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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 2004

"The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail" director, 1945

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {GQ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2004, The New York Times4/17/04 ( No. 19,884 )
Across
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Keep from practicing : DISBAR
7
A little hard to find : SEMIRARE
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Prefix with bacteria : ENTERO
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Brought to light : ELICITED
17
Some French wines : BLANCS
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Like a cat's existence? : NINEFOLD
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"Of course, what would I know?" : BUTTHATSJUSTME
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Place for a monitor: Abbr. : ICU
22
Excited : INHEAT
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English sum? : IAM
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Make (out) : EKE
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6 letters : MNO
27
Speed : HIE
29
Eva's half-sister? : ZSA
30
Beat : WEARY
32
Plant used to prevent erosion on banked roadsides : AXSEED
34
Had a peak experience? : SKIED
37
Start of a revival? : NEO
39
Clipped : TERSE
40
Beats : PULSES
42
Market purchase : SHARE
44
Hi-tech bookmark : URL
45
Tom Sawyer's half-brother : SID
47
F.D.R. initiative: Abbr. : WPA
48
Bad from the start? : MIS
51
"Stupid me!" : DOH
52
Poles are in it : EUROPE
54
Treebeard in "The Lord of the Rings," e.g. : ENT
55
2002 upset event : SUPERBOWLXXXVI
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Try to impress, in a way : NAMEDROP
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Of a heart chamber : ATRIAL
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Dual : TWOPHASE
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RNA constituent : URACIL
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Pressed hard : HARASSED
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The beginning : DAYONE
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Gibson of pop : DEBBIE
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Fortunate : INLUCK
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One may be standing at a fountain : STATUE
4
Inclination : BENT
5
Early calculator of pi : ARCHIMEDES
6
1982 Toto hit that won Record of the Year : ROSANNA
7
See 24-Down : SENSE
8
Wood of Hollywood : ELIJAH
9
Something easily forgotten : MINUTIA
10
Does in : ICES
11
Break : RIFT
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Perfumery purchase : ATOMIZER
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Stir hopes? : RELEASES
14
Roush of Cooperstown : EDD
20
Major irritant : THORN
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With 7-Down, wasn't inane : MADE
28
Paper pusher's words : EXTRAEXTRA
30
Anderson who directed "The Royal Tenenbaums" : WES
31
Jubilant cry : YES
33
Sheepish excuse lead-in : SEE
34
Starch source, informally : SPUD
35
"The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail" director, 1945 : KUROSAWA
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Bile : ILLHUMOR
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"Man!" : OHWOW
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Milieu for John Muir : SIERRAS
43
Praise : APPLAUD
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Novelist ___ Heyward : DUBOSE
48
1992 Michener book : MEXICO
49
For nothing : INVAIN
50
"___ Nacht" (German carol) : STILLE
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Caught, in a way : ROPED
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Rapper Sandra Denton's stage name : PEPA
57
Old English letters : EDHS
58
Look into? : XRAY
59
Kind of power : NTH

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

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