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New York Times, Friday, May 21, 2004

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 19,918 )
Across
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Title character in an Aesop fable : ANDROCLES
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Palace, in Hindi : MAHAL
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Modern mall feature : FOODCOURT
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Ancient mall : AGORA
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Person of some account : TREASURER
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Domestic comedy of 1983 : MRMOM
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"The X-Files" topics, for short : ETS
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Discontinued coin : PESETA
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Record label inits. : EMI
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Maintains, as a violin : ROSINS
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Coupling : TIE
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Bruno, e.g. : SAN
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Conned : SNOWED
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Letters at Camp Lejeune : USMC
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Fundraising grp. : PTA
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Exceedingly, with "so" : EVER
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"King Kong" attire : APESUIT
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Boxing outcome? : STORAGE
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Never : NOTONCE
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Wife of Theseus : PHAEDRA
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1856 Stowe novel : DRED
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Cry sometimes made with hands on one's head : EEK
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River known anciently as Obringa : AARE
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On the right and left : AROUND
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Alternative to Pl. or Ct. : CIR
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The 21st, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN
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Actress Kazan : LAINIE
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First name in tyranny : IDI
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Monthly : MENSAL
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Capitol V.I.P. : SEN
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Backed : AIDED
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Befuddle : DISORIENT
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Seating sections : LOGES
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Baroque : ELABORATE
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Inscribed stone : STELE
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New in the area, maybe : RESETTLED
Down
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Dessert, in Dover : AFTERS
2
Trixie of 1950's TV : NORTON
3
Possible rebuttal in a childish argument : DOESSO
4
Food stat. : RDA
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It turns out lts. : OCS
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Fancy finishes : COUPSDEGRACE
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Loss leader, e.g. : LURE
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1974 hit subtitled "Touch the Wind" : ERESTU
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Singer with the 1980 #1 album "Guilty" : STREISAND
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"Oh, ___!" : MAMA
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Folksy : HOMESPUN
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Like roses : AROMATIC
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Protect, in a way : LAMINATE
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Part of the brain associated with memory : TEMPORALLOBE
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"If ___ you ..." : IWERE
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Place name that in Spanish means "covered in snow" : NEVADA
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It's usually abbreviated "c." : CETERA
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See 48-Down : REARENDER
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"Same here!" : SODOI
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They might be written on a blackboard : SPECIALS
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Classic 1868 novel set in St. Petersburg : THEIDIOT
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City west of Knoxville : OAKRIDGE
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Store on a farm : ENSILE
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Open : UNSEAL
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Nothing, in Napoli : NIENTE
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Like a car, after a 33-Down : DENTED
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Stock: Abbr. : MDSE
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Botanist Gray and others : ASAS
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Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
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Go bad : ROT
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT

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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