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New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Author:
Janice M. Putney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janice M. Putney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Putney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 19,481 )
Across
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Muddy up : ROIL
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Fiber-___ cable : OPTIC
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Vaulted area : APSE
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Old Dodge : OMNI
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Wells ___ : FARGO
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Envelope closer : SEAL
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Training in microscope use? : MAGNIFYINGCLASS
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Primping : PREENING
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"Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
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90° from ESE : NNE
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Elisabeth of "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
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Ripken Jr. surpassed him : GEHRIG
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Mad rush : STAMPEDE
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Big drink? : OCEAN
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Bearded farm animal : GOAT
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Fraternity members : MEN
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Taking an arctic vacation? : GOINGFORTHECOLD
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Timeworn : OLD
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Museo contents : ARTE
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Caffè ___ : LATTE
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Times to play or relax : LEISURES
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Butter or oleo : SPREAD
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School on the Thames : ETON
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Kingston Trio hit, 1959 : MTA
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Hotpoint competitor : AMANA
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Enters : GOESINTO
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Why some people move to Massachusetts? : FORTHELOVEOFCOD
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Crowd noise : ROAR
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River of Rome : TIBER
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Taxi charge : FARE
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Nothing but : ONLY
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Some murder mystery suspects : HEIRS
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Tibetan bovines : YAKS
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Cavort : ROMP
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Actor Sharif : OMAR
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
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Field of work : LINE
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In the ___ (soon to come) : OFFING
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John of "Miracle on 34th Street" : PAYNE
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H.S. math : TRIG
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Engine starter: Abbr. : IGN
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Gear part : COG
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Dead to the world : ASLEEP
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Potpie ingredients : PEAS
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Mouth off to : SASS
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Scorecard division : INNING
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Pal : CHUM
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Washington, for one : STATE
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"What ___ God wrought?" : HATH
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"Taras Bulba" author : GOGOL
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Place to learn en français : ECOLE
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Swiss miss of literature : HEIDI
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Managed : RAN
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Puts into piles : SORTS
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Triangular tract : DELTA
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Pulled the plug on : ENDED
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Bridge expert Charles : GOREN
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Casino game : FARO
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Rio Grande city : ELPASO
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Garage contents : CAR
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"Halt!" caller : SENTRY
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The Beehive State : UTAH
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Beef on the hoof : STEERS
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Van company : MOVER
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Bushy do : AFRO
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Phobos, to Mars : MOON
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
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Far from certain : IFFY
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Final Four org. : NCAA
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Peter of the Monkees : TORK
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Pindar volume : ODES
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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Fanciful story : LIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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