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New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 2004

Author:
Con Pederson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 78 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Pederson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 20,088 )
Across
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Woeful : SAD
4
Checks the growth of : NIPS
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Japanese porcelain : IMARI
13
Turkeys : FLOPS
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One that's similar : ANALOGUE
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Pressed : IRONED
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Studio feed : AUDIO
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Major nickel exporter : MANITOBA
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Large place where elks gather? : SALTLICKCITY
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Where squabbling neighbors live? : BICKERSTREET
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Positions : ORIENTS
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Off the wind : ALEE
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Driving aid : TEE
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Starchy fixin's : TATERS
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Kipling pack leader : AKELA
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Spread managers : BOOKIES
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Large amount of money : WAD
40
Partner, with "the" : MRS
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Mason's request? : GIVEMEABRICK
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Hendrix of 60's music : JIMI
46
Public rap : CENSURE
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For ___ an emergency : USEIN
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Prefix with linguistics : SOCIO
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Large bills, informally : CNOTES
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Red Cross course, for short : CPR
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1970's fad participant : STREAKER
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Clark's companion : LEWIS
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Encouraging words : CHEERUP
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Defunct pro sports org. : WFL
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Genetically improved grain? : QUICKEROATS
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Typesetters' needs: Abbr. : MSS
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"___ pray" : LETUS
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Impertinent types : SASSERS
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In a stack : PILED
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Merriest : BLITHEST
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Copy illegally : PIRATE
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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Everyday : USUAL
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Dryly said : LACONIC
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Town on the Humboldt River : ELKO
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Complaint that one didn't get enough presents? : BIRTHDAYKICK
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___ lab : DNA
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Couple abroad : DOS
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Edwards, for one : AIRBASE
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Adjutants : AIDES
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Marcher's woe : BUNION
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Wing : ELL
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Primatologist's study : APES
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Housed, as a student : BOARDED
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Cattle prod? : SIRLOINSTICK
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Clock's slowing down? : UNDERTICKING
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Directly : TOETOTOE
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Tea biscuit : SCONE
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Overturns : UPENDS
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Personal interview : ONEONONE
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Not easygoing : TESTY
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Chutney fruit : MANGO
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Bubkes : NADA
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"As if!" : NOT
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1930's Brazilian import : SAMBA
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"For want of ___ ..." : ANAIL
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1-Down, e.g. : DANCE
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Do, say : NOTE
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Soviet Physics Nobelist ___ Tamm : IGOR
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Stout sites : PUBS
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City named for an Indian chief : SEATTLE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Shed : MOLT
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Nest builder : ANT
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Heir, usually: Abbr. : REL
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Inane : IDIOTIC
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Walkers on hot coals : FAKIRS
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1930's-60's power couple : LUCES
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God attended by two ravens : ODIN
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The Panthers of the Big East : PITT
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Some beans : SOYS
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Akin to : LIKE
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"O.K." : ISEE
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Muskogee tribe : CREEK
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Bawl out in no uncertain terms : REAM
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Spelling of Hollywood : TORI
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Claude who starred in TV's "Lobo" : AKINS
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Malarial episodes : AGUES
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White wine apéritifs : KIRS
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First mate : EVE
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Undergrad degs. : BAS
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Decoration from Eliz. II : OBE
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Atoll with no electric lights? : WICKISLAND
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French companion : AMIE
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Fashionable dress : DIOR
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Year the emperor Frederick II died : MCCL
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Start fresh : RENEW
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Skiing documentaries? : SNOWFLICKS
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Hoover rival : EUREKA
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Artist from Barcelona : JOANMIRO
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Hole puncher : STILETTO
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Vast amount : SEA
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N.L. or A.L. team : CHI
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They ripple on bodybuilders : PECS
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Small fry : TOTS
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Apt. units : RMS
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Talk a blue streak? : CUSS
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Legal thing : RES
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Name meaning "she-bear" : URSULA
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Hallmark card text, often : POEM
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"___ pasa?" : QUE
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Parseghian of Notre Dame : ARA
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Begin, as winter : SETIN
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However, briefly : THO
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Tools of the Seven Dwarfs : PICKS
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Numerical prefix : DECA
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Ran in the rain : BLED
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Film composer Schifrin : LALO
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Jet enhancer : TURBO
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Part of R.I.P. : PACE
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Asian ending for "land" : STAN
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Grunts : UHS
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Drink suffix : ADE
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Upper limit : LID
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I.Q. tester Alfred : BINET
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Corrosion-resistant metal : IRIDIUM
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Everyone in Dixie : YALL
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Nuclear measure : KILOTON
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"Little Shop of Horrors" girl : AUDREY
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Former White House adviser Scowcroft : BRENT
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Bits of energy : ERGS
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Heaps : ATON
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Cliff climber's tool : PITON
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Prefix with metrics : ECONO
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Contest with many traps : SKEET
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Abject failure : BUST
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Fairy tale start : ONCE
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Fusses : ADOS
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Blab freely : SING
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Prefix with China : INDO
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Skye neighbor : IONA
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Impecuniosity : NEED
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Greek portico : STOA
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No. cruncher : CPA
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Knowledge : KEN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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