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New York Times, Monday, March 28, 2005

Author:
Elizabeth Babikan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Babikan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0328 ( 20,229 )
Across
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Is in a play : ACTS
5
Layers : STRATA
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Tool with teeth : SAW
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Jacket : COAT
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Rang, as bells : PEALED
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Swiss canton : URI
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Famous large deep-blue rock : HOPEDIAMOND
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Brooch : PIN
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An hour before midnight : ELEVEN
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Illegally seized : USURPED
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Filled with joy : ELATED
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Game played on 64 squares : CHESS
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Say more : ADD
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Sly maneuver : PLOY
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Prophet : SEER
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Make void : QUASH
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Money in Mexico : PESO
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Shows for the first time : UNVEILS
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Yield to desire : INDULGE
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Similar (to) : AKIN
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Cry in court : OYEZ
46
Ordinary : USUAL
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Pub projectile : DART
49
Prosperity : WEAL
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Maidenform product : BRA
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Hindu social division : CASTE
54
Admit to wrongdoing : FESSUP
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Calm down : APPEASE
58
Injuries near beehives : STINGS
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Savings for old age, for short : IRA
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Military decoration : PURPLEHEART
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Get ___ of (toss out) : RID
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Rubs out : ERASES
68
"Bye" : CIAO
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Cheer for a matador : OLE
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Puts trust in, with "on" : RELIES
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Site of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
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Dull hurt : ACHE
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Refrigerate : COOL
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Put on reel-to-reel : TAPE
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Jobs in the computer field : STEVE
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Kind of column : SPINAL
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Alternative to coffee : TEA
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Male sheep : RAM
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For all to hear : ALOUD
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Bring forth as evidence : ADDUCE
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Site for eating and entertainment : SUPPERCLUB
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7-Down, astrologically : ARIES
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Orchestra section : WINDS
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Greek oracle site : DELPHI
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Kind of monkey : RHESUS
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___-turvy : TOPSY
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Hurricane's center : EYE
27
Shade of blue : AQUA
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Drop, as a doughnut in milk : DUNK
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"Just Shoot Me" co-star : DAVIDSPADE
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Daughter's opposite : SON
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Half of Congress : SENATE
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Medium, large and extra-large : SIZES
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Ice cream thickening agent : AGAR
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Lugosi who played Dracula : BELA
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Hollywood filming locale : LOT
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Minnesota port : DULUTH
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7-Down's mate : EWE
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Autumn farm worker : REAPER
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Estimate the value of : ASSESS
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Egypt's capital : CAIRO
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Shower bringer : APRIL
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Wild : FERAL
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Jigsaw puzzle element : PIECE
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Without a doubt : SURE
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Hammer's target : NAIL
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Take hold of : GRAB
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Portico in Greek architecture : STOA
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Letter before omega : PSI
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___ jeans : LEE

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

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