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New York Times, Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Author:
Paul Guttormsson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paul Guttormsson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Guttormsson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 20,427 )
Across
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Fudge maker? : LIAR
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Iowa's ___ Society : AMANA
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Asian nation suffix : STAN
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A lot? : ACRE
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Like early PC graphics : LORES
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Mall aid : TOTE
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Start of a quip : PEOPLEWITHTYPEO
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Big bird : EMU
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Source of iron : ORE
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Pound sound : YELP
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Some are famous : LASTWORDS
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Unearthly : EERIE
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Elvis trademark : SNEER
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Induce rain from : SEED
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Claimer's cry : DIBS
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Grant-in-___ : AID
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Milky Way and others : BARS
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City, state, ___ : ZIP
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Quip, part 2 : PERSONALITIES
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"Yo!" : HEY
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Times to revel, maybe : EVES
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Not the handsomest dog : PUG
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Surface figure : AREA
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Ones who've gone splitsville : EXES
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Circus Maximus attire : TOGAS
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Vas deferens and others : DUCTS
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Place for carved initials : TREETRUNK
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Top guns : ACES
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Circus Maximus greeting : AVE
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MP3 player maker : RCA
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End of the quip : DONOTWRITERIGHT
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___ of the earth : ENDS
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"You've got mail" hearer : AOLER
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Lily family member : ALOE
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Four-time Indy winner : FOYT
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Rotten : MOLDY
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Uncool sort : NERD
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Boutonnieres' places : LAPELS
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One found just around the block? : ICEMAN
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Pique : AROUSE
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Account overseer, for short : REP
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Car discontinued in 2004 : ALERO
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Grounds crew : MOWERS
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Bring home : NET
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Pasty-faced : ASHY
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Like hair at salons : STYLED
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Gold medal, e.g. : TOPPRIZE
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Lunched : ATE
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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Like some women's jeans : LOWRISE
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___ time (course slot) : TEE
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Hotfoot it : TEAR
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Demeaning one : DEBASER
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Use wax on : SEAL
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Egyptian sacred bird : IBIS
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Empath's skill : ESP
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Coffeemaker style : DRIP
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Went off the deep end? : DOVE
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Sing "K-K-K-Katy," say : STUTTER
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Big silver exporter : PERU
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Nice things to look at : EYECANDY
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Counter call : NEXT
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1974 Marty Feldman comic-horror role : IGOR
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Took to the cleaners : HAD
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For no profit : ATCOST
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Ready for dinner : SEATED
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Fountain sound : GURGLE
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Hold fast : ANCHOR
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Did toe loops, say : SKATED
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"Quiet!" locale : SET
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Part of the mnemonic for EGBDF : EVERY
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Started a triathlon : SWAM
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Hip-hop "cool" : DEF
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Noted resident of the Dakota : ONO
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Milne marsupial : ROO
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Off one's feed : ILL
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Actor McKellen : IAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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