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New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 2004

Author:
Daniel C. Bryant
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel C. Bryant

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKV} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bryant. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0422 ( 19,889 )
Across
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Oil company acronym : ARCO
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Univ. dorm supervisors : RAS
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Opening word? : SESAME
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One receiving orders : CHEF
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Dug in : ENTRENCHED
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First line of a couplet pertinent to this puzzle : TICTACTOEISAMID
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Prefix with sex : UNI
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War story : ILIAD
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Word with buff or buffa : OPERA
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Guiding light : POLARIS
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"I ___ you!" : DARE
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Many a drive-thru feature : ATM
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Failing grades : EFS
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Great Laker : SHAQ
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It's good for the teeth : GEARBOXOIL
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Stout : ALE
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Raft material : BALSA
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Poison warning : XXX
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Greenfly, e.g. : APHID
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Ammo belt accompanier : UZI
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Chemical substance that hastens aging : PROOXIDANT
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Boom support : MAST
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Mary ___ Evans (George Eliot's real name) : ANN
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Sound investments, for short : CDS
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Old Dodge : OMNI
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Buckeyes : OHIOANS
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It's a wrap : STOLE
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Start of a children's rhyme : ABCDE
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Baby's first word : GOO
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End of the couplet : WORDSINTHISGRID
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"Really?" : AREYOUSURE
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Costa ___, Calif. : MESA
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One of Paul Revere's message options : BYLAND
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China's Sun Yat-___ : SEN
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Starts (off) : TEES
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Misbehave : ACTUP
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Zoo heavyweight : RHINO
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Rhodes of Rhodesia : CECIL
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"___ in the Stilly Night" (Thomas Moore lyric) : OFT
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Go over again : RECLIMB
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Nay sayers : ANTIS
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Portico : STOA
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Tre + tre : SEI
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TV journalist David : ENSOR
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Scenic views, briefly : SCAPES
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Woeful words : AHME
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Former Israeli P.M. : MEIR
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13th-century literary work : EDDA
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Comedian born John Elroy Sanford : REDDFOXX
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Curved pipe feature : AIRTRAP
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Motorists' clubs, in brief : AAAS
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Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
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1-Across competitor : EXXON
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Otto who helped discover nuclear fission : HAHN
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Settled : ALIT
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Logical conclusion : QED
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Where Samson died : GAZA
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The Bushes, collegiately : ELIS
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Clinton and Blair, for two : OXONIANS
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Boys : LADDIES
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Cadge : BUM
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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Amounted (to) : RAN
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Motto of the Prince of Wales : ICHDIEN
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"See?!" : TOLDYA
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Quark plus antiquark : MESON
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Earth tone : OCHRE
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Match : AGREE
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It may be white : NOISE
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Tonics, to some : SODAS
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Tar : SWAB
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Naturalist Roger ___ Peterson : TORY
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Russian city on the Oka : OREL
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Heater stats : BTUS
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Birth control method, for short : IUD
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You can set your watch by it: Abbr. : GMT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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