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New York Times, Saturday, July 23, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 20,346 )

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Across
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Maximal : UTMOST
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Are products of : COMEFROM
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It may be lowered to hear music : NEEDLE
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Dominated : OVERBORE
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Openness : CANDOR
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Certified : MADESURE
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Day division, in Venice : ORA
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___ the Lucky Rabbit, first Disney character to generate merchandise : OSWALD
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Remain unused : SIT
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18-20 in a sequence : RST
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Thimblerig prop : PEA
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Department store section : LINENS
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Place for private lines? : DIARY
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Do some lifting : THIEVE
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Respecting : INRE
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Froze : STOODSTILL
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Bill producers : ATMS
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Convenient, in commercial names : HANDI
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"Can't argue with that" : TRUE
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Continues on a bad streak : LOSESAGAIN
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Misspent : LOST
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Richard's "Manhattan" collaborator : LORENZ
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It's represented after a "." : CENTS
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"…!!" : ORELSE
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Rice and Lloyd Webber's "Waltz for ___ and Che" : EVA
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Experiences : HAS
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Shoot down : NIX
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Makeup of some blocks : CINDER
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"So ___ have I invoked thee for my Muse": Shak. : OFT
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"No question" : OFCOURSE
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Leonidas's land : SPARTA
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Had no co-pilot : FLEWSOLO
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One breaking down in school? : PARSER
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Came undone, as a robe : FELLOPEN
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King of Belgium beginning 1993 : ALBERT
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Chilly : UNCORDIAL
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Dresses down : TEARSINTO
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Soldiers : MENATARMS
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Without a match : ODD
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Title girl in a 1965 #1 hit : SLOOPY
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Hardly sesquipedalian : TERSE
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Possible result of a shock : COMA
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Place for a run : OVAL
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Tampered with improperly : MEDDLEDIN
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It may appear before long : ERE
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Some N.F.L. ball carriers : FBS
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Fire up : ROUSE
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Big name in Utah politics : ORRIN
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Parts of some athletic schedules : MEETS
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Power : WATTAGE
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They have tubes attached : IVS
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Rub the wrong way : NETTLE
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Turn around : RESELL
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Chengchow's province : HONAN
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Like some salt : IODIZED
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Farm, in a way : SHARECROP
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Old West whistler : IRONHORSE
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Covet : LUSTAFTER
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"Off we go" : LETSSTART
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Message that's often repeated : SOS
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Kind of tunnel : CARPAL
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Like a toggle switch : ONOFF
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Go through : RIFLE
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Shine : EXCEL
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Popular Italian motor scooter : VESPA
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Key : ISLE
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Light up in a bar : NEON
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Fly-by-nighter? : OWL
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___ show : USO
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Wall St. type : ARB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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