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New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 2005

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 177 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 20,472 )
Across
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Intro interruption : WEVEMET
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Title character who dies before the novel begins : REBECCA
15
Struggling : INAHOLE
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Exceeded : OVERRAN
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Words to a skeptic : TRUSTME
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Ends, as a class : LETSOUT
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Organization functionary : COG
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"Hah!" : SOTHERE
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Suffix with Capri : OTE
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Bewildered utterances : HUHS
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Champs Élysées features : SHOPS
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Title professor in a 1957 novel : PNIN
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Some commerce nowadays : ETAIL
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Pipe fitting : ELL
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Antigone's cruel uncle : CREON
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Medicinal plants : SENNAS
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Entertainer whose Broadway show was subtitled "The Royal Tour" : DAMEEDNA
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Biological series : LIFECYCLE
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Released : FREETOGO
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Civic competitor : SENTRA
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Having entanglements : MESSY
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Cavern end : OUS
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"Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
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Soaks : RETS
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Sharpen, in a way : STROP
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Jiang's predecessor as Chinese Communist leader : DENG
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Flightboard abbr. : ARR
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Two seater, perhaps? : MAITRED
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G.I. chow in Desert Storm : MRE
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Intensifies : DEEPENS
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Yacht outing : DAYSAIL
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Wind-driven vehicle with runners : ICEBOAT
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Words of discovery : ISEEYOU
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Pontiac's followers : OTTAWAS
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Coup targets : DESPOTS
Down
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Good spellers? : WITCHES
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Neither here nor there : ENROUTE
3
1982 Grammy-winning singer for "Gershwin Live!" : VAUGHAN
4
Requests to speak up : EHS
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Zingers : MOTS
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"___ World," segment on "Sesame Street" : ELMOS
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Need a ring, maybe : TEETHE
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Not be oneself? : ROLEPLAY
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Civil rights leader portrayed in "For Us, The Living" : EVERS
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"La Belle et la ___" : BETE
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Defibrillator locales: Abbr. : ERS
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Sang : CROONED
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It may be exercised : CAUTION
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Wave catcher : ANTENNA
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Be the center of attention : HOLDCOURT
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Impeccable : SINLESS
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Tried to look smart : PREENED
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Flock : LAITY
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Star : CELEB
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It's about 375 miles NW of LAX : SFO
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They may start affairs : MCS
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Deflation targets? : EGOTISTS
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Stereo sound source : FMRADIO
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Raise anew : REERECT
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Boss's address? : ESTREET
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A waiter may be asked to hold it : THEMAYO
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Cut loose : RANRIOT
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Christian devotion : ANGELUS
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Rotten : SORDID
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Capital east of Asmara : SANAA
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___ pudding : PEASE
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Request for attention, maybe : MEOW
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Colors : DYES
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Keglers' grp. : PBA
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Michaelmas mo. : SEP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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