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New York Times, Friday, April 8, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 213 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 20,240 )
Across
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High circulation increaser : CEILINGFAN
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Boat with square ends : SCOW
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One of us : HUMANBEING
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Club of song : COPA
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Outlet for the Indus : ARABIANSEA
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Wilson's "The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
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Some chamber groups : NONETS
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Divining rod : TWIG
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Like wee-uns : LIL
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Wagons-___ (sleeping cars, abroad) : LITS
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One way to field a ball : ONAHOP
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Wind dir. : WSW
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"Unholy Loves" author : OATES
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Sphere : ARENA
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Question after "You were snoring!" : IWAS
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Walkaway : ROMP
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"The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
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He was declared a public enemy by the Senate : NERO
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"The Naked Gun," for one : SPOOF
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Unused : IDLE
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Be reluctant : DEMUR
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Give ___ (berate) : ITTO
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"My little chickadee" : DEAR
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Bizet work : OPERA
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Fore for four? : TETRA
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Prefix with peptic : DYS
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Crumples into a ball : WADSUP
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Cover : VEIL
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General on a Chinese menu : TSO
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Airport pickup : LIMO
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Target for a gum eraser : SMUDGE
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Paris's ___ Gauche : RIVE
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Epic : LARGESCALE
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November 13, e.g. : IDES
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One with a drawing room : ARTTEACHER
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Ford product, informally : MERC
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Decoration at public baths : FLOORTILES
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"The Shanghai Cobra" hero, 1945 : CHAN
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Mark's replacement : EURO
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One-named supermodel : IMAN
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Brand name, e.g. : LABEL
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Ab ___ (from the beginning) : INITIO
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Shaq and Yao, for two : NBASTARS
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___-X : GEN
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Duke : FIST
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From square one : ANEW
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Marsh of mystery : NGAIO
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L.S.A.T. part: Abbr. : SCH
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Calm : COOLHEADED
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Quarterback's call : OPTIONPLAY
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Does decorating on the side : WALLPAPERS
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Cause for slapping oneself : GNAT
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"Quit that!" : STOPIT
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Right Guard rival : ARRID
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Carpenter's decoration : WINDOWTRIM
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Have done with : SWEEPASIDE
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Ostensibly fresh, but not really : WARMEDOVER
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Be theatrical : EMOTE
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Broadcaster's ad offering : SPOTTV
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Gets down (on) : SOURS
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Chiromancer : FORESEER
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Julia on screen : RAUL
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Targets : AIMSAT
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Kebab go-with : PILAF
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Susan with an Emmy : LUCCI
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Soil fertilizer : MARL
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"___ take arms against a sea of troubles": Hamlet : ORTO
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Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
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Hilarity : GLEE
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Plural suffix with auction : EERS
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PC key : ESC
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It was "really lookin' fine" in a 1964 hit : GTO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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