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New York Times, Monday, September 15, 2003

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sheldon Benardo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0915 ( 19,669 )
Across
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"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Place for drawers : DESK
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Fronts of ships : PROWS
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Ponce de ___ : LEON
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Oscar winner Kazan : ELIA
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Send, as payment : REMIT
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Atlantic Coast states, with "the" : EAST
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Coin grade higher than fine : MINT
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African antelope : ELAND
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Hot movie of 1981? : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
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Kitty starter : ANTE
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Minister: Abbr. : REV
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Get satisfaction for, as a wrong : AVENGE
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Siren luring sailors to shipwreck : LORELEI
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Mythical enchantress : CIRCE
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Program : SHOW
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Bruin legend Bobby : ORR
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Hot movie of 1974, with "The"? : TOWERINGINFERNO
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__ Lilly & Co. : ELI
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Cashews and such : NUTS
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___ a million : ONEIN
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Twisting, perhaps : DANCING
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2000 Olympics city : SYDNEY
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Suffix with meth- : ANE
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Draftable : ONEA
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Hot movie of 1966? : ISPARISBURNING
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Permit : ALLOW
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Artless one : NAIF
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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William and Harry's mother : DIANA
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Sign at the front of some bars : CLEF
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Biblical twin : ESAU
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"___ Defeats Truman" (infamous 1948 headline) : DEWEY
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Dame Myra : HESS
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Utility supply: Abbr. : ELEC
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Mrs. Rabin : LEAH
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Slugging Sammy : SOSA
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Beguile : ENTRANCE
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Take down a notch : DEMOTE
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High society : ELITE
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Breaks a commandment : SINS
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"The Green Hornet" role : KATO
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Lean toward : PREFER
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Have déjà vu about : RELIVE
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Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
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Champagne, e.g. : WINE
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Basic version: Abbr. : STD
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Actress Stevens : INGER
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Displeased look : FROWN
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Performed : ACTED
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String quartet member : VIOLA
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Gen. Rommel : ERWIN
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Lane in Metropolis : LOIS
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Actress Sophia : LOREN
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Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
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Literary device : IRONY
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Tight, as a fit : SNUG
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Elev. : HGT
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Around the center : INNER
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Vestibule : FOYER
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Imperil : ENDANGER
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Gangster known as Big Al : CAPONE
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Sort of : INAWAY
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Stamps (out) : SNUFFS
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Theater awards : OBIES
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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Cole ___ : SLAW
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Ruler unit : INCH
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Store event : SALE
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Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Orderly : NEAT
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Wildebeests : GNUS
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Do sums : ADD

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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