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New York Times, Friday, April 23, 2004

Author:
Alan Olschwang
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Olschwang

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Olschwang. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0423 ( 19,890 )
Across
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Interest amounts : ACCRUALS
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Show astonishment : GOGGLE
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Bargain for leniency : COPAPLEA
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Unlikely to judge : AMORAL
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Exit indicator, e.g. : ROADSIGN
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"Grand" place : BAHAMA
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Cab alternatives : ELS
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___ Sea, near the Greater Barsuki Desert : ARAL
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London production : NOVEL
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Don't dawdle : LOSENOTIME
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"Whew!" : OHMAN
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Drop-off point : EDGE
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Nevada's second-largest county : ELKO
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Gob : SEADOG
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First name in Hollywood dirt : RONA
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Rehearsed : PAT
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Get to know : MAKEFRIENDSWITH
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Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne's "___ Never Forgotten" : IVE
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Kind of bean : FAVA
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Opposite of fluster : SOOTHE
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Tax, in Britain : CESS
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Symbol of domination : FIST
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G.I.'s reply : NOSIR
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Ashen : WHITEFACED
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Noted diamond family : ALOUS
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Casa part : SALA
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End of a parent's order : NOW
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#39 in a series : CARTER
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Final proposals : ULTIMATA
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Protect : INSURE
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Makes a party to : LETSINON
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Excavate : DEEPEN
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Do some courtroom work : TRYACASE
Down
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Some of a lot : ACRE
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Hip : COOL
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They often fill out schedules : CPAS
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90's kids' catchword : RAD
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Good times : UPS
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Criminal's creation : ALIAS
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Stowe villain : LEGREE
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Source of some serious shaking : SANANDREASFAULT
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Tittle-tattle : GAB
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Rial spender : OMANI
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"Get out of here!" : GOHOME
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Quarrying locales : GRAVELPITS
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Pathetic : LAME
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It's known for its security : ELAL
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What some surfers do : LOGON
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Put on cargo : LADE
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Switch words : ONOFF
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Inclines : TENDS
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With 52-Down, microscopic staining compound : OSMIC
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Pitch : HEAVE
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Aggravates : MAKESWORSE
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Blues singer McDonald : KATHI
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Survey category : OTHER
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Payola : GRAFT
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Not separately : ASONE
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Wallflower producers? : IVIES
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Club option : WOOD
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"Zip it!" : SHUTUP
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More fanciful : TALLER
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Alpine river : ISERE
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Malicious : CATTY
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See 26-Down : ACID
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Track assignment : LANE
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Baby spoiler, perhaps : NANA
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Platte River people : OTOS
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Draw to a close : WANE
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Cartoon canine : REN
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"What ___ Man?" ("Pal Joey" tune) : ISA
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Hearing aid, briefly : MIC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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