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New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 2003

Author:
Norm Guggenbiller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norm Guggenbiller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Guggenbiller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 19,608 )
Across
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Word in many farm names : ACRES
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[Look over here!] : PSST
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"___ Apart" (2003 film) : AMAN
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Bear market direction : SOUTH
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Like some league games : AWAY
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Singer Horne : LENA
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Quickly, to an egotist? : INTHEBLINKOFANI
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Not on board, maybe : ASHORE
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Poverty : NEED
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Zero : NIL
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One in a suit : SPADE
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Determines the age of : DATES
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It may be sealed : BID
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Put away : ATE
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Fail to stop on a dime? : SKID
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Garfield's foil : ODIE
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Kind of party : POLITICAL
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Toast made by an egotist? : HERESMUDINYOURI
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Fell back : RETREATED
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___ lily : SEGO
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May event, for short : INDY
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Cheer competitor : ERA
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Ham, to Noah : SON
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Used a fruit knife : PARED
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___-Roman : GRECO
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Summer cooler : ADE
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"Back in the ___" : USSR
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Bursts : ERUPTS
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Egotist's favorite person? : THEAPPLEOFONESI
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Deep-six : TOSS
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Uncreative learning method : ROTE
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Move (over) : SCOOT
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Clinches, as a victory : ICES
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Class identification : YEAR
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Brains : SENSE
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Where SARS originated : ASIA
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Reasons to vote no : CONS
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Crime novelist Rendell : RUTH
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Underlying character : ETHOS
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Everest guide, often : SHERPA
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Pen ___ : PAL
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Pen group : SWINE
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Lucid : SANE
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Young 'un : TYKE
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1936 candidate Landon : ALF
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Intended : MEANT
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Meg's "Sleepless in Seattle" role : ANNIE
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Things at one's fingertips? : NAILS
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Flatfoot's circuit : BEAT
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Rare find : ODDITY
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Second-in-command : DEPUTY
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"See you 'round" : ADIOS
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Danish physicist Niels : BOHR
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Tabloid fodder : DIRT
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Breaking pitch : SLIDER
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Many wedding guests : KIN
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Spooky : EERIE
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Lyric poem : ODE
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Barroom sticks : CUES
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Heraldic beast : LION
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Parody : SENDUP
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Beside oneself : MAD
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Natural breakwater : REEF
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On the opposite bank : ACROSS
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Page of music : PATTI
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Temporary, as a committee : ADHOC
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Baseball's Pee Wee : REESE
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Actress Garbo : GRETA
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Shot glass capacity, roughly : OUNCE
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Nimble : SPRY
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___ gin : SLOE
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Lowly laborer : PEON
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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Net-surfer's stop : SITE
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Dunderhead : ASS
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"___ the glad waters of the dark blue sea": Byron : OER

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