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New York Times, Friday, December 9, 2005

32-Down : Not for free

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 26 Missing: {BFQXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Blackard.
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© 2005, The New York Times12/9/05 ( No. 20,485 )
Across
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Pizza order : SALAMI
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It may be used to put on a brave face : WARPAINT
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Bewitch : ENAMOR
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1955 Gloria Grahame musical role : ADOANNIE
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Paternal kinsman : AGNATE
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Forgathers : COLLECTS
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Not let run wild : REININ
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1973 Toni Morrison novel : SULA
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Well-put : APT
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Splits : CLEAVES
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Distinctly representative : TOTEMIC
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19th-century urban transportation : HORSECAR
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Betel palm : ARECA
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Ones who'd like to get the goods on you : SALESCLERKS
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The U.N.'s Kofi ___ Annan : ATTA
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Smooth over : RETAR
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It may be used for many unhappy returns: Abbr. : SASE
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Indirect object? : THINGAMAJIG
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Textile trademark : ARNEL
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Feeling one's oats : GAMESOME
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Winning words? : PEPTALK
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They whistle while they work : KETTLES
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Church matters: Abbr. : REL
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Let off steam, maybe : RANT
54
"You ___ kidding!" : WERENT
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Famous last words? : IDAREYOU
57
Go up, up and away : AVIATE
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Raspberries : CATCALLS
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Missile datum : VECTOR
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Snail feature : EYESTALK
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Logs : ENTERS
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"___ me!" : SEARCH
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"Measure for Measure" villain : ANGELO
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Willie : LANIER
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Some kitchen appliances : AMANAS
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Whys and wherefores : MOTIVES
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Singer/actress with an Oscar, two Grammys and a Golden Globe : IRENECARA
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W.W. II group : WACS
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Deuce follower : ADOUT
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___ Martins, main character in Graham Greene's "The Third Man" : ROLLO
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Like the "y" sound in "yes" : PALATAL
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See 30-Down : ANE
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Privately : INCAMERA
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Has little to complain about : NITPICKS
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It may be unprecedented : TESTCASE
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Hawthorne's home : SALEM
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Start of a Cockney toast : ERES
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Lower the price of, maybe : RETAG
30
Popular TV host, seller of many 11-Down : SAJAK
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Concern for Batman : CRIMEWAVE
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Not for free : ATAPRICE
33
Like some weekends : THREEDAY
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Vintage toy material : TINPLATE
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Without ___ (dangerously) : ANET
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Give a look that could kill : GLAREAT
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Wipe out an old score : GETEVEN
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Absolute : STRICT
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Ingredient in some soaps : OLEATE
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Lead by the hand : MENTOR
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Perfumery compounds : ESTERS
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1972 top 10 hit that was over 7 minutes long : LAYLA
49
Mound : KNOLL
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Mammoth growth : TUSK
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Pops in the fridge? : RCS

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

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