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New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Author:
Timothy Powell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Powell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Powell. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Speaks, informally : SEZ
4
Speak : UTTER
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Smokey Robinson's music genre, for short : RANDB
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___ de France : ILE
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End of a hangman's rope : NOOSE
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Love to bits : ADORE
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BORE : TIRESOMEWINDBAG
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Have ___ in one's head : AHOLE
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___ and outs : INS
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The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
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BOAR : TUSKEDWARTHOG
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Nap : SNOOZE
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"Golden" song : OLDIE
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Ad-lib, musically : JAM
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Sign before Virgo : LEO
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Person performing an exorcism : PRIEST
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Gives a stage cue : PROMPTS
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Honeybunch or cutie pie : PETNAME
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Glowing remnants of a fire : EMBERS
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Abbr. after many a general's name : RET
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Meyerbeer's "___ Huguenots" : LES
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Painting surface : GESSO
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Publisher of Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping : HEARST
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BOER : CAPEAFRIKANER
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Before, in poetry : ERE
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Baseballer Mel : OTT
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"Maria ___," Jimmy Dorsey #1 hit : ELENA
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BOHR : DANISHPHYSICIST
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Actress Garbo : GRETA
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"Er ... um ..." : IMEAN
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Old tennis racket string material : GUT
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Stand for a portrait : EASEL
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Taboos : NONOS
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Cry before "Get your hands off!" : HEY
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Have a chair by, as a table : SITAT
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___ Yale, for whom Yale University is named : ELIHU
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Six in 1,000,000 : ZEROS
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Out of sight : UNSEEN
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Also : TOO
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___ Sawyer : TOM
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Reverse of WNW : ESE
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Fix the electrical connections of : REWIRE
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Didn't have enough supplies : RANSHORT
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Problem in focusing, for short : ADD
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"Don't worry about it" : NOBIGDEAL
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Panhandles : BEGS
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Club with a lodge : ELKS
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Bankbook abbr. : INT
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Knuckleheads : DOLTS
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Tribulations : WOES
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___ dye : AZO
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Lena or Ken of film : OLIN
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"This ___ ... Then" (Jennifer Lopez album) : ISME
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French summers : ETES
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Computer image file format : JPEG
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French weapon : ARME
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Sights at after-Christmas sales : MOBSCENES
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Lab's ___ dish : PETRI
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Mini-plateau : MESA
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"Will you marry me?," e.g. : PROPOSAL
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Brandy fruit : PEAR
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Hoops official : REF
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Sticker through a lady's headgear : HATPIN
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Coils of yarn : SKEINS
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Soft powder : TALC
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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Stable sound : NEIGH
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Come afterward : ENSUE
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Wretched : RATTY
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Scoring advantage : EDGE
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___ avis : RARA
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Suffix with Israel : ITE
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Dr. provider : HMO
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Japanese moolah : YEN
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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