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New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Author:
Jim Goodsell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Goodsell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goodsell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 19,951 )
Across
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Lobbying grps. : PACS
5
Bigot's comment : SLUR
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Skim, as soup : DEFAT
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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The Old Sod : EIRE
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Fred's dancing partner : ADELE
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Bass brass : TUBA
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It lacks roots : ALGA
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Baseball squads : NINES
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Karl's confused query in Córdoba? : HABLASIEDEUTSCH
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Masseur's target : KNOT
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"Washboard" body parts : ABS
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Etna spew : ASH
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Without proper planning : INHASTE
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Jurist Fortas : ABE
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Treat unfairly, slangily : SHAFT
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Wish undone : RUE
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Q.E.D. part : ERAT
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Colin's confused query in Como? : PARLATHEENGLISH
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May event, for short : INDY
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Now published : OUT
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Actor Davis : OSSIE
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Low isle : CAY
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Pedal-to-the-metal sort : SPEEDER
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Suffix with racket : EER
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Place to sweat : SPA
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Laudatory lyrics : ODES
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Knut's confused query in Cannes? : PARLEZVOUSNORSK
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Roswell crash victim, supposedly : ALIEN
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Highlands tongue : ERSE
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Dizzy of the Gas House Gang : DEAN
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Bounded along : LOPED
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Walk like a sot : REEL
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Hostile one : ANTI
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Chances upon : MEETS
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Order (around) : BOSS
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Marginal mark : STET
Down
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Nitty-gritty : PITH
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Lago filler : AGUA
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Baseball's Georgia Peach : COBB
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Bean's support : STALK
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Add zing to : SEASON
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Demon of Semitic lore : LILITH
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Push : URGE
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Scan : READ
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Waltzer's river : DANUBE
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Touches up : EDITS
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Boggy places : FENS
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Smart ___ : ALEC
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Radio host John : TESH
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Writer Loos : ANITA
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Packed away : EATEN
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Tasty jelly : ASPIC
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Journalist Alexander : SHANA
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One in "another fine mess" : HARDY
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Sharp ridge : ARETE
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Boy in a Johnny Cash song : SUE
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Pop up : ARISE
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Count in music : BASIE
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It'll knock you out : ETHER
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Succeed, as a proposal : FLY
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Some rails : ELS
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November stone : TOPAZ
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Cry's partner : HUE
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Bridge authority : GOREN
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Shells out : SPENDS
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Puts out : DOUSES
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Rangers and Corsairs : EDSELS
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Unwelcome forecast : SLEET
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They're jerked : SODAS
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Conceal, in a way : PALM
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Relative of the yucca : ALOE
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Ready : RIPE
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Hop, skip or jump : VERB
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Food item whose name appears on its side : OREO
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Not own : RENT
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Fill to surfeit : SATE
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Contract into folds : KNIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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