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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 2003

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JWX} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 19,653 )

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Across
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Took off at full speed : RANFORIT
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Kind of quartz : TOPAZ
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Like Sherlock Holmes's nose : AQUILINE
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"Don King: Only in America" star : RHAMES
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Anne ___, Helen Keller's teacher : SULLIVAN
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Refuse to compromise : INSIST
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Vigor : HALENESS
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Campbell's soup selection : POTATO
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N.H.L. star Lindros : ERIC
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Transplant : REPOT
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Holder of recyclables : BIN
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Springfield, e.g. : RIFLE
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Walkie-talkie answer : COPY
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Beekeeper in a highly rated 1997 film : ULEE
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"The Five Red Herrings" author : SAYERS
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Putdown for a computer whiz : TECHNERD
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"Norma Rae" director : RITT
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One that's punched out : CHAD
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Coaches : HACKNEYS
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1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
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Bath additions : OILS
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Simulated : APED
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Dutch-speaking Caribbean isle : ARUBA
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"It could not slake mine ___, nor ease my heart": Shak. : IRE
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Painter of haystacks and poplars : MONET
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Fair pace : TROT
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Millennial Church member : SHAKER
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___ acid (baking powder ingredient) : TARTARIC
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Performer who's charged : TORERO
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Once-in-a-lifetime : FREAKISH
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Comic strip character surnamed Smith : SLUGGO
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Folded comestible : OMELETTE
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Three-year-olds compete here : EPSOM
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Blood group? : REDCROSS
Down
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Some thin slices : RASHERS
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Tanks : AQUARIA
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Invalidate : NULLIFY
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Cabinet workers? : FILECLERKS
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Ken of "thirty-something" : OLIN
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Bank depositor? : RIVER
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Momentarily : INASEC
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One with the backing of the U.S. Treasury? : TENSPOT
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Paintings on hinged panels : TRIPTYCHS
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"I must've forgot ...!" : OHNO
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Previous : PAST
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Complaisant : AMIABLE
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More flavorful : ZESTIER
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Blitzed : STONED
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Price-setting grp. : OPEC
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Port ___ (Isle of Man resort) : ERIN
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One working on a plot : UNDERTAKER
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Robed bench-sitter's place : STEAMROOM
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Derisive comeback : HAHA
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Tears for Fears, e.g. : TYPO
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Cranes : HOISTS
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Pet carrier feature : AIRHOLE
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Resolve : CLEARUP
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Summoned : SENTFOR
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Folded comestible : BURRITO
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They need reeds : OBOISTS
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Certain software downloads : PATCHES
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"Heavens to Betsy!" : DEARME
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Stuck up? : TREED
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Powder containers : KEGS
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Consequently : ERGO
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Baby shower? : TALC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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