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New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 2005

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 20,276 )
Across
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Cattle feed : ALFALFA
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Part of a spacewalker's gear : JETPACK
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Ecofriendly way to work : CARPOOL
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Relatively polished : URBANER
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Examine : EYEBALL
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Garfield's favorite food : LASAGNA
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___ O'Hara, Bill Bixby's role on "My Favorite Martian" : TIM
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Not the brightest bulb on the Christmas tree : DIMWIT
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Nellie ___, first female state governor : ROSS
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Volume 1 of an encyclopedia, maybe : ATOB
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"Magnum P.I." setting : OAHU
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Score : RUN
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Beauty product : TONER
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Muzzle : NOSE
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Container weight : TARE
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Catch : ENTRAP
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Real stunner : AIRTASER
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Marching order : EYESRIGHT
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German ship lost in the Battle of the River Plate, 1939 : GRAFSPEE
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Fine upholsteries : SATINS
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Host : RAFT
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"I won't ___ word" : SAYA
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Breakfast takeout : DONUT
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World org. since the 1940's : IMF
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Popular caramel candy : ROLO
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Villain : OGRE
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Jim ___, onetime N.F.L. Coach of the Year : MORA
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Charles River sights : SCULLS
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Course: Abbr. : RTE
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"Antigone" dramatist : ANOUILH
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Epitome of thickness : PEASOUP
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Military hqtrs. group : CENTCOM
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Anticipated Christian event, with "the" : RAPTURE
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Connoisseur : ESTHETE
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Conjecturally : ONPAPER
Down
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Overlay : ACETATE
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Flatter : LAYITON
3
First G.O.P. presidential candidate : FREMONT
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Broadcast inits. : APB
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Basketful, say : LOAD
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Book part : FOLIO
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Absolutely studly : ALLMAN
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Papal patron of Michelangelo and Raphael : JULIUSII
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"In principio ___ Verbum et …" : ERAT
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Broadcast inits. : TBS
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Punnily titled 1952 quiz show "Up to ___" : PAAR
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Some cats : ANGORAS
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Tongue-lashing : CENSURE
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Abstract Expressionist Lee : KRASNER
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Question after nonrecognition : WHOAREYOU
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Cut off from, with "of" : BEREFT
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Beams : RAYS
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Tiny metric units : ERGS
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Kind of artist : TATTOO
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Picks (up) : PEPS
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Jazz musician Jones : THAD
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"Dunno" : SEARCHME
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Possible reaction to bad news : GRIMACE
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"Bop 'Til You Drop" band, with "the" : RAMONES
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Put down : AFFRONT
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Clique : INGROUP
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Take care of : NURTURE
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Not so reasonable : STEEPER
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Special team member : ALLPRO
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Bibliographical info: Abbr. : AUTH
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Opening : SLOT
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N.F.L. defensive tackle Warren : SAPP
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Barkeep's supply : ICE
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Radio broadcaster: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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