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New York Times, Monday, December 19, 2005

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
Vision of sugar-plums dancing in one's head, e.g.
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Richard Hughes

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQWX} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Hughes. Monday freshness: 8%
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© 2005, The New York Times12/19/5 ( No. 20,495 )
Across
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Borrow without intending to repay : CADGE
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College administrator : DEAN
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Eyebrow shape : ARCH
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Oak's source : ACORN
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Former attorney general Janet : RENO
16
Hawaiian feast : LUAU
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Terrific : GREAT
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Cupid's Greek counterpart : EROS
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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Part of a famous 1897 editorial : YESVIRGINIA
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Author Fleming : IAN
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Delete : ERASE
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Christmas drink : EGGNOG
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Christmas trimming : TINSEL
30
First 007 film : DRNO
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Tree's anchor : ROOT
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Ballet movement in which the knees are bent : PLIE
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Went out, as the tide : EBBED
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"Lord, is ___?" : ITI
40
Editorial, part 2 : THEREIS
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Swiss river to the Rhine : AAR
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
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Prefix with nautical : AERO
46
Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
47
Quickly, in memos : ASAP
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Spice in Christmas cookies : NUTMEG
51
Christmas songs : CAROLS
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River around the Île de la Cité : SEINE
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Attorneys' org. : ABA
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Editorial, part 3 : ASANTACLAUS
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Prima donna : DIVA
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"Things aren't looking good" : UHOH
65
City NNE of Paris : LILLE
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Detail : ITEM
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Greedy person's cry : MORE
68
Prudential competitor : AETNA
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Philosopher known as "the Stoic" : ZENO
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Observer : EYER
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Vision of sugar-plums dancing in one's head, e.g. : DREAM
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Sly : CAGY
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Farming unit : ACRE
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Executes : DOES
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Most serious : GRAVEST
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Complete : ENTIRE
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Lees : DREGS
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Like a ghost's howling : EERIE
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Ever and ___ : ANON
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More meddlesome : NOSIER
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He KO'd Foreman in '74 : ALI
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Altercation : RUNIN
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Tree that's the source of chocolate : CACAO
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Second-longest river of China : HUANG
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Kramden of "The Honeymooners" : RALPH
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"___ of God," 1985 film : AGNES
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Sailor, slangily : GOB
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Misstep : TRIP
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Greek "I" : IOTA
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Rudolph and team : DEER
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Spring : LEAP
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Anger : IRE
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Unguent : BALM
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Roof overhang : EAVE
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Pull behind : DRAG
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Edison rival : TESLA
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Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Artist's workplace : ATELIER
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Take for granted : ASSUME
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In one's birthday suit : UNCLAD
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Port of Spain : CADIZ
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Have ___ to eat : ABITE
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Poe bird : RAVEN
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Keep others awake at night, maybe : SNORE
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Upper atmosphere : ETHER
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Cry to a matey : AHOY
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Germany's Konrad Adenauer, Der ___ : ALTE
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Bone near the radius : ULNA
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Stitching line : SEAM
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___, amas, amat : AMO

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