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New York Times, Thursday, April 21, 2005

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 20,253 )
Across
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___-Deutschland : OST
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Quaff with caramel coloring : PEPSI
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Locks holder : SCALP
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Just scratch the surface? : MAR
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Skip ___ : ABEAT
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Shaded house parts : EAVES
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Comers : EMERGENTS
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Iroquoian Indians : ERIES
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Modern highway sights, for short : GMVWANDBMWSUVS
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___ flu : ASIAN
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"The Tower" poet : YEATS
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Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
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"77 Sunset Strip" character : KOOKIE
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Writes : SENDSANOTE
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It makes men mean : ANA
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Golden State postgrads, for short : UCLAMBASANDPHDS
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Rd. way : RTE
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Giddiness : EXUBERANCE
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Like a prom : FORMAL
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Russian river : URAL
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Kind of acid in olive oil : OLEIC
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Calculator brand : CASIO
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Popular family room appliances, for short : GEVCRSANDHDTVS
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Opposite of neo- : PALEO
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Like Parliament : BICAMERAL
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Circle : ORBIT
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Sensory input : AROMA
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Prefix with color : UNI
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Brooklyn's ___ Institute, college of art and architecture : PRATT
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Teaspoonsful, often : DOSES
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"Holy smokes!" : MAN
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Horseshoe-shaped symbol : OMEGA
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Actress Emma of "Dynasty" : SAMMS
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Rome's Fontana di ___ : TREVI
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Primitive practice : PAGANISM
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"___ Holden," Irving Bacheller novel : EBEN
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Hang : PEND
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Did nothing : SATBY
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"Who's there?" response : ITSME
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Looks after : SEESTO
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Famed tenor : CARUSO
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Part of a city name that means "spring" in Hebrew : AVIV
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Pinky and Spike : LEES
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Some afterthoughts, in brief : PSS
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Country with a Hutu majority : RWANDA
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Rooster, for some : WAKENER
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Office gizmo : LABELER
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Treats, in adspeak : SNAX
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Longtime sportswriter Roger : KAHN
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Where to find Pennsylvania Ave. : INDC
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Leisure : EASE
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Hang ten, e.g. : SURF
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Card or Met : NLER
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Big Midwest sch. : OSU
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Popular fragrance : TABU
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Euros replaced them : DRACHMAS
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George E. ___, 1974 Medicine Nobelist : PALADE
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"Go, go, go!" : MOVEIT
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"Little Men" author : ALCOTT
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Misbehaves : ISBAD
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Yasir Arafat's birthplace : CAIRO
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Tickle, as strings : STRUM
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Mrs. Trump, once : IVANA
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Singer K. T. ___ : OSLIN
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She had a "Tootsie" role : GARR
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Isle of exile : ELBA
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Three-stripers, e.g.: Abbr. : NCOS
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British title : DAME
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Dad : POP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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