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New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 2004

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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148/26/20045/5/200814
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1.62002
Stella Daily
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198/26/200410/19/201518
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1.61002
Bruce Venzke

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Daily. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 20,015 )
Across
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Prevalent : RIFE
5
___ & Whitney (aircraft engine manufacturer) : PRATT
10
Flake material : BRAN
14
Book of the Book of Mormon : ENOS
15
Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
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Barks up the wrong tree : ERRS
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Rhode Island, with "the" : OCEANSTATE
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See 34-, 42- and 55-Across : VOTESFORWOMEN
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Rakes in : EARNS
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Mme., across the Pyrenees : SRA
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Subj. of a 1984 Stephen Ambrose political biography : DDE
25
Daycare charge : TYKE
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Speed demon : RACER
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19th-century writer/lecturer who advocated 20-Across : SUSANBANTHONY
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Like "der," in Ger. : MASC
40
"Lorna ___" : DOONE
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Inspirer : MUSE
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19th-century dress reformer who advocated 20-Across : AMELIABLOOMER
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Attacks : HASAT
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Trollope's "Lady ___" : ANNA
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It may give you a charge : TNT
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Fed. bureau with agents : ATF
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Walk down the aisle? : USHER
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19th-century author/hymnist who advocated 20-Across : JULIAWARDHOWE
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Needle holder : PHONOGRAPH
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Rear end : RUMP
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Retained : HELD
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It has bands with music : RADIO
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Morales of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : ESAI
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Division preposition : INTO
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Proceed : WEND
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Passed through, as a rope : REEVED
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Encroachment : INROAD
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Strongholds : FORTRESSES
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German steel city : ESSEN
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Univ. V.I.P. : PROF
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Wealthy, in Juárez : RICO
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Whiz of a tennis server : ACER
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Détentes : THAWS
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___ sax : TENOR
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Snack : BITE
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Flecked horse : ROAN
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Six-footer : ANT
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Dundee denial : NAE
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Sassy : SMART
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Grounded jets : SSTS
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When said three times, "et cetera" : YADA
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Tree or door feature : KNOB
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Dreaded virus : EBOLA
30
"Alas!" : AHME
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Place to get hitched, perhaps : COURTHOUSE
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Dash lengths : ENS
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Certain whiskey : RYE
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Bruins home, for short : UCLA
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Like many a quip: Abbr. : ANON
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"Open all night" sign, maybe : NEON
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___-jongg : MAH
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Grp. with a famous journal : AMA
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Antarctica's Queen ___ Mountains : MAUD
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"Seinfeld" character : NEWMAN
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Fearful : TREPID
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Feline in un jardin zoologique : TIGRE
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Measure of capacitance : FARAD
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Nag : SHREW
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Elbow hard : JOLT
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Word processor command : UNDO
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Baseballer Boggs : WADE
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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Fraternity letters : RHOS
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___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Setter : HEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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