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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 2004

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 174 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 19,975 )
Across
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National service : RENTACAR
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Buggy : FLAWED
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How some entrees are served : OVERRICE
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Cut aid : IODINE
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"Don't sweat it" : NOBIGGIE
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Palace figures : GUARDS
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Mass apparel : ALBS
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Part of a column : ADDEND
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Animal that Poseidon turned Theophane into, in myth : EWE
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Year in Nero's reign : LVI
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Land : ARRIVE
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Unrest : STIR
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Lamp sites : DESKS
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All over : ANEW
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Biblical verb : HAST
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Bash : SHINDIG
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Neutral shades : TAUPES
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Fork-tailed bird : TERN
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Ending of some plant names : WORT
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Classic convertible name : CASTRO
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Murphy's portrayer : CANDICE
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Dredge (up) : RAKE
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They're all for it : PROS
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A month abroad : ENERO
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Somalian-born supermodel : IMAN
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Swinger : SIMIAN
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"Cupid is a knavish ___": "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : LAD
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Part of a footnote abbr. : CIT
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Jewish village : SHTETL
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Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
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One to watch in a pinch? : KLEPTO
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Matter of course : SYLLABUS
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Attach securely : ENROOT
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Drinkers, at times : TOASTERS
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Magnetic induction units : TESLAS
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Cruising : OUTTOSEA
Down
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Presidential first name : RONALD
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Unfolds : EVOLVES
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Wimp : NEBBISH
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Speaker of note : TRIS
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Cape Tres Puntas locale: Abbr. : ARG
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"... but no ___" : CIGAR
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Environmentalist's concern : ACIDRAIN
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Grooves on a coin's edge : REEDING
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Snack named for a Massachusetts town : FIGNEWTON
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Like Hawaiian shirts : LOUD
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Boise's county : ADA
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Relative of a bug : WIRETAP
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Back to back : ENDWISE
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Takes off wrongly : DESERTS
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Period of darkening : EVE
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"Rich Man, Poor Man" actor, 1976 : ASNER
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Recluse : SHUTIN
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Term of affection : KITTEN
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Surprise court actions : DROPSHOTS
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Warwickshire forest : ARDEN
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Accusatory question : WASITYOU
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Fair : CRICKET
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"It's Too Late Now" autobiographer : AAMILNE
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Camel performers : SKATERS
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Totals : COMESTO
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Former name of Sulawesi : CELEBES
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Sign of a slip : ERASURE
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Mus. slow-up : RIT
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Texas city named by Russian immigrants : ODESSA
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___ once : ALLAT
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Old gathering place : STOA
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1960's-70's Japanese leader : SATO
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NATO member since 1999: Abbr. : POL
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D-Day vessel: Abbr. : LST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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