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New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 2004

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVW} This is puzzle # 251 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0714 ( 19,972 )
Across
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"Poppycock!" : BOSH
5
Iraqi port : BASRA
10
Thompson of "Family" : SADA
14
Big name in oil : ARCO
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In-box contents : EMAIL
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Wife, in legalese : UXOR
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Line to Penn Station : LIRR
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Sweater for the cold-blooded? : TURTLENECK
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Cold-blooded idler? : LOUNGELIZARD
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TV extraterrestrial : ALF
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Corrida cries : OLES
24
1983 Keaton title role : MRMOM
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Microwave setting : DEFROST
30
Property receiver, in law : ALIENEE
32
Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Soaps, to soap operas, once : SPONSORS
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Cold-blooded dice roll? : SNAKEEYES
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Pit crew member : MECHANIC
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Salinger lass : ESME
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Testified : DEPONED
46
English port : BRISTOL
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Tapir feature : SNOUT
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Long, long time : AEON
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Fictitious Richard : ROE
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Cold-blooded children's play activity? : LEAPFROGGING
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Cold-blooded fungi? : TOADSTOOLS
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Samoan capital : APIA
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Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
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Reason for a raise : MERIT
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Shape with a hammer : PEEN
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Stuff : GEAR
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Straws in the wind : OMENS
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Once, once : ERST
Down
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Chaucerian verse form : BALLADE
2
1969 Mets victims : ORIOLES
3
Napes : SCRUFFS
4
Gunpowder holder : HORN
5
Narcotic-yielding palms : BETELS
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Talisman : AMULET
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Calcutta wraps : SARIS
8
Classic hotel name : RITZ
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___ breve : ALLA
10
Summer attire : SUNDRESSES
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Send packing : AXE
12
One of a Disney septet : DOC
13
Pairs holder? : ARK
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Regal fur : ERMINE
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Sticky stuff : GOO
25
Phone trigram : MNO
26
Key contraction? : OER
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___ amis : MES
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Assume anew, as burdens : RESHOULDER
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Barbary beast : APE
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Powell co-star in 1930's films : LOY
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Jiffy : SEC
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1598 edict city : NANTES
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"Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANE
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A little butter? : KID
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Hosp. staffers : MDS
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Velvet finish? : EEN
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Navy noncom : CPO
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Bass variety : STRIPER
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Professors World Peace Academy group, informally : MOONIES
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White-tie, say : ELEGANT
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Once-divided place : BERLIN
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Homing pigeons' homes : ROOSTS
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Having one sharp : ING
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Prior to, in dialect : AFORE
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Air: Prefix : ATMO
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Feature of many a sympathy card : POEM
55
Get an eyeful : GAPE
56
Put out : TAG
57
No longer divided : ONE
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Collection suffix : ANA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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