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New York Times, Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Author:
Bill Ballard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bill Ballard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0413 ( 19,880 )
Across
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Play lookout for, for example : ABET
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Praises : LAUDS
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Vegetarian's no-no : MEAT
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Lollapalooza : LULU
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Beginning : ONSET
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"Cogito, ___ sum" : ERGO
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V.I.P. #1 : GRANDPANJANDRUM
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Blazing, as the eyes : AGLARE
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Stirs up : AROUSES
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Forest rangers' worries : FIRES
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U.F.O. fliers : ETS
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Ammo holder : CLIP
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Fizzler : DUD
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Like zoo animals : CAGED
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Very, in Versailles : TRES
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Maze goal : FINISH
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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V.I.P. #2 : HIGHMUCKETYMUCK
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Dr. J's org., once : ABA
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Unit : ENTITY
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James who wrote "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
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Marooned, maybe : ISLED
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Chicago-to-Tampa dir. : SSE
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Pants part : KNEE
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Barely lit : DIM
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Blue eyes or curly hair : TRAIT
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The "E" of PETA : ETHICAL
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Turn : SWIVEL
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V.I.P. #3 : THEBIGENCHILADA
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Group in a spies' network : CELL
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Harden : INURE
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Property right : LIEN
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London's ___ Park : HYDE
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Jargons : CANTS
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Actress Heche : ANNE
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Aquatic plant : ALGA
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Small town : BURG
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Carrier to Israel : ELAL
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Sushi staple : TUNAFISH
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Running horse : LOPER
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Bibliographical suffix : ANA
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Part of the Defense Dept. : USN
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___ vu : DEJA
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Gaze intently : STARE
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One of the Gorgons : MEDUSA
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Botches one : ERRS
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Male turkeys : TOMS
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Mr. Unexciting : DRIP
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Cut irregularly : NOTCHY
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Decrees : EDICTS
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Orange label : SUNKIST
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Corn holders : CRIBS
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Over 18, say : LEGAL
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One on the Atkins plan : DIETER
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Railroad measure : GAUGE
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Roastmaster : EMCEE
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It holds back the sea : DIKE
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Spicy cuisine : THAI
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When said three times, a 1964 Beach Boys hit : FUN
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Pigpen : STY
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Noble Italian family name : MEDICI
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Spanish scarf : MANTILLA
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Fit to serve : EDIBLE
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Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
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Wizardry : MAGIC
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"Angela's ___" (1996 best seller) : ASHES
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Inscribe permanently : ETCH
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"If ___ only knew!" : THEY
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Grasped : HELD
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Musical Horne : LENA
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Conceited : VAIN
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1950's British P.M. : EDEN
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The Beatles' "Penny ___" : LANE
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Sister : NUN
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TV screen: Abbr. : CRT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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