Harmony : SYNC
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Classroom drudgery : ROTE
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Oil grp. : OPEC
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Mardi Gras wear : MASK
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"___ do it" : JUST
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
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Blood: Prefix : HEMA
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___ WorldCom : MCI
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"This can't be!" : OHNO
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Prepares to shave : LATHERS
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Gorged oneself : ATEALOT
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___-Tass (Russian news agency) : ITAR
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Branch in a trophy room : ANTLER
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Snickering syllable : HEH
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New England catch : SCROD
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Not for kids : ADULT
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Star in Orion : RIGEL
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Taste or touch : SENSE
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"Mama" sayer : DOLL
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Canal of song : ERIE
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Finish a drive? : PAVE
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Main idea : GIST
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Lazarus or Goldman : EMMA
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Orchestra area : PIT

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

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