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New York Times, Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 19,642 )
Across
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Have ___ on one's shoulder : ACHIP
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Sumptuous : POSH
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At a distance : AFAR
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Sprocket projections : TEETH
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Ready to eat : RIPE
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Dear, to Donizetti : CARO
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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Hipbones : ILIA
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Red "Sesame Street" character : ELMO
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39-Across component : AEROBICSCLASS
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Denver clock setting: Abbr. : MST
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Suffix with social : ITE
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Drive-thru bank feature, for short : ATM
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Baby carrier? : EGG
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Some beach toys : PAILS
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Question for a brown cow? : HOWNOW
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Early baby word : DADA
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Place : SITE
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Two-time U.S. Open winner Fraser : NEALE
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Way to fitness : EXERCISEREGIMEN
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Reluctant : LOATH
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Shorebird : TERN
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Radiation measures : REMS
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In the unique case that : ONLYIF
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Common mistakes, say : DONTS
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Concorde : SST
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Form of ID: Abbr. : LIC
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Wish undone : RUE
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Flapper accessory : BOA
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39-Across component : WEIGHTLIFTING
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Iota : WHIT
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1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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Baseballers Guidry and Swoboda : RONS
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Old-fashioned theater : ODEON
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Name of more than 20 popes : JOHN
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Scared sounds : EEKS
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Diaper, in Britain : NAPPY
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Special Forces unit : ATEAM
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Asteroid first sighted in 1801 : CERES
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It's strengthened by 20-Across : HEART
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"Tell ___ the judge" : ITTO
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You may have one for spiders : PHOBIA
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Sales brochure feature : PRICELIST
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Perfume ingredients : OILS
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Star in Virgo : SPICA
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It can be improved by 39-Across : HEALTH
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Air force heroes : ACES
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Alias : FALSENAME
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Offshoot : ARM
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Milne marsupial : ROO
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Formal reply to "Who's there?" : ITISI
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Surrounded by : AMONG
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Automaton : GOLEM
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Actress Verdon and others : GWENS
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Socialists, e.g. : PARTY
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Knight's need : STEED
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River dams : WEIRS
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Site of an oracle of Apollo : DELOS
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Certain transmitters : AXONS
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Took care of : DEALTWITH
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Perfect : ERRORLESS
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Texas cook-off dish : CHILI
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Boredom : ENNUI
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It can be improved by 39-Across : FIGURE
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Pan films? : TEFLON
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Ravel's "Daphnis et ___" : CHLOE
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It's strengthened by 56-Across : BICEP
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Leading : ONTOP
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Intense suffering : AGONY
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Harrow rival : ETON
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Lengthy footrace : TENK
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"And here it is!" : TADA
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Dow Jones paper, for short : WSJ
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___-ha : HOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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