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New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJVXZ} This is puzzle # 103 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 19,923 )
Across
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___ law (early Germanic legal code) : SALIC
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N.B.A. nickname : SHAQ
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Aid by being a lookout, e.g. : ABET
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Verdi aria : ERITU
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Former World Cup star : PELE
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Tropical tuber : TARO
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Noted arrival of 2004 : QUEENMARY2
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1917 revolution casualty : TSAR
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R-V connection? : STU
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Berne's river : AAR
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Flippant : SASSY
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Grate on : IRK
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"Well, ___ here!" : LOOKIE
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Monroe, for one : BLONDE
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Monopoly avenue : ORIENTAL
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Salt ___ : LICK
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Take care of : HANDLE
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Farm female : EWE
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A in Paris : UNE
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Adjective for 17-Across : LARGEST
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Bled : RAN
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Nutritionist's abbr. : RDA
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Declare : ASSERT
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Parched : ARID
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Extras in "The Mexican" : BANDITOS
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Small hooters : OWLETS
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Hidden : LATENT
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Goose egg : NIL
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Sea : BRINY
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See 52-Across : RED
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With 51-Across, get mad : SEE
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Foreman's locale? : RING
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17-Across, for one : CRUISESHIP
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Astra maker : OPEL
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They're sometimes put on : AIRS
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Dock site : SHORE
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Lived : WERE
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___ poem : TONE
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Plain place to live? : TEPEE
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Some movies: Abbr. : SEQS
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In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
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Place : LIEU
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Mineral suffix : ITE
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"Parent" of 17-Across : CUNARD
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Box : SPAR
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17-Across, e.g. : HER
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___ Khan : ALY
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"Sister" of 17-Across, familiarly : QE2
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Reach : ATTAIN
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Capital of St. Kitts, visited regularly by 17-Across : BASSETERRE
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Important times : ERAS
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Conservative Brit : TORY
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Hurry : MAKEHASTE
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Shooting sport : SKEET
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Sign : INK
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Adjective for 17-Across : LONGEST
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Law partner? : ORDER
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Tool sharpeners : OILSTONES
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Book jacket writing : BLURB
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Hunt in Hollywood : LINDA
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17-Across, for one : OCEANLINER
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Be ready for : AWAIT
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Imparts : LENDS
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Match play? : ARSON
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Congregation members : LAITY
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Part of ATV : ALL
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Be suspended : DANGLE
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Adjective for 17-Across : WIDEST
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Forehead : BROW
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Seasoned : RIPE
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Lift off : RISE
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Kind of steward : SHOP
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Hibernian's land : EIRE
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Olympics event : EPEE
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Jazzman : CAT
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City in a Peter Allen song title : RIO
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Coffee server : URN
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17-Across, e.g. : SHE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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