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New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 2004

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 168, Blocks: 90 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 20,004 )
Across
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North Sea tributary : MEUSE
6
World Cup chant : OLEOLE
12
Lightning sound : ZAP
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Govt. security : TBILL
20
"JFK" actor : ASNER
21
Ill-fated : DAMNED
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Bounty competitor : VIVA
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Songwriter Greenwich : ELLIE
24
Start of a quip by 58-Across : ISIGNEDWITHTHEMILWAUKEE
28
"No More I Love You's" singer, 1995 : LENNOX
29
4 on a fax machine : GHI
30
"Holy Toledo!" : EGAD
31
Like some queens : APIAN
32
___ many words : INSO
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"Ta-da!" : THERE
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Actress Zadora : PIA
37
Ones above 48-Acrosses : NCOS
38
Modern in Munich : NEU
39
Quip, part 2 : BRAVESFOR$3OOOTHAT
45
Change from an R, say : RERATE
47
Turning points : ELLS
48
See 37-Across : PVT
49
Bit of gel : DAB
51
Yoga position : ASANA
53
Birth-related : NATAL
55
Levels : TIERS
57
For dieters : LITE
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Source of the quip : BOBUECKER
61
Quip, part 3 : BOTHEREDMYDAD
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Sang-froid : CALM
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"Dear ___ ..." : MADAM
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___ signum (here is the proof) : ECCE
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Opening word? : SESAME
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Pool wear : SPEEDOS
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Meat-and-potatoes : BASIC
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Audience : EAR
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"Say ___" (1940 Andrews Sisters hit) : SISI
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Former French president Coty and others : RENES
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Quip, part 4 : ATTHE
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Late start at work, maybe : TENAM
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Remove, as from a habit : WEAN
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It's bad in France : MAL
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Thrown off : ATSEA
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Potluck dinner staple : LASAGNA
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Brand of writing implements : PENTEL
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Buzzed : RANG
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Top part of a form, usually : LINEA
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Where to see le soleil : CIEL
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Quip, part 5 : TIMEBECAUSEHE
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Quip, part 6 : DIDNTHAVE
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In a bottle for a long time : AGED
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Major employer in Hiroshima : MAZDA
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Krupp works city : ESSEN
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"Lord of the Rings" letters : RUNES
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Calls for silence : SHS
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Word before an old name : NEE
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Ural River city : ORSK
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Least likely to attack : TAMEST
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Quip, part 7 : THATKINDOFDOUGHBUT
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Camel, e.g., for short : CIG
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Saunter, e.g. : GAIT
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Certain baseball positions: Abbr. : CFS
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Leaves in the dust : LOSES
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Kind of bean : FAVA
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Celts play it : BBALL
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Elite Eight org. : NCAA
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Eskimo knife : ULU
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Plays, in a way : ENACTS
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End of the quip : HEEVENTUALLYSCRAPEDITUP
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"The Tattooed Girl" author : OATES
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Gumbo thickener : OKRA
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Big event sites : STADIA
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Its capital is Oranjestad : ARUBA
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Bleep out : ERASE
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Antiprohibitionist : WET
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Places for buttons : LAPELS
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Bandleader Kay : KYSER
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Like some rebates : MAILIN
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Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
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Like drivers with records, maybe : UNINSURABLE
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Sheet music symbol : SEGNO
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Puzzlemaker Rubik : ERNO
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Quaint : ODD
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Judge's study : LAW
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Asylum seeker, maybe : EMIGRE
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Where "Quiet!" may be heard : ONTHESET
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Where Samson defeated the Philistines : LEHI
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Boston hrs. : EDT
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Coors product : ZIMA
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Fanlike : AVID
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Buddy : PAL
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It might be up to its neck in hot water : TEAPOT
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Like bruises : BLUISH
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Actress Chase : ILKA
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Property law topic : LIEN
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One of two Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence : LEE
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1970's-80's Robert Urich show : VEGA$
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Plus amount : EXTRA
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They have it coming : HEIRS
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City with a radio station that has the same call letters as the city's name : WACO
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Milliner's sale : HAT
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Flush, now : EVENED
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Burrito meat : POLLO
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Dame's introduction : NOTRE
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Scottish hillside : BRAE
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Workout target : FLAB
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Like a suit with a vest : 3PIECE
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Down too much : OVEREAT
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Company with a good track record? : ADIDAS
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Japanese mat : TATAMI
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Listed : ENUMERATED
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"Venerable" English monk : BEDE
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Kindergarten stuff : ABCS
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Daytime show : SOAP
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Target Al Jazeera viewer : ARAB
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Active ingredient in marijuana : THC
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Old protest grp. : SDS
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General under Alexander the Great : LYSIMACHUS
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"Don't gimme that!" : CMON
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Hit man? : KASEM
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PC troubleshooters : TECHS
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Badlands sights : MESAS
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Goat's cry : MAA
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Cygnus star : DENEB
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Put on : STAGE
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___ Sheraton (hotel company) : ITT
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Took the reins again : RELED
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Golf legend Gene : SARAZEN
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Migratory fish : EEL
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Indian bread : NAAN
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Shipping concern : WEIGHT
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Catch : ENMESH
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Acclaimed : LAUDED
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Flag lieutenant : AIDE
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Saguaro : GIANTCACTUS
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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Saloon selections : ALES
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Bake sale grps. : PTAS
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Moon lander, for short : LEM
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Ultrasecret org. : NSA
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Critical innings : NINTHS
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"Shut your mouth!" : CANIT
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Grazing groups : HERDS
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Classic brand name in an oval logo : ESSO
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Beanie : SKULLCAP
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Rubbish : OFFAL
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Old White House nickname : ABE
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Louvre, par exemple : MUSEE
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Century plants and others : AGAVES
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"The Kingdom and the Power" author : TALESE
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Oven : KILN
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Central Florida city : OCALA
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Haitian monetary unit : GOURDE
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Dripper : IVTUBE
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One of the Three Wise Men : GASPAR
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Dust spreader : FAIRY
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Tough test, slangily : BEAR
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___ blocker : BETA
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Certain W.M.D. : NUKE
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Transport in the country : CART
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Court grp. : USTA
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Garrison Dam's state: Abbr. : NDAK
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Weed : HOE
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Haul : TOW
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Couturier inits. : YSL
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Distress : AIL
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Dance step : PAS

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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