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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 2003

"The Death of ___" (Jacques-Louis David painting)

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 179 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2003, The New York Times8/1/03 ( No. 19,624 )
Across
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"Hold on!" : WAITASEC
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Faultfinder : BLAMER
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"No kidding!" : ISTHATSO
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Labor organizer? : LAMAZE
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Learned : LITERATE
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Set's victim, in myth : OSIRIS
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Takes a break en route : LAYSOVER
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Start of some "regrets" : WECANT
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Roman well : BENE
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Viagra, chemically : CITRATES
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Les : French :: ___ : Italian : GLI
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Brit's service discharge : DEMOB
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Mean : NOTNICE
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Fashions : CREATES
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Was a cast member of : ACTEDIN
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Northern air : OCANADA
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"Bravo!" : WAYTOGO
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Current principle : OHMSLAW
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What something anomphalous lacks : NAVEL
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Distance abbr. : KMS
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Particle accelerator : BETATRON
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Fly catchers : WEBS
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Instantly, after "in" : ATRICE
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Ecaudate : TAILLESS
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Inveigh against : RAILAT
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Meets : RUNSINTO
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First king of England : EGBERT
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Bill Clinton, e.g. : ARKANSAN
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Fiddle finale? : DEEDEE
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Door openers : PASSKEYS
Down
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Heir lines? : WILL
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Home of ancient Chaldea : ASIA
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Minuscule : ITTYBITTY
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"___ tedious old fools!": Hamlet : THESE
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Golden calf builder : AARON
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Hold (off) : STAVE
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Cádiz compass point : ESTE
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Bully : COERCE
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Welder's tool : BLOWTORCH
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Sci-fi zapper : LASERBEAM
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Livorno lady friend : AMICA
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"The Death of ___" (Jacques-Louis David painting) : MARAT
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Online publication : EZINE
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Observes the Sabbath : RESTS
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"That's O.K. with me" : IMCOOL
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Be beaverish : GNAW
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Like "la vida" in song : LOCA
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From the beginning : DENOVO
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Snag : NET
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"Makes no difference" : IDONTCARE
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Camel, e.g. : CIGARETTE
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T or F: Abbr. : ANS
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Dispense sound advice : TALKSENSE
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City on the Ijsselmeer : EDAM
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They can go into the grain : SAWS
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Bag : ENTRAP
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Exposed : BARED
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French story : ETAGE
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Shaman's responsibility : TRIBE
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Hurt : AILED
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Flips one's lid? : WINKS
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"___ Dream" ("Lohengrin" piece) : ELSAS
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Lose in a confrontation, maybe : BLINK
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That certain something : AURA
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Command to Fido : STAY
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Some young 'uns : SONS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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