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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 2003

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 19,590 )
Across
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Sun features : SPOTS
6
"The Foggy, Foggy Dew," for one : BALLAD
12
Stands : STOMACHS
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Barnstorm, say : AVIATE
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Shooters of small objects : TELEPHOTOLENSES
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Superfund administrator: Abbr. : EPA
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Less likely to break : SOLIDER
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One in la familia : TIA
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Wriggler : WORM
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Script : LINES
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Bad thing to be in : BIND
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Blade in "The Mikado" : SNEE
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Poses : ASKS
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"La vita nuova" author : DANTE
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Gouges : EXTORTS
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Exotic juice flavor : MANGO
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Rolling sounds : PEALS
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Donna : MADAM
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Patch product : BERRY
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Tackled : TAKENON
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Turns over : CEDES
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Some are loaded : DICE
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Spanish liqueur : ANIS
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Devouring : AVID
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1993 Danny Glover film based on a Percy Mtwa play : BOPHA
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Word before and after "and" : SUCH
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Satisfied : MET
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Water shortage? : LOWTIDE
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Where Charlie "may ride forever," in song : MTA
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Reward of a sort : PRICEONONESHEAD
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Flies the united way? : ELOPES
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Low class : PEASANTS
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Czar or shah : DYNAST
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Diva Lehmann : LOTTE
Down
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Starting point : STEPONE
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Outing with sleds, perhaps : POLAREXPEDITION
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Queen Gertrude's "alas" in "Hamlet" : OME
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Call on base : TAPS
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Like some pursuits : SCHOLARLY
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Barnyard stack : BALES
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Hold : AVER
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Civil Rights Memorial designer : LIN
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Exemplar through the ages : LASTINGMONUMENT
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Destroyed little by little : ATEINTO
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French erotica writer : DESADE
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Is quite uneasy : STEWS
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Some philosophers and physicians : HOLISTS
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Is really bad : STINKS
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___ of Solomon (book of the Apocrypha) : ODES
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Like some parking spots : METERED
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Mad : BANANAS
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___ City (seat of Pasco County, Fla.) : DADE
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Argo's array : OARS
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Bargain : MAKEADEAL
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Man's rival? : MACHINE
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City NE of Boston : BEVERLY
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Aces : TIPTOP
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Wink: Var. : NICTATE
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Went to a jamboree, maybe : CAMPED
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Blue : DOWN
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Alewives' relatives : SHADS
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Up : BOOST
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Wranglers alternative : LEES
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Cities Service competitor : ESSO
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One may be working on a schedule, briefly : CPA
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Party handout, perhaps : HAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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