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New York Times, Friday, July 2, 2004

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 19,960 )
Across
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Many a Standardbred : TROTTER
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Aid in raising cane? : MACHETE
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San Remo setting : RIVIERA
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One who's trying : ESSAYER
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Member of NATO : ICELAND
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Hard at it : SLAVING
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Like some checks: Abbr. : CERT
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Rodgers and Hammerstein musical setting : SIAM
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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___-El (Superman's birth name) : KAL
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It may interfere with delivery : STAGEFRIGHT
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10 marks, once : KRONE
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Tank top : TURRET
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"Just because" : NOREASON
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City where Mark Twain is buried : ELMIRA
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Foundation, often : ENDOWER
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People known to have germs? : IDEAMEN
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Noted Hollywood exec : EISNER
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Refuse to change : STANDPAT
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Imposts : LEVIES
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In headlinese, say : TERSE
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Minor expenses : INCIDENTALS
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Spanish pronoun : ESA
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Baseball's Drabek : DOUG
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Man who's taken vows : LAMA
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Cottontail's tail : SCUT
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RCA rival : TOSHIBA
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Catch : ENSNARE
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Target of a flick : ASHTRAY
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Moped : SCOOTER
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They send up jets : GEYSERS
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Things fault-finders study : SEABEDS
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It may require joint checking : TRICKKNEE
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Popular side : RICEARONI
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Rulers' rulers : OVERLORDS
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The earth is on one : TILT
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Kind of service : TEA
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Novelist Jünger : ERNST
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Fireplace alternative : RADIATOR
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Austrian physician whose work laid the foundation for hypnosis : MESMER
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Digital communication?: Abbr. : ASL
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11-member grp. : CSA
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Be on easy street : HAVEITMADE
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Checking out : EYING
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Kappa's position : TENTH
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Cereal killer : ERGOT
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Pull ___ on : AGUN
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Jelly plant : SEAWEED
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"Band of Gold" singer Payne : FREDA
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Lets up : RELENTS
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Broadway sights : NEONLIGHTS
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Assist : SERVE
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Curse : IMPRECATE
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No longer worried : REASSURED
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Hill predators : ANTEATERS
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Statement made with a tsk, tsk : ITSAMESS
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___ record : SETA
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Cloisonné clusters : INLAYS
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Label : IDTAG
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Wild West justice : NOOSE
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Hardly hard : CUSHY
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Cavalry soldier : LANCE
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Judgment passer, perhaps : SNOB
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Boiling blood : IRE
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Tender place? : BAR
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"___ wise guy, eh?" : SOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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