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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 2005

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FHJQX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 20,213 )
Across
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Cougar : CATAMOUNT
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Tiramisu topper : COCOA
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Down after a hand? : ONONEKNEE
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Places to wear gloves : OVENS
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Bond issue? : STATEDEBT
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Burns up : RILES
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"I'll have ___ this one out" : TOSIT
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Pop : SODA
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Prince Hilarion's betrothed, in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta : IDA
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Pit-digging insect : ANTLION
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Hood's opposite : NICEBOY
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Didn't get past : RESENTED
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Lowlife : SLEAZE
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"No argument here" : AGREED
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Submit : ENTER
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Victory, to Viktor : SIEG
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Negative campaign feature : ADWAR
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Chamber workers: Abbr. : SENS
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Languor : ENNUI
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Something pulled down : SALARY
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Make : ATTEND
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Important circulation figure : RENEWALS
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Babe in the woods : BEARCUB
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Shooter banned from tournaments : STEELIE
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East or west end : ERN
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Valentine's Day eve, e.g. : IDES
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Cartoonist who created Billy, Dolly, Jeffy and P.J. : KEANE
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___ Leader, South Dakota's largest newspaper : ARGUS
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Nosy Parker: Var. : BUTTINSKI
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Unravel : SOLVE
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Bond alternative : ONIONSKIN
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___ water : TREAD
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Capital of the so-called Hermit Kingdom : PYONGYANG
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Lead splitter : COSTAR
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"Is Anybody Goin' to San ___?" (1970 #1 country hit for Charley Pride) : ANTONE
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Reception staples : TOASTS
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1920's isolationist : ANTILEAGUER
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Encounter : MEETING
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Blessed : OKD
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"___ Charogne" (Baudelaire poem) : UNE
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Bills : NEBS
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Lakota speaker : TETON
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One-person boat made with animal hides : CORACLE
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Prefix with posit : OVI
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Like some orders : CELIBATE
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Carton specification : ONEDOZEN
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Ones doing rush work? : ASSAYERS
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Bash : DIS
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"La ___ Conquista" (hit 1999 Latino film) : OTRA
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Topic in couples therapy : NEEDS
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Knee-high to a grasshopper : EENSYWEENSY
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Handle on a flask? : DEWAR
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Locales for streams : DALES
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1926 "Moby-Dick" adaptation starring John Barrymore, with "The" : SEABEAST
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How fleers flee : INTERROR
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Trammel : ENTANGLE
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Many a blog post : RANT
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Cut marks on : INCISED
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Offensive, in a way : REEKING
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Clinker : DUD
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Its flag shows the Big Dipper and the North Star : ALASKA
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2002 Grammy-winning rock band ___ Park : LINKIN
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Going with : SEEING
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Swing development : BEBOP
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Fredonia and Old Westbury are parts of it: Abbr. : SUNY
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A.C.C. member : UVA
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Uruguayan uncle : TIO
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Slew : TON

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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