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New York Times, Friday, December 16, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 20,492 )
Across
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Expire : PASSAWAY
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Top removed by attendants : GASCAP
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Be in concert : ACTASONE
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Library feature : ALCOVE
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Cormorants, e.g. : SEABIRDS
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Suddenly arose : LOOMED
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Barely move? : STREAK
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Cinderella's clothes : TATTERS
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Sister of Selene : EOS
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Wanes : TAPERSOFF
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Destructive 1999 Florida hurricane : IRENE
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Glower : FROWN
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Glower, maybe : ORB
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Aid in creating an idealized figure : CORSET
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Former lakeshore tribe : ERIE
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Not rot : KEEP
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Seed structure : OVULE
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Locale of the Bocca Nuova crater : ETNA
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Fix : REDO
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Camel alternatives : MERITS
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Alluring : HOT
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Thinking ___ : ALOUD
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"Walk Away ___" (1966 hit) : RENEE
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Good vantage point : FRONTSEAT
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You can burn it : FAT
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Fairy tale figures : SPRITES
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Cousin of a capillary : TUBULE
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Restaurant cry : WAITER
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Member of a historical trio : THEPINTA
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Agreement : ACCORD
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Exhausted : OUTOFGAS
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Mite-sized : TEENSY
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Start attacking : OPENFIRE
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So last year : PASSE
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Prefix with phenetidin : ACETO
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Cancer components : STARS
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"Quién ___?" : SABE
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Like many elephants : ASIATIC
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Glad-hand, as politicians are wont to do : WORKAROOM
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What's more : AND
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"I knew it!" : YES
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Balls : GALAS
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Much : ALOTOF
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Without even a warning : SCOTFREE
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Emerge : COMEFORTH
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Maintain : AVER
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Xers? : PEDS
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Fringe of the green? : TREELINE
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Misapplies : PERVERTS
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Guarantees : ENSURES
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Lush : WINO
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Trim : NEAT
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Some pods : OKRA
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A line winds in and out of it : REEL
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Fish might go over it : BEDOFRICE
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Powwow : TETEATETE
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Go all out : POURITON
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Attack : SETUPON
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Grandparents, typically : DOTERS
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Square : NERDY
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Things not wanted in locker rooms : FUNGI
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Sacrificial site : ALTAR
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Flirt : TEASE
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Hit hard : SWAT
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Clip : PACE
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Son of Willy Loman : BIFF
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"You ___?" : TOO
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One in the Army : HUP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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