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New York Times, Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Intermediary (or a title for this puzzle)

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
2611/24/20024/1/201022
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60685001
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60100
Lee Glickstein
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 136 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times1/25/05 ( No. 20,167 )
Across
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Document burial place : FILE
5
Marilyn Monroe mark : MOLE
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Full range : GAMUT
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Like ideal cactus climate : ARID
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E-garbage : SPAM
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Degrade : ABASE
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Something to play in Kinshasa? : CONGOGAME
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Increased, as the score : RANUP
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"Come in!" : ENTER
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Baby bug : LARVA
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Moo goo ___ pan : GAI
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Fresh talk : SASS
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From time immemorial : AGEOLD
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Eye part : RETINA
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Regained consciousness : CAMETO
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Like "fuzz" for "police" : SLANGY
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Rock band equipment : AMP
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High do : AFRO
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Beaujolais, e.g. : VIN
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Letters that make you feel important? : EGOMAIL
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Unbridged area : GAP
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Cribbage markers : PEGS
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Alternative to gin or vodka : RYE
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TV viewer's aid : REMOTE
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Away, but not completely off-duty : ONCALL
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Sidestepped : EVADED
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French-born satirist Hilaire : BELLOC
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Author Dinesen : ISAK
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Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
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Live's partner : LEARN
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"Phooey!" : NERTS
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___ de Mayo : CINCO
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Intermediary (or a title for this puzzle) : GOBETWEEN
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Rivers' destination : OCEAN
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Cry from the pews : AMEN
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Start of a magician's cry : ABRA
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Foul : NASTY
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Cincinnati team : REDS
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Freeway exit : RAMP
Down
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Place for a smile : FACE
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Wrinkle remover : IRON
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Buildup on a suit jacket : LINT
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Sidles through a doorway : EDGESIN
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Chow mein additive : MSG
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October birthstones : OPALS
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Tibetan priest : LAMA
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Reason to call 911: Abbr. : EMER
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Bodywork place : GARAGE
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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The Lord's tropical fruit? : MANGOOFGOD
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Run-of-the-mill : USUAL
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Not very hot : TEPID
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Grove fruit : ORANGE
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Some Anne Rice characters : VAMPIRES
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Bless the food : SAYGRACE
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J.F.K. posting, for short : ETA
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Request of an invitee, briefly : RSVP
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Romantic ballroom queues? : TANGOLINES
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Bedouin's mount : CAMEL
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Hourly charge : RATE
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Guest column : OPED
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Acerbic pianist Oscar : LEVANT
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John Belushi was originally on it: Abbr. : SNL
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Start a battle : MAKEWAR
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Any of the original 13 : COLONY
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Breakfast strip : BACON
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Author Jong : ERICA
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Laid up : INBED
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Thickening agent : AGAR
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Vatican's home : ROME
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___ Hart, sitcom title character : REBA
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Presidential time : TERM
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Go bananas : SNAP
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Friskies eater : CAT
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Nav. rank : ENS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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