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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 19,936 )

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Across
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10K, e.g. : RACE
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Wheedler's tactic : GUILE
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Jungle crushers : BOAS
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Land of a billion : INDIA
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Basilica area : APSE
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Start of an Oscar Wilde quote : DISCONTENTISTHE
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Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
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Comics shriek : EEK
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Out of bed : RISEN
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Bakers' wares : PIES
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Strange sightings : UFOS
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Quote, part 2 : FIRSTSTEPIN
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Cost-controlling W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Et ___ (and the following) : SEQ
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Cozy spots : NICHES
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"I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
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Make a knight, e.g. : DUB
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Utter disorder : CHAOS
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See 61-Down : ORLESS
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Dr. Seuss's Sam ___ : IAM
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"Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Spain's Juan Carlos, for one : REY
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Quote, part 3 : THEPROGRESS
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___ En-lai : CHOU
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Slinky's shape : COIL
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Bawdyhouse manager : MADAM
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Bleachers cry : RAH
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___ Jean Baker (Marilyn Monroe) : NORMA
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End of the quote : OFAMANORANATION
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Excursion : TRIP
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Met offering : OPERA
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Coin flip : TOSS
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Theroux's "endless night" : DEATH
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Summers in Québec : ETES
Down
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Deserving a slap, maybe : RUDE
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Touched down : ALIT
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Country singer Johnny : CASH
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Summarize : ENCAPSULE
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Tonic's partner : GIN
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Brand-new : UNTESTED
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___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
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Meeting of spacecraft : LINKUP
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"Mangia!" : EAT
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Groundwork : BASIS
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Chooses, with "for" : OPTS
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1975 Wimbledon winner : ASHE
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Perceived : SEEN
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"Sleep ___" : ONIT
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Like many an O. Henry story : IRONIC
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Pothook shape : ESS
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Half a sawbuck : FIN
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Awful smell : FETOR
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Come from behind : RALLY
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Furnish with gear : EQUIP
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Midwest air hub : OHARE
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Hacienda drudges : PEONS
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Pack animals : ASSES
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A Brontë sister : CHARLOTTE
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Cause of wheezing : ASTHMA
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Graph with rectangular areas : BARCHART
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"___ 'nuff!" : SHO
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Meadow call : MOO
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The Continent : EUROPE
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Roughs it : CAMPS
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Feminist Lucretia : MOTT
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Michael Jackson's old do : AFRO
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Honored guest's spot : DAIS
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Knee-slapper : RIOT
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With 43-Across, approximately : MORE
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Little scurriers : ANTS
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Auction assent : NOD
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"Uh-uh!" : NAH

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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