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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 2003

Parts of gowns that go over the shoulders

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 110 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times7/7/03 ( No. 19,599 )
Across
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Karate blow : CHOP
5
Microscope part : LENS
9
Separates, as flour : SIFTS
14
Super-duper : AONE
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Baseball's Moises or Felipe : ALOU
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Dunderhead : IDIOT
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Poker holding lower than three-of-a-kind : PAIR
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Oscar winner Patricia : NEAL
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Big : LARGE
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Punish action star Norris? : GROUNDCHUCK
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Superlative suffix : EST
24
"Anchors Aweigh" grp. : USN
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CPR expert : EMT
26
"Moby Dick" whaler : AHAB
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Lipton competitor : NESTEA
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Hurrying : INARUSH
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Parts of gowns that go over the shoulders : STRAPS
36
Detroit baseballer : TIGER
37
Titled lady : DAME
40
Massage : KNEAD
42
Fast jets, briefly : SSTS
43
Alex Haley saga : ROOTS
45
River in a Strauss waltz : DANUBE
47
Spills clumsily : SLOSHES
49
Big name in small planes : CESSNA
53
Close by : NEAR
54
Letters before an alias : AKA
55
Balloon filler : AIR
56
High-jumper's hurdle : BAR
58
Rely on comic Keaton? : TRUSTBUSTER
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In the sky : ALOFT
64
Delhi dress : SARI
65
"Well done!" : NICE
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Roast host : EMCEE
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The dark force : EVIL
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Miners' finds : ORES
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Worker with autumn leaves : RAKER
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Dicker : DEAL
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Toward the sunset : WEST
Down
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Kid's pistol : CAPGUN
2
Like laryngitis sufferers : HOARSE
3
Whopper toppers : ONIONS
4
Lima's locale : PERU
5
Acquire slugger McGwire? : LANDMARK
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Put into office : ELECT
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Biblical ark builder : NOAH
8
"Star Trek" navigator : SULU
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Formal headgear : SILKHAT
10
Actress Lupino : IDA
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Dismiss gangster Moran? : FIREBUGS
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Clothing : TOGS
13
Proofreader's "leave it" : STET
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Hair removal brand : NEET
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Jail, slangily : CAN
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Crops up : ARISES
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Fearsome fly : TSETSE
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"No man ___ island ..." : ISAN
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Ready : SET
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"48___" (Nick Nolte film) : HRS
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"No ifs, ___ or buts!" : ANDS
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Sweet ___ (flower) : PEA
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E.R. workers : DRS
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"You've got mail" co. : AOL
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Drop drawers on actor Hudson? : MOONROCK
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Avoid President Clinton? : DUCKBILL
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Break into bits : SHATTER
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Boyfriend : BEAU
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Goof up : ERR
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Lampoon : SATIRE
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Sisters' daughters : NIECES
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Collar : ARREST
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Skylit lobbies : ATRIA
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30's boxing champ Max : BAER
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___ mater : ALMA
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Like Goodwill goods : USED
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Prepare for a rainy day : SAVE
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Falling flakes : SNOW
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Membership charge : FEE

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

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