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New York Times, Friday, April 22, 2005

"A Challenge for the Actor" writer/actress

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Callum.
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© 2005, The New York Times4/22/05 ( No. 20,254 )
Across
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New York is on it : EASTCOAST
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TV Riddler portrayer : ASTIN
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Frequent stop sign displayer : SCHOOLBUS
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Trial figure : STENO
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It may be cut before a reading : TAROTDECK
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Kind of cell : SOLAR
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Kind of menu : EDIT
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Archaic word ending : ETH
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Ones making great strides : STILTS
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A, overseas : EIN
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Is cautious : TAKESCARE
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Flirt with, in a way : MAKEEYESAT
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Negligible : SLIM
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Paper feature : OPED
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Cousin of -y : ISH
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Restaurant block : ICE
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Muse with a globe : URANIA
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Quinn who played Annie : AILEEN
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Old cartoonist ___ Key : TED
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Dance part : CHA
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It's set in Egypt : AIDA
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Sci. course : ANAT
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Barracuda and others, once : MUSCLECARS
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Many an old sitcom mom : HOMEMAKER
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With 54-Across, throat soother : HOT
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Lyndon Baines Johnson Library locale : AUSTIN
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See 52-Across : TEA
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Membership list : ROTA
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Growls : GNARS
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Do without dates : STAGPARTY
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Razzle-dazzle : ECLAT
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Ios is in it : AEGEANSEA
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Pinched : NEEDY
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Farsighted : PRESCIENT
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Treasure : ESTEEM
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Mount Desert Island's national park : ACADIA
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Shy : SHRINK
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Sound of impatience : TOOT
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Hotel extra : COT
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Dated, formerly : OLDE
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Helped in holding up : ABETTED
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Like : SUCHAS
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Disapproving sound : TSK
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Some staffers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Zeno and Epictetus : STOICS
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Be deceitful : TELLALIE
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Very quickly : INATRICE
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10th-century raiders : NORSEMEN
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Depart, in a way : SETSAIL
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Trombonist Winding : KAI
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It's quite a stretch : EON
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Grand : EPIC
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Cat's assent : YEAHMAN
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Palm, say : HIDE
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"A Challenge for the Actor" writer/actress : UTAHAGEN
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Disown : RENOUNCE
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Water : ADAMSALE
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Léman, e.g. : LAC
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Puffin's cousin : AUK
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Spread statistic : ACREAGE
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Cat's paws, e.g. : TETRAD
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Game finder : SETTER
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Ponied up? : AHORSE
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Patronize, as a motel : STAYAT
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___-eyed : MISTY
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Word on a toy package : AGES
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Important Indian : RANI
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Chucklehead : SAP
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Grp. interested in races : PAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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