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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 2003

Author:
John Scott Marrone
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Scott Marrone

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Marrone. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 19,534 )

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Across
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Job, so to speak : HEIST
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Part of a fin. portfolio : CDS
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Really awful, in rap slang : ILLIN
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Prefix with scope : ORTHO
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Outcry : HUE
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Simple : NAIVE
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Prepares potatoes in a way : ESCALLOPS
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Like some jackets : TWEED
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WHO? : THREEYEAROLDS
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Asteroid that Galileo flew by closely in 1993 : IDA
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Muffler : MUTE
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WHAT? : RUNFORTHEROSES
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Period between blue moons : AGES
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Grant source: Abbr. : NEA
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Cricket position behind the wicketkeeper : SLIP
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Relative of "Reverend" : SRI
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Overcharge, slangily : STING
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Body hugger : BRA
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Stock stat : HIGH
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Blue mountain ___ (goldenrod) : TEA
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Hinds : DOES
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WHERE? : CHURCHILLDOWNS
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Don Juan, e.g. : ROUE
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Communication problem : LAG
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WHEN? : SATURDAYINMAY
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"The Maids" playwright : GENET
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Frozen : GLACIATED
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What some British poetry has : METRE
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Series of periods : EON
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Wrap : STOLE
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Lock : TRESS
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Gas type: Abbr. : REG
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Sarcastic question after a self-induced disaster : HAPPY
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Cultivate : HOE
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"Step the meek fowls where ___ they ranged": Emerson : ERST
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Target for nails? : ITCH
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Arab princes : SHARIFS
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Spanish province or its capital : TOLEDO
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Bok ___ : CHOY
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Copy : DUPE
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Opener? : SESAME
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Altogether : INTOTO
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Frontierlike : LAWLESS
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Wasn't straight : LIED
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"Funny Way of Laughin'" singer, 1962 : IVES
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"Old Uncle" in a Stephen Foster song : NED
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Masters : LEARNS
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Visionary 1921 play : RUR
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Spate : RASH
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Language branch containing Hungarian : UGRIC
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Sound at 44-Across, maybe : NEIGH
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Lunar calendar event : TET
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Its currency is the gourde : HAITI
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Turning point? : ELBOW
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Lola, in "Damn Yankees" : SIREN
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Bridge option : PASS
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First word of Dante's "Inferno" : NEL
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From Paris, say : GALLIC
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Sadists : HURTERS
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Beliefs : DOGMATA
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Circuits : ROUTES
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Rotter : CUR
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Gardening tool : HEDGER
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Breakfast item : DANISH
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One who might issue a warning : SEER
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Payment at a table : ANTE
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Softener : ALOE
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Masculine side : YANG
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Riding : ATOP
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Outcry : YELP
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Zulu, in the military: Abbr. : GMT
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"Emerald Point N.A.S." actress : DEY

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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