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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 2004

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQVYZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0508 ( 19,905 )
Across
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Fair : TRADESHOW
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Paul Gallico title character : ARRIS
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Peace Memorial Museum locale : HIROSHIMA
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Extinct Algonquian : MIAMI
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A trust may reduce it : ESTATETAX
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Dismay : APPAL
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"Hair" tune : BEIN
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Circulation aid : AIRPASSAGE
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Grand Prix feature : ESS
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Richard Gere title role of 2000 : DRT
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It turns out lts. : OCS
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"Children of the Albatross" author : NIN
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Stagnation : STASIS
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Abbr. before a number : TEL
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It looks bad on the surface : DUST
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Not flabby : TONED
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Stand : PUTUPWITH
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Old-fashioned alternative : CUBALIBRE
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"Remain calm" : DONTPANIC
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Rationed : METED
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Victim of Polyphemus, in myth : ACIS
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Name on an oval : STP
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Fillet : DEBONE
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30-day span: Abbr. : SEP
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Trash : DIS
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Rapper MC ___ : REN
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Port Huron Statement org. : SDS
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Run into : HAPPENUPON
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A/C measure : BTUS
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Situation in which only 56-Across is occupied : ONEON
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Hardly relaxed : ILLATEASE
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See 53-Across : FIRST
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Hard thing to fill : TALLORDER
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Takes nothing in : FASTS
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Discount clothing store chain : STEINMART
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Tops : THEBEST
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Meets : RISESTO
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Crafty one? : ARTISAN
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Druggist for whom some commercial pills are named : DOAN
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It's not exact: Abbr. : EST
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Cuts : SHEARS
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Number-starting prompt : HITIT
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Taliban mullah : OMAR
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Gush, in a way : WAXPOETIC
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Opposite of deplete : AMASS
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They may be put in stitches : RIPS
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Noted Chilean island : RAPANUI
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Ezra Pound, e.g. : IMAGIST
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Honorable start? : SILENTH
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"Not with ___ the heart is broken": Emily Dickinson : ACLUB
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Styled : DIDUP
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They branch off : SECTS
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___ tree : TULIP
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Loser : DWEEB
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Some office attire : PANTSUITS
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Guys in promotion : PRMEN
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Geological depression : BASIN
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Leave quickly : DASHOFF
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Totalitarian state in "1984" : OCEANIA
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Some playful pooches : NIPPERS
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Taqueria offering : TOSTADA
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Software developer's concern : ENDUSER
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What a loser may skip : DESSERT
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Alaska's ___ National Park : DENALI
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Auto damage : DENTS
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"Good Times" star, on 70's TV : ROLLE
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Place on duty : POST
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Surveyor's work : PLAT
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Landscaping screen : BERM
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Host : TON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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