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New York Times, Monday, July 5, 2004

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 19,963 )

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Across
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What a surfer rides : WAVE
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Do agricultural work : FARM
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Pre-euro German money : MARKS
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Side squared, for a square : AREA
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When added up : INALL
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Porn classification : XXXRATING
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AM/FM device : RADIO
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Rainbow's shape : ARC
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Attractive : ENGAGING
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Nova ___ : SCOTIA
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Battle exhortations : WARCRIES
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Followers of the Vatican : PAPISTS
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Dockworker's org. : ILA
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Postponed : ONICE
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Driver entitled to free maps, perhaps : AAAMEMBER
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Sprinted : RAN
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Grp. battling consumer fraud : BBB
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Genetic letters : RNA
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Big shoe request : ELEVENEEE
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Lumberjack's tool : AXE
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Binds, as wounds : TAPESUP
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Sign-making aids : STENCILS
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Gets the soap off : RINSES
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Part of a grandfather clock : PENDULUM
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"Then what ...?" : AND
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Handy ___ (good repairmen) : ANDYS
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English king during the American Revolution : GEORGEIII
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Feed, as a fire : STOKE
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Jazz's Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Horse color : ROAN
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Customs : MORES
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Leave in, to a proofreader : STET
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At the ocean's bottom, as a ship : SUNK
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Floor application : WAX
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Secondary, as an outlet: Abbr. : AUX
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Annoy : VEX
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Inconsistent : ERRATIC
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Wealthy sort, slangily : FATCAT
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___ Ben Canaan of "Exodus" : ARI
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Extend a subscription : RENEW
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___ cum laude : MAGNA
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Act of God : MIRACLE
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Horrid glances from Charles Grodin? : ANAGRAM
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Hub projections : RADII
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Kevin of "A Fish Called Wanda" : KLINE
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Wades (through) : SLOGS
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Stand up : ARISE
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Bad, as a prognosis : GRIM
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Mold's origin : SPORE
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Something not really on Mars : CANAL
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Hypothesize : OPINE
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Kemo ___ (the Lone Ranger) : SABE
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Pres. Lincoln : ABE
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Help in crime : ABET
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Button material : BRASS
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Follow : ENSUE
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Metal filers : RASPS
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Beard named for a Flemish artist : VANDYKE
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Forgives : EXCUSES
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Astronaut Armstrong : NEIL
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Imitating : APING
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Darners : MENDERS
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Mount where an ark parked : ARARAT
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Charley horse, e.g. : SPASM
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___-one (long odds) : TENTO
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Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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Olympic sleds : LUGES
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Refine, as metal : SMELT
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Bullring call : OLE
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Debtor's note : IOU
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Writer Fleming : IAN
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It's kept in a pen : INK

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