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New York Times, Saturday, June 7, 2003

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.52003
Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0607 ( 19,569 )
Across
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"Jurassic Park" actress Richards : ARIANA
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Digs : POTSHOTS
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Football Hall-of-Famer called the "Intellectual Assassin" : RONMIX
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Rushed : INAHURRY
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Not too few : ENOUGH
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Not at all dull : COLORFUL
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Possible result of pitching : NAUSEA
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Intensely engaged : KNEEDEEP
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Back at sea : ASTERN
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Advance : LEND
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Old Silk Road city in Kyrgyzstan : OSH
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Breadbasket of sorts, with "the" : MIDWEST
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Catalog : MAKEALIST
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Antigen disabler : TCELL
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Winter wear : FLANNEL
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Some anodynes : OPIATES
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Real estate section info : RENTS
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Heartthrob : DREAMBOAT
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Did a gliding dance step : CHASSED
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___-Caps (Nestlé brand) : SNO
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One of the Trask brothers : ARON
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Geological formations : STRATA
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Sortie signal : AIRALERT
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Trusty delivery person? : BAILOR
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One may set a precedent : TESTCASE
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Show a different side of : OBVERT
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Summer cooler : ICEWATER
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Chemical salt : OLEATE
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It may count : NEATNESS
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Heart : KERNEL
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Fan setting : ARENA
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Novelist Jaffe and others : RONAS
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Words on a double door : INOUT
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Beer and skittles : AMUSEMENT
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Residents of Yorubaland : NIGERIANS
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One with a sharp head? : AXHANDLE
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Some spears : PICKLES
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Alert : ONONESTOES
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It may be scouted out : TALENT
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Did a smith's work : SHOED
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Western scene painter Peter : HURD
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Brings into line : TRUES
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Supernatural being inhabiting the air : SYLPH
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Ones not broken : WILDHORSES
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Producer: Abbr. : MFR
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Cream ___ : ALE
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Part of the 24-Across: Abbr. : KAN
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Reading reading : TIMETABLE
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So-called boulevard cowboy : CABDRIVER
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Overlord's area: Abbr. : ETO
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"So might I, standing on this pleasant ___": Wordsworth : LEA
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Omaha beach craft: Abbr. : LST
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It may show appreciation : PASSBOOK
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Ones on soapboxes : RANTERS
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Found : CREATE
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Substituted : SATIN
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Heiress, perhaps : NIECE
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By land ___ : ORSEA
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Old highway name : ALCAN
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"... ___ and hungry look": Shak. : ALEAN
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Calorie-dense dessert : TORTE
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Russian cooperative : ARTEL
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Elementary abbr. : ATWT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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