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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author:
Michael Dewey
Editor:
Will Shortz
What scientists use to predict the rates of chemical reactions
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Dewey.
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© 2014, The New York Times4/16/14 ( No. 23,535 )
Across
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Bound : JUMP
5
Cuddly sci-fi creature : EWOK
9
Actors Sharif and Epps : OMARS
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___ cry : AFAR
15
Kind of curriculum : CORE
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Tackles : HASAT
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Nirvana seeker : YOGI
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Brain part : LOBE
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Pickling liquid : BRINE
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Post-christening event : MAIDENVOYAGE
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Pitch tents, say : ENCAMP
26
Feedbag morsel : OAT
27
Hair goop : GEL
28
What scientists use to predict the rates of chemical reactions : COLLISIONTHEORY
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"Winnie-the-Pooh" young 'un : ROO
33
Golf's Ernie : ELS
34
TV : SET
35
Felix of "The Odd Couple" : UNGER
38
"Krazy ___" : KAT
40
Hindu honcho : RAJAH
44
Contra-contraband org. : DEA
46
Bloviation : GAS
48
Author Umberto : ECO
49
Small part that's visible : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
55
Lead-in to meter : ODO
56
___-de-France : ILE
57
Eschews nuptial formalities, say : ELOPES
58
Headline of April 16, 1912 : TITANICSINKS
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Saw : ADAGE
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Clump of hair : KNOT
64
Clump of hair : TUFT
68
Soda bottle measure : LITER
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When repeated, kind of show : LATE
70
Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
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Floor : STORY
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"Goodness gracious!" : EGAD
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Cry at a deli : NEXT
Down
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Noisy bird : JAY
2
One side in a close encounter : UFO
3
___ wheels : MAG
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Kind of instinct : PRIMAL
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Sun block? : ECLIPSE
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Lumber : WOOD
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"Eat ___ eaten" : ORBE
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Liking a lot : KEENON
9
Winnie-the-Pooh catchphrase : OHBOTHER
10
Crèche figure : MARY
11
Italian cheese : ASIAGO
12
Texas lawman : RANGER
13
Unyielding : STEELY
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Godard, to Truffaut, e.g. : AMI
22
Vintners' vessels : VATS
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Relative of beige : ECRU
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Eleven plus one : NOON
25
Plumbing problem : CLOG
29
Sort : ILK
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Oklahoma Indian : OSAGE
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Amtrak listing, for short : ETA
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Tokyo's former name : EDO
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Facility often found near a port : REFINERY
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Mai ___ : TAI
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Grand Cherokee, e.g. : JEEP
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Parcel of land : ACRE
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Arkansas footballers, informally : HOGS
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Mythical king of the Huns : ATLI
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Fragrant : SCENTED
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Wrecks : TOTALS
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Cry of success : IDIDIT
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Stew ingredient : POTATO
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Give a hard time, in a way : HECKLE
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Yellowstone bugler : ELK
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Globe's place : BOSTON
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New ___ : AGER
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Catch : SNAG
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Maui music-maker : UKE
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Pickle : FIX
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Vietnamese New Year : TET

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