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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 2005

39-Down : Patriot's foe

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Peoples.
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© 2005, The New York Times8/13/05 ( No. 20,367 )
Across
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Papers and such : MASSMEDIA
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Hooks for landing fish : GAFFS
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Buffaloed : ATWITSEND
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Kind of skeleton : AXIAL
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Reminders : KEEPSAKES
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Appreciation : SENSE
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March time : IDES
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___ talionis (an eye for an eye) : LEX
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Software company's offering : UPDATE
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Edge at the buzzer : NIP
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Sticklers : PEDANTS
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Take off : LOP
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Became more palatable to over time : GREWON
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Inc., overseas : CIE
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Filial inheritance : GENE
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Antibiotic target : STREP
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Chrysler retro car : PTCRUISER
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Where new lines are on display : AUTOSHOWS
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Overhead covering : HAIRPIECE
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Sensor 3 alternatives : ATRAS
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Demands to be paid : DUNS
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Big inits. in recording : EMI
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Split : BISECT
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La starter : TRA
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Flips : LOSESIT
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German article : DER
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Ben of "Pippin" : VEREEN
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Army fig. : NCO
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Proceedings : ACTA
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Winemaking village east of Verona : SOAVE
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Exclamation of exhaustion : ICANTGOON
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"The Severn Suite" composer : ELGAR
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Help : LENDAHAND
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Microscopic : TEENY
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Body shop figures : ESTIMATES
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Ingredients : MAKINGS
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Was humbled : ATEDIRT
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Soccer position : SWEEPER
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Samples : SIPS
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High points: Abbr. : MTS
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West Coast wellness retreat : ESALEN
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Deceived with a false move : DEKED
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Weather forecasting and others : INEXACTSCIENCES
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See 23-Down : ADS
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Short pants : GASPS
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Dismissed : AXED
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Windups : FINALES
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Scam, informally : FASTONE
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Surprise success : SLEEPER
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"In ___" (Nirvana album) : UTERO
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With 9-Down, modern annoyances : POPUP
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Ideal position : NICHE
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Proves durable : WEARS
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Hearts : GISTS
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Pope's oeuvre : POEMS
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While-___ (shop sign) : UWAIT
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Attach : TIEON
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Picture improver : HDTVSET
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Saintly glow : AUREOLE
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Blowing a gasket : INARAGE
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Patriot's foe : REDCOAT
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Household chemical : ACETONE
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Beaches : STRANDS
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1988 Olympics swimming sensation : BIONDI
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Circumspect : LEERY
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Minimal : SCANT
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Highlander in Sir Walter Scott's "Waverley" : EVAN
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Eastern panjandrum : AGHA
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Quebec's ___ d'Orléans : ILE
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Quaint golfing wear : TAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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