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New York Times, Sunday, January 15, 2006

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 133 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0115 ( 20,522 )
Across
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___ once : ALLAT
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Blood-related : HEMIC
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Spot on a horse : DAPPLE
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Not as nice : MEANER
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Oscar winner who made his film debut in "Me, Natalie," 1969 : PACINO
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One who works on walls : PAPERER
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Chant : INTONE
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Patch type : IRONON
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Go from worse to bad? : IMPROVE
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Female competitor in springboard competition? : DIVINGBELLE
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Personal points of view : TAKES
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Pouchlike part : SAC
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"House of Incest" author : NIN
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Breathing space? : PORE
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Cooped (up) : PENT
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Decree : FIAT
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Where the smoke rises in a sty's chimney? : SWINEFLUE
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Sounds of impact : SPLATS
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Cardboard pkg. : CTN
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Wal-Mart rival : SEARS
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Normandy city : CAEN
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One of the Borgias : CESARE
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Film role played by both Vincent Price and Bill Cosby : SATAN
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They have quarters downtown : ARCADES
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Newspaper no. : CIRC
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Without carrying charges? : BORNEFREE
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Be-bopper : CAT
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Start of the second quarter : APRIL
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It fits in a lock : OAR
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On a high : ELATED
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Notable #4 with a stick : ORR
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Lionize : LAUD
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Cashew family member : SUMAC
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Contents of a diamond bag : ROSIN
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Cross promotion? : PEN
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Fellini's "La ___" : STRADA
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Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Not quite right : FISHY
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Solo in space : HAN
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Where Brahmans build their houses? : CASTELOTS
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Hard to believe : TALL
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Get moving : ANIMATE
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Addition symbol : CARET
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Imp : RASCAL
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Barbering area : NAPE
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Produce plays, say : WRITE
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Grate : RASP
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Corrosive chemical, to a chemist : HCL
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Protractor measurements : ANGLES
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A choice between cinnabar and galena? : EITHERORE
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Rush : REED
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One and only : SOLE
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Fraternal letters : BPOE
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School since 1440 : ETON
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Puerto Rico hrs. : AST
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Mexican Mrs. : SRA
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Baltimore's Enoch ___ Free Library : PRATT
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Command to a gardener? : WESTWARDHOE
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Maximilian, for one : EMPEROR
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Handle an F-15, e.g. : AVIATE
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It may zip out : LINING
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Chefs, at times : TASTERS
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Gave birth on a farm : CALVED
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Sound setup : STEREO
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Underhanded, to put it nicely : SLEAZY
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President born in Charles City, Va. : TYLER
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It may be rolled up in a bun : TRESS
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In the thick of : AMID
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Early Russian Communist : LENINITE
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Modern-day inhabitants of old Livonia : LATVIANS
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Apply chrism : ANOINT
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Home of Ft. Donelson Natl. Battlefield : TENN
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Author Ellison : HARLAN
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Green subj. : ECOL
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Go for the gold : MINE
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She rescued Odysseus : INO
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Topographic map feature : CONTOUR
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British title : DAME
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Computer programs, briefly : APPS
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In accordance with : PER
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What you'll find at a prison library? : PROSEANDCONS
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Mediterranean region : LEVANT
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Puts up : ERECTS
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Make an impression : REGISTER
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Devout acts : PIETIES
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Toll road : PIKE
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Heavyweight champ Riddick : BOWE
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Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
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Appointment book : PLANNER
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Bargaining factor : PLEA
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TV overseer: Abbr. : FCC
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Last word of Missouri's motto : ESTO
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Alarm : FEAR
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Show in theaters : SCREEN
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Roughly measured (off) : PACED
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Seed coat : ARIL
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91-Across, e.g. : ACID
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Wear away : ABRADE
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Oil worker : ARTIST
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What Shakespeare called "the little O" : EARTH
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Leave the straight and narrow : STRAY
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Student's selection : COURSE
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Kay Thompson character : ELOISE
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Firmly secured : FAST
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Kind of star : ALPHA
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Song of joy : PAEAN
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Miler's mistake? : RUNNINGLAPSE
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Latin 101 word : AMAT
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Union members : STATES
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Chalk or marble : CALCITE
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Needs a doctor : AILS
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Land's end? : SCAPE
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Uproar : FLAP
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Word of honor : OATH
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Leaves home? : TREE
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Weapons collections : ARSENALS
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___ bonding : MALE
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Stepped lively : TROTTED
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Cheese type : CHESHIRE
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Some solvents : ACETONES
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Letters after a barrister's name : LLD
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Shed tears : WEPT
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Reading to the unruly : RIOTACT
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Lined up : AROW
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Stocks and such : ASSETS
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Everyday : NORMAL
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One who's lying : RESTER
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One of the original Not Ready for Prime Time Players : RADNER
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Components of some codes : BARS
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Veep's boss : PREZ
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Calhoun of TV's "The Texan" : RORY
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Mental power : WILL
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Overhang : EAVE
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"Norma Rae" director : RITT
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Vanity cases? : EGOS
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Greek vowel : ETA
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"Oy ___!" : VAY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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