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New York Times, Monday, March 8, 2004

TV series that premiered in 1974

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times3/8/04 ( No. 19,844 )

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Across
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Fed. food inspectors : USDA
5
Raindrop sound : PLOP
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Songwriters' grp. : ASCAP
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Lecherous look : LEER
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Cleveland cagers, briefly : CAVS
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Weigher : SCALE
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Co-star of 36-Down : TOMBOSLEY
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Jabs : POKES
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It's heard on the grapevine : RUMOR
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I. M. Pei, for one : ARCHITECT
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Red flag, e.g. : ALERT
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Lyricist Lorenz ___ : HART
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See 41-Down : HALF
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Online film maker : WEBCAM
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Star of 36-Down : RONHOWARD
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Stallone title role : RAMBO
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Out of port : ASEA
40
January in Juárez : ENERO
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"___ delighted!" : IDBE
43
Brouhahas : FLAPS
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Co-star of 36-Down : ERINMORAN
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Knock over : TOPPLE
49
Fencing blade : EPEE
50
The "Y" of B.Y.O.B. : YOUR
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Barge's route : CANAL
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100% incorrect : DEADWRONG
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Whooping ___ : CRANE
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50's candidate Stevenson : ADLAI
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Setting for 36-Down : MILWAUKEE
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___ breath (flower) : BABYS
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"Guilty" or "not guilty" : PLEA
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Flex : BEND
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Boffo show : SMASH
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Gardener's bagful : SEED
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Counts up : ADDS
Down
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Part of UHF : ULTRA
2
Capital of South Korea : SEOUL
3
Film director Jonathan : DEMME
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Shady spot : ARBOR
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Alternatives to Macs : PCS
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Syllables in "Deck the Halls" : LALA
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Finished : OVER
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Intimidate, with "out" : PSYCH
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Person with goals : ASPIRER
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Co-star of 36-Down : SCOTTBAIO
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Wedding reception centerpiece : CAKE
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Writer Waugh : ALEC
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Exterminator's target : PEST
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Garden products name : ORTHO
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"Hee ___" : HAW
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___-inspiring : AWE
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Lois of "Superman" : LANE
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"___ Jacques" (children's song) : FRERE
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Naval leader: Abbr. : CMDR
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"Dancing Queen" quartet : ABBA
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Big name in water faucets : MOEN
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Makeshift river conveyance : RAFT
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Certain tide : NEAP
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TV series that premiered in 1974 : HAPPYDAYS
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Cause for a plumber : DRIP
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With 25-Across, 50% : ONE
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Molasseslike : SLOWISH
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Muhammad's birthplace : MECCA
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Where Switz. is : EUR
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Easy wins : ROMPS
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Popular Caribbean island : ARUBA
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Sans clothing : NAKED
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Put ___ to (halt) : ANEND
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English city NE of Manchester : LEEDS
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Applies lightly : DABS
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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"Duchess of ___" (Goya work) : ALBA
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Cairo's river : NILE
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Elation : GLEE
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Mouthful of gum : WAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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