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New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Answer to “Who wrote ‘The Highwayman’?”

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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2611/24/20024/1/201022
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60685001
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1.60100
Lee Glickstein
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 121 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times5/11/04 ( No. 19,908 )
Across
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Trunk item : SPARE
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Job seeker’s success : OFFER
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Gridlock : JAM
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Poe’s middle name : ALLAN
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Bisect : HALVE
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Mentalist Geller : URI
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All-freshman team? : NOVICESQUAD
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Zero : NIL
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Ugly Duckling, in reality : SWAN
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Reflect (on) : MUSE
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Arcade coin : TOKEN
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So-so : FAIR
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Bridle’s partner : SADDLE
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Peter Cottontail? : NOTABLEHOPPER
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Tonsil neighbor : UVULA
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Smallish field : ACRE
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Put on TV : AIR
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Boone, to rustics : DANL
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Have a ball? : PARTY
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Blue Triangle org. : YWCA
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Fill-in : TEMP
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Heart of France : COEUR
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Answer to “Who wrote ‘The Highwayman’?” : NOYESOFCOURSE
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Historical Scottish county : ARGYLL
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Summoned Jeeves : RANG
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M-1, for one : RIFLE
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Tokyo ties : OBIS
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Charlie Chaplin’s widow : OONA
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60’s muscle car : GTO
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Milliner on the move? : NOMADHATTER
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Poet’s preposition : OER
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Zoo critter : ORANG
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Campfire treat : SMORE
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“Shame on you” : TSK
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Supersized : LARGE
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Tournament favorites : SEEDS
Down
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___-serif : SANS
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Furrow former : PLOW
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Drops from on high : RAINFALL
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Letter accompanier: Abbr. : ENC
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“Yeah, right” : OHSURE
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Web site sect. for newbies : FAQS
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Chimney channel : FLUE
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Zsa Zsa’s sister : EVA
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Bureaucratic tangle : REDTAPE
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Place for miscellaneous stuff : JUNKDRAWER
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Sharon of Israel : ARIEL
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Eeyore’s creator : MILNE
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Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
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Lyrical lines : ODE
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Dr. J’s old league: Abbr. : ABA
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Nimble : SPRY
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Au naturel : NUDE
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Horse course : OVAL
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Item in a musician’s pocket : TUNINGFORK
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Arthur Marx, familiarly : HARPO
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Columbus Day mo. : OCT
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Hosp. areas : ICUS
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Like a compliant cat : RARE
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Banana waste : PEEL
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Early hrs. : AMS
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“Dunno” : YOUGOTME
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Aspirin alternative : TYLENOL
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Bamboozle : CON
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Olive in the comics : OYL
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Milk container? : FRIDGE
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Redeem, with “in” : CASH
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Insider’s vocabulary : ARGOT
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Priests’ administrations : RITES
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“Rubáiyát” poet : OMAR
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Screen door sound : BANG
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Oklahoma Indian : OTOE
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One who’s unhip : NERD
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Aphrodite’s lover : ARES
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Big jerk : ASS

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

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