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New York Times, Saturday, January 29, 2005

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 20,171 )
Across
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Sea monster of Greek myth able to make whirlpools : CHARYBDIS
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Show of compassion? : OPRAH
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Golden Grain product : RICEARONI
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"I'm impressed!" : NEATO
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Utah's Grand Staircase-___ National Monument : ESCALANTE
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Ill-kempt : TATTY
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Short cracks : ONELINERS
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Full set of bicuspids, e.g. : OCTAD
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Proceed furtively : SIDLE
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Around the bend : NUTS
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River whose name means "river" : ELBE
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Comply with : OBEY
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Hear something about : GETALINEON
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Subject of some of 32-Down's writings : LSD
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Applesauce : BOSH
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Computer company with the slogan "Imagine it. Done." : UNISYS
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Sticks up : ROBS
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Hose problem : KINK
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Urban problem : SPRAWL
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Cataract site : LENS
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Some chest-pumping, for short : CPR
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Autumn Harvest Uprising leader : MAOTSETUNG
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Cheshire cat's hangout : TREE
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Help : ALMS
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Cosmetic procedure : TUCK
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Primitive percussion instrument : GOURD
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Not going bankrupt : SOUND
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Connect to : TIEINWITH
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Honeycombed : HOLEY
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Australia/New Zealand separator : TASMANSEA
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Decree : UKASE
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Least comfortable : UNEASIEST
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Old-fashioned symbol of authority : PANTS
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Playroom fixtures : TOYCHESTS
Down
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Wood tar derivative : CREOSOL
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Mocking title for an autocrat : HISNIBS
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Gave consent : ACCEDED
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Remark of exasperation : REALLY
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Bush or Kerry : YALIE
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Fiber : BRAN
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Steak orderer's specification : DONENESS
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"To be honest …" : INTRUTH
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Rest of the afternoon : SIESTA
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Cognizant of : ONTO
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Fighting opponent? : PEACENIK
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Discombobulates : RATTLES
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Word of encouragement : ATTABOY
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Girly girls' opposites : HOYDENS
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Swinging about : SLUING
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Renaissance Fair vessel : GOBLET
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Post houses : INNS
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Archaic greetings : BOWS
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Cluttered room : RATSNEST
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Author who, with his friends, famously formed the Merry Pranksters : KENKESEY
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Multivehicle collision : SMASHUP
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Stupid oaf : PALOOKA
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Green-blooded "Star Trek" entity : ROMULAN
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Old crime syndicate head called "Lucky" : LUCIANO
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Fancy getaways : CRUISES
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Showing the most vivacity : PERTEST
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Cardinals' wear : REDHATS
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Lofty reproof : TUTTUT
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College party crasher, maybe : TOWNIE
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Grind : GNASH
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Salon applications : DYES
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All-in-one computer : IMAC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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