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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 2008

"An' singin there, an' dancin here, / Wi' great and ___": Burns

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 185 for Mr. Norris.
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© 2008, The New York Times4/5/08 ( No. 21,333 )
Across
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Not a very good drawing : SHORTSTRAW
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Cache : STOW
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A little red : MEDIUMRARE
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Da capo ___ (Baroque piece) : ARIA
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Band with the 1982 platinum album "The Number of the Beast" : IRONMAIDEN
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Fade : WILT
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Honors : LAUDS
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Thai relative : VIET
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View from the back seat? : NAPE
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Wings : ELLS
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Certain code : TAXLAW
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Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
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Meas. of progress, at times : YDS
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Labor secretary under the first George Bush : DOLE
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River past the ruins of Nineveh : TIGRIS
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Martin Luther's crime : HERESY
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Pluck : SPUNK
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Get ready to take off : STRAPIN
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Singer whose 2002 song "Foolish" was #1 for 10 weeks : ASHANTI
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Runway topper : TIARA
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Cakes often made with ground nuts : TORTES
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Like some sires : ATSTUD
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Modern info holders : PDAS
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When Arbor Day is observed: Abbr. : SPR
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Pound sound : YIP
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Recent developments : LATEST
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Nebraska City's county : OTOE
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Cleaning target : SCUM
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Inclination : BENT
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Central Florida Community College site : OCALA
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The other shoe, e.g. : MATE
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Bean product? : BRAINCHILD
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Mordant : ACID
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10th-century exile from Iceland : ERICTHERED
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Rosencrantz or Guildenstern : DANE
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Upsetting types : DARKHORSES
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Joke indicator : SMILEY
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Bygone New York daily, with "the" : HERALD
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Nonalcoholic beer brand : ODOULS
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Twist things : RINDS
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Rolaids alternative : TUMS
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"An' singin there, an' dancin here, / Wi' great and ___": Burns : SMA
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Like some chromium and arsenic : TRIVALENT
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Base numbers, in math : RADIXES
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Experiencing drunkenness : AREEL
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Charged : WENTAT
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Cut : SAWN
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Test : TRIALRUN
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Medium in a tube : OILPAINT
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It's hard to do this barefoot : WATERSKI
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Inner tubes, e.g. : TORI
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Fountain requests : WISHES
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The Blue Demons of the N.C.A.A.'s Big East : DEPAUL
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Ranking nos. : GPAS
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"Pal Joey" lyricist : HART
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Standard : YARDSTICK
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Burns overnight? : STAYSMAD
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Two-part lake connected by the Strait of Tiquina : TITICACA
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1996 Emmy-winning role for Alan Rickman : RASPUTIN
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Saves, e.g. : STAT
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Unprotected, in a way : OPENAIR
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Put (on) gently : DABBED
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Connecting flight : STAIRS
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Question answerer : POLLEE
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Checks, as checks : READDS
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Land in the Colosseum : TERRA
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Cousin of rust : OCHER
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Ancient denizen along the Caspian : MEDE
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___ Rios Bay : OCHO
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Last in a series : NTH

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

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