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New York Times, Monday, April 4, 2005

Person in a zebra-striped shirt, informally

Author:
Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christina Houlihan Kelly

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Kelly.
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© 2005, The New York Times4/4/05 ( No. 20,236 )
Across
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Boss : CHIEF
6
Pepsi, for one : COLA
10
Not check or charge : CASH
14
Event with bucking broncos : RODEO
15
Banned orchard spray : ALAR
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Prefix with suction : LIPO
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Woody of "Manhattan" : ALLEN
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Take a breather : REST
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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"See you later" : BYE
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Check mate? : DEPOSITSLIP
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Beyond doubt : SURE
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Some linens : SHEETS
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Balance beam? : TEETERTOTTER
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"Yow!" : YIKES
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Cry heard on a fairway : FORE
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Catch, as a perp : NAB
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Before-test work, informally : PREP
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Simple song : DITTY
39
Super-duper : AONE
40
Brit. word reference : OED
41
Ferris wheel or bumper cars : RIDE
42
Join : UNITE
43
Firm offer? : BUSINESSTRIP
46
Illinois city symbolizing middle America : PEORIA
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Refusals : NOES
50
Vegas spread? : URBANSPRAWL
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Person in a zebra-striped shirt, informally : REF
56
Opposite of gave : TOOK
57
Whom the cheerleaders cheer : TEAM
58
Hit musical set in Argentina : EVITA
60
___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
61
Suffix with major : ETTE
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Katey of "Married … With Children" : SAGAL
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Loch ___ monster : NESS
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Film unit : REEL
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Stable enclosure : STALL
Down
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One who complains, complains, complains : CRAB
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"___ smokes!" : HOLY
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Doing nothing : IDLE
4
Wide shoe designation : EEE
5
Cheese dishes : FONDUES
6
Aladdin's transportation : CARPET
7
Butter substitute : OLEO
8
Glasgow gal : LASS
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Beautiful skill : ARTISTRY
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Deal finalizer : CLOSER
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Grocery pathway : AISLE
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Leave, slangily : SPLIT
13
B-ball : HOOPS
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Mess up : ERR
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"How do I love ___?" : THEE
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Tread : STEP
26
Mispelled, for misspelled, e.g. : TYPO
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Irish republic : EIRE
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Barely made, with "out" : EKED
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Kiddie : TOT
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Pinot ___ (wine) : NOIR
34
Voting no : ANTI
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When repeated, Road Runner's sound : BEEP
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Fiasco : DISASTER
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Dictator Amin : IDI
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Relatives of termites : ANTS
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Completely botch : RUIN
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Futile : USELESS
43
Car stoppers : BRAKES
44
Tooth layer : ENAMEL
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Boar's mate : SOW
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Yeltsin's successor as leader of Russia : PUTIN
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Eat away at : ERODE
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Woodwinds : OBOES
51
Red Rose : PETE
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$5.15/hour, e.g. : RATE
53
Latvia's capital : RIGA
54
Footnote abbr. : ETAL
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Autumn : FALL
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Dyemaker's container : VAT

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