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New York Times, Friday, September 24, 2004

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 20,044 )

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Across
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Flightless birds that can run up to 40 m.p.h. : CASSOWARIES
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The Hatfields and McCoys, e.g. : BITTERENEMIES
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Attractive bar : PERMANENTMAGNET
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Unmatched feat : RECORD
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More delicate : TOUCHIER
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Handy : OFUSE
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Flimflammery : CONS
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Toss more than a few back : TOPE
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It settles indoors : DUST
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Not straight : WAVY
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Beer from Japan : KIRIN
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Tail, maybe : SPY
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Right hand : AIDE
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"It ___ add up!" : DOESNT
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Ancient Balkan Peninsula dwellers : ILLYRIANS
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Bull or bear, e.g. : MAMMAL
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___ function : TRIG
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One of the Ewings on "Dallas" : PAM
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Sinai sermonizers : IMAMS
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"___ next?" : WHOS
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Plastic handle? : VISA
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"The Farm" or "Still Life With Old Shoe" : MIRO
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French city largely destroyed during the Normandy campaign : CAEN
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Gibson's "Lethal Weapon" role : RIGGS
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Unhelpful friends of alcoholics : ENABLERS
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Because of this, in legalese : HEREAT
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Party bosses? : SOCIALDIRECTORS
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Helped out in a crisis : RALLIEDAROUND
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Brightly-colored marine polyps : SEAANEMONES
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Like calliope music : CIRCUSY
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Maximally : ATMOST
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Expression of disbelief : STARE
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Dispatch : SEND
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Bucket conveyor's load : ORE
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Abandoned ship, possibly : WENTOVERTHESIDE
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Title character from Shakespeare : ANTONY
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One of Mars' twin sons : REMUS
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PC alternative : IMAC
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Decade satirized in "American Psycho" : EIGHTIES
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Admission discount recipients, often : SENIORS
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Strengthen : BEEFUP
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Enter via cracks : SEEPIN
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Sticks with sticks : PRODS
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England's third-longest river : TRENT
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19th-century women's rights advocate Elizabeth ___ Stanton : CADY
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Self-control : WILL
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"King ___ Lives" (much-ballyhooed 1986 film flop) : KONG
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Sad statement : ALAS
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Place for a throne : DAIS
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Going nowhere : IMMOBILE
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Geritol ingredient : IRON
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Dumb performers : MIMES
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Key with no sharps or flats : AMINOR
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Salsa instruments : MARACAS
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City nesters : PIGEONS
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Odin's home : ASGARD
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They're rigged : MASTS
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Jug head? : WARDEN
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Good point : VIRTUE
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___ Cruz, known as "the queen of salsa" : CELIA
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Fact-finding mission : RECON
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___ land : LALA
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Lead : HERO
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Collide with : RAM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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