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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

New York Times, Sunday, January 16, 2005

Author:
Damon J. Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0116 ( 20,158 )
Across
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Accomplices : COHORTS
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Andean treasure : ORO
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Suffix with sermon : IZE
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Slightest trace : WHIFF
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Wardrobe : ARMOIRE
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Popular fish sandwich : TUNASUB
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"Christmas bombing" target : HANOI
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Klutzy dog's habit? : DROPPINGTHEBONE
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Matter of debate : ISSUE
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Farm call : MOO
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Bathroom on wheels? : ROLLINGSTALL
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___-Pei (dog) : SHAR
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TV palomino : MRED
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Homer Simpson's next-door neighbor : NED
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Paid the penalty : ATONED
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One holding corn bread? : PONEBEARER
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Run in syndication, maybe : REAIR
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O'Neill and others : EDS
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Like many shorelines : ERODED
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Where to see a mummy: Abbr. : MUS
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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Include : ADDIN
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Next in line for slavery? : HEIRTOTHETHRALL
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Did a third draft of : REEDITED
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Credit for driving people home?: Abbr. : RBI
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What surprises can come out of : THEBLUE
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Wrapping weights : TARES
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Crew equipment : OARS
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Cantina cooker : OLLA
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Famous rallying cry … and a hint to eight other answers in this puzzle : ALLFORONEANDONEFORALL
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Starship princess : LEIA
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Do a number : SING
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East Indian heartwood : SAPAN
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It keeps the ball rolling : INERTIA
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"Apocalypse Now" setting : NAM
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Doles out differently : REALLOTS
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Get a workout via horseback riding? : TONEINTHESADDLE
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Spinnaker site : YACHT
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Flashback, e.g. : SCENE
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"___ will not!" : NOI
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Baker's gadget : SIFTER
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Actress Busch : MAE
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Sibling of un frère : SOEUR
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Renowned razor sharpener? : HONEOFFAME
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Multitudes : ARMIES
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Instructors' org. : NEA
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Live nomadically : ROAM
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Multitude : SLEW
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Visit to Ben & Jerry's? : ICECREAMCALL
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Live : ARE
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Recurring Nintendo character : MARIO
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Annoy people by blowing a fan on them? : GALLWITHTHEWIND
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Cutting parts : EDGES
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Perk up : ANIMATE
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Veteran, on Veteran's Day : HONOREE
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Mower maker : DEERE
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Weightlifter's unit : REP
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It's made in Japan : YEN
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Make more attractive : SWEETEN
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Rude dude : CAD
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Legend on the ice : ORR
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Plan for patients, for short : HMO
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Alley-___ : OOP
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It may be in stitches : RIP
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Neat, as a beard : TRIMMED
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Málaga missus : SENORA
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Polo Grounds standout : OTT
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Duisburg's locale : RUHR
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Hit-and-run situation? : ONEON
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Tryster with Tristan : ISOLDE
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Pueblo dweller : ZUNI
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Irving Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
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Trick-taking game : WHIST
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Can't help but : HASTO
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Bananas : INSANE
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Hit, in basketball : FOULED
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"Jingle Bells" sleighing locales : FIELDS
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More fit : ABLER
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Suffix with theater : GOER
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Round Table knight : GARETH
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Caveman's tool : SPEAR
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Multitude : HORDE
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Nicad's cadmium component : ANODE
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Fixed up : REDID
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Patrick's "Ghost" co-star : DEMI
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Melville's "___ Cereno" : BENITO
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Automaton-themed play of 1921 : RUR
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"This is so-o-o relaxing!" : AAH
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"Why should ___ you?" : ILET
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Sideshow attraction : STRONGMAN
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Café alternative : THE
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Shady plot : ARBOR
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Savior : HERO
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Idyllic settings : EDENS
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Book between Amos and Jonah: Abbr. : OBAD
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NASA weather satellite : TIROS
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Teatro ___ Scala : ALLA
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Put to sleep : LULL
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Faithful, to a Scot : LEAL
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Besmear : TAR
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Divider of Paris : SEINE
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Tieup : SNARL
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Touched down : ALIT
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Nightly monologue deliverer : LENO
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Property lawyer's concern : LIEN
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Airline posting : FARES
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Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
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Fencing piece : EPEE
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Skyway regulation grp. : FAA
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Not unless : ONLYIF
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Certain X or O : TIC
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Real : INESSE
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Periodic table stat. : ATNO
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Comedy club responses : LAFFS
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In base 8 : OCTAL
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Variation preceder : THEME
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Sprinkle : STREW
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Snicker syllable : HEE
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Play-___ : DOH
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Last name in fashion : DIOR
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In a way : SOMEHOW
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Injured : MAIMED
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Where a token may be taken : ARCADE
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Surface : EMERGE
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Detach, as a lapel mike : UNCLIP
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Sphere : REALM
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Flood survivor : NOAH
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Brownish pigments : EARTHS
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Not nearly as emotional : ICIER
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Irregularly notched : EROSE
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E'er : ALWAY
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Biology lab supply : AGAR
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Wildebeest feature : MANE
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Beer option : LITE
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Top mark : TEN
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Map dir. : ENE
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Doomsayer's cry : WOE
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N.Y.C.'s first subway line : IRT
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Originally : NEE
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Cave : DEN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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