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New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 2005

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 137 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 20,199 )

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Across
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It can be ear-piercing : STUD
5
Command to go : SCAT
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Trainee : CADET
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N.B.A. star Kukoc : TONI
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One foot : IAMB
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It may be stuck in a bar : OLIVE
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Company whose cars don't use gasoline : OTIS
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PX users : NCOS
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Organism bodies : SOMAS
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Snack item : NACHOCHIP
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Tearful : MOIST
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"___ Es el Amor" (Spanish song hit) : ESO
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Relative of -let : ULE
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One easily moved : SOFTIE
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Sheets : STRATA
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Nursery output : WAH
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Beluga delicacy : ROE
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Food items introduced to the United States by Samuel Thomas circa 1880 : ENGLISHMUFFINS
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Pellet shooter : AIRPISTOL
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It has 659 members : HOUSEOFCOMMONS
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Auto features, briefly : ACS
42
Book end? : ISH
43
"No, you're not" retort : YESIAM
45
Better waterproof : RESEAL
48
Former White House inits. : RMN
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Gulager of "McQ," 1974 : CLU
50
One going out : DATER
51
Iron : SMOOTHOUT
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Page of un calendario : ENERO
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Outdoor feast : LUAU
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Is Spanish? : ESTA
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Follower of a duck, pig or cow : EIEIO
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"Who ___?" : ISNT
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Tout's antithesis : RIEN
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"Days of Our Lives" setting : SALEM
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Coordinate : MESH
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"Oliver!" composer Lionel ___ : BART
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Cameos, e.g. : STONES
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Way of seasoning : TOTASTE
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Lion's combatant for the crown, in "Through the Looking-Glass" : UNICORN
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Good-looker : DISH
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Company with a brontosaur logo : SINCLAIROIL
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Stockpile : CACHE
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Parisian possessive : AMOI
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One sip, maybe: Abbr. : TBSP
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George Jetson's boss : COSMO
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Cool : ALOOF
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Film composer Tiomkin : DIMITRI
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Dodge : EVASION
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Final participants : TESTEES
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Extend : OUTLIE
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"Well, whaddya know!" : SHUTMYMOUTH
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Bygone dignitaries : AGAS
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Any-way link : WHICH
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"I know not why I ___ sad": Shak. : AMSO
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Concerns of some bathers: Abbr. : SPFS
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Fire up : FOMENT
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Showman Ziegfeld and others : FLOS
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Fast-food chain : HARDEES
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Orwellian setting : OCEANIA
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Corp. headquartered in Pittsburgh : USSTEEL
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Mediterranean capital : NICOSIA
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9-Across, at times : SALUTER
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Like some genes : MUTANT
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Chilling : EERIE
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"Get ___!" : AROOM
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Some horses : ROANS
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Poor : SLIM
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Guiding genius : MUSE
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Cicely, e.g. : HERB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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