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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 2004

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FGJQXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 20,008 )
Across
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Fair-sized garden : ACRE
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Tater : SPUD
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Cue user : ACTOR
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"Mon ___!" : DIEU
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Garr of film : TERI
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Carrying out the garbage, e.g. : CHORE
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Impugn : DISCREDIT
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"My Friend" of 1950's TV and others : IRMAS
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What Satan gets from poison ivy? : THEWICKEDITCH
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With 45-Across, book title with a hint to this puzzle's theme : WHERES
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Chinese dynasty of 2,000 years ago : HAN
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Underground facility : SILO
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Foreshadowed : BODED
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Like some lines : DOTTED
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G.I.'s address : APO
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Orderly phrase that can follow one, two or three : ATATIME
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Money earned by a hospital worker? : INTERNREVENUE
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When there may be censorship : WARTIME
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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Corps member : MARINE
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See 22-Across : WALDO
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Spray target : ODOR
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Big name in ISP's : AOL
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"Aieeeee!," e.g. : SHRIEK
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Donation for crackpots? : DOLLARSTONUTS
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Film director Kenton and others : ERLES
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Pertaining to the lower skull bone : OCCIPITAL
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Hardly accepting : LEERY
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Truckful : LOAD
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Clipped : TERSE
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Alternatively : ELSE
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Vitamin amts. : RDAS
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Word on a dipstick : ADD
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Year in Trajan's reign : CII
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Used as a chair : RESTEDON
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Cheat, slangily : EUCHRE
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They may be Irish : STEWS
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Prefix with cab : PEDI
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"Spenser: For Hire" star : URICH
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Bears Hall-of-Famer Mike : DITKA
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It has a low pH : ACID
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Name : CHRISTEN
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Wren, for one : TOMTIT
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Answer provider : ORACLE
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Like work horses, often : RESHOD
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Matting material : REED
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Salad leaf : ENDIVE
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I.B.F. rival : WBA
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Kachina doll maker : HOPI
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Cockney's residence : OME
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State of lateness : ARREAR
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Blaster : TNT
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Uris hero ___ Ben Canaan : ARI
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Majorettes, e.g. : TWIRLERS
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Suffix with Euclid : EAN
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Like some stocks : UNLISTED
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Second planet past Merkur : ERDE
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In perfect condition : AOK
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Product introduced in 1908 "for the great multitude" : MODELT
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Renée of silents : ADOREE
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Painting aid : ROLLER
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Trounce : WHUP
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More pretentious : ARTIER
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Rank above maj. : LTCOL
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Sarcastic : SNIDE
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"___ sow ..." : ASYE
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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___ Alamitos, Calif. : LOS

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

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