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New York Times, Friday, October 28, 2005

Jacques Chirac and Grover Cleveland, once

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 139 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times10/28/05 ( No. 20,443 )
Across
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Where Patrick Ewing was born : JAMAICA
8
Jalapeño-topped snack : NACHOS
14
Raising hell : ONATEAR
15
Parry : DEFLECT
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Get out of shape? : CONTORT
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Tranquilizer : RELAXER
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Little butter? : KID
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Got a feel for, in a way : HEFTED
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Counter offer : SALE
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Denial : NAY
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Wonder-full sounds : OOHS
25
Kind of PC command : MSDOS
26
Pet dog at Camp Swampy : OTTO
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Giotto and others : FRESCOISTS
29
Splitting words : SEEYA
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Jacques Chirac and Grover Cleveland, once : MAYORS
32
Peripherals : ADDONS
34
Rosetta stone composition : BASALT
38
Salt, sometimes : DEICER
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Desi's daughter : LUCIE
43
Portrays precisely : DELINEATES
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Grammy-nominated Franklin : ERMA
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An admission of guilt : ILIED
49
Actor Willard of "The Color Purple" : PUGH
50
___ Canals : SOO
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Shake alternative : MALT
52
Patterned fabrics : MOIRES
54
Certain dama: Abbr. : SRA
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Staked out, say : SPIEDON
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Apt to snap back? : ELASTIC
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They may be required to get in : USERIDS
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Supermarket checkout staple : TVGUIDE
62
Pickles : MESSES
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Soul-searching sessions? : SEANCES
Down
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Enthusiast, informally : JOCK
2
Divinely chosen : ANOINTED
3
Ruled : MANDATED
4
Counselor: Abbr. : ATT
5
The "I" in I. M. Pei : IEOH
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Mailing label words : CAREOF
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Medium : ARTFORM
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Sine qua non : NEED
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The Titans were in it: Abbr. : AFL
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Sociological study : CLASSISSUES
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Series of six : HEXADS
12
Leopardus pardalis : OCELOT
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Cause of some fractures : STRESS
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Fancy : DRESSY
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Hedda's schoolmate in "Hedda Gabler" : THEA
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Frequent losers and gainers : YOYODIETERS
25
Storybook ending, sometimes : MORAL
26
Costa Rica's ___ Peninsula : OSA
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Ear part : COB
30
Put ___ to : ANEND
33
Prussian pronoun : SIE
35
Psalm 119, e.g. : ACROSTIC
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Trip in a tux, maybe : LIMORIDE
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Picker-upper : TEA
39
Some roasters : CAPONS
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Holder of notions : ETUI
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"Sorry!" : REGRETS
43
Chinatown chow choice : DIMSUM
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Go by : ELAPSE
45
Monet subject : LILIES
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Table : SHELVE
52
Fashionable group : MODS
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It takes quite a while to tell : SAGA
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Components of good deals : ACES
57
Randomizer : DIE
59
Star : SUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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