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FIELD OF DREAMS

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1023 ( 20,438 )
Across
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Recovers, with "up" : SOBERS
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Delibes opera : LAKME
12
Wrinkle, maybe : AGELINE
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Noted support group : ALANON
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Gibson garnish : ONION
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Caffeine source: Var. : COLANUT
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A man goes for a walk and … : FINDSABOTTLEONABEACH
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Bird: Prefix : AVI
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"Let's not go there" : SKIPIT
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Mother of Pollux and Helen : LEDA
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___ cheese : BLEU
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Break : REST
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Like Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 : INE
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Upper hand : EDGE
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Activists : DOERS
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When he pops the cork, a genie appears and says, "…" : ISHALLGRANTYOUONEWISH
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2004 biopic that was a Best Picture nominee : RAY
44
Pronunciation difficulty : LISP
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Like the sugar in cotton candy : SPUN
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Piedmont wine city : ASTI
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Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
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Have a hunch : FEEL
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Some health info ads, for short : PSAS
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The man says, "I want to see …" : PEACEINTHEMIDDLEEAST
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Kind of leather : ROAN
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Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
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John : LAV
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Totaled : RANTO
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2003 Will Ferrell title role : ELF
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He then hands the genie … : AMAPOFTHEAREA
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Springy steps : JIG
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It's measured by the meter : POESY
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Big-league : PRO
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Scoundrel : CUR
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One who's out of touch : FOGY
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The genie studies it for a while and finally says, "This is impossible. So …" : IGRANTYOUANOTHERWISH
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ZIP code 10001 locale: Abbr. : NYNY
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Radiation units : REMS
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Above, in Aachen : UBER
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Support, in a way : ABET
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Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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Rye alternative : PITA
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Fretted strings : UKE
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The man says, "I always wanted to see …" : THECUBSINAWORLDSERIES
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See 50-Down : HOURS
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Starting : ASOF
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"Sweet!" : OOH
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Go bonkers : SNAP
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"Three Sisters" sister : OLGA
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Exertion : DINT
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Grab some chow? : DOGNAP
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"The Waste Land" monogram : TSE
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The genie replies, "…" : LETMESEETHATMAPAGAIN
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See 94-Down : ONEILLS
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Double order, perhaps : LATTE
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Conjured up : EVOKED
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Some terriers : WESTIES
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Jones of the Miracle Mets : CLEON
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Scares off : DETERS
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Bush activity : SAFARI
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Big Turkish export : OLIVES
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Outlaw : BANISH
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Put a stopper on : END
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"Mahogany" star, 1975 : ROSS
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How some rivers proceed : SNAKILY
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Sewing machine gizmo : LOOPER
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Con : ANTI
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Coyly playful : KITTENISH
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Small particle: Abbr. : MOL
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Dir. of I-64 going up Ky. : ENE
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Tough problem to face? : ACNE
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Push : GOAD
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Noted exile site : ELBA
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Papua New Guinea port : LAE
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How shoelaces are often tied : INABOW
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Central parts : NUCLEI
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Bygone numbers : ETHERS
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Cherry variety : BING
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Spread out on a table? : OLEO
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Seat, slangily : USH
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Highlander pattern : TARTAN
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Sot's problem : DTS
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Swindle : GYP
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Remote location : DEN
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Like some church matters : LAIC
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Stacks : ALOT
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Brought into play : USED
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Kind of column : OPED
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Invalid : NULL
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Fight stopper : APOLOGY
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Branching marine growth : SEAFERN
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Phoebe's player on "Friends" : LISA
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"Movin' ___" : ONUP
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With 102-Across, London-New York time difference : FIVE
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___-green : PEA
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City in a 1968 Dionne Warwick top 10 hit : SANJOSE
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Comparably tense : ASTIGHT
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Smelly smoke : STOGY
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Popular street name : ELM
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John of England : ELTON
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___-jongg : MAH
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Eisenhower years, e.g. : ERA
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Beat again in wrestling : REPIN
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Work : OPUS
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Man in an order : FRA
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Masseur's target : ACHE
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One having second thoughts : RUER
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Not set things right : ERR
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By the way : SAY
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Threads : FIBERS
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Chicago daily, with "the" : TRIB
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Parliamentary nods : YEAS
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Old Dodge : OMNI
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Old : OUTOFDATE
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Mountain lift : TBAR
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Bring around : WAKE
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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___ de trois (dance) : PAS
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W.W. II battle site, familiarly : IWO
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Like a horseshoe : USHAPED
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Granting that, in brief : THO
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Meaningless : HOLLOW
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With 119-Across, 1920's literary couple on Cape Cod, with "the" : EUGENE
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Jalopies : CRATES
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"Six Feet Under" role : NATE
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Lumberjacks : LOGMEN
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"___ Flor and Her Two Husbands" : DONA
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Food : INTAKE
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Not as strenuous : EASIER
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Lays out : SPENDS
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Place for a counter claim? : DELI
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14-Down, for one : ISLE
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Good ending? : NESS
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Art patron Kahn : OTTO
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Macadamize, e.g. : PAVE
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Benjamin Netanyahu's alma mater, for short : MIT
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Mom's forte, quickly : TLC
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Movie computer : HAL
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Contracted : GOT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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