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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 2003

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 19,522 )
Across
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More meanspirited : BASER
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Elvis moved his, famously : HIPS
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Cole ___ : SLAW
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Now, in Spain : AHORA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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George W. Bush's alma mater : YALE
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Big name in weight loss : JENNYCRAIG
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Sound preceding crackle and pop : SNAP
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Mornings, for short : AMS
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"There ___ the neighborhood!" : GOES
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Genetic anomaly : MUTANT
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Inning divisions : OUTS
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Withered : SERE
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"Take my wife ... please!" comedian : HENNYYOUNGMAN
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Lumps of Clay? : FISTS
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Quote : CITE
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"I do," at the altar : VOW
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Chancellor von Bismarck : OTTO
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"Hyperion" poet : KEATS
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Baseball's Ruth : BABE
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Poe's "The Murders in the ___ Morgue" : RUE
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Unload, as stock : SELL
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Took a stab at : TRIED
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"Big" director, 1988 : PENNYMARSHALL
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Sounds of pleasure : AAHS
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Singer Redding : OTIS
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Color of Duke Ellington's "Mood" : INDIGO
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Its slogan is "Where America's Day Begins" : GUAM
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Little lie : FIB
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Medicine bottle : VIAL
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Real-life comic played in film by Dustin Hoffman : LENNYBRUCE
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Feed the kitty : ANTE
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"Heavens to Betsy!" : EGAD
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Furniture polish scent : LEMON
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Requirement : NEED
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Scatters, as seed : SOWS
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Happening : EVENT
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___ California : BAJA
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Throat clearing : AHEM
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Princes, but not princesses : SONS
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Suffix with north or south : ERN
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Sci-fi weapons : RAYGUNS
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Rejection of church dogma : HERESY
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Levin and Gershwin : IRAS
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Letter before omega : PSI
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Divisions : SEGMENTS
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Network : SYSTEM
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Glamorous actress Turner : LANA
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Broadway's ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
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Cried : WEPT
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1950's French president René : COTY
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Press on : URGE
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Cognizant of : ONTO
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Business attire : SUIT
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Try to get money from, slangily : HITUP
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Florida citrus city : OCALA
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Be of use to : AVAIL
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Prestigious prize : NOBEL
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Supporting : FOR
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Join in holy matrimony : WED
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Peepers' places : KEYHOLES
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Shade trees : ELMS
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Playtex products : BRAS
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Glitch : SNAG
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Sewing aid : THIMBLE
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Caught in the act : NAILED
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Doctors make them in hospitals : ROUNDS
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Not leave : STAY
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___ the Terrible : IVAN
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Number dialed before two ones : NINE
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July 4, 1776, e.g. : DATE
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Chew (on) : GNAW
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Show anger : FUME
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Bit of Windows dressing? : ICON
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Not straight : BENT
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Freudian topic : EGO
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Gun, as an engine : REV

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

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