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New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 2005

Villa ___, gold-mining center in 19th-century Georgia

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 141 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times12/22/05 ( No. 20,498 )
Across
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Cut closely : SHAVE
6
1970 Neil Diamond hit : SHILO
11
"___ Adieux," a Beethoven 51-Across : LES
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Dog-___ : EARED
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Conundrum : POSER
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Four-time Japanese prime minister : ITO
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Start of a quote by jazz legend Miles Davis : WHENYOUHITA
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Unlikely to raise one's hand in class : SHY
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Prefix with technology : NANO
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Quote, part 2 : WRONGNOTE
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They may be part of a moving experience : UHAULS
25
Some people at nude beaches : OGLERS
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So yesterday : PASSE
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___-Cat : SNO
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Medicinal shrub : SENNA
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Inscrutable one : SPHINX
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Rate ___ (perform perfectly) : ATEN
36
Quote, part 3 : ITISTHENEXTNOTE
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Villa ___, gold-mining center in 19th-century Georgia : RICA
42
Feeling that makes you go "hmm" : DEJAVU
43
Appliance brand : AMANA
45
Tennis ace Shriver : PAM
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Some wampum : BEADS
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See 11-Across : SONATA
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End, after all is said and done : LANDUP
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Quote, part 4 : THATMAKES
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___ Bora caves : TORA
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Ewe, for one : SHE
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End of the quote : ITGOODORBAD
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"Thimble Theatre" name : OYL
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___ Bay, Philippines (site of 1944 fighting) : CORON
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Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Long baths : SOAKS
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Isn't serious : JESTS
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In stitches : SEWNUP
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"Oh, yeah, that's funny" : HAHAHA
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Play stations : ARENAS
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Pertaining to blood vessels : VENOUS
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Big name in ice cream : EDY
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Side line : SPUR
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Alternative to a Twinkie : HOHO
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"Beauty ___ the eye …" : ISIN
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"Unhand me!" : LETGO
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Swinging set : ORANGS
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Heed : LISTENTO
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Means of computer networking : ETHERNET
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___ sauce : SOY
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They may follow bee stings : OWS
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City in upstate New York : OLEAN
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"___ we forget …" : LEST
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Court-appointed psychiatrist's ruling : SANE
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Pen filler : SHEEP
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Martial arts expert : NINJA
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Wee hour : ONEAM
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Third degree, often : PHD
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Super Bowl in which the Giants beat the Bills : XXV
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Nest eggs, briefly : IRAS
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Hollywood's Dalton and Hutton : TIMOTHYS
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Good samaritan's assurance : ICANHELP
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Yemen's capital : SANAA
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Part of the back of an orchestra : TUBA
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Web sites : ATTICS
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Admission : ENTREE
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Some desert homes : ADOBES
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Historian Will : DURANT
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Ground breakers : SPADES
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"Are not!" response : AMTOO
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Hallucinogen : LSD
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Nut case : KOOK
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Forever and a day : EONS
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Martini guzzler : SOT
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Kind of case, in gram. : OBJ

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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