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New York Times, Wednesday, January 26, 2005

44-Across : Green eggs and ham profferer, in Dr. Seuss

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQV} Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Newman.
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© 2005, The New York Times1/26/05 ( No. 20,168 )
Across
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Evergreen trees : YEWS
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Hammer part : CLAW
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Fit for a king : REGAL
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Massage target : ACHE
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Inauguration highlight : OATH
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Dress type : ALINE
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Boo or yoo follower : WHATISHOO
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Jazz singer Carmen : MCRAE
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"I should say ___!" : NOT
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Actress Gaynor : MITZI
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Leaves high and dry : JILTS
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Certain OPEC minister : IRANI
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Gravity-powered vehicle : SLED
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Lorraine's neighbor : ALSACE
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Online activity : CHAT
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Functioned as : WAS
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Unwitting tools : PAWNS
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Snowy locale in a Frost poem : WOODS
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Currently "in" : HOT
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Hightailed it : HIED
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Manifests : SHOWS
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Kind of package : CARE
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B & B : INN
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Up : AWAKE
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"I ___ Right to Sing the Blues" : GOTTA
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Wolf's home : DEN
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After the whistle : LATE
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Green eggs and ham profferer, in Dr. Seuss : SAMIAM
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Rigatoni relative : ZITI
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Puzzles solved with a pencil : MAZES
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Circular dinner order : PIZZA
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Actor's minimum : SCALE
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Atomic : WEE
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Lies against : ABUTS
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Reagan's first interior secretary : WHOISWATT
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Camp craft : CANOE
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Tall story : YARN
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Elvis's middle name : ARON
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Steps lightly : TRIPS
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New York county : ERIE
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Lucy Lawless role : XENA
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Open wide : YAWN
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Cavern feature : ECHO
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Oldtime radio station in a 1990's AMC series : WHATISWENN
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Prepared : SET
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Trig function : COSINE
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"Chicago Hope" actress : LAHTI
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Completely : ATOZ
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Inventor of the sewing machine : WHOISHOWE
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Certain plane engines : RAMJETS
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Charlton Heston title role : ELCID
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Lass : GIRL
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Art sch. class : ANAT
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Venerable Virginia family : LEES
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Some Apples : IMACS
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Sperry's partner : RAND
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Little shavers : LADS
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Sap sucker : APHID
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"Mule Train" singer, 1949 : LAINE
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Onetime "Masterpiece Theatre" host : COOKE
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Massachusetts birthplace of the 19th-century feminist Elizabeth Packard : WHATISWARE
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Cardiology concern : AORTA
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Robert Fulton power source : STEAM
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English river, site of the ruins of Tintern Abbey : WHATISWYE
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Big blow : SWAT
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Rain or shine preceder : COME
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Pen names : ALIASES
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Stares : GAZES
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Like some solutions : SALINE
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Alphabetically last top 40 rock artist : ZZTOP
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Polynesian language : MAORI
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Warsaw ___ : PACT
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Construction beam : IBAR
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New Mexico Indian : ZUNI
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Scorch : CHAR
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George Orwell's alma mater : ETON
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Sicilian peak : ETNA
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Candle dripping : WAX

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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