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New York Times, Friday, September 23, 2005

Author:
Levi Denham
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Levi Denham

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0923 ( 20,408 )
Across
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Airshow staple : LOOPTHELOOP
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Skip preceder : HOP
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Catwoman, e.g. : ANTIHEROINE
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"O the cannons ___ their rosy-flashing muzzles!": Whitman : OPE
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Result of a big impact : METEORITECRATER
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Some accounting entries: Abbr. : CRS
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Brand name on a white bottle : ELMERS
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"When We Dead Awaken" dramatist : IBSEN
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Hi-___ : FIS
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China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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"Children of the Tenements" author : RIIS
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Peggy Ashcroft and others : DAMES
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Negatively : ILL
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Double-check, say : MAKECERTAIN
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1970's radical grp. : SLA
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Provider of partial coverage? : AREARUG
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Certain polit. party : SOC
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Pope's title : HISHOLINESS
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Concert ending : INA
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Quince, for one : POME
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Mine openings : ADITS
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Constitution: Abbr. : ANAT
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Kind of personality : ONAIR
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Abbr. in many French street names : STE
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Pinups, perhaps : IDOLS
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Foot bone : TARSAL
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Winter Olympics powerhouse: Abbr. : SWE
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"There's no way" : AINTGONNAHAPPEN
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A third of nove : TRE
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Old Colony's neighbor : EMPIRESTATE
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Done, to Donne : OER
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Spy wear : DARKGLASSES
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Flight : LAM
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With 4-Down, some swimsuits : ONE
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Giant of note : OTT
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See 2-Down : PIECES
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Sticker : THORN
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His mate : HERS
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Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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Raft : LOT
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Goose, to Grégoire : OIE
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Whenever : ONCE
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Political adviser Richard : PERLE
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It offers bedding and betting : HOTELCASINO
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Working : OPERATIONAL
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Some longhairs : PERSIANCATS
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Defensive comeback : AMNOT
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Part of an underground spring crop : IRISHPOTATO
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Forbes 400 listee : BILLIONAIRE
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Novel subtitled "The Weaver of Raveloe" : SILASMARNER
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Bartender dupers : FAKEIDS
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"Seriously!" : IMEANIT
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Place out of sight : SECRETE
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Friend of Froggy : DARLA
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Pseudonymous doctor : SEUSS
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"From ___ to Mozart" (1980 documentary) : MAO
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Some N.F.L.ers : RGS
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Holdup : HEIST
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Aces : ADEPTS
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Spread like wildfire : RAGED
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Gloria Steinem's "___ Playboy Bunny" : IWASA
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Broad-topped hill, in the Southwest : LOMA
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Rock producer Talmy : SHEL
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"As It Happens" airer : NPR
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End of peace? : NIK
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Where Santa Fé is: Abbr. : ARG
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Dance bit : PAS
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It includes juillet : ETE
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Super ___ (GameCube predecessor) : NES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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