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New York Times, Monday, July 26, 2004

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 138 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0726 ( 19,984 )
Across
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Musical genre pioneered by Bill Haley and His Comets : ROCK
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Cove : INLET
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Partner of ready and willing : ABLE
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Unattractive tropical fruit : UGLI
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Voting site : BOOTH
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Hit with the fist : SLUG
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Sunbather's award? : BRONZESTAR
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Sandwich fish : TUNA
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Still : YET
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Before, in poetry : ERE
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Interpret without hearing : LIPREAD
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1051 on monuments : MLI
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Edward who wrote "The Owl and the Pussycat" : LEAR
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Temples in the Far East : PAGODAS
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Assassinating : SLAYING
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Oldtime actress Massey : ILONA
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Join, in woodworking : MITER
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La Paz is its cap. : BOL
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President after Tyler : POLK
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Sun-bleached : FADED
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"___ Ben Adhem," Leigh Hunt poem : ABOU
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Finish : END
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Duelist Burr : AARON
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Was bright, as the sun : SHONE
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Mark for misconduct : DEMERIT
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Gas ratings : OCTANES
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Kuwaiti leader : EMIR
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Sun or planet : ORB
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Depot baggage handlers : REDCAPS
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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Next-to-last Greek letter : PSI
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Romantics' awards? : LOVINGCUPS
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1/500 of the Indianapolis 500 : MILE
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Have a mad crush on : ADORE
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Colorful gem : OPAL
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[No bid] : PASS
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Changed direction, as a ship : YAWED
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Actor Billy of "Titanic" : ZANE
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Slippers' color in "The Wizard of Oz" : RUBY
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Shrek, for one : OGRE
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Blood problem : CLOT
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One of the same bloodline : KIN
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Portugal and Spain together : IBERIA
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Snout : NOSE
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Auction unit : LOT
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Tickled pink : THRILLED
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Off course : ASTRAY
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Sad person's award? : BLUERIBBON
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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Old-time exclamation : EGAD
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Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald : ZELDA
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Nectar source : PEAR
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Neurotic TV detective played by Tony Shalhoub : MONK
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Spoke (up) : PIPED
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On one's own : ALONE
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Big recording artists' awards? : GOLDMEDALS
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Brainy : SMART
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Dictation taker : STENO
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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Affixes (to) : GLUES
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Wedding 58-Down : IDO
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Good sportsmanship : FAIRPLAY
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"Moby-Dick" captain : AHAB
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Song for a diva : ARIA
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Olympic gymnast Kerri : STRUG
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Roasts' hosts : EMCEES
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___ beef : CORNED
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Entrance to an expressway : RAMP
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Scotch's partner : SODA
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Insect stage : PUPA
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Go across : SPAN
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___ of Man : ISLE
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See 35-Down : VOW
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Family relation, for short : COZ

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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