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New York Times, Wednesday, March 30, 2005

"Stay away from the swamp grass"?

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 158 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 2005, The New York Times3/30/05 ( No. 20,231 )
Across
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Cousin of a cockatoo : MACAW
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Read on the run : SKIM
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Lip : SASS
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Sultanate citizen : OMANI
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Shower square : TILE
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Fall preceder : TRIP
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Informal head cover : DORAG
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Housing ___ : UNIT
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First name in architecture : EERO
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One who gets a piece of the pie? : WEDGEEARNER
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Kind of sauce : TARTAR
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Religious commemoration : FEAST
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Fearful : ALARMED
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Baltimore partner : OHIO
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Ticked off : SORE
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Allude : REFER
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Copy : APE
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Borderline logic? : THEEDGEOFREASON
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Ring site : EAR
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Cockamamie : INANE
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Roll : LIST
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Sing the praises of : LAUD
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Kind of ring : DECODER
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Bee-related : APIAN
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Ally in movies : SHEEDY
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"Stay away from the swamp grass"? : SEDGEADVICE
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Poe product : TALE
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Bridge : JOIN
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It may be well-taken : WATER
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Pastry chef's aide : ICER
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2003 A.L. M.V.P., familiarly : AROD
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Displaced person : EXILE
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Some M & M's : REDS
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Durable fabric : DENIM
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In style : MOD
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Start of a Latin conjugation : AMO
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Elevator part : CAR
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Baptist leader? : ANA
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Passamaquoddy home : WIGWAM
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Formal accessory : STUD
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Double checker : KING
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Rival of Bjorn : ILIE
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Parcel : METE
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Sound setup : STEREO
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Final Four site : ARENA
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Horse fathers : SIRES
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Wear : SPORT
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Poetic conjunction : ERE
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Combusted : AFIRE
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Try a tidbit : TASTE
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Luau greeting : ALOHA
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Not so common : RARER
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Palm, e.g. : TREE
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Huge worry : DREAD
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Did in : OFFED
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Part of H.M.S. : HER
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Many millennia : EON
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To the left or right : ASIDE
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Put forward : POSED
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Diary note : ENTRY
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"Cheers" role : DIANE
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Savanna sight : GNU
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Tissue additive : ALOE
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Some brews : LAGERS
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Key abbr. : ESC
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Masticated : CHEWED
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Moving : ASTIR
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Sign of the 1960's : PEACE
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Sat around : IDLED
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Open a bit : AJAR
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Scale start : DORE
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Old fiddle : VIOL
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Dr. Jones, to friends : INDY
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Fire truck accessory : AXE
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Canterbury can : TIN
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Elm City collegian : ELI
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"Stand" band, 1989 : REM

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