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New York Times, Friday, March 18, 2005

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVWXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 20,219 )
Across
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Squeals : BLABS
6
One of the Ewings on "Dallas" : PAM
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Father of well-known twins : ISAAC
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Gold-related : AURIC
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He racked up 645 assists : ORR
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Liquor alternative, in verse : CANDY
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Like an unlucky thief : CAUGHTREDHANDED
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When doubled, a literary lecher : HUMBERT
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Beethoven's one : EINS
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Many correspondents, nowadays : EMAILERS
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Lions play in it: Abbr. : NFC
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Like the thief at 17-Across : SENTENCEDTOJAIL
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Piece activists?: Abbr. : NRA
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Revolts : RIOTS
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Songlike : ARIOSO
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Hall-of-Fame golfer Tommy ___, called the "Silver Scot" : ARMOUR
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Hugh Downs was his announcer : PAAR
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Some knit goods : LISLE
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Dot follower : ORG
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Like the thief at 17- and 27-Across : UNDERLOCKANDKEY
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Tally: Abbr. : PTS
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Not enter hurriedly : EASEINTO
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Cause of some shaking : AGUE
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Short land route between two lakes : PORTAGE
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Classic moral : CRIMEDOESNOTPAY
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"The Wild Duck" playwright : IBSEN
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Inner city, e.g. : URB
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Loyal subject : LIEGE
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Megacorporation : GIANT
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Longest river of Scotland : TAY
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German shoe material : LEDER
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Mass producer : BACH
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Occasion to cook in an imu : LUAU
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Kind of lily : ARUM
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High roller's venture : BIGBET
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They have plots : SCHEMERS
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Attachment in classical architecture : PORTICO
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Form of "to be" : ARE
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2002 title role for Adam Sandler : MRDEEDS
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Rejoinder to a doubter : ICANSO
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Without : SANS
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Additionally : AND
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"Fables in Slang" author : ADE
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Children's book illustrator Moore : CYD
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Romantic plotter in "The Taming of the Shrew" : TRANIO
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"Honey in the Horn" jazzman : HIRT
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Court call : LET
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Title subject of a classic 1922 documentary : NANOOK
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1, for one : FIGURE
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Cloth : CLERGY
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Purchase quickly : SNAPUP
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Seeking adventure : ERRANT
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Juvenile dragonflies : NAIADS
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Name in the original "Star Trek" : JIM
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Graphite, e.g. : ORE
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Its motto is "To help them, you have to help yourself first" : ALANON
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Landlord's record : RENTROLL
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Get the short end of the stick : LOSEOUT
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Driving danger : ICE
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Passes jauntily : SKIPSBY
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University officer : REGENT
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Sing a paean to : LAUD
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Golfer Pepper : DOTTIE
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Service approval : AMEN
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Did like : APED
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Plum variety : GAGE
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One giving the once-over : EYER
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Smoke : CIG
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An Indian might get one: Abbr. : RBI
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"Love ___ Ball" (1963 comedy) : ISA
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Chronology component : ERA

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

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