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New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 2004

Author:
Matt Skoczen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Skoczen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Skoczen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 19,964 )
Across
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"___ as I can tell ..." : ASFAR
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Hurdles for future attorneys: Abbr. : LSATS
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Pudding fruit : FIG
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Florida's Key ___ : LARGO
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Florida's ___ Center : EPCOT
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Form 1040 datum: Abbr. : IRA
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Danish theologian (speller's nightmare #1) : KIERKEGAARD
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Swe. neighbor : NOR
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"As I Lay Dying" character : ANSE
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Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
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What "nobody can" do, in song : DENY
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Musical for which Liza Minnelli won a 1978 Tony : THEACT
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"___ it a shame" : ISNT
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German philosopher (speller's nightmare #2) : SCHOPENHAUER
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Walloped, old-style : SMOTE
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Learning style : ROTE
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Cpl., for one : NCO
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Astronomical ring : HALO
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Pipe cleaner : DRANO
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20's touring cars : REOS
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First daughter in the Carter White House : AMY
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Certain Scandinavian : FINN
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With regrets : SADLY
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Swedish statesman (speller's nightmare #3) : HAMMARSKJOLD
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Locked (up) : PENT
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Printing goofs : ERRATA
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Romulus or Remus : TWIN
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City maps : PLATS
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Seldom seen : RARE
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Colonial ___ : ERA
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Russian composer (speller's nightmare #4) : MOUSSORGSKY
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"Out of sight!" : RAD
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Freak out : GOAPE
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Navel variety : OUTIE
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Brit. lawmakers : MPS
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Reliance : TRUST
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Ceaselessly : ONEND
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___-Seltzer : ALKA
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Francis or Patrick, e.g. : SAINT
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Sassy : FRESH
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Accepts, as terms : AGREESTO
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Seoul soldier : ROK
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Smooth, in music : LEGATO
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Trade jabs : SPAR
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Military sch. : ACAD
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Railed against : TOREINTO
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The "S" in E.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
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Tweaked : FINETUNED
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Fe, to a chemist : IRON
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Politico Hart : GARY
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Design on metal : ETCH
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Cloning need : DNA
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One-spot : ACE
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"___-Devil" : SHE
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Fraternity fun : PRANK
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Almost forever : EON
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Earth Day subj. : ECOL
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Pinkish : ROSY
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Head of old Iran : SHAH
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Papa's partner : MAMA
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Quadrennial events : OLYMPIADS
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Impoverished : DIRTPOOR
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T.L.C. givers : RNS
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Speed reader? : RADARGUN
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Cheer leader? : FAN
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Camera type, briefly : SLR
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Game pieces : MEN
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On-the-go group : JETSET
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Roughly : ORSO
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Spoonful, say : TASTE
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Alan of "The In-Laws" : ARKIN
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Time in office : TERM
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Trendy sandwich : WRAP
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Island party : LUAU
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Dangerous slitherers : ASPS
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Ogled : EYED
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Nonunion workers: Abbr. : MGT
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Pooh's pal : ROO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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