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New York Times, Monday, September 20, 2004

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 252 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0920 ( 20,040 )

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Across
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Go to sea : SAIL
5
Feet above sea level: Abbr. : ELEV
9
Boston's airport : LOGAN
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Stubborn animal : MULE
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Ear part : LOBE
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Ex-Mrs. Trump : IVANA
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Fitzgerald who sang "I'm Making Believe" : ELLA
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University V.I.P. : DEAN
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Car parker : VALET
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Decreed : LAIDDOWNTHELAW
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___ foil : TIN
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Before, in verse : ERE
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Fleming of 007 fame : IAN
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Bad mark : STIGMA
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Discontinued : OLD
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Lacking muscle : WEAK
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Writer Welty : EUDORA
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Throng : HORDE
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Document of legal representation : POWEROFATTORNEY
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Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
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Armadas : FLEETS
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Nary a soul : NONE
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Injection units, for short : CCS
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Relaxed : ATEASE
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Tree swinger : APE
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Joanne of "Sylvia," 1965 : DRU
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1959 hit song about "a man named Charlie" : MTA
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Children's game : COPSANDROBBERS
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Easy gallops : LOPES
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Bad place to drop a heavy box : TOES
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Landed (on) : ALIT
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Florida city : OCALA
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Advantage : EDGE
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Ready for picking : RIPE
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Like sea air : SALTY
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Flagmaker Betsy : ROSS
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1930's boxer Max : BAER
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Refines, as metal : SMELTS
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How some café is served : AULAIT
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"Fighting" Big Ten team : ILLINI
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Starring role : LEAD
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Fabled New World city : ELDORADO
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"Camelot" composer : LOEWE
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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Open the windows in : VENTILATE
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Jazz up : LIVEN
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Running track : OVAL
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Festive party : GALA
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Again : ANEW
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___ King Cole : NAT
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Shy : DEMURE
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"This ___ better be good!" : HAD
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Honkers : GEESE
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Rigorous exams : ORALS
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On the downslide : WORSE
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Lemon or lime drink : ADE
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C minor, for one : KEY
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Unbalanced : OFFCENTER
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Spa feature : HOTTUB
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Criticize, as a movie : PAN
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Plastic ___ Band : ONO
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Victory : WIN
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Fragrant flowers : TEAROSES
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Overseer of co. books : CPA
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Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific : AMELIA
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Skunk feature : STRIPE
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It immediately follows Passiontide : EASTER
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Examine, as ore : ASSAY
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Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
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___-Cola : COCA
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Iridescent stone : OPAL
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Skin : PELT
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One slow on the uptake : DODO
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Cutting remark : BARB
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The "L" of L.A. : LOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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