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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 138 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 20,244 )
Across
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Insubstantial stuff : FROTH
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"Show Boat" novelist Ferber : EDNA
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Regarding : ASTO
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Cowpoke competition : RODEO
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Wiener schnitzel meat : VEAL
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Mix together : STIR
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"That is to say …" : IMEAN
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Eliel Saarinen's son : EERO
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Huff and puff : PANT
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Words following an oath, sometimes : PARDONMYFRENCH
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Writer Roald : DAHL
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Take care of : TENDTO
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Roman god of love : AMOR
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Like Easter eggs : DYED
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Govt. code breakers : NSA
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Peace of mind : REPOSE
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Womanizer : ROUE
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Gullible one : SAP
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Avoid technobabble : USEPLAINENGLISH
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Something some people return from vacation with : TAN
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WWW addresses : URLS
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Paid attention to : HEEDED
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"Casablanca" pianist : SAM
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Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
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Afternoon socials : TEAS
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Russian plain : STEPPE
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Cashmere, e.g. : WOOL
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"I didn't understand a thing you said" : THATSGREEKTOME
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The good life : EASE
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"Roseanne" star : BARR
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Sees the sights : TOURS
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Plumbing problem : DRIP
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Blue book filler : ESSAY
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Flat payment : RENT
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Professional charges : FEES
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Catches one's breath : RESTS
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Work wk. ender, for most : FRI
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Cakewalk : ROMP
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Old music halls : ODEA
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Pendant gem shape : TEARDROP
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Accord maker : HONDA
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Without highs and lows : EVENLY
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Consider : DEEM
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___ a soul : NARY
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Up in the air : ALOFT
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Trembling trees : ASPENS
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Get out of the way : STANDASIDE
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Touch of color : TINCT
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Garden products brand : ORTHO
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Words of a worrier : OHDEAR
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Weasel out (on) : RENEGE
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Unable to move, after "in" : ARUT
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City near Phoenix : MESA
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Legal hunting period : OPENSEASON
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Dadaism pioneer Max : ERNST
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Buck's partner : DOE
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Batting woes : SLUMPS
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Release, as a chain : UNHOOK
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Out of port : ASEA
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Highest degrees : PHDS
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Worldwide workers' grp. : ILO
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Went wild : LETLOOSE
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Most appropriate : APTEST
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Pipsqueaks : TWERPS
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Have the helm : STEER
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Macbeth's title : THANE
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Treble clef lines : EGBDF
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Nearly unique in the world : RARE
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Canal of song : ERIE
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Rumple : MUSS
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Word after quod : ERAT
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Method: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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