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New York Times, Friday, February 18, 2005

Recharging one's batteries, so to speak

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {HJQWXZ} Spans: 4 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times2/18/05 ( No. 20,191 )
Across
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Rural strip : LILABNER
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Recharging one's batteries, so to speak : ASLEEP
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Veto : OVERRULE
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Filler of many shoes : IMELDA
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Shut up : CANNEDIT
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Paying guest : ROOMER
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They're far from any port : INTERIORREGIONS
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Mount with spirit : STEED
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Some techies : SYSTEMSANALYSTS
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Away : NOTIN
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Prevaricate : TELLALIE
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Just for fun : ONALARK
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Like many a resort : SEASIDE
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How some things are available : ONDEMAND
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French site of Roman ruins : NIMES
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Result of a volcanic eruption, maybe : PETRIFIEDFOREST
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U.S. Army training center in Va. : FTLEE
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It winds up : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
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Commune near Perugia : ASSISI
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Got hot, then cooled off : ANNEALED
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Like some radio shows : CALLIN
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Monk's activity : INTONING
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War movie setting : STALAG
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Song holder : CASSETTE
Down
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Points : LOCI
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Memorable hurricane of 2004 : IVAN
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Solemn stretch : LENT
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"Thomas and Sally" composer : ARNE
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Backwoods relative : BRER
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Penchant for taking off? : NUDISM
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"Old Deuteronomy" writer and family : ELIOTS
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Conference site : RETREAT
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Wartime dispatch carrier : AIREDALE
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Big city problem : SMOG
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First of a string of 13 : LEOI
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Sailor's saint : ELMO
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Fairyland : EDEN
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Course guides? : PARS
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Québec's Lévesque and others : RENES
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Paparazzo sort : SNOOP
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Department of central France : YONNE
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German town : STADT
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Home subcontractor : TILER
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As a friend, to François : ENAMI
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Plain of the Southwest : LLANO
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First name in Mideast politics : YASIR
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Snail trail : SLIME
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They roll in : TIDES
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Biblical view : SEEST
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Disposing of at a church fair, maybe : RAFFLING
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Leg warmers, e.g. : KNITS
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Triangular : DELTAIC
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"I Love a Mystery" actress Lund : DEANNA
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Bluffs : FEINTS
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Some egg containers : SACS
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E.T.S. offering : PSAT
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Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
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Lunar trench : RILL
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Indian's home : ASIA
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Vintage vehicles : REOS
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Knobstick : CANE
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Settled down : ALIT
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Cast : SENT
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Beat slightly : EDGE

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