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New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 2005

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none. Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 20,183 )
Across
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Terrif : FAB
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"Ain't Too Proud ___" : TOBEG
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Saunter : AMBLE
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Education, initially? : RRR
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Amtrak offering : ACELA
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Like some panels or flares : SOLAR
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Emissions inspector's concern : AUTOEXHAUST
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Southern sound : TWANG
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Messenger ___ : RNA
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"Remington ___" of 1980's TV : STEELE
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Union agreement : IDO
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"___ go!" : GOTTA
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Dog option : SAUERKRAUT
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Head of England : LOO
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Sharp competitor : RCA
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Lucy Lawless title role : XENA
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Midway around a diamond : ONSECOND
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Betty ___ : BOOP
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Wine that doesn't age : BEAUJOLAISNOUVEAU
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Literary governess : EYRE
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It can take the long or short view : ZOOMLENS
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Toast : CHAR
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Frederick's of Hollywood offering : BRA
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School of tomorrow? : ROE
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New York lake that flows into the Allegheny : CHAUTAUQUA
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Abrades : RASPS
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Place for many a PC : LAP
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Limy libation : GIMLET
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Degree in mathematics? : NTH
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Very little, in recipes : ADASH
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"Ia Orana Maria" painter : PAULGAUGUIN
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Circus supporter : STILT
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Wrinkly fruit : UGLIS
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Wing it? : FLY
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Pitiful : SORRY
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Treat unfairly : SHAFT
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Doctor's charge : FEE
Down
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Teutonic title : FRAU
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Hall-of-Fame football executive, longtime Steelers owner : ARTROONEY
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Jurassic giant : BRONTOSAUR
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Custom : TAX
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"Draft Dodger Rag" singer : OCHS
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Doozy : BEAUT
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"Someone ___ America" (1996 film) : ELSES
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Light, rich sponge cakes : GATEAUX
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Back at sea : ASTERN
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Annihilate, with "down" : MOW
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Major's successor : BLAIR
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Carriage with a fold-down top : LANDAU
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Cereal killer : ERGOT
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Listen to your gut? : EAT
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See 57-Down : LEE
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It'll show you the world : GLOBE
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Exxon alternative : ARCO
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Asian capital : KABUL
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Mustard, e.g.: Abbr. : COL
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Throw out : EJECT
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Gillespie, to fans : DIZ
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Cram : OVERSTUFF
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40-Across fancier : OENOPHILE
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Lulls : PAUSES
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Break down : SOB
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Easter lead-in : NOR
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___ Torrijos Herrera, former head of Panama : OMAR
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Like a snob : HAUGHTY
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Atmospheric pollution meas. : AQI
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Hullabaloo : RUMPUS
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Seniors, e.g. : CLASS
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Couldn't help but : HADTO
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Domestic … or a title for this puzzle : AUPAIR
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What jokes are good for : ALAUGH
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With 22-Down, noted Taiwan-born film director : ANG
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Ex-governor Grasso : ELLA
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Office cry : TGIF
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Camera inits. : SLR
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Neighbor of Ger. and Hung. : AUST
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Nevada county : NYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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