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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 2004

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 20,027 )
Across
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Kind of boom : SONIC
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Celeste who won an Oscar for "Gentleman's Agreement" : HOLM
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Ticks off : IRES
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"Love Story" author Segal : ERICH
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Tribe defeated by the Iroquois : ERIE
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Webster who had a way with words : NOAH
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Point between Hawaii and Guam : WAKEISLAND
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Center of a cathedral : NAVE
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Mine find : ORE
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Chem. or biol. : SCI
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Narrowed : TAPERED
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Snapple rival : NESTEA
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Mary ___ Moore : TYLER
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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Eye holder : SOCKET
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Knock out of the sky : DOWN
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Pick a card : DRAW
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Actress Foch and others : NINAS
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"Pumping ___" : IRON
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Divans : SOFAS
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Civil rights activist Parks : ROSA
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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The end ___ era : OFAN
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"Good buddy" : CBER
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Dorothy's home in "The Wizard of Oz" : KANSAS
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Poker player's declaration : ICALL
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Doubting Thomas : CYNIC
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Spanish dish : PAELLA
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Silt, e.g. : DEPOSIT
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Stick in the water? : OAR
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Crest alternative : AIM
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Hock shop receipt : PAWNTICKET
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Ado : STIR
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Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
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"There ___ free lunches" : ARENO
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Reporter Clark : KENT
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Some loaves : RYES
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Limb holder? : TORSO
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Attach, as a patch : SEWON
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"___ Ben Jonson" (literary epitaph) : ORARE
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Alternatives to Reeboks : NIKES
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Rocks at the bar : ICE
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Sculpt : CHISEL
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Prefix with port or pad : HELI
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Like a dryer trap : LINTY
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Some awards : MEDALS
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Group of confidants : INNERCIRCLE
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Surf's sound : ROAR
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Gutter location : EAVE
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Place for a mower : SHED
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Heats just short of boiling : SCALDS
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Unskilled laborer : PEON
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Place for sets and lets : TENNISCOURT
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Word that can precede the last word of 17- and 63-Across and 10- and 25-Down : TRAFFIC
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Door opener : KNOB
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Facilitate : EASE
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Russian leader before 1917 : TSAR
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Tiddlywink, e.g. : DISK
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Shamu, for one : ORCA
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Slightly tattered : WORN
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Female W.W. II grp. : WAAC
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Attack verbally : SNAPAT
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Settles up : PAYS
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Concealed shooter : SNIPER
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Rodeo rope : LARIAT
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"Boot" in the Mediterranean : ITALY
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Los Angeles player : LAKER
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Property claims : LIENS
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Response to "Are not!" : AMTOO
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Office necessity : DESK
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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What an analgesic stops : PAIN
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Addition column : ONES
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Minute : WEE
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___-Magnon : CRO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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