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New York Times, Monday, March 21, 2005

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 20,222 )
Across
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Brown shade used in old photos : SEPIA
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Having protected feet : SHOD
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Postal delivery : MAIL
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Deal maker : AGENT
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2:00 or 3:00 : HOUR
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Skin breakout : ACNE
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Head/legs separator : TORSO
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Cathedral area : APSE
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Box office take : GATE
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Short-lived success : ONEHITWONDER
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Affirm : PROFESS
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Congo, formerly : ZAIRE
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Lunch or dinner : REPAST
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Hand: Sp. : MANO
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Furthermore : AND
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Vintage designation : YEAR
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Oscar winner for "Scent of a Woman" : PACINO
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Short-lived success : FLASHINTHEPAN
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Octagons, hexagons, etc. : SHAPES
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The "E" of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Greek cross : TAU
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"___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
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Counterpart of midterms : FINALS
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Mary of old films : ASTOR
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Close of a swimming race : LASTLAP
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Short-lived success : SHOOTINGSTAR
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10th-grader, for short : SOPH
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Skater Lipinski : TARA
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Ballet rail : BARRE
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Cleveland's lake : ERIE
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Give off : EMIT
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Elicit : EDUCE
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What a detective follows : LEAD
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Kind of room : MENS
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Paper size larger than "letter" : LEGAL
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Used a pew : SAT
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Swelled head : EGO
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The "p" of r.p.m. : PER
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To the degree that : INSOFARAS
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Makes amends : ATONES
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Former Iranian rulers : SHAHS
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Mesa dweller : HOPI
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Evict : OUST
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Picked from the stack of cards : DREW
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___ cum laude : MAGNA
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Maine's ___ National Park : ACADIA
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Summer office worker : INTERN
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Looked lecherously : LEERED
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Atmosphere layer : OZONE
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Be inquisitive : PRY
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Atoll protector : REEF
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Iridescent gem : OPAL
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"Olympia" painter : MANET
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Deeds : ACTS
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Disease research org. : NIH
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Prop for Santa : PIPE
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Nafta concept : OPENTRADE
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Collar site : SHIRT
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Lunch meat : HAM
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Asia's shrinking ___ Sea : ARAL
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"The Lion King" lion : NALA
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Cooking meas. : TSP
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It's on the fringe : TASSEL
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Toward land : ASHORE
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Perfect world : UTOPIA
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Blubber : FAT
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Sanford of "The Jeffersons" : ISABEL
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Marveled aloud : OOHED
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Atty.-to-be exams : LSATS
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News bit : ITEM
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Tattle on : NAME
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Small beam : GRIN
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Alternative to a bare floor : RUG
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"His Master's Voice" sloganeer : RCA
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Sushi fish : EEL

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