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New York Times, Friday, April 4, 2003

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 19,505 )

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Doesn't take either extreme : STRIKESABALANCE
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Inflation fighter : PRICEREGULATION
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Let go : RELEASEONESHOLD
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Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
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Bro : DUDE
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Certain 55-Across : OBOE
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Drain indicator : EDDY
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Information unit : BYTE
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Free of errors : EMEND
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Unbar, to Byron : OPE
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Rhone tributary : ISERE
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James Clavell novel set in W.W. II : KINGRAT
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8 letters? : TUV
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Atlantic City hotel, familiarly, with "the" : TAJ
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Capital of ancient Syria : ANTIOCH
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Home for Cochise : ARIZONA
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Cry of derision : YAH
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Turning point? : TOE
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Salute receiver : GENERAL
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Purpose : SENSE
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Russell of film : KEN
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Presidential middle name : ABRAM
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Vicinage : AREA
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Yearbook sect. : ORGS
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Many an instrument : REED
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Companion of Artemis : AURA
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Wexford's locale: Abbr. : IRE
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Entrance money : REGISTRATIONFEE
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Misfit, in a phrase : AFISHOUTOFWATER
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Efficiency experts : SYSTEMSANALYSTS
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Shopaholic's thrill : SPREE
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Forecast, of a sort : TREND
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Hot : RILED
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Cap material? : ICE
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Mauna ___ Observatory : KEA
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Fence-sitters' sounds : ERS
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Moth-eaten : SEEDY
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Rodent that makes an affectionate pet : AGOUTI
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European legislature : BUNDESTAG
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How some ships turn : ALEE
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Refrain from singing? : LAS
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In : ATHOME
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Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
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Money of Costa Rica : COLON
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Wound up : ENDED
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Wise one : YOGI
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Fire sign : BEACON
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Writer St. John ___ : ERVINE
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For the time being : PROTEM
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Golden State motto : EUREKA
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Knight of the Round Table : KAY
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___ flash : INA
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High power : NTH
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Meaningful work? : THESAURUS
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Desolate spot : TOR
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Baptism introduction? : ANA
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Carrier to Tokyo, for short : JAL
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Early dialectician : ZENO
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Tormentor : SADIST
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Slips : ERRATA
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Opposite of thin : BEEFY
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Denver university : REGIS
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Actress Shirley of "Goldfinger" : EATON
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Estrangements : RIFTS
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Roll out the red carpet for : GREET
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Ones making forecasts : SEERS
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Tiny powerhouse : ATOM
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"___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
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"___ tree falls ..." : IFA
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It may be spotted in the forest : OWL
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Con's utterance : NAY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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