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New York Times, Friday, June 11, 2004

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0611 ( 19,939 )
Across
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Gets ready to play : ANTESUP
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All done, as a movie : WRAPPED
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Last stops : TERMINI
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Billboard listing : HITTUNE
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
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Close enough : INRANGE
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Claim : AVER
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Having one's nose to the grindstone : ATIT
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Org. that publishes Playback magazine : ASCAP
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El ___ : CID
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Reserve : ICINESS
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Time abbr. : HRS
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With 44-Across, part of a children's song refrain : KNICKKNACK
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"___ Dinah" (1958 Frankie Avalon song) : DEDE
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Determinedly following : SETON
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Gist : MAINIDEA
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Was a bad influence on : CORRUPTED
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Cause of delirium in farm animals : LOCOWEED
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TV station inventory : TAPES
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"___ Cinders" of old funnies : ELLA
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See 27-Across : PADDYWHACK
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Fruity drink : ADE
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Debut : ROLLOUT
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Shrink : SHY
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La ___, port near Buenos Aires : PLATA
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College Park player, informally : TERP
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Arise (from) : STEM
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Dovetail (with) : FITINTO
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Flipper : SPATULA
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It might accompany a pan : ONESTAR
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Unconventional delivery of supplies : AIRDROP
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Candy counter selection : REDHOTS
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Ebbs : LESSENS
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Staple of campaign oratory : ATTACKS
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Soothing medicine : NERVINE
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Emulated Mikey in the cereal ads : TRIEDIT
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Kind of room at a hosp. : EMER
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Family nickname : SIS
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Remove, as a notice : UNTACK
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Oven container : PIETIN
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Big wave : WHITECAP
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Thousandth of a yen : RIN
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Popular razors : ATRAS
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Mom-and-pop grps. : PTAS
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Like tickets and some stomachs : PUNCHED
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"Get ready!" : ENGARDE
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Really far-out? : DEEPSEA
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Confused : INAMUDDLE
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"Yeah, you're right" : IKNOW
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Funny business : SKIT
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Medium brown : COCOA
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"Well, lah-___!" : DIDAH
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Cereal box stat. : NETWT
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Certain preowned vehicle : REPO
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Ones making house calls : REALTORS
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Go after, as a rebound : LEAPFOR
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Reactionary : OLDLINE
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Suitable for gripping : CLEATED
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It's uncultivated : PASTURE
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Level : ECHELON
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Sheets with stars : SKYMAPS
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On the back : DORSAL
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Up-and-coming type : YUPPIE
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Totaled : RANTO
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Cookbook author ___ Boyle : TISH
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Benchmarks: Abbr. : STDS
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Make a doily : TAT
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They're rolled in Mexico : ARS

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

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