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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 2008

Author:
Gary J. Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary J. Whitehead

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQWZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 21,471 )
Across
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Capital on Lake Victoria : KAMPALA
8
Morrow and Murrow, e.g. : TVSTARS
15
Part of a floor décor : AREARUG
16
War movie sound effect : RATATAT
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Innards : VISCERA
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Hostility : ICINESS
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Musical group that stays together? : ADHESIVEBAND
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Bulldogger's event : RODEO
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Herd : buffalo :: knot : ___ : TOADS
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Part of Eastern Europe, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Cryptanalysis org. : NSA
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Ancient theaters : ODEA
33
Mountain West Conference player : UTE
34
Faith healing service? : MASSTHERAPY
38
Iowa county named for an Indian tribe : SAC
39
Death on the Nile cause? : ASP
40
Thurman of the "Kill Bill" films : UMA
41
Frolicsome : GAY
42
Stadium's dome? : SPORTSCOVER
45
Home of Samuel Beckett: Abbr. : IRE
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Designer Saab : ELIE
47
Beach shade : TAN
48
Red Cross supply : COTS
49
City near Dayton : XENIA
51
Infatuation : CRUSH
55
Donation to the Salvation Army? : GARBDISPOSAL
61
1960s sitcom title role : JEANNIE
64
Three-dimensional scene : DIORAMA
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Played the role of : ACTEDAS
66
Ready to blow : ENRAGED
67
Most brazen : BOLDEST
68
Eternal ... and a hint to 19-, 34-, 42- and 55-Across : AGELESS
Down
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Intoxicating Polynesian drink : KAVA
2
Parched : ARID
3
Jersey material : MESH
4
Conseco Fieldhouse team : PACERS
5
"Am not!" rejoinder : ARESO
6
Shocking : LURID
7
Tequila source : AGAVE
8
Chi-town daily, with "the" : TRIB
9
Cow: Sp. : VACA
10
Tour of duty : STINT
11
It's hot in an Indian restaurant : TANDOOR
12
Put away : ATE
13
Univ. dorm supervisors : RAS
14
G.P.S. data: Abbr. : STS
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Stretches of history : EONS
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How "Moon River" is played : ADAGIO
24
Take off : DEPART
25
Give permission : SAYYES
26
Northernmost county in New Jersey : SUSSEX
27
Chase scenes, in action films : STAPLE
28
Bring back, as silver dollars : RECOIN
30
String before W : STUV
31
"Whatever shall I do?!" : AHME
34
Ring surface : MAT
35
Entry-level position: Abbr. : ASST
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Pet lovers' org. : SPCA
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Plug place : EAR
43
Held sway : REIGNED
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One way to store data : ONCD
48
Beethoven's ___ Symphony : CHORAL
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Former "Biography" channel : AANDE
52
"___ cock-horse to Banbury Cross" : RIDEA
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Not abstaining : USING
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Germ : SPORE
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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Oscar superlative : BEST
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Brush material? : SAGE
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___ Building, first skyscraper in Boston : AMES
60
Schoolboys : LADS
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Boxer's setup : JAB
62
Prefix with -cide : ECO
63
U.S./U.K. divider : ATL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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