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New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 2003

Author:
Chuck Menning and Mitch Komro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mitch Komro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {MQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Menning. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Komro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 19,511 )
Across
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Dilute : THIN
5
Bird's-eye view? : BEAK
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Part-time peacekeepers : POSSE
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Jaunty greeting : HIHO
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"___ Bowl of Tea" (1989 comedy) : EATA
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Before : UNTIL
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Jocular remark by someone holding a door, literally? : AGEBEAUTY
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Some pups : SEALS
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Queequeg's craft : WHALER
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Five-time "ER" Emmy nominee : NOAHWYLE
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Sound of an unexpected stop : SCREECH
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It may produce a stir : SPOON
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Baseball exec Bud : SELIG
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They're not perfectly round : OVOIDS
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Parking place : SPOT
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Complete : ATOZ
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Skirts : EDGES
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The Roosevelt years, e.g. : ERA
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Thick board, literally? : TWOFOUR
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Easter display : HAT
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Willowy : LITHE
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Like some colors : NEON
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Stops along the line: Abbr. : STNS
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Wood splitter : AXHEAD
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Roll back, perhaps : RESET
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Egg cream ingredient : SYRUP
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Positive thinker's proclamation : YESICAN
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Average producer : DOWJONES
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Shout after waiting : ATLAST
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Run through : USEUP
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Sermon subject, literally? : DEATHLIFE
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Desert dearth : SHADE
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One may be on its last leg : RACE
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Actress O'Connor and others : UNAS
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___ Blixen a k a Isak Dinesen : KAREN
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Like a line, briefly : ONED
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Hardly coy : PERT
Down
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Loosens up : THAWS
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Operatic challenge : HIGHC
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Rumormonger's start : IHEAR
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Superlatively sublime : NOBLEST
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Breakfast pastry : BEARCLAW
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Cannes dew? : EAU
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Memo abbr. : ATTN
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Lays out : KAYOS
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No tough opponent : PUSHOVER
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Driving club : ONEWOOD
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Attend a slumber party, literally? : STAYNIGHT
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Place for a planter : SILL
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Something ___ : ELSE
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Big shoe spec : EEEE
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Stamp seller on base: Abbr. : APO
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Proposition, slangily : HITON
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Errand runner : GOFER
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Academic figure : DEAN
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Streakers, briefly : SSTS
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Ward with an Emmy : SELA
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Grand finale? : PRIX
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Testify in court, literally? : OATHSWEAR
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Salinger title character : ZOOEY
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Rip into : TEAROPEN
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Voted out : UNSEATED
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Flip side of "Revolution" : HEYJUDE
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Battling insomnia : STILLUP
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Pester for payment : DUN
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Book before Job: Abbr. : ESTH
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Pitcher Martinez : PEDRO
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Queeg's craft : CAINE
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Equally distant : ASFAR
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SALT subject : NTEST
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Gloaming : DUSK
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Accident-monitoring grp. : OSHA
57
One of the Lennons : SEAN
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High honor : ACE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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