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New York Times, Thursday, February 3, 2005

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 131 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 20,176 )
Across
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Semiprecious stone : JADE
5
Railroad fixtures : TIES
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Searches (through) : SIFTS
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Declare : AVOW
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Progress slowly : INCH
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Siouan language : OMAHA
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Characteristic carrier : GENE
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Plantation of literature : TARA
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The opposition : ANTIS
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Some legal tender : TREASURYNOTES
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One going back and forth : SAW
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Route abbr. : NNE
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Short walker? : PED
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Time of anticipation : EVE
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Extreme action : DRASTICMEASURES
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"Peer Gynt" dancer : ANITRA
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Company that had a 64-page "Code of Ethics" : ENRON
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13-stringed Japanese zither : KOTO
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Urban transportation : ELS
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"Get the lead out!" : CMON
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Home of the Atlantic 10's Black Bears : ORONO
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Alfred ___ of 2004's "Fiddler on the Roof" : MOLINA
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Court conclusion : THEDEFENSERESTS
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Bedevil : VEX
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Stuff in a pit : TAR
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Middle of the 11th century : MLI
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Cry at a light show : OOH
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Goal of most games (and a hint to this puzzle's theme) : SCORINGPOINTS
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Renaissance ruler : TUDOR
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Bugs : IRKS
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Primo : AONE
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Bad treatment : ABUSE
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Fuzzy Wuzzy features : ZEES
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Country cousin : RUBE
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Leveled, in London : RASED
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College endower Cornell : EZRA
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___ glass : OPAL
Down
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Sporty car, briefly : JAG
2
Park in N.Y.C., say : AVE
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"Act now!" : DONTWAIT
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Subject of some still lifes : EWER
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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" queen : TITANIA
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Not exactly now : INASEC
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Like raw silk : ECRU
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Whets : SHARPENS
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One who shall remain nameless : SOANDSO
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"___ Angel" (1933 comedy) : IMNO
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More round : FATTER
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Lift, so to speak : THIEVE
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Answers with an attitude : SASSES
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___'acte : ENTR
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Oenophile's concern : YEAR
23
Mt. Rushmore's place: Abbr. : SDAK
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Ligurian Sea feeder : ARNO
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Endured : STOOD
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Breakfast or dessert dish : MELON
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Family man : UNCLE
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Perk up : ENERGIZE
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Sushi bar order : MISOSOUP
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Not duped by : ONTO
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"The Turtle" poet : NASH
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No longer in service : RETIRED
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In the wink ___ eye : OFAN
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Girl's name from Greek for "a bee" : MELISSA
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"Mourning Becomes Electra" role : ORIN
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Johnny Carson, notably : TVSTAR
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"Iliad" wife : HECUBA
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Major departure : EXODUS
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One working on a puff piece? : SMOKER
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Pink potable : ROSE
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Firm honcho : PREZ
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South Seas starch source : TARO
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Warriors' grp. : NBA
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Sushi bar order : EEL

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

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