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New York Times, Friday, May 7, 2004

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 197 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 19,904 )
Across
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Hold on (to) : ADHERE
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On a par with : ASGOODAS
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Expensive wheels : BEEMER
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Right on : SQUARELY
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Bewitch : ENAMOR
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Stop suddenly : QUITCOLD
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Bumper cars and such : RIDES
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Put down : QUASH
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Put on : DON
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Chapter 11 issue : DEBT
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Albéniz's "Iberia," e.g. : SUITE
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Game-ending word : MATE
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E-mail suffix : EDU
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Stock yards : STIES
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Rocking toy, to a kid : HORSY
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Old comics girl : ETTAKETT
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Male delivery? : SON
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Be indifferent about : NOTGIVEAHOOTFOR
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Suffix with duct : ILE
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Deep blue : SAPPHIRE
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Volunteer's phrase : IWILL
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Level connections : RAMPS
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"Illmatic" rapper : NAS
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"Caro ___" ("Rigoletto" aria) : NOME
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"Mmm, mmm, good!" : YUMMY
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Shower : PELT
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Follow : DOG
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Steinbeck characters : HOBOS
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Vacation concern : HOTEL
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Lyric sung three times in a row in the Beatles' "Michelle" : ILOVEYOU
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Beyond standard : DELUXE
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Giving : GENEROUS
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Rings : ARENAS
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All it takes to convince you, in some ads : ONETASTE
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Connection providers : MODEMS
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South Dakota city : ABERDEEN
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Kept from : DENIEDTO
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Ram : HEADBUTT
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Irish revolutionary Robert : EMMET
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1930's Royales : REOS
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Go wrong : ERR
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Unobtrusive : ASQUIETASAMOUSE
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Weightlifting exercises : SQUATS
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Pretense : GUISE
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Promising words : OATH
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Fictional ogre : ORC
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Himalayan cedar : DEODAR
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Gives out : ALLOTS
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Gateway to Australia : SYDNEY
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Rather : QUITE
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Wozniak who co-founded Apple Computer : STEVE
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Billing cycle : MONTH
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Forte : SKILL
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Gym game : HOOPS
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Gazellelike : AGILE
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Mawkish : SOPPY
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Beer brand : HAMMS
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Tweak : FINETUNE
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Dentist's procedure : ORALEXAM
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Fidgety : RESTLESS
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Deep blue : INDIGO
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Like a beret, usually : WOOLEN
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"Later!" : IMGONE
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Waste : RUBOUT
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They may give you many happy returns : YOYOS
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Punted : POLED
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Vindictive goddess : HERA
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Paladin : HERO
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Thoroughly investigate : VET
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It's water resistant : DAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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