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New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Author:
Lyell Rodieck
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lyell Rodieck

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0427 ( 20,259 )
Across
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Mold-y food? : ASPIC
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Gathering clouds, say : OMEN
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Picnic racer's gear : SACK
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Fuzzy 66-Across : PEACH
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Whatever she wants, she gets, in song : LOLA
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Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
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Betting odds, for example : RATIO
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Speaker's place : DAIS
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Overwhelm with humor : SLAY
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Start of a quip : THERESNOSNOOZE
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Like a churl : RUDE
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Way of the East : TAO
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Hitched, so to speak : WED
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Notable time : ERA
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Do a salt's job : SWAB
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Caterer's vessel : URN
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Something to pick? : BONE
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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Full of substance : MEATY
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Part 2 of the quip : BUTTONONACATWHO
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Con game : STING
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Be oversentimental : GUSH
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Dig for : SEEK
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Part of a dish's name : ALA
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Be anxious : STEW
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Salon supply : DYE
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Noshed : ATE
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One with pointy-toed shoes : ELF
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Nationals, again : TEAM
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End of the quip : WANTSBREAKFAST
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Prefix with -crat : AUTO
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Have coming : EARN
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Some produce : FRUIT
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Floored it : SPED
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Little dent : DING
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Journalist Ellerbee : LINDA
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White knight : HERO
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Substitute spread : OLEO
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Beaverlike? : EAGER
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Kind of financing : APR
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Political prize : SEAT
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It's trodden : PATH
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Not so congenial : ICIER
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Repeated part : CHORUS
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Ancient Mariner, e.g. : OLDSEADOG
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Complain : MOAN
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"The Sacred Wood" essayist, 1920 : ELIOT
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Bahamian capital : NASSAU
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Just O.K. : SOSO
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Lit up : AGLOW
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The Hula Hoop, once : CRAZE
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Excited, with "up" : KEYED
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Buzz Aldrin's birth name : EDWIN
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Bellini opera : NORMA
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Falls back : EBBS
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Lopsided win : ROUT
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Prefix with lock or knock : ANTI
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Extra $$$ : BONUS
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Lepidopterists' gear : NETS
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Europe's highest volcano : ETNA
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Title happening in a much-discussed 1973 film : LASTTANGO
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Dumbfounded : AWED
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Unnamed ones : THEY
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Farm link : YOKE
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Makes eyes at : OGLES
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Brashness : CHEEK
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Reflecting power of a planet : ALBEDO
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Iron product : WAFFLE
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Up to one's ears : AWASH
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Hosiery shade : TAUPE
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Script direction : ENTER
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Hardly robust : FRAIL
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A Shriver : MARIA
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Fuss : TODO
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Fish-eating raptor : ERNE
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Like some telegrams : SUNG
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Cause of shore erosion : TIDE
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Blacken : TAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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