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New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 2003

One who's brought in when shipments are damaged?

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times8/7/03 ( No. 19,630 )

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Across
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Subject of an Andrew Wyeth portrait series : HELGA
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Legacy : HERITAGE
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Duties : LEVIES
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Slightly twisted : IRONICAL
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Isn't just theoretical : EXISTS
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Tanning vats for reptile hides? : CROCPOTS
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Apple computer delivery vehicles? : MACTRUCKS
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Service : USE
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Harvester ___ : ANT
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Word with rabbit or roasting : EARS
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1939 Glen Gray hit "___ Night" : THIS
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Word on a Ouija board : YES
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Gray, in a way : AGE
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Like many resort areas : COASTAL
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Woes of an itchy, twitchy dog? : FLEASANDTICS
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Some game equipment : DICE
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Floor protector : MAT
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Coffee choice : ICED
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Attack dog owner's remark to a burglar? : YOUMAKEMESIC
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Guaranteed : ENSURED
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TV cartoon dog : REN
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"Wham!" : POW
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Rare trick-taker : TREY
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Assumed part of a Web address : HTTP
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Zenith competitor : RCA
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Dental X-rays? : TOOTHPICS
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One who's brought in when shipments are damaged? : CARGODOC
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Unwell : LAIDUP
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Calligrapher's purchase : INDIAINK
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Compounds found in wine : ESTERS
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Totals : DESTROYS
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Analyzes : READS
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Hydrocarbon in petroleum : HEXANE
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Sends off letters? : EVICTS
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Shopper's aid : LIST
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Words after "Oh, come on" : GETREAL
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Salve : ASSUAGE
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Hardly sophisticates : HICKS
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Muffs : ERRS
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Little bounder : ROO
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Business abbr. : INC
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Extra amount : TIP
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Folkie's choice of guitar : ACOUSTIC
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Gangster weapons : GATS
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If not : ELSE
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Curtis ___, 1960's Air Force chief of staff : LEMAY
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Roundly beat : CREAMED
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Great deal : TON
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"We've been ___!" : HAD
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Ending with ego or ideal : ISTIC
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Aim to please : CATERTO
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Big name in hardware : ACE
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It's taken for a trip : LSD
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Leg part : FEMUR
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"Casablanca" role : SAM
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Textile company purchase : DYE
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Saturn model : ION
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Desserts eaten with spoons : CUSTARDS
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It may follow you : ARE
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Hotelier's handout : KEY
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Frontier person : SETTLER
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Working synchronously : INPHASE
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Indulged in vanity : PRIDED
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Becomes apparent (to) : OCCURS
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Nasties in nests : WASPS
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Equine ankles : HOCKS
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Another name for 30-Down : ACID
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Windmill blade : VANE
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Player's trophy : TONY
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___ bread : PITA
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"Move it!" : GIT
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Lifeboat item : OAR
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God, in Italy : DIO

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

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