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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 2005

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 52 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0411 ( 20,243 )
Across
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False god : BAAL
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Overly hasty : RASH
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Huge ice chunks : FLOES
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Nervously irritable : EDGY
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Comic Sandler : ADAM
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Mrs. Bush : LAURA
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Despot Idi ___ : AMIN
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String tie : BOLO
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Houston baseballer : ASTRO
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Gentle/not gentle : MILDABRASIVE
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Stops from yo-yoing : STEADIES
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Conqueror of 1066 England : NORMAN
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The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Old what's-___-name : HER
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Relative of beer : ALE
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1960's radical Hoffman : ABBIE
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Interval : GAP
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Assert : AVOW
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Former pupil/present pupil : GRADUATESTUDENT
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Stitch's cartoon pal : LILO
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Closemouthed : MUM
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Twinges : PANGS
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Serious drug cases, for short : ODS
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"Man's best friend" : DOG
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Fortune 500 listings: Abbr. : COS
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Firearm, e.g. : WEAPON
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Loving touches : CARESSES
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Furious/not furious : ANGRYPATIENT
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Fire starter : SPARK
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Inch or teaspoon : UNIT
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Measure (out) : METE
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Having a close resemblance : ALIKE
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Longtime Yugoslav leader : TITO
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Sign to interpret : OMEN
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The present : TODAY
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Harry Potter's lightning bolt : SCAR
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Rome's fifth emperor : NERO
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Grins widely : BEAMS
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Let in : ADMIT
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Nimble : AGILE
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___ Carter, who played Wonder Woman : LYNDA
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Cottontail : RABBIT
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Loves to pieces : ADORES
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Casa parts : SALAS
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Group insurance grps. : HMOS
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Taste sensation : FLAVOR
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Light in a light show : LASER
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Not at home : OUT
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Say 2 + 2 = 5, say : ERR
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Parisian goodbye : ADIEU
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Bumbling : INEPT
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Expert : MAVEN
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"I knew it all ___!" : ALONG
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Bright salamanders : NEWTS
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Consumes : HAS
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Luminous : AGLOW
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One who says 34-Down : BRIDE
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Model builder's wood : BALSA
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Wedding declaration : IDO
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Precious stone : GEM
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Org. for cavity fillers : ADA
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In the middle of : AMONG
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Harbor boat : TUG
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Unexpected sports outcome : UPSET
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Democratic Party symbol : DONKEY
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Per ___ (each) : CAPITA
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Lincoln, e.g., at Gettysburg : ORATOR
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Arctic jacket : PARKA
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Sour sort : CYNIC
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___ Says (child's game) : SIMON
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"If they could ___ now …" : SEEME
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Start, as school : ENTER
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Shorthand taker : STENO
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Boring routines : RUTS
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Was in session : SAT
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Mahmoud Abbas's grp. : PLO
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Pitch in for : AID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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