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New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Author:
Roy Leban
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roy Leban

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Leban. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 19,600 )
Across
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Civil rights org. : NAACP
6
Madame Bovary : EMMA
10
Choice on "Let's Make a Deal" : DOOR
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Come to pass : OCCUR
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Castle defense : MOAT
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Henry VIII's second or fourth : ANNE
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1954 movie starring 25- and 44-Across : THREERINGCIRCUS
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Storm center : EYE
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Kelly's possum : POGO
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"I swear!" : HONEST
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Worth a C : FAIR
24
Half of a sawbuck : FIN
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Half of a famous comic duo : JERRYLEWIS
29
Tibetan priest : LAMA
33
Jennifer Garner spy series : ALIAS
34
Bachelor's last words? : IDO
35
Rah-rah : AVID
36
Some auction bids : NODS
37
Arsonist, e.g. : FELON
39
Grin from ear to ear : BEAM
40
Blunted blade : EPEE
41
William Halsey, e.g.: Abbr. : ADM
42
Marilyn Monroe's real first name : NORMA
43
Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
44
Half of a famous comic duo : DEANMARTIN
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Sheepcote : PEN
48
Beanery sign : EATS
49
Source of mohair : ANGORA
53
Diner handout : MENU
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___ alai : JAI
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1956 movie starring 25- and 44-Across : HOLLYWOODORBUST
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Kind of page : OPED
61
Skin soother : ALOE
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It comes from the heart : AORTA
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Desires : YENS
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A bit less than a meter : YARD
65
Steadfast : LOYAL
Down
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Musical mark : NOTE
2
"___ Breaky Heart" (1992 hit) : ACHY
3
Farm measure : ACRE
4
Pool tool : CUE
5
Takes care of charges ahead of time : PREPAYS
6
Political refugee : EMIGRE
7
Like early LP's : MONO
8
Periodical, for short : MAG
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Kansas town famous in railroad history : ATCHISON
10
Mend, in a way : DARN
11
Story starter : ONCE
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Burden of proof : ONUS
13
Musical mark : REST
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Muddy up : ROIL
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Charged particle : ION
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"George of the Jungle" star Brendan : FRASER
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Generic pooch : FIDO
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A singing Jackson : JANET
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Run off to wed : ELOPE
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Bill tack-on : RIDER
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One of the Flintstones : WILMA
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Hercules had 12 : LABORS
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Turn away : AVERT
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Orange Bowl city : MIAMI
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Jingle writer : ADMAN
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Backward-moving basketball shot : FADEAWAY
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Delightful place : EDEN
42
Musical mark : NATURAL
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Had to have : NEEDED
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___-war bird : MANO
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Act the snoop : PRY
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"Hey, sailor!" : AHOY
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"Uh-uh" : NOPE
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Campbell of country : GLEN
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GM line : OLDS
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Othello was one : MOOR
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Trial group : JURY
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"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
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Emphatic type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Plug or pay ender : OLA
59
Ghost's cry : BOO

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

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