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New York Times, Friday, August 6, 2004

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 19,995 )
Across
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Holder of a lot of hidden dirt : FBIFILE
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Cajun condiment : TABASCO
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Basement feature, sometimes : RECROOM
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Not quite direct : ONESTOP
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Took some of : ATEINTO
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Bass offering : PALEALE
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Shellback : GOB
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Swear : ATTEST
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By and by : ANON
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Big name in home furnishings : IKEA
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Accommodate, in a way : SEAT
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"The 5,000 Fingers of ___" (1953 film musical) : DRT
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Emulates a wolf : LEERS
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Roller coaster feature : DROP
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Quintillionth: Prefix : ATTO
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Implant deeply : ENROOT
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One and only : TRUELOVE
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Efficiency option : MURPHYBED
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Available from, as a product : ONSALEAT
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Winter weather wear with adjustable straps : SKIBIB
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Eliminates as unnecessary : LOPS
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Old Testament figure : ENOS
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Insinuating : SNIDE
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Year in St. Gregory I's papacy : DCI
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Old World grazers : GNUS
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Duffer's obstacle : POND
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Isn't up : SLEEPS
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Bird of the genus Corvus : DAW
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Approach in a hurry : RUNUPTO
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Sure shot : DEADEYE
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Wearing : ONEROUS
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Get behind : ENDORSE
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Sports physicians' concerns : STRAINS
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Coty fragrance : STETSON
Down
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Like some egos : FRAGILE
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Indicate : BETOKEN
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Molson product : ICEBEER
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Something to thank God for: Abbr. : FRI
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Historic Hebrides monastery site : IONA
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Mississippi senator's family : LOTTS
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Gushed : EMOTED
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News leader : TOPSTORY
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Makeup course?: Abbr. : ANAT
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"Up the Down Staircase" novelist Kaufman : BEL
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Like some salts : ASEA
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Keep at steadily : STANDTO
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Development of the 1950's : COLORTV
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Like some mules : OPENTOE
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It's not too bright : EARTHTONE
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Baking by-products : AROMAS
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Essential element : SOUL
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18-Across offerers : PUBS
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Renaissance edition of a classic : ALDINE
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Every family has one : TREE
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Cries of alarm : EEKS
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Optimist in "Candide" : PANGLOSS
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Masters : OLDPROS
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Good-for-nothin' : NOCOUNT
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Record player : SPINNER
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Ones who pay attention to bills : BIRDERS
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"Sounds about right to me" : IDSAYSO
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Linking : BETWEEN
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They have naps : SUEDES
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Knackered, as a Brit would say : SPENT
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Long-lasting, in commercial names : DURA
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Cold-cock : STUN
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"Vic and ___" of oldtime radio : SADE
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Samoan staple : POI
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Point of "view" : DOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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