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New York Times, Thursday, October 20, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {VX} This is puzzle # 223 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1020 ( 20,435 )
Across
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Pixels : DOTS
5
Jaguars, e.g. : CATS
9
1942 movie with the song "Love Is a Song" : BAMBI
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Setting for "The Plague" : ORAN
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Popular cookie : OREO
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Each : AHEAD
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Slayer of Ravana in Hindu myth : RAMA
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___ ball : NERF
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Aches : LONGS
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"Star Trek" genre : SCIFIFANTASY
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Refers (to) : ALLUDES
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Herald reader : MIAMIAN
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Private line? : YESSIR
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Bottom line : SUM
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"But, ___ was ambitious, I slew him": Brutus : ASHE
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Literary oceans : DEEPS
33
Swinger's opportunity : ATBAT
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Turntable, speakers, etc. : HIFIEQUIPMENT
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Lightly maul : PAWAT
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"I've had enough!" : UNCLE
40
Slang expert Partridge : ERIC
41
Hoosier cabinet wood : OAK
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Lie alongside of : ABUTON
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All-purpose : GENERAL
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One way to win : BYANOSE
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Places to get online without plugging in : WIFIHOTSPOTS
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Finger ___ : LAKES
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Tribe associated with the Seven Cities of Cíbola : ZUNI
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"That'll be the day!" : IBET
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Zippy : BRISK
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Pool path : LANE
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Breakwater : JETTY
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___ as a blue rose : RARE
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Mythology anthology : EDDA
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Quai ___ (French foreign office locale) : DORSAY
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Magic 8 Ball, e.g. : ORACLE
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Many Sri Lankans : TAMILS
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Mix-ups : SNAFUS
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Degree recipient : CONFEREE
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Sectors : AREAS
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Coastal predator : TERN
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Romantic notes : SOFTMUSIC
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Raft material : BALSA
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Marine greeting : AHOYMATE
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Door sign : MEN
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Snare : BAG
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Tags : IDS
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"Hurray for me!" : IDIDIT
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Marksman's skill : AIM
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Bibliophile's citation, for short : ISBN
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At the drop of ___ : AHAT
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Bottom line : NET
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Precious mettle? : SPUNK
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Pistol, in slang : EQUALIZER
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Early zoology topic : AMEBAS
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One leading a chase : HARE
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Victor's cry : IWIN
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Turn toward sunset : FACEWEST
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Break for games : PLAYTIME
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Dowel : PEG
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Ox : OAF
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Get up after a multiplayer football tackle : UNPILE
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"Aww" : TOOBAD
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Largest city on Belgium's coast : OSTEND
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Coca-Cola product : NESTEA
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Unsafe : RISKY
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Faux pas : BONER
51
Hip activity? : HULA
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Presidential inits. : LBJ
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Make, altogether : ARE
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Box with a manual : KIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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