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New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 2004

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0916 ( 20,036 )
Across
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___ Israel : BETH
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Pink-slip : SACK
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Title girl of a 1986 #1 Starship hit : SARA
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Indy winner Luyendyk : ARIE
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Arthur of the court : ASHE
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Blemished, in a way : ACNED
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Laughing 1970's singer? : HARRYCHAPIN
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Parson's home : MANSE
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Weather map line : ISOBAR
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Total : COMPLETE
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Man in a garden : ADAM
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Dominant : ALPHA
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Honey bunch? : COMBS
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Tot's wheels : TRIKE
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Kung Fu-___ (alternative name for Confucius) : TSE
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Copacetic : OKAY
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Large fishing nets : SEINES
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Thieves' take : HAUL
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"Dear" one : SIR
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Laughing comment when something's all over? : THATSTHAT
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Walletful : WAD
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Confronted : MET
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Crabbed : ORNERY
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Overnight dance party : RAVE
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Workplace watchdog, for short : OSHA
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Actor Joe of "Hill Street Blues" : SPANO
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Kind of cake : LAYER
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Box office take : GATE
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Boat with an open hold : SCOW
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Continental ways? : AIRLANES
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Up next : ONDECK
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Opposite of wild : STAID
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Laughing fictional detective? : CHARLIECHAN
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Ivy Leaguer's home : ITHACA
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Like a line, briefly : ONED
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"Such a pity ..." : AHME
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A few : SOME
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Not as much : LESS
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Run : LOPE
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Mideast believer : BAHAI
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Slips : ERRS
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Beginner: Var. : TIRO
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Alluring greeting : HEYBABY
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Oasis place : SAHARA
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Nile biter : ASP
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Tony : CHIC
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Bingo relative : KENO
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Skull cap? : SCALP
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Laughing literary wife? : ANNEHATHAWAY
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What the defense may do : REST
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Most plentiful : AMPLEST
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Rotters : CADS
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Get while the getting's good : MAKEHAY
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In myth, home of the Cyclops : MTETNA
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___ Girl : COSMO
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Steinbeck characters : OKIES
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Laughing choreographer? : MARTHAGRAHAM
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Up : RISEN
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Emcees' lines : INTROS
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Debonair : SUAVE
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One sought for advice : ELDER
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Make a point, perhaps : SHARPEN
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Burrito alternative : TOSTADA
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Short end of the stick : RAWDEAL
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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Novelist Walker : ALICE
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Causes of coughs : COLDS
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Sales tag notation : ASIS
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Stick ___ : ITTO
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Forester's concern: Abbr. : ECOL
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1953 Oscar-nominated film based on a novel by Jack Schaefer : SHANE
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Lover of Narcissus : ECHO
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Boxing sobriquet : CHAMP
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Trouser part : KNEE
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Latin thing : RES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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