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New York Times, Friday, April 14, 2006

Author:
James E. Buell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James E. Buell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Buell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 20,611 )
Across
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Eclipse : BEST
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Not reliable : HITANDMISS
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Ophthalmologic study : UVEA
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"Really!" : IKIDYOUNOT
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Get back : REAP
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Shrub with richly fragrant purple flowers : REDJASMINE
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Lowlife : INSECT
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Festive time : YULE
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Make use of : TAP
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Guy's feminine side : ANIMA
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100 kurus : LIRA
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Hoppers, e.g. : BINS
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It's quite attractive : LODESTONE
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Dwarf galaxy orbiting the Milky Way : DRACO
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Member of a TV high-school clique : SWEATHOG
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Fleeced : WOOLEN
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Pre-1939 atlas name : SIAM
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Some Congressional spending : PORK
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Emotional upheaval : TUMULT
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Ready to play : WARMEDUP
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Harden : ENURE
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Stroke of luck? : HOLEINONE
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Olympic gold-medal swimmer ___ Borg : ARNE
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Stew : FUME
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Wag a finger at : CHIDE
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Stern word to Spot : BAD
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Movement part : CODA
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Trial balloon : FEELER
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Fred MacMurray's "Singapore" co-star : AVAGARDNER
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Del ___ (Los Angeles suburb) : AIRE
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Figure in the Capitol's Statuary Hall : GENERALLEE
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Rules, quickly : REGS
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Having trouble staying up : SLEEPYEYED
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Chinese menu possessive : TSOS
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Time capsule ceremonies : BURIALS
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As we speak : EVENNOW
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Where some vacations are spent : SEASIDE
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Rule that can be bent : TAPEMEASURE
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"Our Man in New Orleans" jazzman : HIRT
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Behar of men's fashion : IKE
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Putting in order : TIDYING
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Beseech : ADJURE
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White-striped antelope : NYALA
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Doctor's order : DOSE
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Buttoned up : MUM
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Sign off on : INITIAL
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Voice : SONANCE
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Stamps : STEPSON
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Isabella's realm : CASTILE
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Hang over one's head : LOOM
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Result of a split, maybe : BROKENHEART
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"What's ___?" : THAT
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Small squirrellike animals : DORMICE
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Modeled : WORE
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Washed out : PALE
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They often have strings attached : TEABAGS
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Decipher : UNRAVEL
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Everyday : MUNDANE
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Feminine : WOMANLY
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Some are under plates : DOILIES
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Live through : UNDERGO
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She ranks : PEERESS
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Football conference : HUDDLE
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Sudden strike : FORAY
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Cousin of a shiner : CARP
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Ward of Hollywood : FRED
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"Really?!" : GEE
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Wide spec. : EEE

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

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