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New York Times, Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Author:
Robert W. Harris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert W. Harris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQV} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Harris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 22,289 )
Across
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Home, slangily : CRIB
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Rio Grande city : ELPASO
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In the manner of : ALA
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Rhein tributary : AARE
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Food storage area : LARDER
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Mick Jagger's title : SIR
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Signs of elation --> marathon segments : BROADSMILES
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Liberal arts maj. : SOC
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
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Italy's side, once : AXIS
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Melt ingredient : TUNA
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Put down : ABASED
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Sign of trouble --> commercial writers : BADOMEN
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Greedy sort : PIG
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Certain offshoot : SECT
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Lech of Poland's Solidarity : WALESA
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Beehive State Indians : UTES
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"Born from jets" automaker : SAAB
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Watch readouts, for short : LEDS
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Pigtail --> cause for a siren : HAIRBRAID
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Hydrotherapy sites : SPAS
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Squandered, as a lead : BLEW
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Courtroom attention-getter : OYEZ
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Like some phone minutes : UNUSED
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Furry sci-fi creature : EWOK
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That, in Tijuana : ESO
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Toaster food --> dazzling designs : POPTART
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Smoothly, on a score : LEGATO
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Spanish counterpart of a mlle. : SRTA
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Rotund Wolfe : NERO
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Ore suffix : ITE
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Fireplace part --> fall color : HEARTHSTONE
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TV spot, often : DEN
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Katharine Hepburn's foursome : OSCARS
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États-___ : UNIS
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What a farmer in Del. works on? : EDT
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Surgeon's probe : STYLET
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Bog product : PEAT
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Locomotive part : CAB
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Cheesy dish : RAREBIT
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First millennium B.C., roughly : IRONAGE
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Worrier's handful : BEADS
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Chi-town rails : ELS
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Holy man in an Ogden Nash verse : LAMA
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___ fixe : PRIX
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Forgo the script : ADLIB
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Plaything for two : SEESAW
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Places for scrubs, for short : ORS
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Like an alias : ASSUMED
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Disney's Nala, for one : LIONESS
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Deep secrets : ARCANA
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Performs : DOES
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El Greco's city : TOLEDO
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Satyajit Ray's "The ___ Trilogy" : APU
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First name in '50s TV comedy : DESI
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Painter of dreamscapes : DALI
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Prepare for a marathon, say, with "up" : CARB
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Set aside : TABLE
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Cascade Range peak : SHASTA
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Make stout : BREW
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On the ocean blue : ASEA
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A.F.B. truant : AWOL
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Showed contempt for something : SNORTED
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Soldier's shelter : PUPTENT
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The start of time : YEARONE
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Where Skype was invented : ESTONIA
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Wild scene : ZOO
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Positive aspect : UPSIDE
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Having the least vermouth : DRIEST
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Ranges of knowledge : KENS
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Comics character with a wrist radio : TRACY
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Fancy duds : GETUP
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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To be, to Brigitte : ETRE
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Jolly sounds : HOS
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Prez who said "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen" : HST
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Ballpark fig. : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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