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ANTIQUE FINISH

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 2010

Author:
Jeremy Newton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Newton

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Newton. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0103 ( 21,971 )
Across
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Singer with the compilation "A Box of Dreams" : ENYA
5
Well-running group?: Abbr. : OPEC
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Boom box setting : BASS
13
Charmer's subject? : COBRA
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Drop anchor : MOOR
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Block in Washington : VETO
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Run in "The Alphabet Song" : LMNOP
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"Power corrupts," e.g. : AXIOM
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Wins a bridge hand? : TRUMPETHPLAYERS
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iPod sound? : LONGI
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Salon appliance : DRYER
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Fertility goddess : ISIS
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Object of many 1950s jokes : EDSEL
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Whirlpool alternatives : GES
32
Car with "three deuces and a four-speed," in a 1964 song : GTO
33
Fame fades? : CELEBRITYDIETH
36
Like cases on "The X-Files" : STRANGE
40
Western capital: Abbr. : USD
41
A in German class : EIN
42
Modern home of ancient Persepolis : IRAN
43
It ends in septembre : ETE
45
___ of Attalos (Greek museum site) : STOA
47
Exquisite curio : BIJOU
51
Stuns experts after new findings? : ROCKETHSCIENTISTS
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Let go : CUT
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Inventor of alternating current : TESLA
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Resistance units : OHMS
60
Cry on game day : RAH
61
Mex. title : SRTA
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"S.N.L." veteran Gasteyer : ANA
64
Newborn puppies enjoy the sun? : LITTERBASKETH
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Not moving smoothly : SPASTIC
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Rejuvenation site : OASIS
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Local fan of the N.H.L.'s Senators : OTTAWAN
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Recruits people to sell stolen goods? : PICKETHFENCES
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General on Chinese menus : TSO
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H. G. Wells people : ELOI
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Talk as lovers do : COO
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They're dedicated : ODES
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Winter coats? : HOARS
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Setting in the film "Tropic Thunder" : NAM
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A lace starts to come undone? : SHOESTRINGBUDGETH
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Real downer, for short? : TRANQ
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"All righty ___!" : THEN
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Spray-can art : TAG
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Airborne irritant : GNAT
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Ship-to-shore aid : TUG
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Agent Gold of "Entourage" : ARI
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Exchange of spies, maybe : SECRETS
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Words escape President Karzai? : AFGHANBLANKETH
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Slip behind : LAG
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Not, to Scots : NAE
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Words before a deadline : DUEBY
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His twin duped him : ESAU
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Never-before-seen : NOVEL
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Viking garment : TUNIC
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Rebels against military forces? : BUCKETHBRIGADES
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Fictional Doolittle : ELIZA
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Questionnaire line : EMAIL
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It has an expiration date : OBIT
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Shot, as a photo : TOOK
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Turn left or right, say : STEER
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Govt. bodies may issue them : STDS
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Place where leaves are collected : EAVE
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"As rust corrupts iron, so ___ corrupts man": Antisthenes : ENVY
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Mouth-to-mouth pro, briefly : EMT
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N, on a French map : NORD
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What to call an archbishop : YOURGRACE
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Periscope users : ARMYTANKS
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Just a memory now : OVER
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Prized : PET
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Set of morals : ETHIC
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Thicket of trees : COPSE
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Been-there-done-that : BLASE
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Grant with Grammys : AMY
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Pooh-poohs : SNEERSAT
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Seamy : SORDID
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Stake a claim : CALLDIBS
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Tic-tac-toe line : OXO
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Opposite of fast : BINGE
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Reference volume, informally : ROGET
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People without power, often : AMISH
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[Nudge] : PSST
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Lowly sort : PEON
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Short, for short : LIL
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Size up : EYE
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"___ appetito!" : BUON
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Pasta suffix : INI
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U2's Bono, since 2007 : SIR
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Bring (out) : TROT
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Start hankering : GETANITCH
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Neighbor of Sudan: Abbr. : ETH
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Anka's "___ Beso" : ESO
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Like chimpanzees : SIMIAN
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Datum in a college application : TESTSCORE
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National clothing chain based in New York's Greenwich Village : JCREW
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"Get ___ here!" : OUTTA
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Many a Mormon : UTAHN
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Tickle to pieces : ELATE
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Actress Webb or Sevigny : CHLOE
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Half-price bin abbr. : IRR
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Footwear that's hard to run in : SABOT
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"Wow, congrats!" : THATSHUGE
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Reggae relative : SKA
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Allergic response : ACHOO
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Linked : TIEDIN
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City SSW of Münster : ESSEN
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Endured : STOOD
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Wiped out : SPENT
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Pertaining to hair : PILAR
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In ___ (unconscious) : ACOMA
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Sea's partner, commercially : SKI
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Bizarro, to Superman : FOE
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"Ten-hut!" yeller: Abbr. : SGT
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Worsen : AGGRAVATE
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Broke, as a promise : RENEGEDON
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"Like, now!" : STAT
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Black-and-white : SQUADCAR
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Pound escapee, maybe : STRAYCAT
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Weak, as a plot : THIN
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Degrees in hist. or social sci. : BAS
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Brooklyn ___, N.Y. : HTS
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Ridiculous degree : NTH
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White-bearded Kenyan : GNU
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Photo groups on Facebook : ALBUMS
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Cousin of a 55-Down : CLOG
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Gets in the game : ANTES
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Wimbledon no-no : FAULT
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Coming-out party? : GENIE
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Tiny addition to la familia : BEBE
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Topples : KEELS
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E, on a French map : EST
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Chevy S.U.V. : TAHOE
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When repeated, a luster's cry : HUBBA
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When the stars come out, in ads : NITE
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Benedict IV's successor : LEOV
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Suffix with capital : IZE
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A little butter? : KID
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Colorado or Delaware, e.g.: Abbr. : RIV
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Where to aim a telescope : SKY

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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