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New York Times, Thursday, March 24, 2005

Author:
Dan Reichert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dan Reichert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Reichert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0324 ( 20,225 )
Across
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Contest official : JUDGE
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Smart : STING
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Pavement caution : SLO
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"___ to recall …" : ISEEM
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Do-___ : ORDIE
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Common radio fare : POP
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Former New York City chief : MAYORGIULIANI
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Indignation : IRE
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Banks and others : ERNIES
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Kind of engineering : GENETIC
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Partygoer's purchase : GIFT
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Air travel needs, for short : IDS
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Mysterious creature : YETI
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No-holds-barred : ALLOUT
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"You Gotta Start Off Each Day With a Song" singer : DURANTE
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Some burger toppings : SLAWS
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Do business : DEAL
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Idaho, the ___ State : GEM
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Outlines in detail : LIMNS
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Its common extensions are the theme of this puzzle : URL
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"The Alienist" author Carr : CALEB
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Suffix with labyrinth : INE
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Go (over) : PORE
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Long-billed game bird : SNIPE
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Fire starters : TINDERS
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Absolution seeker : SINNER
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Aristophanes work : COMEDY
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Grunted laugh : HEH
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Loses immediacy : AGES
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1945 Physics Nobelist Wolfgang : PAULI
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"Ecstasy" actress, 1933 : LAMARR
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Spring collector: Abbr. : IRS
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Heroine who declares "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers" : BLANCHEDUBOIS
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Descendant of Aaron : ELI
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Stick fast (in) : LODGE
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Take it easy : COAST
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Elmer, to Bugs : DOC
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"Family Ties" mom : ELYSE
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Documentarian Morris : ERROL
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Huck's pal : JIM
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"Surfin' ___" : USA
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Actress Susan : DEY
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Longtime N.C.A.A. basketball powerhouse : GEORGETOWN
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Mideast ruler : EMIR
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Not flimsy : SOLID
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Has a bit of : TRIES
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One of the Argonauts : IDAS
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Famous diarist : NIN
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___ counter : GEIGER
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Like Poe's tales : SPINETINGLING
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Actress Petty : LORI
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Grp. founded in Baghdad, 1960 : OPEC
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Apparatus : UNIT
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J.F.K. posting : ETA
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Like quaint streets, perhaps : GASLIT
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"Fighting" N.C.A.A. team : ILLINI
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Gypsy dance accompaniment : FLAMENCOMUSIC
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Broadway's Brynner : YUL
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Vessel name starter : USS
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Area between hills : DALE
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Fire site : TEEPEE
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Fire remains : EMBERS
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Pairings : DUOS
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Bobble a fly, say : ERR
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Show with many spinoffs : CSI
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University of Michigan home : ANNARBOR
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Butt in : PRY
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___ Rio, Tex. : DEL
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Like some garnishes : EDIBLE
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Mideast ruler : SHAH
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Puts up : HANGS
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Quizmaster : EMCEE
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Variegated : PIED
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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___ Day, March 25 : LADY
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Cut down on : REDUCE
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Chat room abbr. : LOL
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Bladed pole : OAR
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Uniform: Prefix : ISO
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Cardinal's home: Abbr. : STL

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

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