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New York Times, Monday, April 12, 2004

Author:
Gail Grabowski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gail Grabowski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 19,879 )

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Across
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Subdued color : PASTEL
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Lift in Aspen : TBAR
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Title girl in Kay Thompson books : ELOISE
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Pastoral place : LEA
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Golf locale : COUNTRYCLUB
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Prohibit : BAN
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Letters on a Cardinal's cap : STL
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Rock musician Brian : ENO
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Diving board's part of a swimming pool : DEEPEND
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Ambles (along) : MOSEYS
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
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Extremely low, as prices : ROCKBOTTOM
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Strokes on a green : PUTTS
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Game authority : HOYLE
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Brays : HEEHAWS
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Views, as through binoculars : PEERSAT
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Online correspondence : EMAIL
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Quick bite : SNACK
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Informal group discussion : RAPSESSION
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Roundish : OVAL
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Walks about looking for prey : PROWLS
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Frog's seat : LILYPAD
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Figure skater Midori ___ : ITO
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___ Lingus : AER
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On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
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Pivoting span on a river : SWINGBRIDGE
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Summer in Montréal : ETE
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Encl. with a manuscript : SASE
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Give, as duties : ASSIGN
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One side in checkers : RED
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Little 'un : TYKE
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Tyrannical leader : DESPOT
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Chest muscles, briefly : PECS
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Tremendously : ALOT
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One's special person in life : SOULMATE
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___ Lizzie (Model T) : TIN
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Loewe's partner on Broadway : LERNER
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The first O of O-O-O : TIC
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Like Yul Brynner or Telly Savalas : BALD
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Tropical fever : AGUE
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Justice's attire : ROBE
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Queen Victoria's prince : ALBERT
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Shack : LEANTO
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Two-trailer rig : TANDEM
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Toy that does tricks : YOYO
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Fatherly : PATERNAL
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Furtively : ONTHESLY
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Jr. high, e.g. : SCH
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Speedometer letters : MPH
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Billiards rod : CUE
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Keystone officer : KOP
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Automatic tournament advance : BYE
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Bullring hurrahs : OLES
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Identical : SAME
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"What ___ I saying?" : WAS
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___-boom-bah : SIS
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Spicy chip topping : SALSADIP
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Malfunction, with "up" : ACT
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Bout ender, for short : TKO
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Place for gloss : LIP
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Hair salon item : ROLLER
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Fly : AVIATE
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Picked up stealthily : PALMED
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It goes on a photocopier: Abbr. : ORIG
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"Pretty good!" : NOTBAD
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Poorer : WORSE
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"Hey, you!" : PSST
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Not at home : AWAY
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Part of the spine : DISK
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Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
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Apartment payment : RENT
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Previously named : NEE
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Magazine no. : ISS

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

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