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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 2005

"___ No Mountain High Enough" (1970 #1 hit)

Author:
Jay Leatherman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Leatherman.
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© 2005, The New York Times10/18/05 ( No. 20,433 )
Across
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___ Brockovich, Julia Roberts title role : ERIN
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Mex. misses : SRTAS
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Tom, Dick or Harry : NAME
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1998 N.L. M.V.P. from Chicago : SOSA
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Sports hiree : COACH
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Sen. Bayh of Indiana : EVAN
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See 35-Across : QUITDAYDREAMING
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Ladies of Lisbon : SENHORAS
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Crowbar, e.g. : LEVER
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"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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Soccer ___ : MOMS
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See 35-Across : DONTBESONAIVE
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Geniuses' group : MENSA
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12/24 or 12/31 : EVE
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Samuel's teacher : ELI
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This puzzle's theme, succinctly : GETREAL
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Gen-___ (boomer's kid) : XER
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Shakespeare's stream : AVON
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Hood's gun : GAT
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Rhone tributary : ISERE
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See 35-Across : ENOUGHALREADY
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Cold war inits. : USSR
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"___ No Mountain High Enough" (1970 #1 hit) : AINT
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Underground Railroad user : SLAVE
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Least drunk : SOBEREST
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See 35-Across : COMEDOWNTOEARTH
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Follower of inter or et : ALIA
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"Marat/Sade" playwright : WEISS
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Statement to a judge : PLEA
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Chicken cordon ___ : BLEU
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Teamster's rig : SEMI
Down
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A.B.A. members' titles : ESQS
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Lecherous sort : ROUE
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"Beauty ___ the eye …" : ISIN
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Famous name in hot dogs : NATHANS
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Japanese beetle, e.g. : SCARAB
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Isle ___ National Park : ROYALE
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Small amounts : TADS
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90° from down: Abbr. : ACR
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Any ship : SHE
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Unbeatable foe : NEMESIS
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Tel ___, Israel : AVIV
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Luxuriant locks : MANE
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M.I.T. grad., often : ENGR
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Bowser's identification : DOGTAG
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Diva Gluck : ALMA
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"Outta my way!" : MOVE
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Prime S.S.S. classification : ONEA
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Probe, with "into" : DELVE
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Bagel choice : ONION
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Major mattress maker : SERTA
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Nettled : VEXED
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Each's companion : EVERY
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"___ culpa" : MEA
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Bard's before : ERE
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Soufflé needs : EGGS
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Asian goat : TAHR
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Holder of claimed property : LIENEE
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___ riche : NOUVEAU
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Persian governors : SATRAPS
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Hand-me-down : USED
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Supposed founder of Taoism : LAOTSE
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Nucleic acid sugar : RIBOSE
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Strike defier : SCAB
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Vegetate : LOLL
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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Fit of pique : SNIT
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Creator of Perry and Della : ERLE
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Goblet feature : STEM
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Have a tab : OWE
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Jazz's Montgomery : WES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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