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New York Times, Friday, August 22, 2003

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQXY} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 19,645 )

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Across
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Vets : OLDPROS
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Suits : PLEASES
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Like some apartments : FORRENT
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Recommended safety limit : REDLINE
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Crumbly : FRIABLE
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Swelling reducers : ICEBAGS
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Amender : REVISOR
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Free : MANUMIT
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Items on a 46-Down, perhaps : ALES
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Big name in outdoor grills : WEBER
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Word interpreted by Daniel : MENE
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Getty Center architect Richard : MEIER
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Blazer, e.g. : SUV
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Transplanted, as a plant : RESET
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"Unsung, the noblest deed will die" poet : PINDAR
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Buffoonery : ZANINESS
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Knocks the socks off : DAZZLES
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Not regular : SPORADIC
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Swabber : WETMOP
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Grable's "The Dolly Sisters" co-star : HAVER
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Where to find porters : PUB
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Writer Alexander : SHANA
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"And Morning ___ with haste her lids": Emerson : OPES
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Like some number systems : OCTAL
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Bavarian river : EGER
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Sink : TORPEDO
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Go back : REGRESS
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Controlled : POLICED
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Osgood Hall Law School locale : TORONTO
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By and large : ASARULE
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Thus spake Zarathustra : AVESTAN
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Lifts, in a way : REPEALS
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What Alfred E. Neuman has : BIGEARS
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Many an exit : OFFRAMP
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Rock singer? : LORELEI
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Like some restaurants : DRIVEIN
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Beat the drum for : PRAISED
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Side in gray : REBS
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Set to keep warm, perhaps : ONLOW
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Metric measures : STERES
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Earliest : PRIMEVAL
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Old Renault : LECAR
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Origin of man : EDEN
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Nutritive matter around a seed's embryo : ALBUMEN
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Closely connected : SIAMESE
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Fan sites : ENGINES
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Some stanzas : SESTETS
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Barbershop request : BUZZCUT
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Shower shower? : RADAR
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Slopes : RISES
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Cooler than cool : RAD
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Ad catchword : NEW
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Numbers of places : ZIPCODES
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Recovered from a bad stroke? : SHOTPAR
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New arrival on a reservation : PAPOOSE
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Have in common with : OVERLAP
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Don't hold your breath : RESPIRE
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1979 film loosely based on Janis Joplin's life : THEROSE
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Shade close to plum : MAGENTA
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Very poor, in a way : ONESTAR
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Service aces? : PARSONS
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A round may be added to it : BARTAB
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Newbery-winning writer Scott : ODELL
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John X's successor : LEOVI
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Land in S.A. : ECUA
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Norman with a club : GREG

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

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