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TAKE FIVE

New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 2006

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 64 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0402 ( 20,599 )
Across
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Mistress of the spirit world? : ALEWIFE
8
Was an Orly arrival? : FLEWIN
14
"The Old Man and the Sea" catch : MARLIN
20
Handles differently? : RENAMES
21
Historic Honolulu palace : IOLANI
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Beethoven symphony : EROICA
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Writer Fleming as a two-year-old? : IANTHETERRIBLE
25
Ibsen's "Hedda ___" : GABLER
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Ring count : ONETOTEN
27
Sweet 16 org. : NCAA
28
Yevtushenko poem : BABIYAR
29
Shark pools? : SEAS
30
J.F.K. advisory : ETD
32
Playground retort : ISTOO
34
Scrubbed : NOGO
35
Puzzling : ODD
36
Scotland? : HOMEOFTHEBRAE
41
Sprinkling : FEW
42
Talk like a baby : COO
43
"Winnie-the-Pooh" baby : ROO
44
Estrous : INHEAT
46
Picture on a $5,000 bill : MADISON
50
Country with a pentagonal flag : NEPAL
54
View : EYESHOT
57
Onetime capital of India : AGRA
58
One lacking bucks? : LONESOMEDOE
61
Austin of TV's "Knots Landing" : TERI
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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Game sometimes called "bucking the tiger" : FARO
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French entree : ROTI
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Unwelcome twist : SPRAIN
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Far from loaded : NEEDY
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Burdensome bird : ALBATROSS
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Prepares for a Masters? : GOLFS
74
Lose track? : DERAIL
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It may need a big jacket : TOME
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Wasted : LIT
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Frost lines : POEM
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Bar owner's job on "The Simpsons"? : OPENINGMOES
85
Prefix with -gon : DECA
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Catalan is its official language : ANDORRA
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Fast ___ Felson, real-life hustler portrayed in "The Hustler" : EDDIE
89
Mister : SPRAYER
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Release : UNHAND
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With 107-Down, Westerner with an oxymoronic-sounding name buried on Boot Hill : LES
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Forever and a day : EON
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Doctor's bag? : SAC
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Guillotine? : ENDINGMACHINE
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Heads overseas? : WCS
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Mine transport : TRAM
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Flambé : AFIRE
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Take the course : EAT
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___ Tzu (dog) : SHIH
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Well-armed predator? : OCTOPUS
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You can be in it and out of it at the same time : COMA
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Indo-Iranian language : KASHMIRI
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John Glenn, e.g. : OHIOAN
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Warning on court testimony? : YOUONLYLIEONCE
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"Star Trek: T.N.G." engineer : GEORDI
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It was named for the infant Jesus : ELNINO
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Playroom threat : ILLTELL
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One of the Gallo brothers : ERNEST
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Actress who starred in two Hitchcock films : HEDREN
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Emergency situation : CODERED
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Bach bit : ARIOSO
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Listed : LEANED
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The Muses, e.g. : ENNEAD
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40, 60, 75 or 100, commonly : WATTS
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Chat room initialism : IMHO
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Stocking stuffers : FEET
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Treasure : ESTEEM
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Oregon's state tree : FIR
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Desolate : LORN
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Provoke : ELICIT
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Part of the Illinois/Indiana border : WABASH
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Arriving home after curfew : INLATE
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"When Schweine fly!" : NIE
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Prefix with millions : MEGA
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___-American : ARAB
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Early bird : ROBIN
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Comedian Tomlin as a bowler? : LILYOFTHEALLEY
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The Pleistocene Epoch, familiarly : ICEAGE
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Shoe specification : NARROW
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Door sign : ENTER
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Ape's home : BORNEO
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"One never knows, ___?": Fats Waller : DOONE
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Robe fastener : OBI
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Jolly sounds : HOS
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Alley Oop's girlfriend : OOOLA
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Grendel and Beowulf : FOES
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W. C. Fields affirmative : AHYES
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Special request at a shoe store : EEE
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9/11 Commission subj. : CIA
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Nolan Ryan, for most of the 80's : ASTRO
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The folks : MAANDPA
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Mutually approve : AGREEON
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Course for a Maytag repairman? : DRIEREDUCATION
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Mrs. James Joyce : NORA
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Foreshadow : PORTEND
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Marc Antony's love : AMOR
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Jared of "Panic Room" : LETO
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Opening : ORIFICE
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Sheriff's badge in the Old West : TINSTAR
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Nick name? : NOLTE
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Hustler's hangout? : DISCO
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Just so you know : FYI
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Some film ratings : PGS
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Devoted friend of Greek legend : DAMON
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Shade of white : BONE
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In the heart of : AMID
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The Beatles' "___ Leaving Home" : SHES
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Old global positioning system : LORAN
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Destination in the movie "Dumb and Dumber" : ASPEN
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Bearcats : PANDAS
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Coolidge Dam river : GILA
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Rodents, playfully : MEECE
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Judo ranking : DAN
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Baseball scorecard letters : RHE
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Certain buck : ROE
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Distinction, slangily : DIF
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Tenuous : SHAKY
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Second fiddle : STOOGE
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Bow pro : ARCHER
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Cartoonist Hollander : NICOLE
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Pulverized : GROUND
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Moss Hart's "Act One," e.g. : MEMOIR
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Biased writing? : ITALIC
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Kvetch : WHINER
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There's simply no end to it : CIRCLE
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Ozone layer, for one : SHIELD
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See 93-Across : MOORE
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Clobbered : SMOTE
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Launch sites ... or crash sites : PADS
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Complex part? : UNIT
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Tyler who wrote "Breathing Lessons" : ANNE
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Storage space : SILO
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Didn't break : HELD
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Mumbled assent : YEH
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Chaney Sr. or Jr. : LON

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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