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LEAVING THE PAST BEHIND

New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 2005

16-Down : Site of a noted flag-raising

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. DiPietro.
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© 2005, The New York Times5/1/05 ( No. 20,263 )
Across
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Repeat : ECHO
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Diminutive ones : BANTAMS
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One side in the cold war : NATO
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"Am ___ believe …?" : ITO
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Roe source : SHAD
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Sandlot game : ONEOCAT
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Muslim honorific : AGHA
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Stat for a starter : WIN
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Account : TALE
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Lingo shared by Tour de France competitors? : BICYCLESPEAK
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Indian near the Platte : OTO
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Slick : OILSPOT
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Minute : TINY
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Bar counter sight : TIPJAR
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Plain English : PROSE
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Workout target : ABS
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Whether to attend Harvard, Yale or Stanford? : COLLEGEBIND
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Flaw : WART
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It spits out cabbage : ATM
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Name in the Nixon White House : SPIRO
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Friend of Nancy : AMIE
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___ out a living : EKE
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Like some small flats : TWOROOM
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It's a shore thing : HERON
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Horiz. : ACR
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1960's Nascar champ ___ Jarrett : NED
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Emerald Isle, in verse : HIBERNIA
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Place of ill repute : SODOM
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Line parts: Abbr. : SEGS
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Demise of an old empire? : NORMANFALL
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"Presumed Innocent" novelist : TUROW
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Lift : UPRAISE
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Bruce Lee TV role : KATO
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1962 #1 hit with the lyric "True love will never die" : SHEILA
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"Am I the problem here?" : ISITME
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Abrades : RUBSRAW
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Throws in the trash : TOSSES
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Soldier's helmet : TINHAT
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Taking care of a job : ONIT
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Unaffected : ARTLESS
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Rear-___ : ENDER
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Shakespearean sabbatical? : STAGELEAVE
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Little bit : IOTA
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React violently : RETCH
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Turned down : SAIDNOTO
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Some thank God for it: Abbr. : FRI
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Holy Hindu's title : SRI
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Massenet work : THAIS
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Access, in a way : LOGONTO
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Carrier to Kyoto, briefly : JAL
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Spray : MIST
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Certain computer message : ERROR
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___ sales : NET
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Mike Ditka, e.g.? : ABEARLEADER
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Deal busters: Abbr. : DEA
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Computer screen setting, quickly : LORES
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Theater opening : SCENEI
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Pablo Neruda works : ODES
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One who believes there are two eternal principles, one good and one evil : DUALIST
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Illumination at Buckingham Palace? : ENGLISHLIGHT
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Prefix with morph : ECTO
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Conceit : EGO
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When fighting ends, in short : VDAY
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Near the beginning : EARLYON
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Baseball park : SHEA
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Drops on a field : DEW
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Rochester's love : EYRE
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Lack : ABSENCE
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Genre : SORT
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Bar : ESTOP
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A sitter employs one : CHAIR
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Tiresome, yet venerated, routine? : HALLOWEDGRIND
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"Little ___," 1994 Russian-American film drama : ODESSA
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Common clown name : BOBO
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Racing's Santa ___ : ANITA
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IBM competitor : NEC
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Racer from Santa, e.g. : TOY
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Billing abbr. : ACCT
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___ acid : MALIC
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They take things down : STENOS
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Day break : NAP
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Gray, in a way : AGE
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As great as everyone says : THATGOOD
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Actor Jack famous for his startled double take : OAKIE
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Site of a noted flag-raising : IWOJIMA
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Immense : TITANIC
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To come : ONORDER
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Slender woman : SYLPH
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Capital of Western Australia : PERTH
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Org. for rollers : PBA
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Showing more skin : BARER
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Rush : STORM
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Stays off the radar : LIESLOW
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Flynn who played Don Juan : ERROL
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Linen purchase : TWINSET
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Poet Van Duyn : MONA
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Forming a series : ENSUITE
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Constrains : KEEPSIN
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Symphony member : OBOE
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Bargain on a wrap? : MINKSTEAL
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No longer in : NOTHOT
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Really out there : AFAR
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Breakfast cereal : MUESLI
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Coach Glen of the dynasty Edmonton Oilers : SATHER
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___ premium : ATA
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Ancient city's increase in prosperity? : RISEOFJERICHO
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Chipmaker's substitute : OLESTRA
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Toast : WASSAIL
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Eastern hospice : IMARET
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Overlapping parts of a fugue : STRETTI
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Tax planner's recommendation : ROTHIRA
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Overseas article : UNA
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V.I.P.'s : BIGS
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"Soft flowing" stream of poetry : AVON
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Daunt : SCARE
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Viking foe : LION
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Beat by one, say : EDGED
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Make ___ of it : ANOTE
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It's done by swingers : THELINDY
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Alley Oop's girl : OOOLA
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In one's cups : SMASHED
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What a hook might connect to? : RIBCAGE
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"That clarifies it" : ISEENOW
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"Likewise" : SODOI
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Whip : TAN
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View from Jidda : REDSEA
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At least : NOLESS
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Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
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Users might enter it : REHAB
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Literally, "for this" : ADHOC
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Oil of wintergreen, e.g. : ESTER
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Brown fur : STOAT
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Camera shop display, for short : SLRS
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Eclectic bimonthly : UTNE
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Predatory fish : GAR
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Strong cleanser : LYE
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Québec's ___ d'Orléans : ILE
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Med. specialty : GYN

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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