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New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Author:
Jim Conklin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Conklin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 20,021 )
Across
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Holiday visitor, maybe : INLAW
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Sporty car, for short : ALFA
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Plum Nascar position : POLE
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Western necktie? : NOOSE
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Crashing sort : BORE
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Hera's mother : RHEA
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Knew : FELTINONESBONES
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Dish cooked in a pot : OLLA
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Trim, in a way : EDGE
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Key material : IVORY
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Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Gospel writer : LUKE
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New : JUSTDISCOVERED
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Prefix with arthritis : OSTEO
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Forum greeting : AVE
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Brought up : BRED
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Mao's successor : HUA
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Alistair who wrote "Ice Station Zebra" : MACLEAN
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Put away : ATE
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Ex-D.C. baseballers : NATS
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See 27-Down : RAE
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Derby place : EPSOM
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Nu : LETTERBEFOREXI
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Rough tool : RASP
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Kitchen flooring, for short : LINO
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Scarecrow's composition : STRAW
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Viking's deity : ODIN
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Bubble wrap sounds : POPS
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Gnu : CROSSWORDSTAPLE
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Feels punk : AILS
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Peace Nobelist Ducommun : ELIE
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2000 N.B.A. M.V.P. : ONEAL
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Spymaster's worry : MOLE
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Rx amts. : TSPS
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Famous "hostess with the mostest" : MESTA
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Poop : INFO
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Seasonal air : NOEL
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Veg out : LOLL
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Fertility goddess : ASTARTE
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Chinese dynasty name : WEI
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Homes : ABODES
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Like a Hail Mary pass : LONG
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Woodstock phenomenon : FREELOVE
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1950's political initials : AES
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Poor Richard's Almanack item : PROVERB
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"You gotta be kidding!" : OHNO
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Wolf's look : LEER
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"Duck soup!" : EASY
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Classic soft drink : NEHI
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Triathlete's need : BIKE
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Baseball's Blue Moon : ODOM
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Iris's place : UVEA
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With 45-Across, noted Arctic explorer : JOHN
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Bar order, with "the" : USUAL
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___ Department : STATE
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Novelist Carr : CALEB
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Dry out, informally : DETOX
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Prefix with god : DEMI
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Bellicose god : ARES
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HOV lane users : CARPOOLS
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It's inert : NEON
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Berlin boulevard : STRASSE
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Barbecuer's buy : PROPANE
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Fancy marbles : TAWS
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Skips over : ELIDES
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50's car features : FINS
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Ponzi scheme, e.g. : SCAM
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Cream was one : TRIO
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Frank holder : ROLL
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Socially challenged sort : DRIP
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Reveals, in verse : OPES
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Survey map : PLAT
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Ward of the screen : SELA
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Rainy : WET
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Author Clancy : TOM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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