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New York Times, Thursday, July 1, 2004

"A little ___ the mightiest Julius fell": Shak.

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Kavanaugh.
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© 2004, The New York Times7/1/04 ( No. 19,959 )
Across
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Gobbled : ATEUP
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Press down : TAMP
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Deep performer : BASSO
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Parts of Japanese bridal costumes : OBIS
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S-shaped curve : OGEE
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Reunion group : CLASS
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It comes out of a trunk : LIMB
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Monthly expense : RENT
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Was evasive : SKIRTEDTHEISSUE
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Spleen : IRE
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Good news for an angel : SRO
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Emulated Ethel Merman : BELTEDOUTASONG
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Old Chevys : NOVAS
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"Time's a-wastin'!" : CMON
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Salon application : DYE
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Outstanding : OWED
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Oozes : SEEPS
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Robin Cook thriller : COMA
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Material for a whitesmith : TIN
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Arizona river : GILA
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Having more karats : PURER
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Wedded : ONE
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Colorado native : UTE
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Worse than slapped : SOCKEDINTHENOSE
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Toll unit, sometimes : AXLE
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"Got it" : ISEE
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Wedge drivers : MAULS
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Sinn ___ : FEIN
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Plumlike fruit : SLOE
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Plumbing fitting : PTRAP
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Setters : HENS
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Snappish : TESTY
Down
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Primer material : ABCS
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Make a deal with the feds, say : TALK
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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"Back in the ___" : USSR
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Document attachments : POSTITS
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Worked by hand : MOLDED
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Final notice : OBIT
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"The Secret of ___" (1982 animated film) : NIMH
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Danger in old homes : ASBESTOS
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Some sculptures : TORSOS
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Seemingly forever : AGES
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Remote control button : MENU
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Fountain of music : PETE
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"A little ___ the mightiest Julius fell": Shak. : ERE
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Bit of Kurdistan : IRAN
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___ State (Arkansas nickname) : BOWIE
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Roulette bets : EVENS
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Shaver : LAD
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Main : OCEAN
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Person in a mask : UMP
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They're released : ODORS
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Shea player, for short : NYMET
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A mask, for a 29-Down : GEAR
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Punishment for some kids : NOTV
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Beans or rice : SIDEDISH
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"Bingo, ___ Yale" (fight song) : ELI
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Nod, maybe : CUE
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Characteristic carrier : GENE
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Bump : PREEMPT
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Some coins : TOKENS
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Pupils : TUTEES
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Dependable : SAFE
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Alternatives to mules : OXEN
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Advertiser's award : CLIO
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Beach site : ISLE
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Gaudy sign : NEON
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"Six Feet Under" son : NATE
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"This Love of ___" (1945 film) : OURS
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Thin strip : SLAT
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Glimpse : ESPY

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

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