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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 2003

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 19,617 )
Across
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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He conversed with Wilbur : MRED
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Classified information? : JOBS
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Corn ___ : CHEX
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Plow handle? : DEERE
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Soup vegetable : OKRA
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English poet laureate, 1692-1715 : TATE
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Royal burgh of Scotland : ELGIN
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Rushes : HIES
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They may run in the summer : AIRCONDITIONERS
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Rooting parts : SNOUTS
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Popular snack cake : SUZYQ
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Dog-training aid : TREAT
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Shakes : ELUDES
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Coastal Brazilian state : BAHIA
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Unlike a typical hot dog : LEAN
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Title word of a song from Mozart's "Requiem" : IRAE
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Son of Haakon VII : OLAV
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They're left at sea : PORTS
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Magellan's grp. : NASA
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Cartoon dog : ODIE
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Sorry soul : RUER
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Jazz combo, maybe : OCTET
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100 centesimos, in Panama : BALBOA
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Easily addled : DITSY
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Sell out, in a way : RATON
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Daughter of King Pelles : ELAINE
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Dickens character : THEARTFULDODGER
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Cut : SAWN
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Like some details : LURID
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With 31-Down, "Sweet Liberty" star : ALAN
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"The Black Stallion" boy : ALEC
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Very long-winded answer : ESSAY
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___ justes : MOTS
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Hebrew for "beginning" : ROSH
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Big game : DEER
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It settles on sweeps : SOOT
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Be for a bit : ACTAS
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Staples, say : CHAIN
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Taxi alternative : METRO
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White House : EXECUTIVEBRANCH
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Blend : MELD
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One may draw blood : REGISTEREDNURSE
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Verdi aria : ERITU
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Marsh birds vis-à-vis marshes : DENIZENS
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1808 resignee as U.S. senator : JOHNQUINCYADAMS
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Depression era figure : OKIE
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Joel Chandler Harris title : BRER
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Answer with attitude : SASS
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Short on sharpness : DENSE
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___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
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Segar created her : OYL
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Jesus on a diamond : ALOU
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"Shoot!" : DRAT
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Sufferer's desire : EASE
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Candidate's goal : SEAT
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Schmo : BOOB
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See 58-Across : ALDA
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It comes down hard : HAIL
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Went on and on : PRATTLED
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Knesset : Jerusalem :: Storting : ___ : OSLO
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Propel, in a way : OAR
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Lingerie shop purchase : TEDDY
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Worth keeping, perhaps : OFUSE
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White house? : IGLOO
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"Marvy!" : NEATO
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Surrealism pioneer : ERNST
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Old crowned head : TSAR
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Radiance, of sorts : HALO
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Some livestock : EWES
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"Not true!" : LIAR

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

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