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New York Times, Friday, July 16, 2004

It's nice when prize winnings come with lots of these

Author:
Craig Kasper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Craig Kasper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times7/16/04 ( No. 19,974 )
Across
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Not blocked : THRU
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Knocked completely off one's feet : SICKASADOG
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What a card reader may do? : WEEP
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For love or money : ATANYPRICE
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Dejection interjection : ALAS
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It's used to make carbon black : NATURALGAS
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Pool opening : SPRINGLET
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Like some hands : DEALT
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It's nice when prize winnings come with lots of these : ZEROS
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Meddle managers? : YENTAS
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Town near Perugia : ASSISI
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Blazed : TORE
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Wars of the Roses battle site : SAINTALBANS
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Coupe complement : TWO
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Permanently undecided : HUNG
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Gallery item : OIL
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1969 target : MOON
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Head up North? : ELK
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Noted 2003 Eton graduate : PRINCEHARRY
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Pan, e.g. : FAUN
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Peak : VERTEX
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Application after a break : SPLINT
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Reason to put on a collar : FLEAS
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Sash accompanier, maybe : TIARA
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War game : PAINTBALL
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Line of sight? : OPTICNERVE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Events for potential bidders : OPENHOUSES
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Artery : ROAD
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Using big words? : LARGEPRINT
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Lively : SPRY
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Moore verse opener : TWAS
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Counseling, e.g. : HELP
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Bring up : REAR
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Expanding : UPSIZING
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Punch with punch : SANGRIA
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Aviator ___ Balbo : ITALO
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"Princess Caraboo" star, 1994 : CATES
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Currency unit in Harry Potter tales : KNUT
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Strathclyde port : AYR
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Some earth movers : SPADERS
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Francis of old TV : ARLENE
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Probe : DIGAT
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Florida's ___ National Forest : OCALA
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Exploits : GESTS
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Make a home : NEST
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Thither : YON
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Contemporary of Emerson : ASHE
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Bellow in a library : SAUL
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Send down : SINK
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Barber's supply : TALC
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Cut off the back : LOIN
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Crib : BIN
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Reason to press a suit, perhaps : TORT
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Sported : WORE
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Black : ONYX
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Nougat-filled treats : MARSBARS
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Dash : PANACHE
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Progress preventer : RUT
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Superlatively smooth : EVENEST
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Pressure : HEAT
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Activity on a range : FIRING
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Milker's aid : STOOL
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Browning title character : PIPPA
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"Ciao!" : LATER
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Persian : FARSI
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Rouse : LIVEN
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Fear, to François : PEUR
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Cockeyed : ALOP
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Iago, e.g. : LIAR
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Disney dog : LADY
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Letter lineup : NOP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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