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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 105 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 19,517 )
Across
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Italian vacation spot : CAPRI
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Mountain climber? : TBAR
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___ Middlecoff, 1949 and 1956 U.S. Open champ : CARY
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Tet observer : ASIAN
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Place for a numbered flag : HOLE
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Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
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Slowly depart : SHUFFLEOFF
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One of the Sinatras : TINA
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The Pointer Sisters' "___ So Shy" : HES
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Spiritual leader : RABBI
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Former first couple : TAFTS
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Glum : DOUR
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Heartfelt : EARNEST
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Its days are numbered : CALENDAR
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Central : MID
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W.W. II danger : UBOAT
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503, long ago : DIII
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Parachuting event : DROP
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Kind of market : BULL
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Lip-___ (doesn't really sing) : SYNCS
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Hauled-away car, maybe : REPO
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Attempt : STAB
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Latin 101 word : ESSE
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West Wing workers : AIDES
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It may be engraved in stone : RIP
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How lottery winners react : ELATEDLY
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Head judges? : IQTESTS
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Scored on serve : ACED
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Big picture : MURAL
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"C'mon ... please?" : CANTI
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Luau chow : POI
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Schnozz : BEAK
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Reduce the area of by 50% : FOLDINHALF
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Earth, to Mahler : ERDE
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European car : AUDI
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Lugs : TOTES
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Self-help author Wayne : DYER
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___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
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New York city near Binghamton : OWEGO
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Payment method : CASH
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Court legend : ASHE
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Papal name : PIUS
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W.W. II heroes: Abbr. : RAF
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Leading : INFRONT
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Bunch of sitcoms? : THEBRADYS
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Pinhead : BOOB
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1966 song that asked "What's it all about?" : ALFIE
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Call, as a game : REF
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Routine : CUTANDDRIED
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"Get ___!" : ALIFE
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Monopoly income : RENTS
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Bakery supply : YEAST
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Glorify : LAUD
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Prefix with color : TRI
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Negotiator's outrageous demand, e.g. : DEALBREAKER
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Ones close to le coeur : AMIS
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Denmates : CUBS
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Border on : ABUT
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"Damn Yankees" role : LOLA
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Shampoo finish : RINSE
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Like some epic poetry : ICELANDIC
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Comic Foxx : REDD
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European car : OPEL
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Floral arrangement : POSY
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Leaf-turning mo. : SEPT
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Eroded : ATEINTO
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1-Across, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
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When Carmen meets Don José : ACTI
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Insert, as a code : IMBED
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Author's letter to an editor : QUERY
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Baseball news : TRADE
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Use elbow grease on : SCOUR
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Alan of "Betsy's Wedding" : ALDA
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Top of the head : PATE
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First name in fashion : OLEG
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Assuming that's true : IFSO
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"___ chance" : FAT
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Modus operandi : HOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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