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New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 2005

Former New York Philharmonic conductor Mitropoulis

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times2/27/05 ( No. 20,200 )
Across
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Former New York Philharmonic conductor Mitropoulis : DIMITRI
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Most down : BLUEST
14
Potential lifesaver, for short : EMT
17
Struck : EXEDOUT
18
Advanced Latin class reading : AENEID
19
Con tender? : JAILER
22
Works off and on as a hospital resident? : INTERNSINTURNS
24
Weather Channel topic : ELNINO
25
Lotful : CARS
26
Syrian, say : ARAB
27
Not for free : ATACOST
28
Watch : EYE
29
Breathe during an ice storm? : INHALEINHAIL
35
"Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
36
Spring time in Paris : MAI
37
Close call : NEARMISS
39
They're not normal : DEVIANTS
44
Scoundrels : KNAVES
45
Pioneering electrical engineer : TESLA
49
Scuba gear gaskets : ORINGS
50
Pharmaceutical ointments : OLEATES
52
Wound : LESION
53
"Thong Song" rapper : SISQO
54
Jai alai arena : FRONTON
55
Rossini opera setting : SEVILLE
56
Tricked twin : ESAU
57
Come up with : CREATE
58
New family member, maybe : SONINLAW
59
Raids at the Colossus? : INROADSINRHODES
63
Traditional Sunday fare : POTROAST
66
Hallmark of a perfect game : NOHITS
67
Seine sights : ILES
71
College with the mascot Lord Jeff : AMHERST
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Threatens to topple : TEETERS
74
Web mag : EZINE
75
Big name in satellite radio : SIRIUS
76
Entertainer : ARTISTE
77
Unspecified alternative : ORELSE
78
Cold-cocks : STUNS
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"___ bragh!" : ERINGO
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Air producer : SONGSTER
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Eight-day observance : CHANUKAH
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Classical opener : NEO
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Signal receiver : DISH
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Eat for fun? : INGESTINJEST
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It has moles: Abbr. : CIA
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Like many company publications : INHOUSE
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Straight : NEAT
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Course list? : MENU
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1970's-80's House speaker : ONEILL
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Executive of an apple juice company? : INSIDERINCIDER
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Worrywart's words : DEARME
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Gruesome : MORBID
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"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" actress : MIASARA
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Stumble : ERR
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7 and 11 : PRIMES
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Pros : EXPERTS
Down
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Unfreeze : DEICE
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Slangy rejection : IXNAY
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Reading unit? : METRE
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March time : IDES
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Crag : TOR
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See print : RUN
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Exclamation an angel loves to hear : ITSAHIT
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Trite : BANAL
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Do not disturb : LETBE
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Three-time Burmese prime minister : UNU
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Alway : EER
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Pride, e.g. : SIN
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They're each worth two F.G.'s : TDS
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"Scenes of Clerical Life" writer, 1857 : ELIOT
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It's full of brains : MENSA
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Moves briskly : TROTS
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Martial arts star featured in "Romeo Must Die" : JETLI
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___ king : ALA
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Cuts to specific dimensions? : INCISESINSIZES
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Savings option, briefly : IRA
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Goals : AIMS
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Adult insect : IMAGO
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Photographer Goldin and others : NANS
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Like octuplets? : INNATEINEIGHT
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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Place of rest : HAVEN
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Vultures were sacred to him : ARES
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Singer Nicks : STEVIE
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Bit of reality? : DOSE
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Sister of 34-Down : ERIS
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It has one stripe on its back : VISA
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Ask the director of church singing? : INQUIREINCHOIR
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Cross with : SOREAT
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Smallville family : KENTS
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Place for a catnap? : SILL
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Joe Hardy's temptress : LOLA
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Over : ANEW
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Put film into : LOAD
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Imparts : LENDS
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"Punkin" coverer : FROST
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Covers with coal dust : SOOTS
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Boorish : CRASS
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Traditional English hunting locale, with "the" : SHIRES
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"Take your time" : NORUSH
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False : NOTSO
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Effective use of lang. : RHET
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Route for a wagon train : PASS
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Leave off : OMIT
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Like some traffic : THRU
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Light air : LILT
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Massachusetts motto opener : ENSE
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Oracle : SEER
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Tot's wheels : TRIKE
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Old lab burners : ETNAS
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Headache for a grain farmer : ERGOT
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Cut ___ : ARUG
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Change machine input : ONES
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Relative of -trix : ENNE
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Past : ONETIME
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Grocery section : AISLE
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Part of L.E.D. : DIODE
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Secret : INNER
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Cut : SHEAR
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Art film, often : INDIE
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Humanitarian concerns : NEEDS
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It may be jam-packed : JAR
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Closet wood : CEDAR
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Lifeless : INERT
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Subtle emanations : AURAS
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City in Baden-Württemberg : ULM
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___-en-scène : MISE
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Sitter's handful : IMP
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Part of Scand. : NOR
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Mr. abroad : SRI
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Big Blue : IBM
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2-Down, translated : NIX
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Budget limit : CAP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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