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New York Times, Monday, August 4, 2003

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14 Words: 73, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 110 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 19,627 )
Across
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Games nobody wins : TIES
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Small, medium or large : SIZE
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Green fruit drink flavor : LIME
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West Coast gas brand : ARCO
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Shoelace problem : KNOT
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Get ___ a good thing : INON
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"Well, I'll be!" : COULDAFOOLEDME
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Out for the evening, maybe : ONADATE
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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Yogi or Smokey : BEAR
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Quart divs. : PTS
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"Sesame Street" skills : ABCS
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Get-up-and-go : BRIO
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Folklore meanie : OGRE
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Overly, informally : TOOTOO
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___-Cat (off-road vehicle) : SNO
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Motor City labor org. : UAW
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"If only ..." : WOULDABEENNICE
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Late columnist Landers : ANN
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Broadway hit letters : SRO
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Cat that catches rodents : MOUSER
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No longer on active duty: Abbr. : RETD
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"Dumb" girl of old comics : DORA
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Fourposters, e.g. : BEDS
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Got together : MET
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007 : BOND
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Photo tint : SEPIA
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Port in "The Marines' Hymn" : TRIPOLI
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"Stupid of me not to know" : SHOULDAGUESSED
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Defeat decisively : ROUT
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Handle roughly : MAUL
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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___-bitty : ITTY
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Stuff to the gills : SATE
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Weigh station units : TONS
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Tex-Mex snack : TACO
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Wrinkle remover : IRON
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Quito's country: Abbr. : ECUA
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Auctioneer's closing word : SOLD
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Kid's wheels : SKATEBOARD
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Scared (of) : INFEAR
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Animal house : ZOO
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English prep school : ETON
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Deceived : LIEDTO
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Wearing a costume, say : INDISGUISE
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N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
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U-turn from WSW : ENE
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Apply gently : DAB
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Napkin's place : LAP
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Greet the day : RISE
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Battling : ATWAR
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Daniel with a coonskin cap : BOONE
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"I don't want any part of it" : COUNTMEOUT
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Cardinals' team letters : STL
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Dictatorship : ONEMANRULE
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Thumped fast, as the heart : RACED
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Decorative jugs : EWERS
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Takes too much, briefly : ODS
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Lennon's lady : ONO
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Doofus : BOOB
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Kernel : NUB
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Sheriff's sidekick : DEPUTY
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Cheap booze : ROTGUT
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Fizzle out : DIE
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Flu season protection : SHOT
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U.S.N. bigwigs : ADMS
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"Check this out!" : PSST
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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"Exodus" author Uris : LEON
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Fateful March day : IDES
60
___ Lanka : SRI
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Battery size : AAA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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