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New York Times, Monday, April 5, 2004

Chain in the upper St. Lawrence River

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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J
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A
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M
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S
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M
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A
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Y
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O
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R
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S
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E
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L
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F
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O
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A
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W
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T
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T
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O
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M
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M
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S
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D
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N
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D
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R
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G
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A
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X
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D
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C
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P
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M
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B
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A
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H
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R
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W
O
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O
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U
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H
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G
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H
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F
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M
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D
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G
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O
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P
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N
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D
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E
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F
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© 2004, The New York Times4/5/04 ( No. 19,872 )
Across
1
Tough spots to get out of : JAMS
5
City leader : MAYOR
10
Ego : SELF
14
Old radio word for the letter O : OBOE
15
"___ there yet?" : AREWE
16
Half a sextet : TRIO
17
Charlton Heston epic, with "The" : TENCOMMANDMENTS
20
Ratfink : STOOLIE
21
Ray of the Kinks : DAVIES
22
Essential : NEEDED
25
Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
26
"Holy smokes!" : EGADS
29
Marked, as a survey square : XEDIN
31
Whodunit board game : CLUE
32
New Guinea native : PAPUAN
34
C.E.O.'s degree : MBA
37
Home for Pooh and Tigger : HUNDREDACREWOOD
40
Baseballer Mel : OTT
41
Large system of newsgroups : USENET
42
Smog : HAZE
43
Unappetizing dishes : GLOPS
44
Try to pick up, as at a bar : HITON
45
Laissez-___ : FAIRE
48
Join forces (with) : TEAMUP
51
Popular Honda : ACCORD
53
Runs full speed : GALLOPS
57
Chain in the upper St. Lawrence River : THOUSANDISLANDS
60
Ages and ages : EONS
61
False move : FEINT
62
Jazzy improv style : SCAT
63
One bit of medicine : DOSE
64
Hot dog picker-upper : TONGS
65
Amerada ___ (oil giant) : HESS
Down
1
Writes (down) : JOTS
2
Assist in wrongdoing : ABET
3
Pre-stereo sound : MONO
4
Supported, as a motion : SECONDED
5
Mrs. Eisenhower : MAMIE
6
Like gunmen and octopuses : ARMED
7
Nay's opposite : YEA
8
Possess : OWN
9
Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
10
Filmmaker Spielberg : STEVEN
11
Bert's roommate on "Sesame Street" : ERNIE
12
Reduced-calorie beers : LITES
13
"All That Jazz" choreographer Bob : FOSSE
18
Bullfight cheers : OLES
19
Corps member : MARINE
23
Wide area : EXPANSE
24
Two of cards : DEUCE
26
Sound in a big, empty room : ECHO
27
Excess supply : GLUT
28
Uncle's partner : AUNT
30
It's thrown at a bull's-eye : DART
32
Mexican money : PESO
33
Good (at) : ADEPT
34
Castle encircler : MOAT
35
Old TV clown : BOZO
36
Chief Yemeni port : ADEN
38
Kings and queens : RULERS
39
Auto accident injury : WHIPLASH
43
Complain : GROUSE
44
Hockey great Bobby : HULL
45
Destined : FATED
46
Sound preceding "God bless" : ACHOO
47
Desktop pictures : ICONS
49
Growing older : AGING
50
Sail supports : MASTS
52
Loony : DAFT
54
Formerly : ONCE
55
Some handhelds: Abbr. : PDAS
56
Speedy fliers, for short : SSTS
58
Modern: Prefix : NEO
59
Kipling's "Gunga ___" : DIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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