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New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 2005

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0319 ( 20,220 )
Across
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Monopoly property : BALTIC
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Bawls out, slangily : STRAFES
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Egypt's Tell el-___ : AMARNA
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Dixon of the Mason-Dixon line : JEREMIAH
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Travelocity heading : HOTELS
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"That sounds about right" : IGUESSSO
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Fans circulate in them : ARENAS
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Goes here and there : GADS
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Message from M.L.K. Jr. : SER
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How someone 5-Down behaves : MINDLESSLY
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Visibility reducer : MIST
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Wall Street inits. : ASE
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Fields : AREAS
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Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
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Avg. : STD
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Head of the old Metro Pictures : LOEW
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Soprano Shade : ELLEN
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They heat up your food : JALAPENOS
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"Oliver ___" (2003-04 sitcom) : BEENE
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Family members, affectionately : UNCS
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MSN, e.g. : ISP
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Like many students at school : BUSED
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Smith : OZZIE
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Prefix with realism : NEO
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Prince of opera : IGOR
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Good for a 26-Down : RAZORSHARP
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Truck part : CAB
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Do some logrolling : BIRL
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Home with a wide overhang : CHALET
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New York City mayor after John Lindsay : ABEBEAME
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Weather influencer : LANINA
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Leopard spots, e.g. : ROSETTES
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Plane, e.g. : EVENER
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Kind of algebra : BOOLEAN
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Leave : DESERT
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British Commonwealth member in the Americas : BAHAMAS
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Writer about love : AMORIST
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Got dark : LATENED
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Where things are headed : TREND
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See 21-Across : INLALALAND
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Potluck contribution : CASSEROLE
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"Blume in Love" star and others : SEGALS
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Jerry Marcus comic strip : TRUDY
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Children's author Ennis ___ : REES
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Pro-___ : AMS
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Able to be split : FISSILE
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Starts gently : EASESIN
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Nantucket sound? : SHORTA
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Easy Christmas gifts to identify before unwrapping : JIGSAWPUZZLES
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___ movie : SEEA
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Where TV's Flo waitressed : MELS
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See 42-Across : CLOSESHAVE
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Surrounded : ENCIRCLED
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Raspberry : JEER
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Carmaker Ferrari : ENZO
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Nightmare cause : BUGABOO
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1962 pop hit with a foreign title : ESOBESO
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Congaing, e.g. : INALINE
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Less stressed : SERENER
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Breakfast bite : POPTART
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Acid reducer, briefly : BICARB
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Some strokers : OARMEN
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Neck ringer : RIATA
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Hose manufacturer : HANES
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Animal, in Arles : BETE
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Unit of power ratio : BEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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