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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Prize that, surprisingly, contains a large amount of tin

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times3/24/04 ( No. 19,860 )
Across
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Cybertrash : SPAM
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Snooker shot : MASSE
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Caffeine source : KOLA
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Diamond Head site : OAHU
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Seller, usually : OWNER
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Dense one : CLOD
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They're trimmed : SAILS
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Free gym membership, e.g. : PERK
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[ ] bar : KEYBOARDFEATURE
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Bear : ABIDE
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Bounded along : LOPED
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Rasputin, for one : MYSTIC
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Dieter's dread : GAIN
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"@#$%!," e.g. : OATH
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Down East : MAINE
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George's musical brother : IRA
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[ ] saver : CLOSETORGANIZER
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Clinch, with "up" : SEW
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Ways off : RAMPS
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___ the wiser : NONE
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Infatuated : GAGA
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Best : GRADEA
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Put forward : POSIT
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"Zip it!" : QUIET
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[ ] shuttle : ASTRONAUTSCRAFT
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Big batch : SCAD
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Dope in a den? : OPIUM
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Bean concoction? : IDEA
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Towering : TALL
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Part of MGM : METRO
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Yachter's woe : CALM
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Trauma team: Abbr. : EMTS
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Something odd about the wash? : SOCK
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Whiten : PALE
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Salty greeting? : AHOY
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Soaks at spas : MUDBATHS
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Composite picture : MOSAIC
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Edgar or Hugo : AWARD
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Like a snicker : SNIDE
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Employer, to many : SELF
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Gaelic tongue : ERSE
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Continued : KEPTON
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Slightly ahead : ONEUP
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"M" star, 1931 : LORRE
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Set, as a price : ASKED
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Kimono closer : OBI
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Roswell crash victim, supposedly : ALIEN
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Soft shoes : MOCS
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Lock name : YALE
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Pack away : STOW
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Musicians' jobs : GIGS
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Santa __ : ANA
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Where to see some of 32-Down's work : MOMA
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See 31-Down : ARP
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Shirt name : IZOD
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France's ___ Coty : RENE
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Part or parcel : AREA
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Millay's Muse : ERATO
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Chase game : TAG
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Very quickly : INATRICE
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Fat container? : GIRDLE
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Thingamabobs : GISMOS
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Fun and games, for short : REC
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Collagist's need : PASTE
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Prize that, surprisingly, contains a large amount of tin : OSCAR
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Stable spot : STALL
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To a degree : QUITE
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Reversal : UTURN
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Iditarod terminus : NOME
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Took off on : APED
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Grandfather of 16-Across : ADAM
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Like some markers : FELT
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Flat hats : TAMS

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