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New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 2005

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 20,192 )
Across
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Long, narrow cloud : MARESTAIL
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Symbol of life : ANKH
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Tough thing to master at the Masters : AMENCORNER
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Island do : LUAU
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Scuola di San Rocco muralist : TINTORETTO
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Legal speeders, for short : EMTS
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Global positioning meas. : LAT
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They look for a good body : WINETASTERS
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End notes? : OBIT
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Digital file holder: Abbr. : CDR
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Pet : DEARIE
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Microwave button : CLEAR
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Accessory for Wonder Woman : TIARA
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Groove-billed ___ : ANI
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Green emcee : KERMIT
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College student's option : MEALPLAN
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Spanish pronoun : ESAS
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Identifying mark : SCAR
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Effervesces : SPARKLES
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It's hard to understand : ENIGMA
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Corner piece : ELL
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"No kidding" : IKNOW
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Serfs of old : ESNES
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Remedial agents : SALVES
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Symbol of deficit : RED
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Something to scale, in Somme : MONT
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1979 Broadway musical that celebrated old-style vaudeville : SUGARBABIES
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One that's tired? : CAR
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Big star, say : IDOL
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Teatro dal Verme premiere of 1892 : IPAGLIACCI
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Impatient person's dread : LINE
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Make it legal : GETHITCHED
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Verb with vous : ETES
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Tables or shelves : SETSASIDE
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Fictional defense attorney : MATLOCK
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Not at all sour : AMIABLE
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One living on investment income : RENTIER
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Med. focus : ENT
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Bulk transporter : SCOW
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Like most washers : TORIC
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"The Origins of Totalitarianism" author : ARENDT
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Gap : INTERIM
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Leon with three Super Bowl rings : LETT
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Comic strip queen : ALETA
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Figure : NUMERAL
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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" maiden : KATRINA
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Noted capture of 2003 : HUSSEIN
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Drag, e.g. : ROADRACE
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Navigational route : SEALANE
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One good at breaking : TAMER
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Not as certain : RISKIER
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Robert Louis Stevenson's "___ Triplex" : AES
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Blusters : TALKSBIG
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Periscope part : PRISM
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One of 100: Abbr. : SEN
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Permanently attached, as a barnacle : SESSILE
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Enthusiastic approval : PLAUDIT
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Spent : ALLGONE
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Potassium ___ (food preservative) : SORBATE
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Trattoria dumplings : GNOCCHI
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Rattled one's saber at : MENACED
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In the saddle : ASTRIDE
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Import : WEIGHT
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Low points : VALES
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Links locales : DELIS
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Pithecologists' study : APES
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___ spell : SITA
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Some are in windows: Abbr. : ACS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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