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New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0212 ( 20,185 )
Across
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Finish, with "up" : MOP
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Benefiting from benzoyl peroxide : ACNED
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Run : SCOOT
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Common course penalty : ONESTROKE
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No family fare : PORNO
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1871 sequel to a classic 1868 novel : LITTLEMEN
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Got going : ACTUATED
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Unpleasantly involve : ENMESH
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Checks : REINSIN
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Phoenician love goddess : ASTARTE
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Campaign mgr.? : GEN
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Monks, at times : INTONERS
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It may be congested : SINUS
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Saxony seaport : EMDEN
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Year the Liang dynasty began in China : DII
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Major oil refinery port : ADEN
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Jerusalem artichoke, e.g. : TUBER
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Attention : MIND
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Appliance setting : LOW
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Eppie's guardian, in an Eliot classic : SILAS
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Simile's end? : LONGE
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Caught : ENSNARED
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Wagner's "___ fliegende Holländer" : DER
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One proceeding confidently : STRIDER
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Captures again, in a way : RETAPES
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Trailer units : SCENES
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Long-distance service with fixed rates for fixed zones : WATSLINE
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One of a crime-fighting TV pair : LACEY
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Wasn't silly : MADESENSE
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Steaming : IRATE
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Gathers quotes on : PRICESOUT
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1666 London fire chronicler : PEPYS
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Struck down : SMOTE
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Romantic lead-in : NEO
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One may be crowned : MOLAR
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Standing by : ONICE
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___ di pollo (chicken breasts) : PETTI
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World records? : ATLASES
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No Einstein : CRETIN
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The "Julius" of Gaius Julius Caesar, e.g. : NOMEN
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Squeezed : EKED
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Place to kick back : DEN
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Used to buy : SPENTON
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Cheat : CONMAN
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Called for delivery : ORDEREDIN
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Under one's control : ONASTRING
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Not in front or back : TOTHESIDE
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Zapper : STUNGUN
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Dimethyl sulfate, e.g. : ESTER
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Home of the Cordillera Real : ANDES
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Comment from a tough guy : IMBAD
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Return requirement : SALESSLIP
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"Whatever" : IDONTCARE
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Just the headlines : NEWSRECAP
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Formulator of the quadratic reciprocity law : EULER
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Targets of inflation : TIRES
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Portrayer of Lt. Rodriguez on "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : MORALES
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Part of a forlorn face : SADEYES
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Deliberator's words : LETSSEE
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You can get cited for doing it : NINETY
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Notice : DETECT
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Call : RADIO
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Attach, in a way : PINON
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Result : ENSUE
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Handle : SEETO
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Friendly : WARM
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"M*A*S*H" extras, for short : MPS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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