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New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 2004

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQWY} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0724 ( 19,982 )
Across
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Polo alternative : BRUT
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Food item whose name means "slice" : FETA
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The "C" of C. S. Lewis : CLIVE
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Composition of some ladders : ROPE
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Gray ode subject : ETON
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Soda pop purchase : LITER
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Abbr. that may precede a colon : ATTN
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Fast talker : AUCTIONEER
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Like some architectural designs : GEODESIC
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Checks : STEMS
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Leading the queue : NEXT
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Honolulu's ___ Tower : ALOHA
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Pulls the plug on : ABORTS
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Liberal : TOLERANT
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Executive attachment : PAGER
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Quaint taletellers : BARDS
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___ mater : PIA
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Divvy up : PRORATE
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Old faces in workplaces, perhaps : REHIRES
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Where to go in Gloucester : LOO
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Schubert's "___ sentimentale" : VALSE
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In a safe place : ONICE
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Lamp locale : ENDTABLE
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Pick-me-up : BRACER
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Time's partner : AGAIN
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End of Missouri's motto : ESTO
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"The View" co-host : BEHAR
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Lonely : DESERTED
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Mom or dad : PALINDROME
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___ jure (legal phrase) : IPSO
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Sipowicz player on "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : FRANZ
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"What ___?" : OFIT
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Commend, as for outstanding service : CITE
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Rosalind's cousin in "As You Like It" : CELIA
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Terrarium youngsters : EFTS
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Are, in Arles : ETES
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Gasconade : BRAG
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Learning may be done by it : ROTE
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Like a troublemaker : UPTONOGOOD
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Not so tough : TENDERER
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Spreads : FEASTS
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It has its notions : ETUI
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Fantasia's cousin : TOCCATA
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Dove's helper, in an Aesop tale : ANT
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Person likely to have a big closet : CLOTHESHORSE
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Unlike a plane : LINEAR
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Point : ITEM
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Flashed signs : VEES
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Need to be set straight : ERR
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Legendary Irish princess : ISOLDE
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Really big show : EXTRAVAGANZA
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"Mad Love" star, 1935 : LORRE
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Red ___ : APPLE
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Red ___ : BARON
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Laetrile source : APRICOTPIT
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Flower girl, sometimes : NIECE
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Stunner : TASER
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Ruby's defender : BELLI
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Armor coverer : TABARD
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Sooner than soon : INATRICE
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Dispatch : SENDOFF
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Falafel sauce : TAHINI
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Plagues : BESETS
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Empty : BARE
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Notably secure carrier : ELAL
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Put out : EMIT
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Town in the Euganean Hills : ESTE
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Pulls off : DOES
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One overseen by a sgt. : PFC
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Name associated with anonymity : ROE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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