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New York Times, Thursday, September 9, 2004

Author:
Peter Abide
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Abide

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0909 ( 20,029 )

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Across
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Smudge : BLOT
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Quiet times : CALMS
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Hole maker : MOTH
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Call's companion : BECK
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One in search of a tin can : UBOAT
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Parrot : ECHO
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Hesitation by actor William? : KATTSPAUSE
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Fats Waller's "___ I'll Be Tired of You" : THEN
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Peeved : INASNIT
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Rustling sound : SWOOSH
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Peanut Butter Lovers Mo. : NOV
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Abed : NOTUP
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Garden figure : GNOME
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Don't just stand there : REACT
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Piz Bernina, e.g. : ALP
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Suffix with modern : IZE
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Reason for a citation: Abbr. : DWI
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A large order : ELKS
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Contract term for a 1930's heavyweight champ? : BAERSCLAUSE
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1974 Gould/Sutherland spoof : SPYS
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Farm cry : MOO
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Select, with "for" : OPT
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Handle clumsily : PAWAT
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Crocheted item : SHAWL
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Bit of nostalgia : OLDIE
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Leaves home? : TREE
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Key opener? : PHI
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Vivacity : ESPRIT
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Straddling : ONTOPOF
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Org. with eligibility rules : NCAA
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Actor Russell's Oscar win? : CROWESFEAT
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Is beneficial : PAYS
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Trade fair-goer : BUYER
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Greatness : FAME
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Travel plans: Abbr. : RTES
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___ Yello (soft drink) : MELLO
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Went down : SLID
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"The Thrill Is Gone" hitmaker, 1970 : BBKING
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Use for support : LEANON
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Book specification : OCTAVO
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Ducats: Abbr. : TKTS
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One of a team of eight : CUPID
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Lessener : ABATER
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Cardinals great ___ Brock : LOU
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It may be high in church : MASS
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Do a slow boil : STEW
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"Ditto" : METOO
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Biography of a noted newspaper publisher? : OCHSTALE
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Comic book hero since 1962 : THEHULK
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Babydoll : HON
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Cause for a blessing : SNEEZE
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Ft. Erie's home : ONT
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Revolutionary War soldier : REDCOAT
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Later afterthought: Abbr. : PPS
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G.I.'s not accounted for : MIAS
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Leather sticker : AWL
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"Later!" : CIAO
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First name in humor : ERMA
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Job preceder: Abbr. : ESTH
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Famed admiral's concurrence? : BYRDSAYE
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Spread : SOW
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Tournament shockers : UPSETS
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___-Jet (winter vehicle) : SNO
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Skunk : POLECAT
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Apiece : PER
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Mason's aid : TROWEL
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Attorney's filing : APPEAL
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Introspective query : WHOAMI
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Stole : LIFTED
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Bridge declaration : IPASS
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Summer time in Buenos Aires : ENERO
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Long-range weapon, for short : ICBM
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Align : TRUE
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Switch positions : OFFS
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Popular news source, briefly : NPR
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Olive ___ : OYL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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