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New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 225 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1207 ( 20,483 )
Across
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Busch Gardens locale : TAMPA
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Enervates : SAPS
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Tête-à-tête : CHAT
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Modern source of pass-along jokes : EMAIL
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Legal claim : LIEN
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Too smooth : OILY
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For the ___ : NONCE
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"Things are great for me" : IMDOINGOK
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Long march : TREK
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Hotfooted it : SPED
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Little laugh : TEHEE
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#1 hit for the Crystals : HESAREBEL
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Eerie ability : ESP
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Pay, with "up" : PONY
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Belief system : ISM
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C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
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Odds and ends : SCRAPS
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Serengeti sighting : GNU
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Vitriol : BILE
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"Quit cryin'" : YOUREABIGBOYNOW
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Mailed : SENT
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Whole lot : TON
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Does toe loops, e.g. : SKATES
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Army Corps of Engrs. supply : TNT
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Source of an androgyne's confusion : SEX
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Window ledge : SILL
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Kipling's comment about "The Liner" : SHESALADY
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"Peter and the Wolf" bird's name : SASHA
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Suffragist Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
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Award for Samuel Beckett : OBIE
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Track cry after "and" : THEYREOFF
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"Absolutely Fabulous" mom : EDINA
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"Aha!" : ISEE
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Old Harper's Bazaar illustrator : ERTE
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Abacus wielder : ADDER
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Curtain holders : RODS
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___-majesté : LESE
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Netizens : USERS
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Tithing fraction : TENTH
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Subject for an Italian aria : AMORE
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Prides of lions? : MANES
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Criticize analytically : PICKAPART
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Happy hour order : ALE
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Pass : SLIPBY
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Evangelist ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
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Pitching, in a way : PEDDLING
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___-Cat : SNO
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Two-scoopers, e.g. : CONES
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Acme : HIGHPOINT
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Lip balm ingredient : ALOE
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Little kid : TYKE
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Particular : ITEM
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Able to feel : SENSATE
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One may be skipped : ROPE
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Get by (on) : SUBSIST
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Sour fruit : SLOE
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Finishes, with "up" : SEWS
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DOS part: Abbr. : SYST
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"Fargo" director : COEN
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Deteriorate : RUNTOSEED
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Martini ingredient : GIN
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Undoubtedly : BYALLODDS
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Game summary : BOXSCORE
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Tulsa's locale: Abbr. : OKLA
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Butt heads : SPAR
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Fixed charge : SETFEE
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"That's for sure" : OHYES
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Weapon handles : HAFTS
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"___ With Me" (popular hymn) : ABIDE
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Car on a train : DINER
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A long time : YEARS
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Hurly-burly : STIR
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"I get it now" : AHSO
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Fish lacking a pelvic fin : EEL
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___ de Cologne : EAU

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

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