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New York Times, Saturday, April 3, 2004

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0403 ( 19,870 )
Across
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Plug in the sticks : CHAW
5
The old you : THEE
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Confuse : BEFOG
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Musical form whose name means "color" : RAGA
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Streamlet : RILL
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"Put me out of my misery!" : IGIVE
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See 13-Down : OVER
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"Something's not kosher" : ISMELLARAT
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Señor of old TV : WENCES
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Coffee mishaps : SCALDS
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Substantial plates : ENTREES
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Nephew of King Mark, in legend : TRISTAN
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Running things : INCHARGE
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Day-___ : GLO
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One with set goals? : FILMSTUDIO
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Vat waste : LEES
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End of a requiem title : IRAE
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Tic-___ (metronome sound) : TOC
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Wasp's nest site : EAVE
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Short-lived particles : TAUS
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Easy : STRESSFREE
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BBC rival : ITN
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Night crier : ALLEYCAT
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It has a knot : NECKTIE
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To-do list : ERRANDS
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Up-to-date, in a way : HITECH
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Block houses : IGLOOS
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Part of a ship : BOILERROOM
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First name in fashion : OLEG
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Real estate info : RENTS
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Friend of Masterson : EARP
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Big name in magazine publishing : NAST
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Hardly a 39-Across feeling : ANGST
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Old film actress who starred in 1950's TV's "The Pride of the Family" : WRAY
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Middle Earth creatures : ENTS
Down
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"Master and Commander" star : CROWE
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Port : HAVEN
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Cut taker : AGENT
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Focus of some tribunals : WARCRIMES
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Make a mathematical cut : TRISECT
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Matching pair designation : HIS
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Threatened flora : ELMS
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One sensitive to light : ELECTRICEYE
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1965 Patty Duke film : BILLIE
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Affected-sounding outburst : EGADS
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Low : FIRSTGEAR
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Certain cells : OVA
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With 17-Across, quit worrying about : GET
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Indication not to rush : LARGO
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Dark times in literature : EENS
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Discovery team : SHUTTLECREW
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Bayer brand : ALEVE
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___-um : NOSEE
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Dig a lot : ADORE
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Belong : FITIN
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Sore and more : IRATE
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Sending up : LAUNCHING
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Quit messing with : LEFTALONE
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More sharp : SLIER
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Frugal : SCRIMPY
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Famed puppeteer : SARG
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Validate : ATTEST
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Wrap-arounds : KILTS
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"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" family name : NOLAN
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Accomplish, archaically : DOEST
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Superiors of senior airmen: Abbr. : SSGTS
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Frost : HOAR
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One with a supporting role? : BRA
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Wine: Prefix : OEN
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Pray, to Publius : ORA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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