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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 107 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0611 ( 19,573 )
Across
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"Baywatch" beauties : BABES
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Gulf war missiles : SCUDS
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Purged : RID
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Water colors : AQUAS
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"My Cousin Vinny" Oscar winner : TOMEI
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Leb. neighbor : ISR
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Start of a point to ponder : JUSTWHATWAS
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Thickness : PLY
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Gofer : AIDE
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"... but is it ___?" : ART
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Heavenly ladle : DIPPER
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Once, once : ERST
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"That feels good!" : AAH
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Chorus girl? : ALTO
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"The Raven" writer's monogram : EAP
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Part 2 of the point to ponder : THEGREATEST
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Parkinson's treatment : LDOPA
36
Take back : RECANT
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One waltzing Down Under : MATILDA
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Now and then : ATTIMES
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Kind of salad : CAESAR
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No-goodniks : HEELS
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Part 3 of the point to ponder : THINGBEFORE
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Point to argue : NIT
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
52
Part of E.T.A.: Abbr. : ARR
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Strike callers : UMPS
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Medicinal syrup : IPECAC
57
Dander : IRE
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Some punches : AWLS
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DVD player maker : RCA
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End of the point to ponder : SLICEDBREAD
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Perp prosecutors : DAS
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Coffee break time, perhaps : TENAM
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Japan's second-largest city : OSAKA
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Pig's pad : STY
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Grps. : ASSNS
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She played the 10 in "10" : DEREK
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Mexican peninsula : BAJA
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Here, in 1-Down : AQUI
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End of the line : BUSDEPOT
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Lotus-___ : EATER
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Sacramento-to-Santa Cruz dir. : SSW
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Top banana : STAR
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Vacation home : COTTAGE
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Underground org. : UMW
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Tie : DEADHEAT
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"Aye aye, capitán!" : SISI
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Wee wave : RIPPLE
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Sea spots : ISLETS
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Wood worry : DRYROT
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Possesses, old-style : HATH
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Peppermint ___ (candy purchase) : PATTIE
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"Hogan's Heroes" setting : STALAG
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Five-time Derby winner : ARCARO
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Nightmarish street : ELM
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Org. for drillers and fillers : ADA
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Chalkboard accessory : ERASER
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Country music? : ANTHEM
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Walk in the park, so to speak : PICNIC
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Complete collapses : DEBACLES
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Department store department : MENSWEAR
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Samuel's mentor : ELI
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Atl. crosser : SST
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Kind of violet : AFRICAN
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Fair portions for the Andrews Sisters : THIRDS
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Cool dude, 50's-style : HEPCAT
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"Makes no difference to me" : IMEASY
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Lamented : RUED
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Analyze syntactically : PARSE
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Wirehair of film : ASTA
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Radiation units : REMS
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Superior, e.g. : LAKE
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Badlands state: Abbr. : SDAK
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Seat holders : INS
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10's pride : BOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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