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New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Doug Peterson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 21,372 )
Across
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Send roses, perhaps : WOO
4
Polo name : MARCO
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Pooh-pooh : SCOFF
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"Atonement" author McEwan : IAN
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Harvest bundle : SHEAF
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Physics Nobelist Wolfgang : PAULI
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Singles bar habitué? : FREQUENTFLIRTER
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Twin in Genesis : ESAU
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Geog. feature : MTS
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Intimate wear, informally : UNDIES
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The Reds, on a scoreboard : CIN
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H : ETA
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Lie down on the job? : REST
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Do some barhopping? : PARTYASYOUGO
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"Rockaria!" grp. : ELO
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Bogart role : QUEEG
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Daft : LOOPY
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Stooped shoulders, e.g. : POSTURE
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Quick peek : GLIMPSE
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Unagi or tekka maki : SUSHI
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Ryan with 5,714 strikeouts : NOLAN
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Eerie ability : ESP
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Dirndls? : ALPINESKIRTS
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"Not if ___ help it!" : ICAN
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Santa ___ winds : ANA
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Internists' grp. : AMA
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Lye, e.g. : ALKALI
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Pugilists' org. : WBC
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In the matter of : ASTO
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"Wild and crazy guy" on the old "S.N.L."? : MARTINCHARACTER
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Put up with : BROOK
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Tear-out from a Playboy magazine : PINUP
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Rail-splitter's tool : AXE
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Pick up on : SENSE
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Flabbergast : AMAZE
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Football linemen, for short, caught in 17-, 28-, 47- and 63-Across? : RTS
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The "Judy" of Punch and Judy : WIFE
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Dinghy movers : OARS
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This answer intersects it : ONEACROSS
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East Lansing sch. : MSU
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Call for attention : AHEM
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Monopoly expense : RENT
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Certain marble : CATSEYE
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Not working : OFF
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Washer or dryer action : SPIN
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Hold'em venue : CARDROOM
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Navel designation : OUTIE
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Takes off : FLEES
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"For starters ..." : FIRST
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Cease : QUIT
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Island shindig : LUAU
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Vicks brand : NYQUIL
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Two-position switch : TOGGLE
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Fires (up) : PEPS
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Baseball's Felipe or Moises : ALOU
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Gold: Prefix : AUR
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Tended to by the butler, say : SEENIN
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"A Life for the Tsar" composer : GLINKA
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Callas or Sills : OPERASTAR
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Alternative to "Hey!" : PSST
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Informal assents : YEPS
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Death personified, in ancient Greece : THANATOS
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Scale syllables : LAS
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For the heck of it : ONAWHIM
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Nuisance : PAIN
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Non-PC purchase : IMAC
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Feet in a meter : IAMBS
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St. ___ of Assisi : CLARE
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Goodyear's home : AKRON
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Take a shine to : LIKE
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Eric of "Munich" : BANA
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Santa ___, University of California city : CRUZ
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___ message : TEXT
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Sources of nickel, e.g. : ORES
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Tax season V.I.P. : CPA
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Zoo attraction : APE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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