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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 20,188 )
Across
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Sign at an A.T.M. : CASH
5
Smooth : SATINY
11
Afternoon social : TEA
14
Slender instrument : OBOE
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Without delay : ATONCE
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Columnist Buchwald : ART
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Actress Moore : DEMI
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Ringers : LOOKALIKES
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Freshwater fish with silvery scales : BREAM
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For each : APIECE
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Cone producer : FIR
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Punch hard : SMITE
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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Ringers : IDENTICALTWINS
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Vessel of 1492 : NINA
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Ringers : DOPPELGANGERS
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Calais concept : IDEE
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Ones with war stories : VETS
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Ringers : SPITTINGIMAGES
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Tater : SPUD
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Butcher's, baker's or candlestick maker's : STORE
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Western tribe member : UTE
54
Equips with metal plating : ARMORS
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Indispensable : VITAL
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Ringers : DUPLICATES
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Hit the spot : SATE
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Air hero : ACE
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In abundance : GALORE
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Some investments, for short : IRAS
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Noted Turner : TED
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Aft ends : STERNS
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Certain cobras : ASPS
Down
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Cape ___ : COD
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Justice Fortas : ABE
3
Shade maker for a siesta : SOMBRERO
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___ to the throne : HEIR
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Deli meat : SALAMI
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Kind of clock or number : ATOMIC
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Additionally : TOO
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Voter's finger stainer : INK
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Scholastic sports grp. : NCAA
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Cry of pain : YELP
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Assume responsibility for : TAKEON
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Raises : ERECTS
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Confused : ATSEA
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Late afternoon on a sundial : IIII
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Educated guess: Abbr. : EST
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Hale : FIT
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Checked a license, informally : IDED
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Trigonometric function : TANGENT
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Quick drink : NIP
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Old cable TV inits. : TNN
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Jokester : WAG
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Indy 500 locale : PIT
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Summer N.Y. hrs. : EDT
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Hula hoops? : LEIS
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A Gabor : EVA
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Habitués : REGULARS
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Manuscript annotation : STET
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Copenhagen-to-Prague dir. : SSE
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Evergreen : SPRUCE
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All excited : PUMPED
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Favorite : IDOL
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Rule : GOVERN
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Showy blooms : IRISES
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Encountered : MET
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Nasser's successor : SADAT
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Semis : RIGS
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Ella Fitzgerald specialty : SCAT
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Largest of seven : ASIA
60
Barley brew : ALE
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Craggy prominence : TOR
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Utilize : TAP
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Double-180 maneuver : ESS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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