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New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Springing bounce in tall grasses, as by an animal, to view the surroundings

Author:
Eugene W. Sard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sard.
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© 2008, The New York Times3/11/08 ( No. 21,308 )
Across
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Where to tie the knot : ALTAR
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"Bearded" bloom : IRIS
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Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
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Exotic jelly flavor : GUAVA
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"___ a deal!" : SUCH
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Boston suburb : LYNN
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Is pessimistic : EXPECTSTHEWORST
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Waterborne youth group member : SEASCOUT
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"I agree completely" : SOTRUE
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Follows orders : OBEYS
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Ballpark worker : USHER
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Stuffed mouse, maybe : CATTOY
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Diving bird : AUK
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Intergalactic traveler : ALIEN
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___ shui : FENG
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Hellenic H's : ETAS
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Is optimistic : HOPESFORTHEBEST
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Eliot of the Untouchables : NESS
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Hobby knife brand : XACTO
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Bearded grazer : GNU
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Springing bounce in tall grasses, as by an animal, to view the surroundings : SPYHOP
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Garbage : WASTE
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A dwarf planet, now : PLUTO
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Makes use of : AVAILS
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Binging : ONASPREE
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Is apathetic : COULDNTCARELESS
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March plaything : KITE
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"Hurry!" : ASAP
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Frolics : ROMPS
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Sapphic verses : ODES
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Attack, as with eggs : PELT
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Attack with rocks : STONE
Down
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Dark ___ : AGES
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Elegance : LUXE
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Bite-size appetizer : TAPA
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Forum greetings : AVES
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Masked scavengers : RACCOONS
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One Time? : ISSUE
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Like a bad dirt road : RUTTY
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"___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
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Tom Jones's "___ a Lady" : SHES
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Job openings : SLOTS
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Gift of the Magi : MYRRH
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Come after : ENSUE
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Key in : ENTER
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Shakespeare's Sir ___ Belch : TOBY
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Captain Queeg's creator : WOUK
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Year-end temp : SANTA
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"Love and Marriage" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
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Natural emollient : ALOE
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A lot of a car valet's income : TIPS
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Buttonless shirts, informally : TEES
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"Disgusting!" : UGH
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Get all steamy : FOGUP
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Flub : ERR
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24/7 auction site : EBAY
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PC whiz : TECH
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Regarding : ASTO
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Halt : STOP
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"Go, team!" screamer : FAN
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Whistle-blowers : EXPOSERS
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Neuter, as a horse : GELD
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Walk of Fame embedment : STAR
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Screwy : WACKO
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Cook in a wok, maybe : SAUTE
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Scrabble pieces : TILES
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Opposite of express : LOCAL
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Not suitable : UNAPT
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Start of a play to the quarterback : SNAP
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Storyline : PLOT
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Nascar airer : ESPN
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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China's Lao-___ : TSE

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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