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New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 2002

Composer Franz-Joseph's favorite 58-Across?

Author:
Denise M. Neuendorf
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Neuendorf.
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© 2002, The New York Times8/27/02 ( No. 19,285 )
Across
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Deck out : ADORN
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Sign of stitches : SCAR
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Found's partner : LOST
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Donnybrook : MELEE
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Use a whetstone on : HONE
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Aware of : ONTO
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Strips away : PEELS
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Composer Franz-Joseph's favorite 58-Across? : HAYDNSEEK
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Clean-shaven : SMOOTH
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Ore deposit : LODE
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Golf ball prop : TEE
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Nursling : NEWBORN
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Enough for former hurler Dwight? : GOODENPLENTY
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Order before "Fire!" : AIM
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Withered : SERE
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From which gold is spun, in a fairy tale : STRAW
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Smooth-talking : GLIB
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Church council : SYNOD
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Per : EACH
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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___-engine : TWIN
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"___ Loves You" : SHE
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Actor Liam's younger kin? : NEESONNEPHEW
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Southwestern saloon : CANTINA
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Bar order, with "the" : SAME
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Champ who could "sting like a bee" : ALI
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Go fish, e.g. : GAME
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Sheepdog, by training : HERDER
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Presidential shaving goofs? : NIXONCUTS
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Spaghetti strainer : SIEVE
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"___ plaisir" : AVEC
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Campsite sight : TENT
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Florida keys, e.g. : ISLES
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For fear that : LEST
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Do in : SLAY
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Stuffed item? : SHIRT
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Roadie's load : AMPS
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Judge : DEEM
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Toast topper : OLEO
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Put in fresh film : RELOAD
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Snuggles down : NESTLES
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Librarian's admonition : SHH
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Kentucky resource : COAL
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"___ home?" : ANYONE
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Begin to blush : REDDEN
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___ Alamos : LOS
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"___ a customer" : ONETO
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Beef on the hoof : STEER
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Arcade coin : TOKEN
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Efts grown up : NEWTS
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Briefs brand : HANES
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Peppy : SPRY
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Memory unit : BYTE
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Totally smitten : GAGA
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Softens, as leather : OILS
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Pass over : OMIT
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Slowly, on a score : LENTO
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Allergy indication : RASH
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Yearn : ACHE
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"That was close!" : WHEW
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Like the wire in a croquet wicket : BENT
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Holds the deed to : OWNS
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Washington who sang the blues : DINAH
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Wear the crown : REIGN
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Unbeatable foe : NEMESIS
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Puts on the books : ENACTS
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Patriot Adams : SAMUEL
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Meet an untimely fate : PERISH
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Gondola's place : CANAL
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Still in play : ALIVE
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Puts the kibosh on : NIXES
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Sicilian smoker : ETNA
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Sub shop : DELI
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At any time : EVER
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Take five : REST
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Fall mo. : OCT
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Slop spot : STY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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