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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 20,444 )
Across
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Agape, say : AWED
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Poor : SECONDRATE
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___ room : CHAT
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Comment after a setup : IWASFRAMED
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See 57-Across : TASS
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Features of standardized tests : TIMELIMITS
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Farm area : STY
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Long : PINE
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Farm area : ACRE
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Like some injuries : NAGGING
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Sweet drink : CORDIAL
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Takes in : ADOPTS
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Song in "The Sound of Music" : MARIA
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Lucky ones, it's said : IRISH
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NBC Sports personality : BOBCOSTAS
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Front : VAN
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Musician's better half : SIDEA
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Golfer Michelle : WIE
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Scrambler's aid : EGGBEATER
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Place for old get-togethers : AGORA
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Terror's opposite : ANGEL
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Like some traffic : STOPGO
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Heat-seeking missile : STINGER
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Vacate a position, informally : SHIPOUT
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Wait in line : PEND
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Belted : GIRT
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A little birdie : TIT
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Foreglimpse : ANTICIPATE
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Missing the boat : LATE
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Movement explainer : NEWTONSLAW
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With 17-Across, big name in international news : ITAR
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Watched : STOODGUARD
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Rocky peaks : TORS
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Plays the innocent one : ACTSNAIVE
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"Bo-o-oring" : WHATADRAG
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Relaxing : EASYGOING
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Shakes : DTS
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Protests : SITINS
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Catcher Buck ___, elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in its first year : EWING
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Amounted (to) : CAME
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Patriots' org. : NFL
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Soft & ___ : DRI
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Shelters on the beach : RAMADAS
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Firenze friends : AMICI
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Prefix with fluoride : TETRA
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Big flop : EDSEL
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Core : PITH
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H.M.O. listings : GPS
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Log tossed in competition : CABER
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Sea predator : ORCA
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"Notorious" setting, 1946 : RIO
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Tahoe or Monterey : MODEL
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Canine, e.g. : BITER
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Words said while clapping : TWOPOTATO
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Wannabe rocker's instrument : AIRGUITAR
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Abalone eaters : SEAOTTERS
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Learned : SAGE
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Old western villain : BANDITO
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University dept. : ENG
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Having words : ATIT
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Right-thinking grp. : GOP
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Slick : SHREWD
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Goes over : SPANS
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Belief : TENET
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Bisected : INTWO
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Instrument accompanying a tambura : SITAR
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Festive : GALA
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Post office letters : COD
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Having one sharp : ING
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Sch. in the Big Ten : PSU
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Wasted : LIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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