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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 2005

24-Down : Southern border city

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2005, The New York Times7/1/05 ( No. 20,324 )
Across
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Not fill something all the way, say : SKIMP
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Grabbed, as an opportunity : LEAPTAT
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Grilling spot : PATIO
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Pioneers : SETTLERS
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Stuck, after "in" : ABIND
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It begins "On my honor …" : SCOUTOATH
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They're covered with sheets when in use : MUSICSTANDS
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"___ sport!" : BEA
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The King's daughter : LISAMARIE
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Kick, so to speak : CARP
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Had half a role in producing : SIRED
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"Calvin and Hobbes" girl : SUSIE
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Called : TITLED
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Clobbered : SMOKED
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Ones with crossed arms, traditionally : GENIES
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Brings down : SHAMES
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Its capital is Dresden : SAXONY
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Everything : THELOT
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Bell sound : CLANG
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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Jumper : HARE
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Deep Throat's identity : WMARKFELT
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"Disgusting!" : ICK
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Ignores : LEAVESALONE
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One with a night job : STARGAZER
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"Caligula" playwright : CAMUS
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Kind of show : MINSTREL
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Divisions politiques : ETATS
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Raked over the coals : SCATHED
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Pick up : SENSE
Down
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Contents of a modern flood : SPAM
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Onetime capital of the Mogul Empire : KABUL
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Formal declaration : ITISI
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Gizmos used in 5-Down : MINIS
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Modern media form : PODCASTING
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Author Andreyev, called "The Edgar Allan Poe of Russian Literature" : LEONID
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Noted exercise? : ETUDE
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Firm parts: Abbr. : ATTS
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U.N. observer grp. : PLO
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Picnic container in Britain : TEABASKET
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Pikes : ARTERIES
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Like the bone in a loin steak : TSHAPED
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Yellow : SCARED
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What knockouts get : STARES
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"I'm just kidding!" indicator : SMILEY
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Clinton cabinet member : CUOMO
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British band with the 1967 hit "Itchycoo Park" : SMALLFACES
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Southern border city : TEXARKANA
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All-___ : INONE
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Powerful, alluring men : SHEIKS
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Immense : GALACTIC
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Divider? : SHARER
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Breaks : SCHISMS
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Sunday newspaper section : TRAVEL
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Slack-jawed, maybe : AMAZED
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"___ all frail": Angelo in "Measure for Measure" : WEARE
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Lift up : ELATE
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Employee of the fictional Wagner Company for 34 years : LOMAN
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Some bolt holders : TNUTS
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Geom. measure : LGTH
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Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
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Alphabetic trio : RST

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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