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New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 2004

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 45 Missing: {JKQX} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0902 ( 20,022 )

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Across
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Tumbler's need : MAT
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Palme of Sweden : OLOF
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Airport parking area : APRON
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Got down : ATE
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Major exporter of coconut oil : SAMOA
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Crackers : LOONY
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Silver on the silver screen : RON
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With 20- and 55-Across, description of 60-Across : SINGLEPLACE
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See 18-Across : INAMERICAWHERE
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Rig : SEMI
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Bean products? : IDEAS
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Bite lightly into : NIPAT
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Place for a miss : BEAUTYCONTEST
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Hide-hair link : NOR
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News for the Wall St. Journal : IPO
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"Is that ___?" : ANO
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Investigator's question : WHY
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Team in 1969 headlines : THEAMAZINMETS
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Ginsberg classic : HOWL
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Pizazz : STYLE
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Montreal university : LAVAL
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Deli wares : RYES
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See 18-Across : FOURSTATESMEET
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Western tourist attraction : FOURCORNERS
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Menu phrase : ALA
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Knocked down : RAZED
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Give access to : ADMIT
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Jiffy : SEC
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Defeatist's words : ILOSE
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Wisconsin natives : SACS
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Put to the test : TRY
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Teammate of Mantle : MARIS
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Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
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Brunch time, for some : TENAM
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Bone: Prefix : OSSE
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Retreat : LAIR
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Bygone science magazine : OMNI
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Nickname for San Francisco : FOGCITY
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Beginning : ALPHA
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Do a fraternity prank, maybe : POLESIT
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Much more than a snicker : ROAR
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For ___ (on this occasion) : ONCE
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Bill ___, the Science Guy : NYE
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"When I was ___ ..." : ALAD
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Lamb's dam : EWE
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Sweeper's target? : MINE
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"___ to please" : IAIM
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Insect stage : PUPA
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Completely : ATOZ
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Embroiders a bit : SEWS
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Suffix with book : ISH
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Place for shoats : STY
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Suds : BREW
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Lingo : CANT
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"___ Own" (song from "Les Miz") : ONMY
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December air : NOEL
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Extreme : NTH
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"Really, now!" : OHO
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Draws : ALLURES
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Vacation spots : ISLANDS
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Kind of paper : TERM
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___ Triomphe : ARCDE
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Letters on a brandy bottle : VSO
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Popular shaver : ATRA
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It helps your dough grow : YEAST
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One on a conger line? : EELER
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Keach who played Mike Hammer on TV : STACY
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One in a mare's nest? : FOAL
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Colorless liqueur : OUZO
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Canzone melody : TEMA
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Stoltz of "Pulp Fiction" : ERIC
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Retired fliers : SSTS
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When many banks have extra hrs. : FRI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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