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New York Times, Thursday, March 17, 2005

Author:
David Pringle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Pringle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Livestock feed : MASH
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Float device? : STRAW
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Blowup : SPAT
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Panasonic competitor : AIWA
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Tropical palm : ARECA
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Like puppies : CUTE
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Abbr. in a musical score : CRES
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Bar sites : LIMOS
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Maintains careful control : KEEPSATIGHTREIN
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N.Y.C. summer hrs. : EDT
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Prefix with meter : ODO
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Concerns, with "to" : REFERS
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Religious believer that humankind is descended from aliens : RAELIAN
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Long time : EON
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Actress Susan : DEY
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Other : ELSE
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Overrun : FLOOD
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Patriotic cry : LETFREEDOMREIGN
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S.A.T. sight : TIMER
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Hem length, maybe : KNEE
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Things to crunch : ABS
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Go to : SEE
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Relative of a glockenspiel : CELESTA
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Hardly a workaholic : LOAFER
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Western Indian : UTE
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Longtime Dungeons & Dragons maker : TSR
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1962 Everly Brothers hit : CRYINGINTHERAIN
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Slayer of Ymir, in myth : ODIN
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Livid : IRATE
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Princess born 8/15/1950 : ANNE
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Sell : VEND
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Recipient of 400,000 votes in 2004 : NADER
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Old Corvette competitors : GTOS
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Energy units : ERGS
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You may use a stick for these : GEARS
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ID's for the I.R.S. : SSNS
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Yellowfish, for one : MACKEREL
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Black-and-tan pet : AIREDALE
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"Success is counted ___ / By those who ne'er succeed": Dickinson : SWEETEST
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Gate fastener : HASP
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Popular tea maker : SALADA
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Greek god with a conch-shell trumpet : TRITON
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Do follower : REMI
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Slip ___ : ACOG
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Place for a sink : WASHROOM
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Boa : SCARF
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Like some peaches : PUREED
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Dress : ATTIRE
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Wee : TEENSY
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"___ see!" : SOI
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Drift : TENOR
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Went : LEFT
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"Olé ___" (1976 hit album) : ELO
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Subj. of a three-volume Arthur Schlesinger history : FDR
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Fraternity brother of Dubya : DEKE
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Up : RISEN
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Opposite of mature : EMERGING
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Large shoe width : EEE
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Seconds : INSTANTS
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Joins : GETSINON
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Proximity : NEARNESS
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Recess : ALCOVE
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Guard's locale : BORDER
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Saw : SAYING
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Saw : CUTTER
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Ethyl oxides : ETHERS
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Jeans brand : LEE
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Comes across : FINDS
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Nil : NADA
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Teases mercilessly : RAGS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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