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New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0420 ( 19,887 )

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Across
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Tupperware sound : BURP
5
Viva ___ (by word of mouth) : VOCE
9
Jazz genre : BEBOP
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State firmly : AVER
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Skeptic's scoff : IBET
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Unescorted : ALONE
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Where to get hitched in a hurry : RENO
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Brummell or Bridges : BEAU
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Laundry soap introduced in 1918 : RINSO
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See 40-Across : BATTERYSIZE
23
Cozy room : DEN
24
Demagnetize, as a tape : ERASE
25
"Heads up!" and others : ALERTS
27
Run-of-the-mill : COMMON
30
Kingdom divisions, in biology : PHYLA
31
"What have we here?!" : OHO
32
Jill of "Diamonds Are Forever" : STJOHN
35
Stash : STOW
38
"Please," in Potsdam : BITTE
40
Clue to 20- and 55-Across and 11- and 29-Down : AAA
41
Paris's river : SEINE
42
Crude sort : BOOR
43
Acela Express runner : AMTRAK
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17-Across's state: Abbr. : NEV
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Breaks in relations : RIFTS
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Hair snarl : TANGLE
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Cloak's partner : DAGGER
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Sudden outpouring : SPATE
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Make a miscue : ERR
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See 40-Across : MINORLEAGUE
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Regional flora and fauna : BIOTA
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___ Domini : ANNO
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General or major : RANK
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Run-of-the-mill : USUAL
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Frees (of) : RIDS
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X-rated : BLUE
67
Great Plains home : TEPEE
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Ripken Sr. and Jr. : CALS
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Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
Down
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Cutting remark : BARB
2
Iris's place : UVEA
3
Patronize Hertz or Avis : RENT
4
Like some presidents : PROTEM
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Pulsing with energy : VIBRANT
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Takes orders from : OBEYS
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Stop : CEASE
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Needle case : ETUI
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Just : BARELY
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___ Lilly and Co. : ELI
11
See 40-Across : BONDRATING
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Beginning : ONSET
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Lowly workers : PEONS
21
Irregularly notched, as a leaf : EROSE
22
Paula of CNN : ZAHN
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Ultimatum ender : ELSE
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Ty of Cooperstown : COBB
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Kent State state : OHIO
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See 40-Across : MOTORGROUP
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Rx dispenser: Abbr. : PHAR
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Photocopier problems : JAMS
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Cereal grain : OAT
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Scott Turow title : ONEL
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"___ Only Just Begun" : WEVE
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H.S. math class : TRIG
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Do figure eights, say : SKATE
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Totally baffled : ATALOSS
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Like fillies but not billies : FEMALE
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Close at hand : NEARBY
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Coming-out : DEBUT
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Get up : ARISE
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Braga of film : SONIA
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Gearshift sequence : PRNDL
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Pusher's pursuer : NARC
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Hearty party : GALA
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E pluribus ___ : UNUM
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Squeaks (out) : EKES
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___-Bo (exercise system) : TAE

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

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