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New York Times, Monday, January 24, 2005

1952 George Axelrod Broadway farce, with "The"

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times1/24/05 ( No. 20,166 )
Across
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Ones filling out 1040's, for short : CPAS
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Dangers : RISKS
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Fed. workplace watchdog : OSHA
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Nimble : DEFT
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Irish-born actor Milo : OSHEA
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San ___ Obispo, Calif. : LUIS
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___ avis : RARA
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Téa of "Hollywood Ending" : LEONI
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Greek war god : ARES
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Longtime ABC daytime drama : ONELIFETOLIVE
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Thought things over : MUSED
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"C'est si ___" : BON
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Little white lie : FIB
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Classic children's nursery song : THREEBLINDMICE
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BB's and bullets : AMMO
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Rowed : OARED
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Lays down the lawn : SODS
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Made a statement on a stack of Bibles? : SWORE
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
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Hatred : ODIUM
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Best buds : PALS
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1970 Jack Nicholson film : FIVEEASYPIECES
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Folk singer DiFranco : ANI
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Genetic info : RNA
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"It's ___ nothing" : ALLOR
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1952 George Axelrod Broadway farce, with "The" : SEVENYEARITCH
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Gangster's blade : SHIV
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Butchers' offerings : MEATS
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Slowish : POKY
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Finish a drive? : PAVE
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Capri and Wight : ISLES
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City near Provo : OREM
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"You said it, brother!" : AMEN
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"This is ___ …" (radio announcement) : ATEST
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Memo : NOTE
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PC storage accessory : CDROM
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Treat for an elephant : PEANUT
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Once more : AFRESH
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More hackneyed : STALER
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Massage intensely : ROLF
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"Yes, it's clear now" : ISEE
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Attempt to score : SHOT
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Obi-Wan ___ of "Star Wars" : KENOBI
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Poetic command before "O Ship of State!" : SAILON
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Former king of Norway : OLAV
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Guaranteed to succeed : SUREFIRE
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Hurry : HIE
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Nitwit : ASS
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Prefix with European : INDO
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Summer coolers : ICES
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Mattress holders : BEDS
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Letters on an ambulance : EMS
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Audi rival : BMW
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Nutso : LOOPY
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Welcome ___ : MAT
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Davenport : SOFA
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Father of Thor : ODIN
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Creating dissension : DIVISIVE
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Seek damages : SUE
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Hip-hop : RAP
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Nickname for a 59-Down student : ELI
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___ Griffin, 1960's-80's talk show host : MERV
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Scorch : SEAR
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Deficiency of red blood cells : ANEMIA
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Most reasonable : SANEST
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Attachable, as sunglasses : CLIPON
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Matador charger : ELTORO
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Bulb holder : SOCKET
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Moon to June : RHYME
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Smooth : EVEN
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College where an athlete might wear a "Y" : YALE
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Summers on the Riviera : ETES
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Health resort : SPA
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___ and cheese : HAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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