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New York Times, Friday, August 15, 2003

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXYZ} This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 19,638 )
Across
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Medium for some social protest : FOLKROCK
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Eritrea's capital : ASMARA
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Unanimously : ASONEMAN
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Unwise thing to run from : THELAW
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Talent scout's request : DEMOTAPE
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Pick democratically : VOTEIN
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Like some trade : SEABORNE
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Wears : SPORTS
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Pear type : BOSC
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It may be fenced : LOOT
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Strong stuff : STEEL
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Pal of Potsie and the Fonz : RICHIE
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"___ She Coo?" (#1 R & B hit for the Ohio Players) : WHOD
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Supersize order : JUMBOFRIES
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Carbonium, e.g. : ION
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What clones share : GENESET
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Association : TIE
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Mustangs, e.g. : MUSCLECARS
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Sun-cracked : SERE
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"Scooby-Doo" girl : DAPHNE
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One of three Ottoman sultans : AHMED
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Fabled fliers : ROCS
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Korda of tennis : PETR
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One of a bunch : BANANA
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Blasts : HOTTIMES
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New Jersey city : EDISON
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Two-time U.S. Open winner : ERNIEELS
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Most impressive : NICEST
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Charlie is in its ads : STARKIST
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Florida's ___ Key : SIESTA
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Taxes : ASSESSES
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In things : FADS
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Hebrew prophet in the Douay Bible : OSEE
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Broad-topped hill, in the Southwest : LOMA
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Like many a door : KNOBBED
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Introduce robots, say : RETOOL
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Panama's Torrijos Herrera and others : OMARS
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Quaker Oats brand : CAPNCRUNCH
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Hit below the belt, in a way : KNEE
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Rugged transportation, for short : ATVS
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Be bad with goods? : SHOPLIFT
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Copycat : METOOER
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New Olds of 1999 : ALERO
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"Something to Talk About" singer : RAITT
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Bristlelike appendages : AWNS
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Go down a lane, maybe : SWIM
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Grand : THOU
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A dog's age : EONS
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Stammerer's words : IMEAN
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Follow-up series to "See It Now" : CBSREPORTS
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Garden store stock : HOES
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Rugged transportation : JEEP
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Squib, say : ITEM
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Douglas Hyde's land : EIRE
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Open position? : SEED
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Public policy initiated in the 1980's : GLASNOST
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Jewel boxes : CDCASES
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Fun house features : SHRIEKS
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Habit : ATTIRE
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Geometry calculations : RADII
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In abeyance : ONICE
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Old flask heaters : ETNAS
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Uncle ___ : BENS
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Stage org. : ANTA
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The Bee Gees' "___ Liar" : HESA
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"Within ___ a hell": Shak. : MEIS
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Choice word : ELSE
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Ocean crossers : SSTS

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

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