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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 2003

Author:
William I. Johnston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William I. Johnston

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWX} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 19,632 )
Across
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Tang provider : CITRICACID
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Denizens of a popular computer "city" : SIMS
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Name of an old wind : OBOEDAMORE
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Sporty sunroof : TTOP
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Devastate from above : CARPETBOMB
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Crossword worker? : ESNE
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Genesis country : ARARAT
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Celebrated : LAUREATE
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There is, in France : ILYA
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French : GALLIC
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Coach, e.g. : CLASS
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Line of work, slangily : BIZ
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Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
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When repeated, like some shows : LATE
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Busy : ORNATE
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Set : GEL
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Like budget amts. : ESTD
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Powder holders : PUFFS
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Oxford foundation : SOLE
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Had : ATE
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Beach locale, for short : STPETE
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Washington insiders : POLS
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Where some figures are made : RINKS
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Prefix with county : TRI
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Designer Gucci and others : ALDOS
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Celsius who invented the Celsius thermometer : ANDERS
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Ball : GALA
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It may help you achieve a goal : SLAPSHOT
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CBS Sunday night staple, 1954-71 : LASSIE
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Perfect : MINT
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Not in deep water, say : ALONGSHORE
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Donald Duck, to Dewey : UNCA
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Cheap entertainment provider : KARAOKEBAR
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Insect repellent : DEET
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They may be found beside temples : EYEGLASSES
Down
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Best Actress Emmy winner of 1951 : COCA
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Building beam : IBAR
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Part of a battle cry : TORA
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Played again : REPRISED
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High marks : IDEALS
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Not nice : CATTY
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Many a retired gov. : AMB
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Fan : COOL
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"The Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
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Fix, in a way : DEBUG
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The Tatler founder, 1709 : STEELE
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"No problem, really," in modern lingo : ITSALLGOOD
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Noted American example of Palladian architecture : MONTICELLO
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Mum : SPEECHLESS
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"Streamers" playwright : RABE
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Short : ABRUPT
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"Now I get it ... not!" : CLEARASMUD
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Unlikely to accede to the throne : LASTINLINE
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Factor in grading, perhaps : ATTENDANCE
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Derive : INFER
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Rubenesque : ZAFTIG
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Decline, with "out of" : OPT
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Part of many Chinese names : TSE
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Dramatic debuts : SPLASHES
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Old Eurasian locales: Abbr. : SSRS
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Didn't give up on : KEPTAT
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Gold rush locale : ALASKA
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Lose : SHAKE
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Demon Star : ALGOL
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Famous name in oil : OLAY
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Barreled along : TORE
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Breaks down : SOBS
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"Dies ___, dies illa" : IRAE
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Plural suffix with weapon : EERS
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Hound : NAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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