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New York Times, Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Author:
Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 19,986 )
Across
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White House affair, maybe : FETE
5
Beyond's partner : ABOVE
10
Part of Latin 101 conjugation : AMAT
14
___ Bator : ULAN
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Measure from the elbow to the end of the middle finger : CUBIT
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Results may do this : VARY
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With 33-, 36- and 40-Across, American born 7/28/1929 : JACQUELINE
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Press : IRON
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Hip bone : ILIUM
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Vital : KEY
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Actress Hayek : SALMA
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Boating mishap : TIP
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Neighbor of a Vietnamese : LAOTIAN
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Period of time : HOUR
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Gary's home: Abbr. : IND
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Periods of time : MOONS
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Off : AWRY
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See 17-Across : BOUVIER
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Hall of Fame QB Dawson : LEN
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See 17-Across : KENNEDY
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Name that's an alphabet trio : STU
40
See 17-Across : ONASSIS
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Modern medical grps. : HMOS
42
Composer/writer Ned : ROREM
44
Cable inits. : TNT
45
Ages and ages : EONS
46
Most blue : SADDEST
48
___-mo : SLO
49
Right hands : AIDES
50
New Deal inits. : WPA
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Celebrity photographer Herb : RITTS
56
Where D.D.E. went to sch. : USMA
57
Topper made popular by 17- and 36-Across : PILLBOXHAT
59
Retro phone feature : DIAL
60
Laughing gas, for one : OXIDE
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
62
Lodges : INNS
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Baseball datum : STEAL
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
Down
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Kodak competitor : FUJI
2
Mideast carrier : ELAL
3
Reserved : TACITURN
4
Commission's task : ENQUIRY
5
Top-notch : ACE
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Mail may be sent in this : BULK
7
Award for Tony Kushner : OBIE
8
Like old records : VINYL
9
Summer on the Seine : ETE
10
Wilbur or Orville Wright : AVIATOR
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Florida player : MARLIN
12
Bouquets : AROMAS
13
"Seduced" senator of film : TYNAN
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Man in black? : UMP
22
Cry on a hog farm : SOOEY
25
During : AMIDST
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"2001" mainframe : HAL
27
See red? : OWE
28
Structural members : IBEAMS
29
Votes in Versailles : NONS
30
Kirsten of "Spider-Man" : DUNST
34
Marble feature : VEIN
36
Genuflection points : KNEES
37
Without a hitch : SMOOTHLY
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Proverbial brickload : TON
39
Seagoing letters : USS
40
Trials : ORDEALS
41
DNA structures : HELIXES
42
Granola ingredient : RAISIN
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One who's "out" : ODDMAN
46
Any of the Fahd ruling family : SAUDI
47
___ 12 and 20 : TWIXT
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Angel's favorite letters : SRO
51
Dancer's exercise : PLIE
52
13-Down player : ALDA
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Itar-___ news agency : TASS
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E.R. order : STAT
57
Med. test result : POS
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___ canto : BEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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