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New York Times, Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lee Glickstein
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {PW} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 153 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1227 ( 20,503 )

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Across
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Biblical gift-givers : MAGI
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Tattle (on) : TELL
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Knight's "suit" : ARMOR
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"Ain't that the truth!" : AMEN
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Where to get off : EXIT
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Lorna of literature : DOONE
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Flier of coffee for long distances? : JOEJETTER
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Big 60's dos : AFROS
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Flustered state : DITHER
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Fleet leader : ADMIRAL
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1981 Julie Andrews movie : SOB
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Martians, e.g., in brief : ETS
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Author A. Conan ___ : DOYLE
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Bleep out : CENSOR
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Surgery ctrs. : ORS
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Steps out of France : MINUET
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Not completely closed : AJAR
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Loco : BATS
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Sound heard in 17- and 58-Across and 11- and 24-Down : SOFTG
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Grenade part : FUSE
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Kind of engr. : ELEC
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Hoofing it : ONFOOT
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"This ___ test" : ISA
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Long arms? : RIFLES
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Went like a shooting star : ARCED
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Ottoman governor : BEY
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TV spots : ADS
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Fearful feeling : ANXIETY
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Private gag : INJOKE
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Corners : TREES
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Alla ___ (music notation) : BREVE
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High school grads? : JUNESQUAD
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The one with 0 in 7-0 : LOSER
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Not much : ATAD
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Craving : URGE
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Bookkeeping task : ENTRY
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1936 Jean Harlow title role : SUZY
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Pizazz : ELAN
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Capt.'s superior : MAJ
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Te ___ cigars : AMO
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"How about that?!" : GEE
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Behind bars : INJAIL
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Cousin of quadri- : TETRA
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Praise to the rafters : EXTOL
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Empty promises : LIES
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Word unit: Abbr. : LTR
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Wings it : ADLIBS
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Tooth part : ROOT
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Milk? : MOTHERJUICE
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Early stages : ONSET
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Brings up : REARS
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Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
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"Stick around!" : DONTGO
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Clay for bricks : ADOBE
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Miami stop on the P.G.A. Tour : DORAL
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Witticism from Sherlock Holmes? : MYSTERYJEST
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Take care of : SEETO
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Sleeve ends : CUFFS
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Clumsy sort : OAF
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Tristan's love : ISOLDE
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Canonical hour : NONES
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Intelligence or good looks, e.g. : ASSET
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"Set?" : READY
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Chem. or bio. : SCI
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They may be graduated : TAXES
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Smoke and mirrors : FAKERY
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Off-color : RISQUE
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Perennial best seller, with "the" : BIBLE
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Noted bankruptcy of 2001 : ENRON
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Ball's partner : ARNAZ
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Lacking lucre : NEEDY
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"Back to you" : OVER
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Dancer's dress : TUTU
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Essen assents : JAS
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Electronic address : URL
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Turkish title : AGA
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Cub Scout group : DEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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