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New York Times, Saturday, November 5, 2005

N.H.L. defenseman who twice led the league in scoring

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times11/5/05 ( No. 20,451 )

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Across
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Superman feature : SPITCURL
9
Wood work : CANVAS
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Tiny openings : PINHOLES
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Designate : ANOINT
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Petition for again : REDEMAND
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Teacher at TV's James Buchanan High : KOTTER
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Unmanly : EPICENE
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Love handle? : PETNAME
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Blueblood line : EARLS
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Classic 1950 film presented mostly in flashback : RASHOMON
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Like some knots : NAUTICAL
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Adlai Stevenson's middle name : EWING
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N.H.L. defenseman who twice led the league in scoring : BOBBYORR
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Aquarium implement : NET
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Exclamation added to the O.E.D. in 2001 : DOH
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One hanging around the kitchen : AROMA
34
Grill refuse : ASH
35
Game whose name players yell during play : UNO
36
Daniel who played Furillo : TRAVANTI
39
Place for a needle : METER
41
Period following Rome's fall : DARKAGES
44
It has hooks : POPMUSIC
46
Like the sun god Inti : INCAN
48
Stops daydreaming : SNAPSTO
49
1950's-60's sex symbol's nickname : LALOLLO
51
Time on a marquee : TONITE
52
Wrigglers, e.g. : LIVEBAIT
53
Menu option : ENTREE
54
Invitation for a radio call-in : OPENLINE
55
Prepare for a second crop : RESEED
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Was a neighbor of : BORDERED
Down
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Bout of indulgence : SPREE
2
Tin, maybe : PIEPAN
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First name in Indian politics : INDIRA
4
Antitheft device : THECLUB
5
Returns after being out : COMESTO
6
___-Ude (Asian capital) : ULAN
7
Physician Laënnec, who invented the stethoscope : RENE
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The U.S. banned it in 1967 : LSD
9
Babas and babkas : CAKES
10
Unsatisfied person's request : ANOTHER
11
"I'm busy!" : NOTNOW
12
Something a pumpkin can provide : VITAMINA
13
Radially symmetric sea creatures : ANEMONES
14
Head count of an army : STRENGTH
20
California observatory : PALOMAR
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Duracell rival : RAYOVAC
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Structural support : IBAR
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Medium that uses ten-codes : CBRADIO
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Row : RANK
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Parking lot sight : DUMPSTER
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Private meeting : ONEONONE
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Roller derby wear : HOTPANTS
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Museum official : TRUSTEE
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Concluding part : TAILEND
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Base : IGNOBLE
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Business magnate's holdings : EMPIRE
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Iced treat : ECLAIR
43
Liquid in a drip : SALINE
45
Cowboy's companion : STEED
47
Illustrious : NOTED
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T'ang dynasty poet : LIPO
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State categorically : AVER
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High ball : LOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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