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New York Times, Monday, March 29, 2004

Author:
Barry Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 19,865 )
Across
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Apple computers : MACS
5
1:00, e.g. : HOUR
9
Eye color : HAZEL
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Hideous : UGLY
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In ___ (actual) : ESSE
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New York's ___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
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Time for a Wild West shootout : NOON
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"Excuse me ..." : AHEM
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Pointing device : MOUSE
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Fancy term for a 36-Across : CRUCIVERBALIST
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Hornswoggled : HAD
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Tetley product : TEA
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Regretted : RUED
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London's Big ___ : BEN
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Shopping place : MART
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Quick punch : JAB
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Self-evident truth : AXIOM
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___ fide : BONA
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Coke or Pepsi : COLA
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Puzzling person? : CROSSWORDEDITOR
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Goldie of "Laugh-In" fame : HAWN
40
Party giver : HOST
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Atlas blow-up : INSET
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Needle hole : EYE
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Yappy dog, briefly : PEKE
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Colorado native : UTE
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Kodak product : FILM
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Explosive letters : TNT
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Put down, slangily : DIS
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Fancy term for a 36-Across : ENIGMATOLOGIST
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Secluded valleys : GLENS
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Actress Winslet : KATE
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Stage part : ROLE
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W.W. II vessel : UBOAT
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Split personalities? : EXES
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Think tank output : IDEA
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Hairy-chested : MANLY
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Edges : RIMS
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Work station : DESK
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Chew (on) : MUNCH
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Ancient marketplace : AGORA
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Cirrus or cumulus : CLOUD
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Lip-___ (not really sing) : SYNC
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Realm for St. Peter : HEAVEN
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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One who takes drugs, e.g. : USER
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"The Night Watch" painter : REMBRANDT
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Tiny village : HAMLET
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Mount Olympus chief : ZEUS
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Caustic substance : LYE
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Tabloid twosomes : ITEMS
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Surrounding glows : AURAE
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Cap'n's mate : BOSN
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Samuel with a code : MORSE
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Scribbles (down) : JOTS
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Cream ingredient : ALOE
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Quarterback Starr : BART
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Flu symptom : ACHE
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Picture of health? : XRAY
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"___ Russia $1200" (Bob Hope book) : IOWE
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Gambling professional : BOOKMAKER
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Art movie theater : CINE
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Overcome utterly : WHELM
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"Same here!" : DITTO
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Boar's abode : PIGSTY
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Except if : UNLESS
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Important exam : FINAL
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___ pole : TOTEM
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Electron tube : DIODE
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Cruise stopovers : ISLES
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T-bone, e.g. : STEAK
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Site of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
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Light on Broadway : NEON
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Prepare for takeoff : TAXI
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Lines on a radar screen : GRID
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Doublemint, e.g. : GUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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