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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 20,013 )
Across
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Sharp-eyed raptor : EAGLE
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Kid's getaway : CAMP
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Military level : RANK
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Lamebrain : MORON
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Off base illegally : AWOL
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"Garfield" dog : ODIE
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"The Godfather" actor's reputation? : BRANDONAME
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Umpteen : MANY
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UFO fliers : ETS
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Novelist Zane : GREY
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River under London Bridge, once : THAMES
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Alfalfa, Spanky and others : RASCALS
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Tibia's place : SHIN
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Christian pop singer Grant : AMY
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Camera-friendly events : PHOTOOPS
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Cheap jewelry : PASTE
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Rapunzel's abundance : HAIR
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Off-key, in a way : FLAT
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Garage occupant : AUTO
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"It ain't over till it's over" speaker : BERRA
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Gawk at : OGLE
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Beach sidler : CRAB
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New York City's ___ River : EAST
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Comprehend : GRASP
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Arrange in columns : TABULATE
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Old French coin : SOU
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Rolling in the dough : RICH
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Stops talking suddenly : CLAMSUP
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Pants measure : LENGTH
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Soccer success : GOAL
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Expert : PRO
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Fan club's honoree : IDOL
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U2 singer's journey? : BONOVOYAGE
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Indian tourist site : AGRA
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Lecture jottings : NOTES
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Posterior : REAR
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Kittens' cries : MEWS
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Dress to kill, with "up" : GUSSY
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Fireplace glower : EMBER
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Line from the heart : AORTA
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Wimbledon court surface : GRASS
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Actor Chaney : LON
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Final stage, in chess : ENDGAME
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Yuletide sweets : CANES
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On vacation : AWAY
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S.U.V. "chauffeur," maybe : MOM
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Overabundance : PLETHORA
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Actor Ray's discussion group? : ROMANOFORUM
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First mate? : ADAM
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"The Whole ___ Yards" : NINE
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Florida islets : KEYS
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Air France destination : ORLY
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Chart topper : HIT
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Roman statesman's thieving foe? : CATOBURGLAR
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Tank top, e.g. : SHIRT
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Analyze, as a sentence : PARSE
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Buddies : PALS
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Put one's foot down? : STEP
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Hostilities ender : PACT
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Subtle glow : AURA
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Attempt : STAB
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Shrubby tract : HEATH
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Lauderdale loafer : BEACHBUM
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Cooperate (with) : GOALONG
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Soused : LIT
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Pole or Bulgarian : SLAV
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Puts on ice : COOLS
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Petty quarrels : SPATS
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More than suggests : URGES
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Metrical verse : POESY
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Tall tale teller : LIAR
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Upper hand : EDGE
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Chew like a rat : GNAW
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Vein contents : ORE
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"___ rang?" : YOU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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