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New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 2005

First president to marry while in office

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times10/4/05 ( No. 20,419 )
Across
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Mongrel dogs : CURS
5
Color of honey : AMBER
10
On the road : AWAY
14
Meltable food item : OLEO
15
One of the Flintstones : WILMA
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Salad cheese : FETA
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Keyboard key : SCROLLLOCK
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Go smoothly : FLOW
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No Mr. Nice Guy : MEANY
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Joint with a cap : KNEE
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View in northern Italy : ALPS
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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Throw off track : DERAIL
27
Dates : SEES
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16-Across is preserved in it : BRINE
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"Surely you ___!" : JEST
35
Geronimo, e.g. : APACHE
39
Powder holder : KEG
40
Que. neighbor : ONT
41
Theme of this puzzle : TRIPLEL
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Fraction of a joule : ERG
43
The year 56 : LVI
44
Toughen, as glass : ANNEAL
45
O.T.B. postings : ODDS
46
First president to marry while in office : TYLER
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Dovetail : MESH
50
Memory gaps : LAPSES
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"Enough!" : NOMORE
58
Clubmates : PALS
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"Quickly!" : ASAP
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Imam's faith : ISLAM
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Door sign : EXIT
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Where thunderstorms may occur : SQUALLLINE
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Teeming : RIFE
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Iraq's ___ Triangle : SUNNI
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Mary Kay rival : AVON
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Manipulative one : USER
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Bakery supply : YEAST
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Make (one's way) : WEND
Down
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Hearst magazine, familiarly : COSMO
2
Gastric woe : ULCER
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Played over : RERAN
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Most quickly : SOONEST
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Saddler's tool : AWL
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Do some work on a dairy farm : MILK
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Strawberry ___ : BLOND
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Toaster, or roaster : EMCEE
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Autumn toiler : RAKER
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Fling : AFFAIR
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Popular : WELLLIKED
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On : ATOP
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Swerves at sea : YAWS
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Cousin of a harp : LYRE
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Long (for) : YEARN
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Genesis son : ABEL
28
Board game turn : SPIN
30
Encyclopedia reader from A to Z, say : NERD
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Caviar, essentially : EGGS
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Bump hard : JOLT
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It's a sin : ENVY
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Painting of flowers, e.g. : STILLLIFE
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Barbary beast : APE
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Secretive sort : CLAM
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Lady of Troy : HELEN
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Stadium rollout : TARP
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Electrical principle : OHMSLAW
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Parade day : EASTER
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Make dirty : SOIL
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Fresh-mouthed : SASSY
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Suffix with Roman : ESQUE
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Spot for sweaters : SAUNA
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Oil source : OLIVE
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Wouldn't stop : RANON
57
Touch up : EMEND
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Lima's land : PERU
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W.W. II enemy : AXIS
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Gives zero stars to : PANS
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Torched : LIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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