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New York Times, Friday, January 14, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {QX} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry. This is puzzle # 209 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0114 ( 20,156 )
Across
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Address : SPEAKTO
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Rapper's beat : RATATAT
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From China, e.g. : EASTERN
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Stuck : UPATREE
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"Not so!" : ITSALIE
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Stand that a politician might take : LECTERN
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Sleeping unit? : ZEE
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Makes up, in a way : POWDERS
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Heelless shoe, for short : MOC
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Dohnányi who composed "Ruralia Hungarica" : ERNO
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Delhi chestful : SARIS
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Detroit's ___ Arena : COBO
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Millennium starter : ONEAD
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Dark side of China : YIN
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Upset : RILED
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"Doesn't bother me" : NOSKINOFFMYNOSE
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Kind of agreement : FAIRTRADE
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2003 Sandler/Nicholson movie : ANGERMANAGEMENT
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Robert Frost farm site : DERRY
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Big Japanese computer firm : NEC
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Defense device : RADAR
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"Finlandia" composer Sibelius : JEAN
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Must, slangily : GOTTA
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Sister ___, title character of a 1970 film : SARA
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Funny : ODD
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Flimsy, as chances go : OUTSIDE
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Mr. abroad : SRI
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With no time to lose : INARUSH
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Fifth, e.g. : ORDINAL
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Beer drinker's terse critique : NOTASTE
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Not knowing : NAIVETE
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In myth, loser of a shouting match with Hermes : STENTOR
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Oath-taker : SWEARER
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Take suddenly : SEIZEON
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Longtime Penn State football coach : PATERNO
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Ascetics of yore : ESSENES
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___ tilt : ATA
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Sea palm or badderlocks : KELP
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Singing groups : TRIOS
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Somehow : ONEWAYORANOTHER
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Causes for penalties : RULEINFRACTIONS
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Some parodists : APERS
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Tic-___ (candies) : TACS
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Court figure: Abbr. : ATT
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Singing effect : TREMOLO
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Microbiology topic : AEROBES
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CBers' numerical system : TENCODE
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Commercial fishing aids : DRIFTNETS
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Forest plant with triangular fronds : OAKFERN
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Some duplexes : CINEMAS
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Blog predecessor : DIARY
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U-Haul competitor : RYDER
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Game played with counters : NIM
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Zine : MAG
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Lies next to : ADJOINS
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Is unobliged to : NEEDNOT
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Make a subtle transformation, as in color : GRADATE
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"The Bronx Zoo" star : EDASNER
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Tell tales : NARRATE
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Movie extra : TRAILER
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Relish : GUSTO
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Play to ___ (tie) : ADRAW
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Dethrone : OUST
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Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
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Avoided bloodshed : RAN
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___ Toguri (Tokyo Rose) : IVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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