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New York Times, Monday, July 14, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 110 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0714 ( 19,606 )
Across
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Spellbound : RAPT
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Homer epic : ILIAD
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Early baby word : DADA
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Ibiza, e.g., to Spaniards : ISLA
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Not new : USED
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Extended family : CLAN
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Unique : ONEOFAKIND
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Chilling (out) : HANGINGLOOSE
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Behind a wrecker, say : INTOW
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Actor with the catchphrase "I pity the fool!" : MRT
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Picks out in a lineup, for short : IDS
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In-flight info : ETA
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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Uncle of old TV : MILTIE
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Boneless chicken pieces : TENDERS
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Wise ___ owl : ASAN
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Satisfying close ... or what 20- and 55-Across have in common? : FITTINGENDING
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Gazillions : ALOT
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Port of southern Italy : SALERNO
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Some French Impressionist paintings : MONETS
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Nothin' : NADA
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Life story : BIO
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"Indeed!" : YES
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Notes after dos : RES
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Moves like a dragonfly : FLITS
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Not going anywhere : SITTINGTIGHT
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1950's-60's adolescent : BABYBOOMER
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Same, in Somme : EGAL
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Augury : OMEN
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"Breakdown ahead" warning : FLARE
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"Good shot!" : NICE
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Metal in some batteries : ZINC
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Wards (off), as an attack : FENDS
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Brown quickly : SEAR
Down
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1980's-90's hitmaker Lionel : RICHIE
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Leaning : ASLANT
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Farms with banana trees : PLANTATIONS
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Fiery ballroom dance : TANGO
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Home ___ (near) : INON
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Singer k. d. ___ : LANG
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Reykjavik's home: Abbr. : ICEL
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Forster's "___ With a View" : AROOM
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Bend out of shape : DEFORM
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John Wayne nickname : DUKE
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"Just ___ suspected!" : ASI
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TV room : DEN
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Do sums : ADD
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Spumante region : ASTI
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"Forget it!" : IWONT
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"Nothing to worry about ..." : ITSNOBIGGIE
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Corner-to-corner: Abbr. : DIAG
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Capitol V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
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401, to Nero : CDI
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Change for a 20 : TENS
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Radio City Music Hall fixture : ORGAN
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Reclined : LAIN
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Suffix with Rock : ETTE
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Polar bear's transport? : FLOE
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Actor Beatty : NED
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Alternative to a volunteer army : DRAFT
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"Little Women" woman : AMY
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Chicago paper, for short, with "the" : TRIB
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Trigger : SETOFF
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Cornell's home : ITHACA
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Horse farm hand : OSTLER
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"Lifted" : STOLE
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They may be placed on a house : LIENS
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In ___ (coordinated) : SYNC
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Classic supermodel : IMAN
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Dweeb : NERD
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Some coll. tests : GRES
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Dickens's pen name : BOZ
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French friend : AMI
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London's Big ___ : BEN

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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