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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 2005

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 23 Missing: {FJKQ} Average word length: 6.31 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 20,423 )
Across
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Some clowning around : HEADSTANDS
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Ancient Briton : PICT
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Hotel amenity : INDOORPOOL
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Get ___ deal : ARAW
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Creep : GOONTIPTOE
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Oil spot : PORE
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Smarts : HURTS
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It may be given with a bow : REVERENCE
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Yellows or grays : AGES
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Something hard to get nowadays by phone : LIVEPERSON
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1935 movie starring Helen Gahagan as Queen Hash-a-Mo-Tep of Kor : SHE
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Jeweler's gadget : SIZER
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Bisque fleck : CHIVE
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Appellate judge, often : CITER
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Certain craft hobbyist : BEADER
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Circulated some winter airs : CAROLED
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Kind of block : WRITERS
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Equus hemionus : ONAGER
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Places that serve O.J. beside the links? : IHOPS
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"___ Out," 2003 Tony winner for Best Choreography : MOVIN
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Fret over, slangily : SWEAT
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10-4 : YEP
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Not a walk in the park : PRETTYHARD
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Closing bars : CODA
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"'Deed I Do" singer : LENAHORNE
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Lost all patience : HADIT
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___ row : EXIT
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"May I interrupt you?" : GOTAMINUTE
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Item component usually seen in threes or fours : TINE
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"We're not getting back together" : IVEMOVEDON
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Some hosp. records : ECGS
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Area of limited growth : SEMIDESERT
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98 and 99, typically : HIGHAS
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"Knock it off!" : ENOUGH
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She played Musette to Gish's Mimi in "La Boheme," 1926 : ADOREE
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Things that are out of bounds : DONTS
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They knock back lots : SOTS
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Prefix with syllabic : TRI
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Valued : APPRIZED
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"Ain't gonna happen" : NOTEVER
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Let : DOOVER
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Time out? : SLEEP
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Small favors that go to your head : PAPERHATS
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Old TV drama set in San Francisco : IRONSIDE
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Shroud of Torino? : CARCOVER
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Some middle-schoolers : TWEENERS
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Slip on a new piece of clothing? : RECEIPT
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Engine unit : LITER
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Hourlong introduction? : SILENTH
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Works the old bean : COGITATES
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Like a liberal arts education : BROAD
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Consummate : COMPLETE
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Taking in too little : ANOREXIC
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Wanting it all : RAVENING
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Groggy query : WHEREAMI
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"Gimme" : IWANTEM
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___ Sunday a k a Quinquagesima : SHROVE
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Jiver's greeting : YODUDE
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Post operative? : EDITOR
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Unmistakable : PATENT
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They're light-seeking : YOGIS
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Staffs : CANES
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Queen's domain : HIVE
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Up-to-date, informally : MOD

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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