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New York Times, Friday, March 25, 2005

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 20,226 )
Across
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Hybrid composition : PROSEPOEM
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Like a rainbow : ARCED
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Mexican leader who conducted the Alamo siege : SANTAANNA
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Grp. that disbanded 6/30/1977 : SEATO
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Adept arguers : ATTORNEYS
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Where some jewelry is exchanged : ALTAR
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Believer in unassertive action and simplicity : TAOIST
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Turns on : ATTRACTS
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Dish designer : CHEF
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Deep place? : SOUTH
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Regular : PERIODIC
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Flashes : GLEAMS
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John Adams's "Short Ride in ___ Machine" : AFAST
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Astronomical phenomena : NOVAE
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Out of practice?: Abbr. : RET
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Bit off the top : TRIM
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Some exercise equipment : BIKES
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Be hard to spot : HIDE
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Part of some straights : TEN
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Washing spot : BASIN
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Jolie's "Girl, Interrupted" co-star : RYDER
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Saturated : IMBUED
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Pole, e.g. : EUROPEAN
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Photomuralist Adams : ANSEL
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Iced, with "up" : SEWN
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Of prime importance : CARDINAL
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One blowing among the reeds : OBOIST
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Christmas story villain : HEROD
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Unpleasant issue to handle : HOTPOTATO
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Castle with many steps : IRENE
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Prepare to shoot : TAKEAIMAT
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They often hit the ground running : SOLES
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"Whatever" : IDONTCARE
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High sch. hurdle, for some : PSAT
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Able to see right through : ONTO
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No-emotion notion : STOICISM
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Some sounds are in it : EARSHOT
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Deeply inspired? : PANTED
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Eagle's bill? : ONE
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Single-named singer : ENYA
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Upright poles : MASTS
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In the main : ASARULE
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Empathize : RELATE
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Cab it, e.g. : CATCHARIDE
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Louis XIV, to himself? : ETAT
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"The Blonde Bombshell" biopic subject : DORS
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Ancient Greek wear : TOGAS
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Conclusion : FINIS
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Rock poet Smith : PATTI
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Conductor Kurtz : EFREM
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Collector of rooftop runoff : RAINBARREL
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Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
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Jiltee of myth : MEDEA
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Opposite of soft : STERN
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Bright shiner : VENUS
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Former German state : BADEN
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Sedative : HYPNOTIC
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Except : BESIDES
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Lake crosser : ROWBOAT
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Foiled : UNDONE
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Tap anew : REOPEN
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"Chicago Hope" Emmy winner : LAHTI
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Parts of some chapter names : CHIS
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Plane-related : AERO
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Stick a shell in : LOAD
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"___ Dancer" (Nureyev documentary) : IAMA
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Reviewer's award : STAR
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Schlep : TOTE
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Fight shortener, for short : TKO

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

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