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New York Times, Friday, October 14, 2005

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 20,429 )
Across
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Historic trials : ATESTS
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High-tech heart, for short : CPU
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Somewhere over the rainbow : AFAR
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One affected by a strike : TENPIN
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Like some devils? : HANDSOME
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Question upon hearing an accent : WHEREAREYOUFROM
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Host : ARMY
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Surface : PAVE
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Buck passer? : DOE
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Particle stream : RAY
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Possible penicillin target : STREP
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Capital of Cambodia : RIEL
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It's not out of the ordinary : NORM
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Put ___ (shove off) : TOSEA
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Factor in some acad. probations : GPA
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Starchy : FORMAL
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Dramatic opening : SCENEI
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Buck passer? : AUTOMATEDTELLER
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Kutcher who hosted TV's "Punk'd" : ASHTON
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Horse-drawn vehicle : TROIKA
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It may go for mi. and mi. : RTE
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Sentencing request : MERCY
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A load : TONS
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Point in the right direction? : EAST
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Pageant put-on : TIARA
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Starter's aid : GUN
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"Black" day in the stock market crash, 10/29/1929: Abbr. : TUE
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"Don't be so shy!" : CMON
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Ring sport : SUMO
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"Same thing, really" : THATSWHATIMEANT
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Aged : GOTOLDER
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Onetime Missouri natives : OSAGES
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Corporeal canal : ITER
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Sign of a crowd : SRO
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With 9-Down, tops : NUMERO
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Not just bickering : ATWAR
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Mehrabad International Airport site : TEHRAN
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Intelligence concern : ENEMYOFTHESTATE
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Not at all lethargic : SPRY
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Windsor, for one : TIE
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Comes (to) : SNAPS
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Rally Sport, e.g. : CHEVROLETCAMARO
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Wage earners : PAYEES
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See 66-Across : UNO
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Concerning : ASFOR
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Curriculum requirement, often : FOREIGNLANGUAGE
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Te ___ : AMO
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Kind of sleep : REM
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Fizzle : DUD
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Knocking noise : RATTAT
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Topping for fish or meat : PESTO
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Thrusted thing : EPEE
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Nest : LAIR
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Etymologist's concern : ROOT
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Classic comedy film about gender-role reversal : MRMOM
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Succeed in a big way : ACEIT
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"Déjeuner sur l'herbe" artist : MANET
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Nevada's second-largest county : ELKO
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Thun's river : AARE
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Court org. since 1881 : USTA
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Wood problem : DRYROT
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Comparatively creamy : RICHER
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Gordon ___ a k a Sting : SUMNER
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Coach : TUTOR
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It's negative : ANION
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With 59-Down, unimpressive : NOTSO
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Some aliens take it: Abbr. : ESL
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Vulnerable gap : SEAM
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___ Friday's : TGI
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See 53-Down : HOT
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Writing: Abbr. : WDS
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East Lansing sch. : MSU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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