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New York Times, Friday, June 18, 2004

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {BQW} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 19,946 )
Across
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1995 Robin Williams film : JUMANJI
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Exalt : LIONIZE
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That's what you think : OPINION
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NASA, e.g. : ACRONYM
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Kind of table : GATELEG
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It has its outlet in the East China Sea : YANGTZE
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Onetime Camaro alternative : GTO
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Dump : EYESORE
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Book before Neh. : EZR
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Language from which "galore" comes : ERSE
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Rash decision? : SALVE
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Starr and Thompson : KAYS
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Control, symbolically : REINS
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Bar stock : RYE
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Electronic control system, for short : SERVO
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___ chicken : SESAME
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Clinton, e.g. : ARKANSAN
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Need to make a difference : MINUSSIGN
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Noted Carmelite mystic : STTERESA
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Having more bass : DEEPER
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Pool accessory : CHALK
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Football playoff grp. : AFC
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Pit : STONE
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Brief bylaws : REGS
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Palm tree locale : ATOLL
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Opposite of adios : HOLA
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Schubert's "The ___-King" : ERL
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Some resins : EPOXIES
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Unit of 100 ergs per gram : RAD
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Mutinied ship of 1839 : AMISTAD
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Leaders in pits : MAESTRI
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Detail : MINUTIA
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Less than stellar : AVERAGE
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View : SCENERY
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Reproduces, in a way : XEROXES
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Band on the run? : JOGGERS
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Stuck : UPATREE
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Basic cell division : MITOSIS
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Sight in Memphis : NILE
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Down Under youngsters : JOEYS
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Ready to roll : INGEAR
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Terminal headaches? : LAYOVERS
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"See if ___" : ICARE
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Neighbor of Eure-et-Loir : ORNE
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Beaten punch : NOG
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Completely overjoyed, perhaps : INTEARS
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Tropical insect whose name is the last word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary : ZYZZYVA
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"Nature" essayist : EMERSON
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Wily : SLYASAFOX
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Gives a protective cover : ENAMELS
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Poet Rexroth : KENNETH
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Smug expression : SMIRK
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White-haired types : SAGES
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Course setting: Abbr. : ENE
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Yeaned youngster : KID
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Debut of 9/15/1982 : USATODAY
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Riots : SCREAMS
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Due to heat : THERMIC
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Identifying phrase : TAGLINE
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Some Monopoly players pay it : POORTAX
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Swell : ENLARGE
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Primes : READIES
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High : CLIMAX
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"___ of Blue Eyes" (Thomas Hardy novel) : APAIR
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Split : LEAVE
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Woman's name suffix : ETTE
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One with future prospects? : SEER
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Juliet, to Romeo : SUN
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Breaking capacity, briefly : SRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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