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New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Author:
James R. Leeds
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James R. Leeds

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1214 ( 20,490 )
Across
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Tear open : UNRIP
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Made like : APED
10
Take on : HIRE
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Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
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Farming community, e.g. : RURALAREA
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Camel : SKATINGMANEUVER
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Legal matter : RES
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"Uh-oh" : OOPS
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Still in the game : ALIVE
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Averse to : DOWNON
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Made square : EVENED
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Embryonic sac : AMNION
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It may be rounded up in a roundup : STEER
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Iona athletes : GAELS
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Postage purchase : COIL
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End of another actor's line, maybe : CUE
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Camel : RJREYNOLDSBRAND
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W. Hemisphere group : OAS
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A deadly sin : ENVY
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Tilter's tool : LANCE
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In accord (with) : ATONE
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Lewd : WANTON
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Stiff : WOODEN
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It may be drawn : PISTOL
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Quaking tree : ASPEN
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NBC's "My Name Is ___" : EARL
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Figs. : NOS
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Camel : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
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Elementary particles : NEUTRINOS
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Go leisurely : MOSEY
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Wool caps : TAMS
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Night fliers : BATS
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Jenny Lind, e.g. : SWEDE
Down
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SALT party : USSR
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Goya masterwork, with "The" : NAKEDMAJA
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They make sense : REASONERS
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Abbr. on a bank statement : INT
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Tire letters : PSI
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It's inert : ARGON
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Heart, essentially : PUMP
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Big times : ERAS
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"Dapper" one : DAN
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Semi, e.g. : HAULER
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Monte of Cooperstown : IRVIN
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One of Chaucer's pilgrims : REEVE
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Like some seals : EARED
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Split : LEAVE
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Eight bells : NOON
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Bit of trickery : WILE
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___ Parker : NOSY
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They're caught in pots : EELS
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Soil: Prefix : AGRO
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Work out : SOLVE
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Sizable : TIDY
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Hockey's ___ Smythe Trophy : CONN
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Asian cuisine : CANTONESE
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Plain : UNCOLORED
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Barbara who played a TV genie : EDEN
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It's inert : NEON
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"Gil ___" : BLAS
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Go ballistic : RANT
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Pros : ADEPTS
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Lowish voice : TENOR
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Uncontrolled : WILD
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"It ___ me!" : WASNT
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"The Verdict" actor, 1982 : OSHEA
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It may be found in a den : OPIUM
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Reporter's badge : PRESS
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Italy's Mt. ___ : ETNA
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On ___ streak (winning) : AHOT
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Eye woe : STYE
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Not be entirely truthful : FIB
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Type widths : EMS
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Scatter : SOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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