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New York Times, Saturday, September 4, 2004

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.35 This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0904 ( 20,024 )

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Theologian who wrote "Sic et Non" : ABELARD
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Telephonic timesaver : REDIAL
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Had to be paid, say : CAMEDUE
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Spanish rice ingredient : CAYENNE
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Fictional character with the female slave Morgiana : ALIBABA
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Eternal : AGELONG
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Milky Way feature : CARAMEL
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"Li'l Abner," once : MUSICAL
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Parenthetically : INANASIDE
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Kind of job : LUBE
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Lord who said "Absolute power corrupts absolutely" : ACTON
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Social bungler : NERD
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Newcastle Browns, e.g. : ALES
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Looked after : SEENTO
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They work with stars : MARSHALS
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Ties : LACESUP
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Try to get : APPLYFOR
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Make waves? : MARCEL
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Where the 2000 World Series ended : SHEA
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It might hang over your head : SMOG
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Terminate : CEASE
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Hair line : PART
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Kitchen pests : BLACKANTS
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Land on the Red Sea : ERITREA
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Political functions : RALLIES
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Least likely to be pinned down : CAGIEST
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Like objects dipped in liquid nitrogen : BRITTLE
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Kickers' aids : TOECAPS
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Lift up : ENNOBLE
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Brat Pack actress : SHEEDY
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Doctors have them : DEGREES
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Yellow-flowered shrubs : ACACIAS
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What's left : BALANCE
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Sharjah or Fujairah : EMIRATE
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New Hampshire town south of Hanover : LEBANON
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Without wavering : ADAMANTLY
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Sophisticates' opposites : RUBES
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Buy and sell : DEALIN
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Maker of Robusto! sauce : RAGU
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Regards : EYES
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Book of Judges villainess : DELILAH
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They come in shots : INOCULA
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First name in a Poe poem : ANNABEL
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Lacking support : LEGLESS
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Set equipment : CAMERAS
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Narcotic similar to morphine : DEMEROL
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Big barrel : DRUM
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Dim bulbs : OAFS
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Tiler's job : SPACKLING
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Works against : COMBATS
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Looks : ASPECTS
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Rare museum display : PHARAOH
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Point in an ellipse : PERIGEE
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Electrical tower structure : LATTICE
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One who puts you in your place? : REALTOR
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"Do I dare believe that?" : CANITBE
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English actress Winwood : ESTELLE
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They come to terms for terms : LESSEES
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Attired : GARBED
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Feature of some chili : CARNE
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Prophesy : READ
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Annual athletic award : ESPY

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

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