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New York Times, Monday, August 9, 2004

Author:
M. Francis Vuolo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Vuolo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 19,998 )

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Across
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Pitches four balls to : WALKS
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Cain's brother : ABEL
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Insurrectionist Turner and others : NATS
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Not reacting chemically : INERT
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Muse of history : CLIO
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Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
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Pilfer : STEAL
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Kitchen gadget that turns : CANOPENER
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"Faster!" : PICKUPTHEPACE
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No great ___ : SHAKES
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Iced tea flavoring : LEMON
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Full complement of fingers : TEN
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Sob : BAWL
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Before, in poetry : ERE
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Classic gas brand : ESSO
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Composer Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
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Midsection muscles, for short : ABS
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"Faster!" : PUTAFIREUNDERIT
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Knight's title : SIR
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Rat or squirrel : RODENT
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Dye containers : VATS
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Western Indian : OTO
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Linear, for short : ONED
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Rope-a-dope boxer : ALI
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Fixes : MENDS
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1960's-70's space program : APOLLO
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"Faster!" : GETTHELEADOUT
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Cramped space : CUBBYHOLE
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Rich cake : TORTE
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Primer dog : SPOT
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Sharif of film : OMAR
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Gives an audience to : HEARS
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Band with the 1988 #1 hit "Need You Tonight" : INXS
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Monthly payment : RENT
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Birds by sea cliffs : ERNES
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Bit of smoke : WISP
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Contrarians : ANTIS
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Bloodsucker : LEECH
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Volcano that famously erupted in 1883 : KRAKATOA
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Acts of the Apostles writer : STLUKE
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Bank holdings: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Dull : BLAH
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Mozart's "a" : EINE
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Circle : LOOP
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Daughter of a sister, perhaps : NIECE
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Ben Stiller's mother : ANNEMEARA
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Bit of business attire : TIE
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Narrow water passage: Abbr. : STR
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Washed-out : PALLID
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Money for retirement : PENSION
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What a satellite may be in : ORBIT
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Digs with twigs? : NESTS
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Kennel club info : BREED
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"Son of ___!" : AGUN
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Had a cow : WENTAPE
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___ salts : EPSOM
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Luxury hotel accommodations : SUITE
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Safe : STRONGBOX
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Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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Snowman of song : FROSTY
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Villain : EVILDOER
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Can't stand : LOATHE
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Amounts in red numbers : DEBTS
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Notify : ALERT
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Ship's navigation system : LORAN
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Weird : OUTRE
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Norse thunder god : THOR
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Terse directive to a chauffeur : HOME
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Panache : ELAN
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
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Popular TV police drama : CSI
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WB competitor : UPN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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