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New York Times, Monday, November 21, 2005

Physicist who pioneered alternating current electricity

Author:
Wesley Johnson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQUXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Johnson.
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© 2005, The New York Times11/21/05 ( No. 20,467 )
Across
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Hunger twinge : PANG
5
Unpaid group of 7-Down : DEBT
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Sound heard hourly from Big Ben : CHIME
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Bassoon's little cousin : OBOE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Passenger : RIDER
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Bagpiper's wear : KILT
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"___ Well That Ends Well" : ALLS
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Warn : ALERT
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Union: first stage : FALLINLOVE
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Label again, as a computer file : RENAME
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Put away for a rainy day : SAVE
26
Money in South Africa : RAND
28
St. Francis' city : ASSISI
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React like a threatened dog : SNARL
36
Land on the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
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Home for Adam and Eve : EDEN
40
Put a cap on : LIMIT
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One in a union with 37-Down : POP
42
Lieu : STEAD
43
"It's a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
44
G.O.P. foes : DEMS
45
Birthplace of the Renaissance : ITALY
46
Interfere (with) : MEDDLE
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___ of Sandwich : EARL
50
Voting no on : ANTI
53
More profound : DEEPER
57
Union: second stage : GETENGAGED
62
100-meter race, e.g. : DASH
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Precursor of the "Odyssey" : ILIAD
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Reside (in) : LIVE
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Washer cycle : RINSE
67
Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
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City of waltzes, to natives : WIEN
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"Ciao!" : LATER
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Overly bookish sort : NERD
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Scent receiver : NOSE
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Doc Holliday's game : POKER
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Reside (in) : ABIDE
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Actor Lloyd ___ : NOLAN
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Union: third stage : GETMARRIED
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Overwhelm with sound : DEAFEN
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Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
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See 5-Across : BILLS
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Physicist who pioneered alternating current electricity : TESLA
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Whooping birds : CRANES
10
Site of Jack and Jill's spill : HILL
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Prefix with -logue : IDEO
12
Griffin who created "Jeopardy!" : MERV
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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Brewer's ingredient : MALT
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Damfool : DOPE
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Union: last stage : SETTLEDOWN
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Genesis of an invention : IDEA
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Flippered mammal : SEAL
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___ 500 : INDY
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Not shut quietly : SLAM
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Pharaoh's river : NILE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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One in a union with 41-Across : MOM
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Cathedral recess : APSE
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Beget : SIRE
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Post-Mao Chinese leader : DENG
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NASA vehicle : LANDER
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The 3 or 5 in 3 + 5 = 8 : ADDEND
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Claw : TALON
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"Uncle!" : IGIVE
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Sunbather's spot : PATIO
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Beaujolais's department : RHONE
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Lass : GIRL
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Kazan who directed "On the Waterfront" : ELIA
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Hue : TINT
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Comfort : EASE
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"… happily ___ after" : EVER

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