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New York Times, Friday, September 10, 2004

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 60, Blocks: 37 Missing: {GQY} Average word length: 6.27 This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 20,030 )
Across
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"Ta-ta!" : IMOFF
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Painting : CANVAS
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Angular measurement : RADIAN
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Staged event : CONCERT
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N.B.A. All-Star Allen : IVERSON
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World Series-winning manager, 1981 and 1988 : LASORDA
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Has an early lead : SETSTHEPACE
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Nester : HEN
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Discombobulated : NOTWITHIT
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1970's TV character whose real first name was Arthur, with "the" : FONZ
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Literary orphan adopted by the Dursleys : POTTER
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Assemblies : PLENA
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London borough with Wimbledon Stadium : MERTON
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"Speed" star : REEVES
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Give heed : HARKEN
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Sassy girls : MINXES
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Activist? : CAUSER
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2004 Olympic track gold medalist ___ Gatlin : JUSTIN
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Warmth : ARDOR
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Wisconsin college or its city : BELOIT
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Fed : TMAN
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Was on easy street : HADITMADE
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Strauss's "___ und Verklärung" : TOD
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Serving as a diplomat below the rank of ambassador : MINISTERIAL
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Where to find a pig, maybe : INAPOKE
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Capital of the Solomon Islands : HONIARA
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Like things? : SIMILES
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Suddenly quits running : STALLS
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Closed with a lock : HASPED
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Beginning : ONSET
Down
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It may be blue, brown or green : IRIS
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Expert : MAVEN
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Emerson's "___ Beauty" : ODETO
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I : FIRSTPERSON
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Efficient employee : FASTWORKER
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Do together : COACT
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"As I Lay Dying" father : ANSE
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E-7, e.g.: Abbr. : NCO
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Paul who directed "Basic Instinct" : VERHOEVEN
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Champagne department : ARDENNES
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Parts of numbers : STANZAS
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Pitching feat : NOHITTER
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St. ___ River, separating Michigan from Ontario : CLAIR
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Shipping weight : NETTON
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Fen-___ (former diet drug combo) : PHEN
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In modern lingo, a vegetarian who occasionally eats meat : FLEXITARIAN
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In art, an underlying image that's been painted over : PENTIMENTO
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Actress who played the Bond girl Octopussy : MAUDADAMS
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Trattoria side dishes : RISOTTOS
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Daughter of Ares : HARMONIA
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Stubborn : MULISH
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Spiteful : CATTISH
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Knight at the movies : JEDI
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Spoilers : BANES
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Raised : HIKED
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Parts of some meters : DIALS
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Country singer Steve : EARLE
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Unwelcome C.I.A. discovery : MOLE
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Go on : LAST
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Doozy : PIP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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