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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0817 ( 20,006 )
Across
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Fragrant blossom : LILAC
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"Right on!" : AMEN
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Woodworking groove : DADO
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Excitedly : ABOIL
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Stack : PILE
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He wrote "Utopia" in an ancient language : THOMASMORE
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Yard sale tag : ASIS
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Partner of "ifs" and "ands" : BUTS
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Arterial trunks : AORTAS
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Do a favor : OBLIGE
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Be charitable : DONATE
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Tilted : LEANED
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Oxidize : RUST
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A.A.A. suggestion: Abbr. : RTE
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Office stamp : DATER
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Better halves : MATES
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Disney Store item : CEL
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"How Sweet ___" : ITIS
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Mocks : JAPES
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Something that shouldn't be left hanging : CHAD
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Twilight time to a poet : EEN
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More immense : HUGER
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Rear : RAISE
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TV prog. with a different host each week : SNL
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Cupid's counterpart : AMOR
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Author Lee : HARPER
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Inner circle member : OLDBOY
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Keats and others : ODISTS
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Hogan dweller : NAVAJO
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Oscar winner Guinness : ALEC
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Blind poet who often wrote in an ancient language : JOHNMILTON
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Desertlike : SERE
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Gladden : ELATE
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Dust Bowl refugee : OKIE
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Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
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Dravidian language : TAMIL
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Summer hrs. in N.J. : EDT
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Cheer : RAH
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Life-changing statement : IDO
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Farm vehicles : COMBINES
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Endured : LASTED
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Many P.C.'s : IBMS
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London lav : LOO
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Vacuum's lack : AIR
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Purifies : CLEANSES
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Not close : APART
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He taught an ancient language in film : MISTERCHIPS
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Old London Magazine essayist : ELIA
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Celebrated Prohibition-era lawman : NESS
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Tool with a cross handle : AUGER
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Feedbag feed : OATS
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"Golden" things : OLDIES
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Vanquished : BEATEN
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What 17- and 52-Across and 11-Down all were : LATINLOVERS
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Curtain : DRAPERY
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North Carolina's ___ Banks : OUTER
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Some china : TEASET
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Church V.I.P.'s : ELDERS
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Myopic cartoon character : MAGOO
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Certain Boeing : JUMBOJET
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Church music maker : CARILLON
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Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
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Arm bones : RADII
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Spam producer : HORMEL
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Adds punch to, as punch : LACES
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Bygone auto : NASH
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Not pro : ANTI
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Commercial suffix with Motor : OLA
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Biblical ark passenger : HAM
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Ref's decision : TKO
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3-in-One product : OIL
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"The Matrix" role : NEO

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

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