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New York Times, Friday, July 15, 2005

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJKQX} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0715 ( 20,338 )
Across
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Like a serape : SPANISHAMERICAN
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Demographic datum : NATIONALAVERAGE
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Classic 1978 rock song with the lyric "Nothing to do / Nowhere to go" : IWANNABESEDATED
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It's observed in L.A. : PST
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Something to look through : IRIS
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Deep-six : TOSS
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Riga resident, e.g. : BALT
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It might need a fitting : PIPE
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Tony's portrayer on "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : ESAI
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___ fide : MALA
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Computer printer meas. : DPI
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Billy Dee Williams's "Star Wars" role : LANDOCALRISSIAN
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Watchdog on the payroll : INTERNALAUDITOR
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Shows what a person is made of : TESTSONESMETTLE
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Hatch closer? : ERY
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They frequently change in airports, in brief : ETDS
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More than an uptick : BOOM
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Hands : CREW
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Mug with a mug : TOBY
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Island where a noted Greek statue was found : MILO
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Calendar abbr. : THUR
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Lean meat : EMU
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Game settings : ANIMALPRESERVES
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Rush-hour observation : ITSAZOOOUTTHERE
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TV ad line : NOTSOLDINSTORES
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Sassy sort : SNIP
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Padded things : PAWS
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Rat follower : ATAT
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"A Spy in the House of Love" author : NIN
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Michigan county or its seat : IONIA
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Complicated situation : SNARL
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It can be kicked : HABIT
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Local stock : ALES
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Humanities degs. : MAS
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Woman's name meaning "life" : EVE
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Cardinal : RED
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Needing to cool down, maybe : IRATE
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Enemy of Carthage : CATO
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Quite a while : AGES
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Sparks and others : NEDS
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Bathroom fixture : BIDET
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Professional helpers, briefly : PARAS
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Pelvis part : ILIUM
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Lead-in for deux, trois or quatre : PASDE
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Beautiful people : ELITE
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More together : SANER
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Not sitting well? : ANTSY
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Débutantes: Abbr. : MLLES
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"I'm right there with you" : DITTO
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Painter Veronese : PAOLO
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Against a thing, legally : INREM
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1987 world figure skating champion : ORSER
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"Benjamin" : CNOTE
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Dad's rival : AANDW
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Wait : SITBY
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Results of some traumas : COMAS
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Country club? : THEUN
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Boots : OUSTS
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Lady in "The Sun Also Rises" : BRETT
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Cardinal : MAIN
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Plow ___ : INTO
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Telemarketing aid : LIST
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Enterprise counselor : TROI
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By any chance : EVER
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Paltry : MERE
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Gadgeteers' concerns : USES
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Kind of dye : AZO
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Modern joke response : LOL
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Part of a mustard plant : POD
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Density symbol : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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