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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 2002

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sheldon Benardo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 19,235 )
Across
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Fraud : SCAM
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Yemeni or Qatari : ARAB
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Coffee lightener : CREAM
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Show bravery : DARE
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Over hill and ___ : DALE
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Oscar-winning Berry : HALLE
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Coal waste : SLAG
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Stir up : RILE
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French clerics : ABBES
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Symbol marking a composer's music? : FLATONONESBACH
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Early form of bridge : WHIST
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Waikiki wreath : LEI
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Leave : DEPART
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Crossword solving, for one : PASTIME
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Make happy : ELATE
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Land of O'Kelly and O'Keeffe : ERIN
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Woman's hairstyle : BUN
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Composer's popular works? : MOSTWANTEDLISZT
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Choose : OPT
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Emulated Pinocchio : LIED
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Close, in poetry : ANEAR
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Gets hot under the collar : SEESRED
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Spirited : SPUNKY
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Publicize : AIR
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Powell of the Bush White House : COLIN
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Like the dog days of summer, for a composer? : TOOHOTTOHANDEL
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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One of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
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Thoroughly : ATOZ
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Portion : SHARE
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Cry of greed : MORE
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Writing of Chaucer : TALE
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Marine detector : SONAR
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Ages : ERAS
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Verve : ELAN
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60's protest grp. : SDS
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Baby elephant : CALF
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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It can provide a big jolt : MEGAWATT
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Skillful : ADROIT
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What the monsoon season brings : RAINS
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Parcel out : ALLOT
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"It's ___ real!" : BEEN
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Pursues : CHASES
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Cottontail : RABBIT
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Exile isle for Napoleon : ELBA
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One of the Baldwins : ALEC
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Fit well together : MESH
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Flung : THREW
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African antelope : ELAND
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Show cars : DEMOS
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Leave via ladder, maybe : ELOPE
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Stickum : PASTE
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___ Piper : PIED
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"Peer Gynt" dramatist : IBSEN
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Background sound in a store : MUZAK
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Door : ENTRY
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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1 or 95: Abbr. : RTE
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Heads-up : ALERT
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10-Down fur : LAPIN
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Deluge : INUNDATE
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Noted Las Vegas casino : SAHARA
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Disorderly one : RIOTER
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Toils (away) : SLAVES
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Hue : COLOR
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John who wrote "Butterfield 8" : OHARA
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Cuatro + cuatro : OCHO
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Volume : TOME
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And others, for short : ETAL
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"Damn Yankees" seductress : LOLA
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Kind of Buddhism : ZEN

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

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