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New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Venzke

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 20,097 )
Across
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Rating a blue ribbon : BEST
5
Unceasingly : ONEND
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Sign over, as rights : CEDE
14
Florence's river : ARNO
15
Gossip's tidbit : RUMOR
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W.W. II general Bradley : OMAR
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"Uh-uh!" : YOUMUSTBEJOKING
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"The Natural" role Roy ___ : HOBBS
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Some parents : MAS
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Sergeant once played by Phil Silvers : BILKO
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Unlocks, poetically : OPES
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Doctor's charge : FEE
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"Uh-uh!" : WHENPIGSFLY
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Mideast grp. : PLO
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Higher on the Mohs scale : HARDER
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Basketball's ___ Ming : YAO
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Words to an old chap : ISAY
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Fact-filled volume : ALMANAC
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Cultural programs they're not : TRASHTV
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Newshawk's source, often : LEAK
42
Tacit approval : NOD
44
Food or air : INTAKE
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Hook shape : ESS
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"Uh-uh!" : THERESNOWAY
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"Now I see!" : AHA
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Pro foe : ANTI
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"So long, mon ami" : ADIEU
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Farmer's sci. : AGR
54
Mall stand : KIOSK
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"Uh-uh!" : AINTGONNAHAPPEN
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Bit attachment : REIN
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Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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Within reason : SANE
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Singer James or Jones : ETTA
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Part of many "shoppe" names : OLDE
Down
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Sen. Evan of Indiana : BAYH
2
Suffix with switch : EROO
3
Give the cold shoulder : SNUB
4
Pyramid, maybe : TOMB
5
"Chicago Hope" sets, for short : ORS
6
Pumpkin pie spice : NUTMEG
7
Diplomat's post : EMBASSY
8
Answers from a 49-Across : NOES
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Hoopster Erving's nickname : DRJ
10
Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
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Early Oscar winner ___ Jannings : EMIL
12
Like a damp cellar : DANK
13
Hence : ERGO
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Ashe Stadium event : USOPEN
19
Outdated wedding-vow word : OBEY
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Voracious fish : PIRANHA
25
One making arrangements : FLORIST
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Jonah's swallower : WHALE
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Patriot Nathan and others : HALES
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"Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
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Bismarck's state: Abbr. : NDAK
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___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) : FAT
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"Nonsense!" : PSHAW
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Andy Kaufman's role on "Taxi" : LATKA
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Yiddish "Egad!" : OYVEY
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Analogist's words : ISTO
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Iowa college : COE
40
Golf's Sorenstam : ANNIKA
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Where Friday was once seen on Thursday : DRAGNET
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Hoodlum : THUG
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Cause to see red : ENRAGE
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Big name in health care : AETNA
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River of Bern : AARE
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South Beach ___ : DIET
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Black cuckoos : ANIS
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___ facto : IPSO
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Fire ___ (gem) : OPAL
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E-mail command : SEND
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Tot's perch : KNEE
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Lines from Shelley : ODE
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Clod chopper : HOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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