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New York Times, Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 118 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 19,874 )
Across
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Cornhusker State city : OMAHA
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Moronic : DUMB
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Tacks on : ADDS
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Emmy-winning role for Sally Field : SYBIL
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Kazan who won a 1-Down for Lifetime Achievement : ELIA
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Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
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Transcript? : CREDITCARD
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Camel feature : HUMP
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Santa ___ winds : ANA
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Dawn, to Donne : MORN
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Cue : PROMPT
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Stress hard : RAMHOME
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Witch's conveyance : BROOM
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On the sly : INSECRET
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$$$ dispenser : ATM
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Put down : DECRY
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Source of easy money : CUSHYJOB
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The Bruins of the Pac Ten : UCLA
38
Hits repeatedly : PELTS
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Geraldine Chaplin's mother : OONA
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Run wild : STAMPEDE
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Towns, informally : BURGS
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Floors, briefly : KOS
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One showing signs of a cold : SNIFFLER
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Sudden inundation : SPATE
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Payment procrastinator's penalty : LATEFEE
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Peloponnesian War victor : SPARTA
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It may be strong or long : SUIT
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Lacking a mate : ODD
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___ Bell : TACO
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Driver ed? : GOLFCOURSE
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Airing : ONTV
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
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Japanese noodle dish : RAMEN
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Coin in Cancún : PESO
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The latest : NEWS
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Good Housekeeping approvals : SEALS
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See 15-Across : OSCAR
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Loy of "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
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Crosswise, on deck : ABEAM
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Holed up : HID
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Ex payments : ALIMONY
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Formal order : DECREE
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___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
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Former Russian orbiter : MIR
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Unwelcome ink : BADPRESS
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Sound from a 45-Across : ACHOO
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Certain college music student? : DRUMMAJOR
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Eyesore : DUMP
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9: Abbr. : SEPT
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Male turkeys : TOMS
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"Portnoy's Complaint" author : ROTH
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Distiller Walker : HIRAM
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Fabergé cologne : BRUT
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Staff symbol : CCLEF
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Chinese secret society : TONG
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New corp. hires : MBAS
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The edge of night : DUSK
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Taking notes and writing essays? : CLASSACTS
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"___ fired!" (Trump catchphrase) : YOURE
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Large container of brass? : PENTAGON
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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H.S. junior's test : PSAT
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They lay it on the line : BETTORS
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Plumps up : FLUFFS
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Not of the cloth : LAIC
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Utah city : PROVO
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Pro ___ (perfunctorily) : FORMA
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50's Ford flop : EDSEL
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Obey a red light : STOP
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Piece of glass : PANE
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Deli side dish : SLAW
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Ring "Rah!" : OLE
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Dubai is part of it: Abbr. : UAE

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

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