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New York Times, Friday, April 18, 2003

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tyler Hinman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 19,519 )
Across
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They're seen on C-Span : POLS
5
Some irregular sheets : SCRAPPAPER
15
Cap-___ : APIE
16
Don't bother : LEAVEALONE
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Farmer's whereabouts : DELL
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Flunkies : UNDERLINGS
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Bond order : DRYMARTINI
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Squabbling : ATIT
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Capital situated more than two miles above sea level : LAPAZ
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Outfielder Mondesi : RAUL
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Opposite leg divided by the hypotenuse : SINE
25
Passengers' datum, briefly : ETA
26
Voice a view : OPINE
28
Supplied, as a line : FED
29
Relief provider : REDCROSS
31
Their dishes may be fancy : CHEFS
34
With 47-Across, Academy Award category : BEST
35
Saturnine : DOUR
36
Name that's the title of a 1980 Carly Simon hit : JESSE
38
Path of direct progress : FROMATOB
42
Blazer, e.g. : SUV
43
An activist has one : CAUSE
44
Bibliophile's suffix : ANA
45
Scrapes (out) : EKES
47
See 34-Across : SONG
48
Big autumn sellers : RAKES
50
Handel opera : NERO
51
Getting somewhere, slangily : INBUSINESS
53
"That's my understanding" : IBELIEVESO
55
Bone: Prefix : OSTE
56
Kings' home : LOSANGELES
57
It may call for four hands : DUET
58
News line? : EXTRAEXTRA
59
"The Mod Squad" co-star, 1999 : EPPS
Down
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Certain steamboat, informally : PADDLER
2
Work on an organ, maybe : OPERATE
3
Place to sit by the water : LILYPAD
4
1965 center of a black voter registration drive : SELMA
5
Cast aspersions on : SLUR
6
Middle-of-the-roader : CENTRIST
7
Alternative to degrees : RADIANS
8
Means of access : AVENUE
9
Trepidation inducer : PERIL
10
One to hang with : PAL
11
What a person may go under : ALIAS
12
Tiara wearer : PONTIFF
13
Ramjets, e.g. : ENGINES
14
Concluded in court : RESTED
20
Ponta Delgada is its biggest city : AZORES
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Example of model behavior? : POSE
30
Handles are used on them : CBS
31
Lovers' exchanges : COOS
32
Skeletal pair : HUMERI
33
Time : ERA
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One who hasn't gone straight : DRUGUSER
36
Singles player : JUKEBOX
37
Apex : EVEREST
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A crankshaft drives it : FANBELT
39
Occupies : TAKESUP
40
Very simple, as a process : ONESTEP
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Short-legged hunters : BASSETS
42
Declining, in a way : SENILE
43
Like some lenses : CONVEX
46
Kind of cycle : SOLAR
47
Warfare tactic : SIEGE
49
It's positive : ANODE
52
Wrigley Field star : SOSA
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Feminizing ending : INA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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