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New York Times, Friday, January 28, 2005

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0128 ( 20,170 )
Across
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"Doonesbury" reporter Hedley : ROLAND
7
Chesterfield, e.g. : OVERCOAT
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Where many jokes are set : INABAR
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Small amount : PITTANCE
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Take up : OCCUPY
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Light : ETHEREAL
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Scraps : SETTOS
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___-Shan, ship in Conrad's "Typhoon" : NAN
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___ City, Fla. : DADE
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Grocery section : AISLE
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Beside : ALONG
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Title lady of a 1932 Ethel Merman song : EADIE
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Simplifies : EASES
31
Berlin, for one : COMPOSER
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Nun's wear : WIMPLE
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Ferdinand III's daughter : ELEANOR
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First one out on the track : POLECAR
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Enter drop by drop : SEEPIN
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Spring cleaning follow-up, perhaps : YARDSALE
40
He sat in front of Nimoy and Shatner : TAKEI
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"The Lower Depths" playwright : GORKI
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Inflexible : RIGID
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Señor's speech : HABLA
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Sky over the Seine : CIEL
51
It's picked : ORE
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Mark who won the 1998 Masters and British Open : OMEARA
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Generally : ALLINALL
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Tartish treat : LEMONPIE
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Meandered : SNAKED
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Pulitzer-winning William Kennedy novel : IRONWEED
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Corsair, Ranger and Pacer : EDSELS
Down
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Ebro y otros : RIOS
2
"___-Year Day" ("The Pajama Game" tune) : ONCEA
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Milk: Prefix : LACTI
4
Neighbors : ABUTS
5
He was defeated and captured at Sedan : NAPOLEONIII
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April to September, in southern Africa : DRYSEASON
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Like some markets : OPENAIR
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Sports analyst who wrote "Living a Dream" : VITALE
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Prefix with -centric : ETHNO
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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They often involve drawing : CARDGAMES
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Most eligible, in a way : ONEA
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Ens. producer : ACAD
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Phony start? : TELE
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Grammy winner for "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" : NEILDIAMOND
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German article : DER
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Shelter provider: Abbr. : SPCA
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Big international carrier : ELAL
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Like a desert : SERE
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"___ la guerre" : CEST
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Unlikely to raise a ruckus : MEEK
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George Plimpton book : PAPERLION
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Productive one : WORKHORSE
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Hole stat : PAR
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Sang on high? : YODELED
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Opposite of macho : GIRLIE
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Snap : GOAPE
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They're not final releases : BETAS
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Applesauce-topped treat : LATKE
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Dizzy : AREEL
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Valle del Cauca's capital : CALI
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Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
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Zoe's friend, on "Sesame Street" : ELMO
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Added stipulations : ANDS
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Weather report abbr. : NNW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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