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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 2005

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0903 ( 20,388 )
Across
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"Damn right!" : YOUBETCHA
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Contents of special lanterns : GENII
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Like some loans : UNSECURED
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Get by force : EXACT
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Epitome of focus : LASERBEAM
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London institution, with "The" : TIMES
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Tennis's U.S. Open is played on it: Abbr. : EDT
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Great: Prefix : UBER
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Common exfoliant ingredient : PUMICE
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"The Erl-King," for one : LIED
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Unisex winter apparel : SKICAP
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Evening dress enhancer : BOA
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Hints : OMENS
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Pet : SNIT
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Troubles : AILS
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Alternative to sherbet : GELATO
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Nickname for Nantucket, because of its frequent fog, with "the" : GRAYLADY
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Décolleté : LOWNECKED
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Place for many pictures : MEGAPLEX
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Weather graphic : ISOBAR
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Short range? : ATOB
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Diamond stats : ERAS
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Extrapowerful : TURBO
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One working with a 23-Down: Abbr. : DET
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Mexican Indians : OTOMIS
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Disrespect : SASS
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Derby parts : CROWNS
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Route for Ben-Hur : ITER
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Small house : COT
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Dear : ANGEL
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Trapped : INAPICKLE
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Children's author Danziger : PAULA
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Called for : DERIGUEUR
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How to cheat : SLYLY
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Schedule checkers : IRSAGENTS
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Holiday tradition : YULELOG
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See 28-Down : ONADIME
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Loser in a 1962 showdown with J.F.K. : USSTEEL
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Fuzzy flier : BEE
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Cream : ECRU
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Marcus or Winfred of the N.F.L. : TUBBS
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Losers in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend : CREEKS
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Official fact finder : HEARINGEXAMINER
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Mil. rank established by Cong. in 1862 : ADM
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Outfit : GETUP
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U.S. bank established in 1934, informally : EXIM
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Former German protectorate : NAMIBIA
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Chilled : ICECOLD
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"Piece of cake!" : ITSEASY
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Giuliani adversary, once : PATAKI
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Typing center : DNALAB
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Publication concern: Abbr. : CIRC
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With 2-Down, handle perfectly, as a car : STOP
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Novelist Huxley : ALDOUS
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Barn young : OWLETS
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Recently: Abbr. : YEST
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Ancient libertine : NERO
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Daredevils : MADCAPS
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Abiding : ETERNAL
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Main man : GOTOGUY
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Tall fern : BRACKEN
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Big Swedish export : ABSOLUT
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Rolls : ROSTERS
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The Indians play them : SITARS
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Canine topper : ONLAY
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Certain print : SEPIA
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Spring place : WELL
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1969 Bond girl : RIGG
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First name in despotism : IDI
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Finger-pointing, maybe : CUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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