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New York Times, Monday, February 14, 2005

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
1958 best seller by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Bender.
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F
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E
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T
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A
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F
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R
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D
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C
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H
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A
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A
C
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N
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T
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G
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O
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P
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S
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X
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D
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Q
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D
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C
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P
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L
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G
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C
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H
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U
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L
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W
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O
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T
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B
A
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D
N
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W
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B
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A
R
S
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T
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C
S
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R
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L
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I
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H
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M
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L
A
P
S
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D
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P
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H
A
Z
Y
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O
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C
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T
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J
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I
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C
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K
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T
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Y
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I
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T
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A
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D
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M
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© 2005, The New York Times2/14/05 ( No. 20,187 )
Across
1
Lavish entertainment : FETE
5
At a distance : AFAR
9
Russian country house : DACHA
14
Realtor's unit : ACRE
15
Exploration org. : NASA
16
Actor Hawke : ETHAN
17
Title for Jesus : THEGOODSHEPHERD
20
Chi-town team : SOX
21
Slimmer's regimen : DIET
22
Contents of Bartlett's : QUOTES
23
Peddle : VEND
24
Mows : CUTS
25
Lightest-colored : PALEST
28
Pre-dye hair shade, often : GRAY
29
Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
32
Champion tennis servers : ACERS
33
Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
34
"Slow down!" : WHOA
35
1976 Walter Matthau/Tatum O'Neal movie : THEBADNEWSBEARS
38
Private investigators, for short : TECS
39
Iranian money : RIAL
40
Africa's Sierra ___ : LEONE
41
Suffix with book or freak : ISH
42
Baseball glove : MITT
43
Expired : LAPSED
44
Smooth, as a drive : PAVE
45
One of the three H's in a summer weather forecast : HAZY
46
Gas rating number : OCTANE
49
Coarse fiber : JUTE
50
"Ugh!" : ICK
53
1958 best seller by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick : THEUGLYAMERICAN
56
Concise : TERSE
57
Shakespeare's stream : AVON
58
Major-___ (bigwig) : DOMO
59
Name on a deed : OWNER
60
Store : MART
61
One more time : ANEW
Down
1
Chief parts of adipose tissue : FATS
2
Sound in a long hallway : ECHO
3
Big-mouthed carnivorous dinosaur, for short : TREX
4
Hosp. brain readout : EEG
5
Make sacred : ANOINT
6
No longer bright : FADED
7
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
8
The old college cheer : RAH
9
Second-in-command : DEPUTY
10
One of the Three Musketeers : ATHOS
11
Atkins of country music : CHET
12
Big-eared hopper : HARE
13
"No ifs, ___ or buts" : ANDS
18
Texas oil city : ODESSA
19
Is, in math : EQUALS
23
Predicate parts : VERBS
24
Words moving along the bottom of a TV screen : CRAWL
25
Singer Page : PATTI
26
Suffers after overexercise : ACHES
27
Bloodsucker : LEECH
28
Terrific : GREAT
29
Total confusion : CHAOS
30
Singer Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
31
Relaxed : EASED
33
Come together : UNITE
34
Tearful : WEEPY
36
Twaddle : DRIVEL
37
Sports jacket : BLAZER
42
Christmas display sight : MANGER
43
Underlying : LATENT
44
Temporary halt : PAUSE
45
Comedy : HUMOR
46
Director Preminger : OTTO
47
Prepare to swallow : CHEW
48
Beach bird : TERN
49
Coffee, slangily : JAVA
50
Universally known figure : ICON
51
Arrived : CAME
52
"Well, what do you ___?!" : KNOW
54
Thanksgiving side dish : YAM
55
Boise's home: Abbr. : IDA

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