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New York Times, Monday, May 24, 2004

Author:
Frederick J. Healy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frederick J. Healy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0524 ( 19,921 )
Across
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Dreadful, as circumstances : DIRE
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One not of high morals : TRAMP
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Spanish house : CASA
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TV's "American ___" : IDOL
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Come back : RECUR
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Shakespeare, the Bard of ___ : AVON
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1970 Richard Thomas film adapted from a Richard Bradford novel : REDSKYATMORNING
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Hula shakers : HIPS
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To no ___ (uselessly) : AVAIL
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Outlaws : BANS
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Wall Street business : FINANCE
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Jumped : SPRANG
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Long baths : SOAKS
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Ayatollah's land : IRAN
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Kunta ___ of "Roots" : KINTE
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Duo : TWO
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1975 Al Pacino film : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
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Lamb's mother : EWE
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Landlord payments : RENTS
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Shrek, for one : OGRE
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Slight hangups : SNAGS
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Reveries : DREAMS
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Oilless paint : TEMPERA
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Cure : HEAL
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Lily family plants : ALOES
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Arias, usually : SOLI
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King topper : ACE
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1941 Priscilla Lane film whose title was a #1 song : BLUESINTHENIGHT
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Advance, as money : LEND
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Lollapalooza : BEAUT
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Bridle strap : REIN
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Football positions : ENDS
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"I'm innocent!" : NOTME
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Earth : DIRT
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Midmonth date : IDES
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Was transported : RODE
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Raised railroads : ELS
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Difficult : TRYING
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Harvests : REAPS
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Intermissions separate them : ACTS
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Silent : MUM
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___-am (sports competition) : PRO
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Sail material : CANVAS
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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___ boom : SONIC
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Corner : ANGLE
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Mongol title : KHAN
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Fouler : RANKER
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Wedding reception staple : BAND
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Type assortments : FONTS
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"I can't believe ___ ..." (old ad catchphrase) : IATE
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Lateral part : SIDE
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Ship's front : PROW
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Fury : RAGE
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Sorts (through) : SIFTS
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Australian hopper, for short : KANGA
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"Gladiator" garment : TOGA
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Fish bait : WORM
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Halves of a 32-Across : ONES
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James of "Gunsmoke" : ARNESS
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Wine vintage : YEAR
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Christmas song : NOEL
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Zips (along) : SPEEDS
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X out : DELETE
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Cause for umbrellas : RAIN
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Billiards furniture : TABLE
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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Knoll : MOUND
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Yawn-inducing : HOHUM
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Yards rushing, e.g. : STAT
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Elderly : AGED
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Goatee site : CHIN
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Sicilian volcano : ETNA
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Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Fury : IRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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