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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 19,672 )
Across
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Place for fox hunting : ESTATE
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Thailand's Chiang ___ University : MAI
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"So that's it!" : AHA
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The All-___ (backup band for Ringo) : STARRS
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Oil source : PALM
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Guys : MEN
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Hyper, impatient ones : TYPEAS
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"The Morning Watch" writer, 1951 : AGEE
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Grecian art object : URN
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1985 John Malkovich film : ELENI
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Chicken dish : FRICASSEE
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Hemp fiber : SISAL
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Resinlike substance : LAC
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Formerly, in a way : NEE
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Leaf beneath a bloom : SEPAL
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Algonquian tribe : MIAMIS
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Fast escape : LAM
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Commuter option : RAIL
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Swear : ATTEST
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Ice cream additive : AGAR
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Indentation : CLEFT
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One's partner : ONLY
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Translate : DECODE
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Like some church matters : LAIC
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Ball point? : TEE
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"ER" and "C.S.I.," for two : DRAMAS
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Yearned : PINED
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Coffee size: Abbr. : REG
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Historic women's grp. : DAR
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Bedtime call, informally : NIGHT
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Vets often see them : PETOWNERS
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Sacred text : TORAH
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Sweep's take? : ASH
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Squeal : OINK
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Like many a palace : ORNATE
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Greek cross : TAU
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Rousing cheers : OLES
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Two-seater : TANDEM
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Big ___ : SUR
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Cotillion honoree : DEB
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Flying Circus alum John : CLEESE
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Left-handed pitcher Shawn : ESTES
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Hi-fi parts : STYLI
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Evidence hard to refute in court : TAPES
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Game sites : ARENAS
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Movie promo : TRAILER
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Letter on Superman's chest : ESS
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Certain stage show : MAGIC
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Pianist Templeton : ALEC
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"This is no joke!" : IMEANIT
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Diversion : AMUSEMENT
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"Catch!" : HERE
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Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
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What 1-, 5-, 10-, 32-, 43- and 53-Down are, in a manner of speaking : PARALLELPARKS
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Thrash : FLAIL
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Alliance created in 1954 : SEATO
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Treasure map distances : PACES
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Monet's "Nympheas le ___" : MATIN
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Catalina, e.g. : ISLE
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Eye sore : STYE
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Alan who starred in "Saigon," 1948 : LADD
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Golden-___ : AGER
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"Duty, Honor, Country" speaker, 1962 : MACARTHUR
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Lover : ROMEO
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Carnivals : FAIRS
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Thick sandwich : DAGWOOD
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Key : CENTRAL
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Quints' name : DIONNE
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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Rank : GRADE
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Can't stand : HATES
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Composer's base : THEME
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Taps : PATS
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Jacob's brother : ESAU
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Green or blue shade : NILE
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Stock page letters : OTC

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

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