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New York Times, Monday, August 11, 2003

Hit musical with the song "Bosom Buddies"

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times8/11/03 ( No. 19,634 )
Across
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Gladiators' locale : ARENA
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Eskimo's vehicle : SLED
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Office message : MEMO
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Snouted animal : TAPIR
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"___ Get a Witness" (Marvin Gaye hit) : CANI
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Sandler of "Big Daddy" : ADAM
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In reserve : ONICE
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Dashiell Hammett dog : ASTA
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Andes capital : LIMA
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Best available : PICKOFTHELITTER
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___-mo : SLO
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Campaign (for) : RUN
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Philosopher ___-tzu : LAO
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Music, ballet, sculpture, etc. : ARTS
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Liquid part of blood : PLASMA
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Shade trees : ELMS
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Trot or canter : GAIT
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Not for the first time : AGAIN
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Quick, easy motion : FLICKOFTHEWRIST
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Old silo missile : TITAN
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Pond duck : TEAL
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Countertenor's counterpart : ALTO
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Lackey : YESMAN
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Men-only affair : STAG
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Thesaurus listing: Abbr. : SYN
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Whisper sweet nothings : COO
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Toy with a string : TOP
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Where punches are hardest : THICKOFTHEFIGHT
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Opera set in ancient Egypt : AIDA
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Greek promenade : STOA
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Word before circle or tube : INNER
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"Roger, ___ and out" : OVER
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Hosp. printouts : EEGS
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Gawk (at) : STARE
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County center : SEAT
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Attention-getting sound : SNAP
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More than dislikes : HATES
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Above : ATOP
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Punjabi princess : RANI
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"Ben-Hur," for one : EPIC
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Shaving mishaps : NICKS
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Space on a leaf : AREOLA
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"Begone!" : SCAT
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Eyelid attachment : LASH
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Computer key : ENTER
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Telephone : DIALUP
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Drink with a foamy head : MALT
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Work for Hearst, e.g. : EDIT
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Hit musical with the song "Bosom Buddies" : MAME
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Do without : FORGO
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Acquired relative : INLAW
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Southpaw : LEFTY
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"Kate & ___" : ALLIE
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Leaves out : OMITS
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Roly-poly president : TAFT
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Locations : SITES
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Home of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
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Explores the seven seas : SAILS
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Like some eyes at a wedding : MISTY
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Playwright Chekhov : ANTON
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Pyramid scheme, e.g. : SCAM
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"___ does it!" : THAT
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Special skill : KNACK
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Tickle pink : ELATE
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Hangmen's ropes : NOOSES
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Cry in a kids' card game : GOFISH
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A lot : OFTEN
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Ship of Columbus : PINTA
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New Mexico town on the Santa Fe Trail : TAOS
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Busy place : HIVE
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Golfing vehicle : CART
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Robe for Caesar : TOGA
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Trunk fastener : HASP
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Picnic pest : GNAT
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"From ___ to Eternity" : HERE
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Uno y dos : TRES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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