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New York Times, Friday, April 1, 2005

Fashionably late? / Court officials, for short

Author:
David Pringle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Pringle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Spans: 4 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Former ACPT champ Dan Feyer calls this one of his favorite crossword gimmicks.

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© 2005, The New York Times4/1/05 ( No. 20,233 )
Across
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Put away : ICED
5
"Did you ___?!" : EVER
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Bloke : MATE
13
Inlay on some guitars : NACRE
15
Peeve : RILE
16
One-___ : ADAY
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With 37- and 56-Across, what this is : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
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Modern-day corp. giant with a 1992 I.P.O. : AOL
21
Selling point in cigarette ads, once : TASTE
22
Act out of impatience, maybe : PEEK
23
Not on the level : SLOPED
25
Dealers' clientele : USERS
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Call to a draft horse / Sunning site : GEE/PATIO
29
___ 20, Natl. Games Day : DEC
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A big chunk of an atlas : ASIA
34
Metamorphosing fish : EEL
35
Lead provider : GALENA
37
See 17-Across : MISSING/THREEOF
40
Swear : ATTEST
41
Nap site : COT
42
Part of an abbey : APSE
43
Draft letters : SSS
44
Fashionably late? / Court officials, for short : RETRO/JPS
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___ show : RAREE
48
Three czars : PETERS
51
Astringent fruit : SLOE
53
Busts : RAIDS
55
Half a dance : CHA
56
See 17-Across : ITSBLACKSQUARES
59
Car with a griffin in its logo : SAAB
60
Something to slip on? : PEEL
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Keeps, in a way : STETS
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Pseudocultured : ARTY
63
Word with "ye" : OLDE
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Defendant's need: Abbr. : ATTY
Down
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Empire builders : INCAS
2
"O Come, O Come Emmanuel," e.g. : CAROL
3
Life preservers? : ECOLOGISTS
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Advanced deg. holders : DRS
5
Love symbol : EROS
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Near / Sounded spooky : VIRTUAL/CREAKED
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Cain, for one : ELDEST
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Do agenting (for) : REP
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They may be child's play : MAZES
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Woodworker's tool : ADZE
11
Hype, with "up" : TALK
12
Regard : EYE
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Roll / Trespass on : WAD/ENTER
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Riot : UPROAR
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Vegetable in a nursery rhyme : PEASE
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Good diving score / "... and make it snappy!" : EIGHT/PDQ
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Recognize, slangily : PEG
29
Skeleton in the closet, maybe : DEEPSECRET
30
Genesis son : ENOS
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Place for a brioche : CAFE
32
Latin 101 verb : AMAS
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Goes unused : SITS
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Bounded : LEAPT
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The last word of "The First Noel" : ISRAEL
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Unduly : TOO
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Male hawk : TERCEL
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Another name for Emmanuel : JESUS
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Robot in "Forbidden Planet" : ROBBY
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Butler of film : RHETT
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Fresh : SASSY
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Marquee name : STAR
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Hurdle for a future 64-Across: Abbr. : LSAT
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Vacation destination : ISLE
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"... ___ penny earned" : ISA
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Mil. address : APO
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___ price : ATA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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