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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 2005

Author:
Jay Livingston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jay Livingston

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Livingston. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 20,453 )

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Across
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Tiff : SPAT
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Go out on the ocean : SAIL
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Bogged down : MIRED
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Letter before kappa : IOTA
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Longest river of Spain : EBRO
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"___ fired" (Trump catchphrase) : YOURE
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Classic holiday entertainment : NUTCRACKERSUITE
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In whatever way : ANYHOW
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Swing that rips the leather off the ball : SWAT
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"Waking ___ Devine" (1998 film) : NED
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Co. photo badges, e.g. : IDS
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W.W. II female : WAC
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Expectorate : SPIT
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Houston major-leaguer : ASTRO
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Crouches : SQUATS
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Amo, amas, ___ … : AMAT
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Morays : EELS
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Dickens's ___ Heep : URIAH
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Shock : BOLTFROMTHEBLUE
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Three to one, e.g. : RATIO
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Nick and ___ Charles of "The Thin Man" : NORA
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44-Across's dog : ASTA
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Lagoons' surroundings : ATOLLS
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Sleek fabric : SATIN
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"Too bad!" : ALAS
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Mos. and mos. : YRS
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Clemson competes in it: Abbr. : ACC
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Fit ___ fiddle : ASA
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Horse feed : OATS
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20 Questions category : ANIMAL
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"The Thin Man," for one : SCREWBALLCOMEDY
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Bygone airline : PANAM
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Corner chesspiece : ROOK
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Sacked out : ABED
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Sound made while sacked out : SNORE
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I's : EGOS
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Chess ending : MATE
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Biblical mount : SINAI
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Hit with a hammer : POUND
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTYS
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Dashboard dial, for short : TACH
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Brine : SEAWATER
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Network of "Lost" : ABC
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Nettles : IRKS
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Many movie houses : LOEWS
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Magical aura : MYSTIQUE
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Letters of debt : IOU
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Undo : RUIN
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Art Deco master : ERTE
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Monopoly card : DEED
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Has the oars : ROWS
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Emulates Eminem : RAPS
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King of Thebes, in myth : CREON
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Headdress that's wound : TURBAN
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Head of the Huns : ATTILA
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Actor Edward James ___ : OLMOS
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Is under the weather : AILS
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Stretched tight : TAUT
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Queens stadium : SHEA
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Magician's opening : ABRA
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Castle protector : MOAT
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Leave the straight and narrow : STRAY
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Leader's cry, said with a wave : FOLLOWME
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Where to hang derbies and fedoras : HATRACKS
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Volvo rival : SAAB
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"But there ___ joy in Mudville …" : ISNO
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Look steadily : STARE
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Itsy-bitsy creature : AMEBA
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West Pointer : CADET
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Bonnie's partner in crime : CLYDE
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Nile slitherers : ASPS
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Good, close look : SCAN
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Walk with difficulty : SLOG
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Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
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Hearing aid : EAR
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British john : LOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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