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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 2005

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 20,169 )

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Across
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Dairy morsel : CURD
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Brainy : SHARP
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Liven (up) : JAZZ
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1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
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Certain chairmaker : CANER
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___ d'amore : OBOE
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Sked guesses: Abbr. : ETDS
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The Three Link Fraternity : ODDFELLOWS
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City whose newspaper is the Daily Planet : BERKELEY
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Flip remark? : CALLIT
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Jackie's second : ARI
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Hwys. : RDS
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Expands : DILATES
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Most October babies : LIBRAS
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Turner of film : LANA
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Western wolf : LOBO
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Devotees : FANCLUB
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Place to play the start of 18- or 52-Across or 3- or 32-Down : ROULETTETABLE
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Pokes fun at : NEEDLES
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"I can't ___ thing" : EATA
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Home of the White Sands Natl. Mon. : NMEX
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It has rocks and rolls : BARCAR
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Pump feature, possibly : OPENTOE
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Bill offerer: Abbr. : SEN
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Optima maker : KIA
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Lowly assistant : MINION
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Battery type : ACIDCELL
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Tied : EVENSTEVEN
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They're usually first to raise their hands : AYES
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It's messy : GORE
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Behind : OWING
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Lancelot player, 1995 : GERE
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Suffix with fabric : ATOR
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Egg containers : NESTS
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She, in Italy : ESSA
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Breaker? : CUEBALL
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Hidden : ULTERIOR
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Silver medal equivalent : REDRIBBON
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Editor's ___ : DESK
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Lets have it : SCOLDS
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Hot spot : HADES
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Williams of song : ANDY
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Ring figure : REF
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"N.Y.P.D. Blue" setting : PRECINCT
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La ___, home of the Salk Institute : JOLLA
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Like ___ from the blue : ABOLT
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"Holy smokes!" : ZOWIE
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Livens : ZESTS
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"I'm not listening to you!" : LALALA
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Low fig. for Randy Johnson : ERA
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Traditional international powerhouse in badminton : DANES
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Womanizer : ROUE
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Surgical glove material : LATEX
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N.J. city on the Hudson : FTLEE
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Above, in Berlin : UBER
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Marks of shame : BLACKEYES
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Slow musical passages : LENTOS
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Northernmost city in North America with more than half a million people : EDMONTON
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Merchants not seen on the street : ETAILERS
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Body of water south of Orsk : ARALSEA
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Humans : BEINGS
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"Anything else?" : AND
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The end : OMEGA
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Turning point : PIVOT
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Start of el año : ENERO
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Montana, notably : NINER
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Lead provider : SCENT
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Enterprise rival : AVIS
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Rat's place : CAGE
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Female Wiltshire : EWE

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

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