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New York Times, Monday, May 31, 2004

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
Ohio birthplace of William McKinley
TotalDebutLatest
1169/13/199410/17/2005
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. Paul. Monday freshness: 18%
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© 2004, The New York Times5/31/4 ( No. 19,928 )
Across
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Gun-toting gal : MOLL
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___ vu : DEJA
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Put forth, as a theory : POSIT
14
Singer Brickell : EDIE
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Greek counterpart of 27-Down : EROS
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Wonderland girl : ALICE
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Mediocre : SOSO
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"___, vidi, vici" (Caesar's boast) : VENI
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Ohio birthplace of William McKinley : NILES
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Widespread : VAST
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April 15 deadline agcy. : IRS
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Take the witness stand : TESTIFY
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Classic muscle car : GTO
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Caribbean resort island : ARUBA
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"___ we having fun yet?" : ARE
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Conclude, with "up" : WRAP
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Spew : EMIT
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Washington's ___ Stadium : RFK
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Below : UNDER
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Young fellow : LAD
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Feature of Texaco's logo, once : REDSTAR
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Period in history : ERA
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Sawbuck : TEN
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Periods in history : AGES
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Ancient Greek marketplace : AGORA
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Prayer's end : AMEN
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Govern : RULE
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Laser printer powder : TONER
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Left, at sea : PORT
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Vicinity : AREA
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War horse : STEED
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Some Father's Day callers : SONS
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Sign of boredom : YAWN
Down
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Flat-topped hill : MESA
2
Reason to say "pee-yew!" : ODOR
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"Schindler's ___" : LIST
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Sainted ninth-century pope : LEOIV
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Concoct : DEVISE
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Puts up, as a tower : ERECTS
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Mitchell who sang "Big Yellow Taxi" : JONI
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India's locale : ASIA
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Kitchen closet : PANTRY
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Miscellanies : OLIOS
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Building next to a barn : SILO
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Noted rapper/actor : ICET
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Radio host John : TESH
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Deadly : FATAL
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Prisoner who'll never get out : LIFER
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Sports jacket feature : LAPEL
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Inviting smell : AROMA
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Roman counterpart of 15-Across : CUPID
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Bulletin board stickers : TACKS
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Savings for old age: Abbr. : IRA
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Exam mark : GRADE
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Worker with circus lions : TAMER
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"La Bohème," e.g. : OPERA
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Except that : BUT
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Chicago-based Superstation : WGN
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Where the action is : ARENA
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TV's "Mayberry ___" : RFD
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German engraver Albrecht : DURER
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Offer on a "Wanted" poster : REWARD
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Alehouse : TAVERN
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C.I.A. operatives : AGENTS
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Number of points for a field goal : THREE
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Deodorant type : SPRAY
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Stetsons, e.g. : HATS
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Gershwin's "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Sold, to an auctioneer : GONE
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Puppy sounds : YAPS
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1847 Melville novel : OMOO
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Mysterious quality : AURA
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Whole bunch : SLEW
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Actor Connery : SEAN

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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