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New York Times, Friday, April 15, 2005

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0415 ( 20,247 )
Across
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Qualifies : ENABLES
8
It prevents flapping in the wind : TIECLIP
15
Track follower : TONEARM
16
Instantly, so it's said : ONADIME
17
Playmate for the lonely : IMAGINARYFRIEND
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He originated the phrase "While there's life, there's hope" : CICERO
20
"Earth in the Balance" subj. : ECOL
21
"Enjoy the honey-heavy ___ of slumber": Shak. : DEW
22
Sailor's speed : KNOTS
23
Head boss : CZAR
24
Prefix with -hedron : HEXA
25
Poetic times of day : EENS
26
Dialectal direction : THAR
27
Milestone birthday : FORTY
28
Cologne maker ___ Lapidus : TED
29
Number two : VEEP
30
Actress Scala : GIA
31
Willem de Kooning's field : ABSTRACTART
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Kicker? : TOE
36
Laugh riot : HOOT
37
Table scrap : ORT
40
Introduced, with "to" : LEDUP
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Some cameras, for short : SLRS
44
Claudette Colbert title role, in brief : CLEO
45
Splitsville parties : EXES
46
Openly grieve : MOAN
47
Melodious singers : WRENS
48
"Now you're making sense!" : AHA
49
Part of the U.S. nuclear arsenal : MIRV
50
Half and half, maybe : SHARES
51
1966 sci-fi thriller : FANTASTICVOYAGE
54
The United States, to Mexicans : ELNORTE
55
Not so likely : REMOTER
56
Formal introduction? : DEARSIR
57
Unity : ONENESS
Down
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Air travel expediter : ETICKET
2
Runner : NOMINEE
3
Wrapper that's hard to take off : ANACONDA
4
Sires : BEGETS
5
Retreats : LAIRS
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Composer Dohnányi : ERNO
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Tiny, in Scotland : SMA
8
Matchbox product : TOYCAR
9
Awaiting : INFOR
10
___ of Salisbury : EARL
11
Old turn-of-century year : CDI
12
German songs : LIEDER
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"Hey, buddy! You're not the head of the line!" : IMNEXT
14
Enclosed urban walker's route : PEDWAY
18
Shah of Iran, 1941-79 : REZAPAHLAVI
23
Singer with top 10 hits in the 1960's, 70's, 80's and 90's : CHER
24
Frost : HOAR
26
Béret site : TETE
27
It's the law : FIAT
29
Letters on a brandy bottle : VSOP
30
Motor Trend's 1968 Cars of the Year : GTOS
32
A/C units : BTUS
33
Unwanted 35-Across feature : CORN
34
Bear : TOLERATE
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Doesn't follow through : RENEGES
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Horseshoes players : TOSSERS
40
Paged : LEAFED
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Release tension, in a way : EXHALE
42
Durbin of old films : DEANNA
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Photocopier part : SORTER
44
Colorer : CRAYON
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Peru's El ___ volcano : MISTI
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Startled response to an accusation : WHOME
49
___ rover : MARS
50
Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
52
Windswept spot : TOR
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___-Magnon : CRO

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

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