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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 2004

"___ never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves": Rousseau

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 122 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2004, The New York Times4/8/04 ( No. 19,875 )

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Across
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Alphabetical trio : EFG
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Advance, slangily : SPOT
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Bush and others : LAURAS
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Warranty regis. info : SERIALNO
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Full-scale : ALLOUT
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Start of a resolution by comedian Steven Wright : PLANTOBE
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"___ never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves": Rousseau : NATURE
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Unmoved : INSITU
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Cleaning agent : JANITOR
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Respond to : ACTON
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507, on a slab : DVII
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Little more than : MERE
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Uncle Jorge, e.g. : TIO
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Comment by the work-weary : TGIF
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Law office employees, informally : PARAS
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More quaggy : MARSHIER
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2000 Richard Gere title role : DRT
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Middle of the resolution : SPONTANEOUS
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Joule fraction : ERG
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Piece maker : GUNSMITH
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Pasty-faced : ASHEN
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___ River, N.J. : TOMS
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Traffic-stopping org.? : DEA
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Plenty mad, with "off" : TEED
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Speaker's name? : BOSE
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Hex : SPELL
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Losing it? : ONADIET
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Esteem : REPUTE
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___ income : MEDIAN
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End of the resolution : TOMORROW
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The big chill : ICEAGE
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Al Franken, for one : HUMORIST
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Grammy winner Santana : CARLOS
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Good things to rack up: Abbr. : PTS
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Uncanny ability : ESP
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Woman's name from Latin for "happiness" : FELICIA
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Benefactors : GRANTORS
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Ballet slipper material : SATIN
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Novel idea : PLOT
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Spending according to plan : ONBUDGET
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Big digit : TOE
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Polynesian porch : LANAI
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The first "A" of A. A. Milne : ALAN
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Action just before a war : ULTIMATUM
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Carpenter's tool : ROUTER
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Show of lights : AURORA
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Cordwood measures : STERES
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Not ___ many words : INSO
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Sandwich maker's brand : JIF
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Impersonal banker : ATM
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Shrews : VIRAGOS
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Wind chimes sound : TING
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Old hands : PROS
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Call in a hurry : SPEEDDIAL
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Honker : HORN
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Retreats : DENS
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Umpteen : NUMEROUS
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Off-itinerary jaunt : SIDETRIP
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Bony fish : TELEOST
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"2001" processor : HAL
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Like the modern age : ATOMIC
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New York's ___ Lake : SENECA
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Tumble : HEADER
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One in a stroller : TOT
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Elaine of "Seinfeld" : BENES
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Trail left by an animal : SPOOR
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Sound from a Burmese : PURR
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Othello foe : IAGO
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One-named supermodel : EMME
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Prayer possessive : THY
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Scale amts. : WTS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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