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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 2003

44-Down : Protons' places

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FV} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hinman.
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© 2003, The New York Times11/26/03 ( No. 19,741 )
Across
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Some are one-eyed : JACKS
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Liner pushers : TUGS
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"Holy smoke!" : EGAD
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"Say what?" : AGAIN
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Oft-misused pronoun : WHOM
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Bull baiter : CAPE
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Really irk : GETTO
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Tiny amount : IOTA
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Much-dreaded exam : ORAL
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Took pictures for a candy ad? : SHOTCHOCOLATE
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Printer problem : JAM
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Holland's Zuyder ___ : ZEE
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One next to a bishop : KNIGHT
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"Hold on!" : ONESEC
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Gully that's usually dry : WADI
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It may be evil : EYE
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Harrow rival : ETON
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Rattle, of a sort : MARACA
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Mob some second-stringers? : SWARMTHEBENCH
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Roll players? : PIANOS
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Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Soup with sushi : MISO
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Prosper : DOWELL
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Burner inventor : BUNSEN
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Proof ender : QED
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Where parents pull over to yell at their kids? : SCOLDSHOULDER
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Miscellany : OLIO
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Reid of "American Pie" : TARA
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Stand out : EXCEL
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It's overhead : RENT
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Not the most direct routes from point to point : ARCS
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Boot add-ons : SPURS
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Two ___ : BITS
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"I guess that's true" : YEAH
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Took along : TOTED
Down
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British car, for short : JAG
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What rings may signify : AGE
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Something terrific, with "the" : CATSMEOW
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Kin's partner : KITH
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Clock-radio button : SNOOZE
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What "bi-" means : TWICE
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"This means trouble!" : UHOH
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Head for : GOTO
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Squarely : SMACKDAB
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Sometimes-dangerous strain : ECOLI
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Band rehearsal spot : GARAGE
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Shrug-of-the-shoulders feeling : APATHY
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PC key : DELETE
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Clue hunter, informally : TEC
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In reserve : ONICE
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Diner cupful : JOE
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Hill group : ANTS
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Succumb to stress : SNAP
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"Yippee!" : WAHOO
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Mars counterpart : ARES
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Range units: Abbr. : MTNS
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Freshly : ANEW
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Frost-covered : RIMED
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Bread and butter, so to speak : MAINSTAY
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Plain as day : CLEARCUT
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Control spot : HELM
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Big Red opponent : ELI
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Take in : ABSORB
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Protons' places : NUCLEI
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Sprinkle with oil : ANOINT
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___ Sarto (Italian painter) : DEL
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Most Ripleyesque : ODDEST
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Reno lineup : SLOTS
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Sit on : QUASH
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Fabled racer : HARE
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Ocean predator : ORCA
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Big show : EXPO
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Poetic palindrome : ERE
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Tripper's buy : LSD

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