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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 2004

Author:
Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Get rid of your inhibitions!"
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Kendall Twigg
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1521.58132%
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Twigg. This is puzzle # 130 for Ms. Salomon. Monday freshness: 11%
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© 2004, The New York Times11/1/4 ( No. 20,082 )
Across
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Strait-laced : PRIM
5
It can make you sick : GERM
9
Raise a glass to : TOAST
14
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
15
Charles Lamb's nom de plume : ELIA
16
Stan's sidekick in old comedy : OLLIE
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Gulf sultanate : OMAN
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After-bath powder : TALC
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Mexican coins : PESOS
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"Get rid of your inhibitions!" : LETITALLHANGOUT
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Phoned : RANG
24
Lennon's lady : ONO
25
Mil. stores : PXS
26
Hard ___ rock : ASA
28
Very, in Vichy : TRES
31
Indy racer sponsor : STP
33
Baseball scores : RUNS
35
Without much thought : IDLY
37
Cuban line dance : CONGA
41
"Dance the night away!" : KICKUPYOURHEELS
44
Big mug : STEIN
45
18-wheeler : SEMI
46
Lacking slack : TAUT
47
Sgt., for one : NCO
49
Easy marks : SAPS
51
Mad Hatter's drink : TEA
52
Univ., e.g. : SCH
55
Downs' opposite : UPS
57
Hairdo : COIF
59
"Party hearty!" : PAINTTHETOWNRED
65
Label with a name on it : IDTAG
66
Stench : ODOR
67
Drop from the eye : TEAR
68
Home of Arizona State : TEMPE
69
"___ my lips!" : READ
70
Glowing review : RAVE
71
Sauna feature : STEAM
72
Concludes : ENDS
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Gave a thumbs-up : OKED
Down
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Betting group : POOL
2
The Eternal City : ROME
3
Spellbound : INATRANCE
4
Craze : MANIA
5
"Control yourself!" : GETAGRIP
6
Israeli airline : ELAL
7
Small stream : RILL
8
Very virile : MACHO
9
A-one : TOPNOTCH
10
Designer Cassini : OLEG
11
Journalist Joseph : ALSOP
12
Language of the Omahas : SIOUX
13
Midterms, e.g. : TESTS
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Cable TV choice : TNT
22
Partner of a ques. : ANS
26
Synagogue chests : ARKS
27
Office wear : SUIT
29
"Grand" ice cream brand : EDYS
30
Tart fruits : SLOES
32
Frost or Burns : POET
34
Where pores are : SKIN
36
City WSW of Phoenix : YUMA
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Compulsive cleaner : NEATFREAK
39
Stickum : GLUE
40
"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
42
Diamond in the rough, e.g. : UNCUTGEM
43
Parachutists' lifelines : RIPCORDS
48
Select, with "for" : OPT
50
Female pig : SOW
52
Barbecue rods : SPITS
53
West Pointer : CADET
54
Blackjack request : HITME
56
Seashell site : SHORE
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Foreword, for short : INTRO
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California wine valley : NAPA
61
Steinbeck's "East of ___" : EDEN
62
Little hopper : TOAD
63
Roof's edge : EAVE
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___ Scott decision, 1857 : DRED

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