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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 2010

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 22,102 )

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Across
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Its workers aren't behind closed doors : CUBEFARM
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Thunderstruck : AGHAST
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Length of many stands? : ONENIGHT
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Title boy in an old sitcom : BEAVER
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Places for some flicks : ASHTRAYS
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Wear for some contests : BIKINI
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Liberal types : SHARERS
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Overly optimistic : ROSEATE
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Feldshuh of "Yentl" : TOVAH
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Brought forth : FATHERED
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Gone : DEPARTED
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Acid head? : AMINO
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Singing group : STOOLIES
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It was worth three livres : ECU
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Machine part : COG
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Means of catching up with the rest of the class : TUTOR
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It occupies 25 pages in the Oxford English Dictionary : SET
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"Knock on ___ Door" (Bogart film) : ANY
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Caesar : DICTATOR
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Mountainside debris : SCREE
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Lies low : HIDESOUT
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Common hotel bathroom feature : HEATLAMP
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Fuel-efficient transportation : MOPED
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Cry when rubbing it in : SOTHERE
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Hippodrome competitor : TROTTER
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Play an ace? : AVIATE
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It's not the road less traveled : MAINLINE
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Currency that replaced pounds in 1964 : LEONES
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Learning environments : ACADEMES
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___ Evans, a k a Chubby Checker : ERNEST
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Places to store barrels? : HOLSTERS
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Washing-up place : COAST
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Like wild horses : UNSHOD
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Nanny's cry : BEHAVE
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Catches : ENTRAPS
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Often red item of apparel : FIREHAT
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Clarifying agent in brewing : AGAR
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"Wide Sargasso Sea" novelist, 1966 : RHYS
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Range parts: Abbr. : MTS
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One giving prior consent? : ABBOT
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Mama-san's charges : GEISHAS
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Olajuwon of the N.B.A. : HAKEEM
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Zoo sections : AVIARIES
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Follower of one's convictions : SENTENCE
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Experimented with : TRIEDOUT
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Good spot for a jingle : RADIOAD
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Kind of marker : FELTTIP
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Indian bread : ROTI
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1969 hit for the Doors : TOUCHME
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"Feather Gown" sculptor : ERTE
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Something you don't get credit for : CASHSALE
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Cursory cleaning, say : ONCEOVER
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Belly dancer's move : GYRATION
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Kills : DELETES
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Family often seen on "The Andy Williams Show" : OSMONDS
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Underground branch : ROOTLET
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Crude component : ETHANE
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Hours of operation? : UPTIME
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Bubblegummer : TEENER
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Take ___ (break) : AREST
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Word with shoe or shop : DRESS
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Its shell may be soft : TACO
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Yemeni capital : RIAL
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Start of a Chinese game : MAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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