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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Author:
Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Mengel. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 20,440 )
Across
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Held a session : SAT
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Crustaceans eaten by whales : KRILL
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Arcade flubs : TILTS
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Each : PER
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Kind of ink : INDIA
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Former TWA honcho Carl : ICAHN
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Ill temper : IRE
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2003 Tom Cruise movie, with "The" : LASTSAMURAI
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Children's song refrain : EIEIO
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Mint or chive : HERB
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Mound dweller : ANT
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In memoriam phrase : LESTWEFORGET
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"Quién ___?" ("Who knows?"): Sp. : SABE
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Creamsicle color : ORANGE
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When doubled, a dance : CHA
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Blue eyes or curly hair, say : TRAIT
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Like many college dorms, now : COED
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Lean right, at sea : LISTTOSTARBOARD
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Diva's delivery : ARIA
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Copier need : TONER
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"You, there!" : HEY
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Hanker for : DESIRE
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Greek consonants : TAUS
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What Bo-Peep did : LOSTHERSHEEP
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RR stop : STA
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Workers' welfare overseer: Abbr. : OSHA
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Looie's underling : SARGE
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Van Gogh biography : LUSTFORLIFE
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Refinable rock : ORE
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Put down : ABASE
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Atelier prop : EASEL
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Pa. neighbor : DEL
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Alternative to plastic : PAPER
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Colorado's ___ Park : ESTES
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Otherworldly visitors, for short : ETS
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Pitchman's pitch : SPIEL
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Hilltop home : AERIE
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Shoe stiffeners : TREES
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Electrical power unit : KILOWATT
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Genetic letters : RNA
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Cards with photos, for short : IDS
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Certain print, briefly : LITHO
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Surgical beam : LASER
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Lumberjack's call : TIMBER
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Hosp. area : ICU
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Tomb raider of film, ___ Croft : LARA
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Comparison connector : THAN
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Foul mood : SNIT
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Cornstarch brand : ARGO
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"___ been real!" : ITS
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River of Aragón : EBRO
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Eat like a king : FEAST
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Snack in a shell : TACO
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Wyle of "ER" : NOAH
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Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
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Whirling water : EDDY
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Decked out : CLAD
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Take on : HIRE
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Sales tag words : ASIS
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"Am ___ believe …?" : ITO
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Oncle's wife : TANTE
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Follow closely : TAIL
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Paddler's target : REAR
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NATO headquarters site : BRUSSELS
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Housetop laborer : ROOFER
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Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Birdie score, often : THREE
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N.F.L. coach called "Papa Bear" : HALAS
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Wear down : ERODE
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"Snowy" bird : EGRET
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Suffers from sunburn : PEELS
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Retaliation for a pinch : SLAP
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Hefty horn : TUBA
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Quickly, in memos : ASAP
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China's Lao-___ : TSE
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Adherent's suffix : IST
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Agent's due : FEE

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

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