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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 2004

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 20,010 )
Across
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Old-time poacher deterrents : MANTRAPS
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Doesn't do enough : SKIMPS
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"That was the last straw!" : IVEHADIT
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Ready to be engaged : ONHIRE
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Heat shield location : NOSECONE
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Disturbed the peace : RIOTED
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Overdrawn : INTHERED
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Wife to José : ESPOSA
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It's sold in sticks : OLEO
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Jets player whose jersey #12 was retired : NAMATH
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Rest : SIT
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"Drat!" : NERTS
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Sailor's punishment : LASH
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Funny ___ (2003 Derby winner) : CIDE
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Addressed flippantly : SASSED
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Hang-ups : NEUROSES
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Some people can wiggle them : EARS
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Another name for Cupid : AMOR
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Singer with the 1994 #1 hit "Stay" : LISALOEB
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Where people get loaded on trains : BARCAR
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Building block : UNIT
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The Sudanese Republic, today : MALI
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He said "The only alternative to coexistence is co-destruction" : NEHRU
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Sportscaster Allen : MEL
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Duds : LEMONS
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Takes a powder : LAMS
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Female patron saint of Ireland : BRIGID
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Dismissive remark : WHOCARES
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Alchemic knowledge : ARCANA
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One of Rome's seven hills : PALATINE
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Examine : GOOVER
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What Vito Corleone's company imported : OLIVEOIL
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Hard to please : ORNERY
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Stand in the great hall? : PEDESTAL
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Big wheel's entourage : MINIONS
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L. M. Montgomery book "Anne of ___" : AVONLEA
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Empty ___ : NESTERS
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A bad situation, slangily : THEHOTSEAT
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People : RACE
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Trim : ADORN
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___ gland (melatonin secreter) : PINEAL
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Longtime beau of Oprah : STEDMAN
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Big digit? : SORETHUMB
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Turnover : KNISH
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Restaurant chain, for short : IHOP
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Process by which one cell becomes two : MITOSIS
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Officiate : PRESIDE
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Knocks out : SEDATES
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Perplexed : ASEA
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Part of a dollar bill : SEAL
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Spots connections between : CORRELATES
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Caravan carrier : DROMEDARY
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Gray-spotted horse : ROAN
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Clothing line? : SEAM
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Lower back pain : LUMBAGO
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Mistaken : INERROR
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Element used to make semiconductors : SILICON
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Two-layered candy : BLOWPOP
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Certain two-wheeler : CHARIOT
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Neighbor of Georgia : ARMENIA
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___ Long, Louisiana senator, 1948-87 : RUSSELL
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Gulp : INHALE
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Makeup item : LINER
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100% : SOLID
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Yielded : GAVE
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Yield : CAVE

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

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