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New York Times, Monday, June 23, 2003

"Candy / Is dandy / But liquor / Is quicker" poet

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Hamel.
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© 2003, The New York Times6/23/03 ( No. 19,585 )
Across
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Islamic holy war : JIHAD
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Channel showing Cong. hearings : CSPAN
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Transatlantic flier, for short : SST
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Pac-Man maker : ATARI
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Native whale-hunter : ALEUT
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Toddler's age : TWO
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Where horses drink : WATERTROUGH
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Tire filler : AIR
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Tempest : STORM
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Mount in Sicily : ETNA
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Show on which the Blues Brothers debuted: Abbr. : SNL
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Sufficient : GOODENOUGH
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Make fun of : LAUGHAT
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Elevates : RAISES
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The ___ Brothers of 1960's-70's R & B : ISLEY
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Treaty : PACT
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Flipping pages : THUMBINGTHROUGH
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Ostrichlike bird : RHEA
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Magazine : ISSUE
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Delicacy with Champagne : CAVIAR
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Certain whimsical Dutch lithographs : ESCHERS
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It's kneaded : BREADDOUGH
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Moscow's land: Abbr. : RUS
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It may be due on a duplex : RENT
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Stonehenge worshiper : DRUID
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Top flier : ACE
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Mythical pass to the underworld : GOLDENBOUGH
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"The Sweetheart of Sigma ___" : CHI
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Sign before Taurus : ARIES
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Prefix with mural : INTRA
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Baseball legend Williams : TED
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Looks closely (at) : PEERS
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Prophets : SEERS
Down
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Target of a punch, maybe : JAW
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"Give ___ rest!" : ITA
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Derby or bowler : HAT
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Greek war god : ARES
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Gossip : DIRT
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Rabbit's treat : CARROT
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Replay feature : SLOMO
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Little, in Lille : PEU
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Mo. before Labor Day : AUG
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Ultimate ordinal : NTH
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Display on a pedestal : STATUE
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Equipment near teeter-totters : SWINGS
13
Synagogue scroll : TORAH
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Roman Senate wear : TOGA
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Skirt opening : SLIT
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"Candy / Is dandy / But liquor / Is quicker" poet : NASH
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Lollapalooza : LULU
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Individually : EACH
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Kind of acid : NITRIC
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Opal or onyx : GEM
31
Gas-electric car, e.g. : HYBRID
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Org. for Tiger Woods : PGA
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Poisoner of Britannicus : NERO
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___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
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Not an abstainer : USER
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Knowledgeable one : GURU
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Dame Myra : HESS
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Christmas display : CRECHE
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Poem with the story of the Trojan horse : AENEID
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Big wine holder : VAT
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Exit : EGRESS
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Avoid : SHUN
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Leaflike appendage : BRACT
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Milk giver : UDDER
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Everglades wader : IBIS
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Ready to be removed from the oven : DONE
57
Interruption : GAP
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Prospector's prize : ORE
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Fib : LIE
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Western Indian : UTE
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Dog's warning : GRR
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Owns : HAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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