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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 2005

Author:
Gary Steinmehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Steinmehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 20,248 )
Across
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Debunk? : ROUST
6
University of Cincinnati team : BEARCATS
14
The adopted son on "My Three Sons" : ERNIE
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Figment of the imagination : UNREALITY
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It's an eyeopener : LATTE
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Tidy : SHIPSHAPE
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Head, in old slang : ONION
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Sch. aides : TAS
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x : TIMES
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NASA booster : AGENA
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Pro's opposite : ANTI
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Kind of race : RAT
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Scheme : DESIGN
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Pro's opposite : CON
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Pedigree shower : TREE
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Some services : TEASETS
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Journalist Kupcinet : IRV
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April abbr. : IRS
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Mil. hero's award : DSC
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Dock : LOP
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Palindromic guy : ASA
41
Mauna ___ : KEA
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Alpha star in Auriga : CAPELLA
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Pittsburgh suburb with an Old World name : ETNA
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Goon : APE
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Kennedy clan member : EUNICE
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P.O. alternative : UPS
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Let out : RENT
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Pros' opposite : TYROS
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Actress Scacchi : GRETA
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Needle-nosed fish : GAR
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Lifeless, old-style : AMORT
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Been through : UNDERGONE
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Last movement of a sonata : RONDO
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Thoreau's "A Week on the Concord and ___ Rivers" : MERRIMACK
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Real stinker : CREEP
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Cake decorations : ROSETTES
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Wrangles : HERDS
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Add more film : RELOAD
2
Crêpes suzette flavoring : ORANGE
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Loosens : UNTIES
4
Relative of "Get lost!" : SITONIT
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Like many Nintendo players : TEENAGED
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Hip-hopper ___ Rhymes : BUSTA
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Better : ENHANCE
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"Politics" writer in eight volumes : ARISTOTLE
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Pitcher, of a sort : REP
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Place to sign : CAST
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Trumpeter from New Orleans : ALHIRT
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Premium liqueur : TIAMARIA
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Tourist site in Rome : STPETERS
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Concurrence : YES
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Small comfort to a hiker : INSOLE
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Flag-waving org. : NASCAR
30
Wagner soprano : EVA
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Butt : SCAPEGOAT
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Former White House moniker : IKE
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One successful in tennis : RETURNER
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Port of Los Angeles : SANPEDRO
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Writer whose work was Shakespeare's primary source for "Julius Caesar" : PLUTARCH
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Amends : PENANCE
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Nowadays : ANYMORE
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Cousins of fleabanes : ASTERS
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Decreaser? : IRONER
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Like twill : CORDED
51
Precludes : ESTOPS
54
Expeditions : TREKS
56
Sweet stick : GUM
57
Indy winner Luyendyk : ARIE
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Chronometric inits. : GMT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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