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New York Times, Monday, October 5, 2009

Author:
Mark Feldman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Feldman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Brown eyes or curly hair : TRAIT
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Surrender : CEDE
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House in Spain : CASA
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Cry of exasperation : AARGH
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Salve ingredient : ALOE
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Boxer Muhammad and family : ALIS
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$500 : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
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Stoops : SLOUCHES
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Not knowledgeable in the ways of the world : NAIVE
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Prefix with plunk or plop : KER
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Collection of information in tabular form : DATASET
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$5,000 : JAMESMADISON
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Gladden : ELATE
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Sort of: Suffix : ISH
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"___ du lieber!" : ACH
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Exactly ... or where to find 17-, 25-, 43- and 57-Across? : RIGHTONTHEMONEY
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China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Tricked : GOT
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Questioned : ASKED
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$10,000 : SALMONPCHASE
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Not to be missed, as a TV show : MUSTSEE
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"... boy ___ girl?" : ORA
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Pester : ANNOY
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Divided in appropriate amounts : PRORATED
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$1,000 : GROVERCLEVELAND
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Swampy ground : MIRE
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Snakes that constrict : BOAS
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U.S./Mex./Can. commerce pact : NAFTA
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Years and years : AGES
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Rodgers and Hart's "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Nervous : ANTSY
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Fancy marbles : TAWS
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Banister : RAIL
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Ice house: Var. : IGLU
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Stocky : THICKSET
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Kodak product : CAMERA
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Majestic shade trees : ELMS
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Only one of the Seven Dwarfs to wear glasses : DOC
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Hair-raising cry : EEK
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Ancient Palestine : CANAAN
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"___ well" ("Don't worry") : ALLIS
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Kitchen utensil with a mesh : SIEVE
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So far : ASYET
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Sound before "Your, um, fly is open" : AHEM
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Take ___ account : INTO
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Waiter's serving : DISH
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Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
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Bozo : JERK
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Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
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Bearers of gold, frankincense and myrrh : MAGI
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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"Same for me" : DITTO
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Paul who sang "Diana" : ANKA
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Middling grades : CEES
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Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
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Undress with the eyes : OGLE
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Alaskan city near the Arctic Circle : NOME
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Dance craze of the '90s : MACARENA
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___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
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Hotpoint products : STOVES
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"___ sow, so shall ..." : ASYE
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What the weary get, it's said : NOREST
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Can. division : PROV
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Molten volcanic material : MAGMA
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Strip, as a ship : UNRIG
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Cause unrest? : SNORE
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Bit of strategizing : PLAN
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Shepard who walked on the moon : ALAN
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President just before Wilson : TAFT
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Med. specialists who might treat tonsillitis : ENTS
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Hitter's stat : RBI
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"I Spy" co-star Bill, familiarly : COS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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