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New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 127 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 20,034 )
Across
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Dispensable candy : PEZ
4
On pins and needles : EDGY
8
Meeting : POWWOW
14
"The Name of the Rose" writer : ECO
15
Chaucer offering : TALE
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1966 Mary Martin musical : IDOIDO
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Dog with an upturned tail : CHOWCHOW
19
Big-time brat : TERROR
20
Cubs' sluggin' Sammy : SOSA
21
Glasgow gal : LASS
23
Master's worker : SERF
24
Gambler's marker : CHIT
26
Choice word : ELSE
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Give one's word : TAKEASOLEMNVOW
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Beantown team, briefly : BOSOX
36
Press release? : WINE
37
Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Holder of two tablets : ARK
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Mingling with : AMONGST
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Camera type, briefly : SLR
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Taoism founder Lao-___ : TSE
44
Horror film staple : GORE
45
Site of a racing win or a tie : ASCOT
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Traditional elocution exercise : HOWNOWBROWNCOW
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Beheaded Boleyn : ANNE
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Den denizen : BEAR
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Injure seriously : MAIM
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Limp watch painter : DALI
58
Sci-fi sightings : UFOS
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Take stock of : ASSESS
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Intellectual : HIGHBROW
67
Fire escape, e.g. : STAIRS
68
Turkish honorific : AGHA
69
Clean air grp. : EPA
70
Be obsequious : KOWTOW
71
One of the "Little Women" : BETH
72
Letters for a psychic : ESP
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They're above the abs : PECS
2
It might be off the wall : ECHO
3
Animal keepers : ZOOS
4
And so on: Abbr. : ETC
5
Veronica Lake film "The Blue ___" : DAHLIA
6
What a poor winner does : GLOATS
7
They have boughs for bows : YEWS
8
Peach part : PIT
9
Words from Wordsworth : ODE
10
Go downhill : WORSEN
11
Put a traveling mike on : WIRE
12
Reason for nose-pinching : ODOR
13
Klingon on the Enterprise : WORF
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Odd fellow : WACKO
22
Baseball commissioner Bud : SELIG
25
Honeycomb shape : HEXAGON
27
Periscope part : LENS
28
"The Bartered Bride" composer : SMETANA
29
Trunk with a chest : TORSO
30
Out of kilter : ASKEW
31
Dog tag datum : OWNER
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Explorer ___ da Gama : VASCO
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Not at full power : ONLOW
34
Job for a dermatologist : WART
35
Ordeal for Rover, perhaps : BATH
40
Like a trim lawn : MOWN
41
Globular : ORBED
46
Second-stringer : SCRUB
48
"Anything you want" : NAMEIT
49
Make beholden : OBLIGE
50
Scale reading : WEIGHT
53
Halloween accessory : MASK
54
Concerning : ASTO
55
Middle of Caesar's boast : ISAW
57
"Moby Dick" captain : AHAB
59
Unbind : FREE
60
"My bad!" : OOPS
61
Give and take : SWAP
63
Sign of a sellout : SRO
64
Opposite NNE : SSW
66
"I told you so!" : HAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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