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New York Times, Monday, February 16, 2009

Author:
David Kwong
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Kwong

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 21,650 )

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Across
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Ballet bend : PLIE
5
Stogie : CIGAR
10
"Kapow!" : BLAM
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Optimistic : ROSY
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Zee : English :: ___ : Greek : OMEGA
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Seized vehicle : REPO
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"Dies ___" (Latin hymn) : IRAE
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One of 24 for pure gold : KARAT
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Animals that might hear "gee" and "haw" : OXEN
20
What a person in an emergency might have to make : SNAPDECISION
23
Portuguese colony until 1999 : MACAO
24
Benedict XVI, e.g. : PONTIFF
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Snares : TRAPS
32
Poetic da-DUM, da-DUM, da-DUM, e.g. : METER
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Some glazed pottery : CRACKLEWARE
38
___ de France : ILE
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Philip who wrote "Goodbye, Columbus" : ROTH
40
Joy's partner : PRIDE
41
Capital NNW of Copenhagen : OSLO
42
Funnyman Philips : EMO
43
Any of the Jonas Brothers, e.g. : POPMUSICIAN
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"Divine Comedy" writer : DANTE
47
Attacked : SETAT
48
Lord's Prayer phrase before "as it is in heaven" : ONEARTH
51
Prefix with national or grain : MULTI
55
Breakfast brand since 1928 that hints at the starts of 20-, 33- and 43-Across : RICEKRISPIES
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Unilever swab : QTIP
62
Poet T. S. ___ : ELIOT
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Funnyman Jay : LENO
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Morales of "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
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The former Mrs. McCartney : LINDA
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School where Aldous Huxley taught George Orwell : ETON
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"Stop it!" : DONT
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Pricey seating areas : LOGES
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Ripped : TORE
Down
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Light refractor : PRISM
2
___ Doone cookies : LORNA
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Sci-fi writer Asimov : ISAAC
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Pirate costume feature : EYEPATCH
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Pepsi alternative : COKE
6
Apple computer : IMAC
7
Ex-Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
8
Showing shock : AGASP
9
3:1 or 7:2, e.g. : RATIO
10
Novelist Emily or Charlotte : BRONTE
11
___ Luthor of "Superman" : LEX
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Mimic : APE
13
Tue. preceder : MON
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Uncool sort : DORK
22
"This round's ___" : ONME
25
Formal response to "Who's there?" : ITISI
26
Guy : FELLA
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Air-conditioning gas : FREON
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Dog food brand : ALPO
30
Crook, in cop lingo : PERP
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Does the sidestroke or butterfly : SWIMS
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Doctrine : CREDO
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Like Jupiter, but not Zeus : ROMAN
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Do penance : ATONE
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Together, to Toscanini : ADUE
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Take five : REST
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Rare birth occurrence : OCTUPLET
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Gilpin of "Frasier" : PERI
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Dog food brand : IAMS
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La Brea attraction : TARPIT
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Immune system agent : TCELL
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Sun: Prefix : HELIO
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Deceive : LIETO
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Voice below alto : TENOR
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"Saying ___ thing, doing ..." : ISONE
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Double-decker checker : KING
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Went on horseback : RODE
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"Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
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Abbr. at the end of a proof : QED
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General on a Chinese menu : TSO
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Writer Fleming : IAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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