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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 2005

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 143 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0704 ( 20,327 )

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Across
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President before Jefferson : ADAMS
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Couch : SOFA
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"Picnic" Pulitzer-winner William : INGE
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Performing poorly in : BADAT
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Knocks for a loop : AWES
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Gas in advertising lights : NEON
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With 59-Across, lyric from "America, the Beautiful" : ANDCROWNTHYGOOD
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Bro's counterpart : SIS
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U.N. working-conditions agcy. : ILO
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Molecule part : ATOM
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Guinness suffix : EST
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Dict. info : DEFS
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For adults, as films : RRATED
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Lyric from "The Star-Spangled Banner" : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
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Numbskull : ASS
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Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
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Society newcomer : DEB
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These break the silence of the lambs : BAAS
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Derisive laugh : HAH
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Huff and puff : PANT
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Prints, pastels and such : ART
42
Hollywood's Ken or Lena : OLIN
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Nasdaq debut: Abbr. : IPO
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Lyric from "America" : LETFREEDOMRING
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Lunatic : MANIAC
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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Smallish batteries : AAS
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Thick slice : SLAB
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Band booking : GIG
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Air conditioner meas. : BTU
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See 17-Across : WITHBROTHERHOOD
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"Garfield" dog : ODIE
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Talk wildly : RANT
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Etc. and ibid., e.g. : ABBRS
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Magician's stick : WAND
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Jazz singer James : ETTA
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Unlike a rolling stone? : MOSSY
Down
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Breakfast roll : DANISH
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Extends : ADDSTO
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Apple computer, for short : MAC
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Large steps : STRIDES
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Took to the airport, say : SAWOFF
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Confess, with "up" : OWN
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Greek salad cheese : FETA
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Wood source for a baseball bat : ASHTREE
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Director Bergman : INGMAR
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Newcomer, briefly : NEO
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Moo ___ gai pan : GOO
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Finish up : END
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Bread spreads : OLEOS
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___ Linda, Calif. : YORBA
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Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
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"Look what I did!" : TADA
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Fifty-fifty : EVEN
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Borrower's burden : DEBT
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Apron wearers, traditionally : MAS
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L.B.J.'s veep : HHH
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Soothing ointment : BALM
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Neck of the woods : AREA
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Env. notation : ATTN
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Get a move on, quaintly : HIE
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Luau paste : POI
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Toothbrush brand : ORALB
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Spy novelist John : LECARRE
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Shooting marble : IMMIE
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Write computer instructions : PROGRAM
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Dropped a line in the water : FISHED
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Should, informally : OUGHTA
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Bigwigs : NABOBS
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Swamp swimmers : GATORS
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Like dishwater : SUDSY
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Dinghy or dory : BOAT
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"I'm impressed!" : WOW
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Rhoda's TV mom : IDA
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10th-anniversary metal : TIN
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Blasting stuff : TNT
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"The Sopranos" network : HBO

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

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