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New York Times, Friday, March 10, 2006

Author:
Kevin McCann
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin McCann

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. McCann. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0310 ( 20,576 )

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Idle : JOBLESS
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Crusade : HOLYWAR
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One who might be in for a fall : ACROBAT
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Away : ONLEAVE
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Err : STUMBLE
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Lacking the usual oomph : WEARIED
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Shelley's fairy queen : MAB
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Common alarm clock setting : SEVENAM
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Montemezzi's "L'Amore dei ___ Re" : TRE
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Noted Americana lithographer : IVES
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Storage site : SILO
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Analyze : ASSAY
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Strings run along one : NECK
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Bob's partner : WEAVE
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Good place to sit : LOGE
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Many a sled driver : ESKIMO
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Fibulae : LEGBONES
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Entrance part : JAMB
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MGM co-founder : LOEW
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Teetotalers : NONUSERS
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Environments : CLIMES
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Official required to have a beard : IMAM
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Jefferson's portrayer in "Jefferson in Paris" : NOLTE
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Old German duchy name : SAXE
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Actress Hedren : TIPPI
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Gus who wrote "Dream a Little Dream of Me" : KAHN
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Broadcasting option : HDTV
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An agt.'s take : PCT
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Awful, and then some : THEPITS
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It may be raised by a rabblerouser : IRE
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Belfast bloke : IRISHER
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The Fonz, for one : GREASER
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Set against : COMPARE
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Resonated : HITHOME
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Worked : KNEADED
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Speed-read : SCANNED
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Light yellow : JASMINE
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Staff sizes? : OCTAVES
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Classic quartet leader : BRUBECK
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Sellers co-star in "A Shot in the Dark," 1964 : LOM
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Goes out : EBBS
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Avon peddlers, traditionally : SALESWOMEN
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1978 Glenda Jackson title role : STEVIE
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"Isn't that unusual!" : HOWNOVEL
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Most fit to serve : ONEA
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Member of the Camelidae family : LLAMA
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The Beatles' "___ Blues" : YER
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Serves : WAITSON
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Ho-hum : AVERAGE
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Result of lack of sleep, maybe : REDEYES
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Company famous for its safety record : ELAL
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Winter Olympics sight : SKIJUMP
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A bit dense : SLOWISH
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Having I-strain? : EGOCENTRIC
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They're often asked to look : MAS
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___ air : BEL
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Negotiated : BROKERED
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Not be satisfied, perhaps : NITPICK
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A fraternity chapter : OMICRON
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Afternoon, often, for a toddler : NAPTIME
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High-five, e.g. : SLAP
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Peak in New Hampshire's Presidential Range : MADISON
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Nth : EXTREME
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Cut off : SEVERED
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Exercise targets : THIGHS
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"___ to Be You" : ITHAD
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Hither : HERE
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___ place for : SETA
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Masseur's workplace, maybe : SPA
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"Kung Fu" actor Philip : AHN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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