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New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 2001

Author:
Jon Delfin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jon Delfin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Delfin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0515 ( 18,816 )
Across
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Partiality : BIAS
5
Word with sand or speed : TRAP
9
Easy one for an infielder : POPUP
14
Expunge, with "out" : EDIT
15
Israeli dance : HORA
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Island southwest of Majorca : IBIZA
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Like a Dali watch : LIMP
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"Not on ___!" ("No way!") : ABET
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"Final answer?" asker : REGIS
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Go ballistic : LOSEONESHEAD
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Fine fiddle : AMATI
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Butcher's hardware : KNIVES
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Poe classic, with "The" : TELLTALEHEART
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Future fungus : SPORE
34
Sharpshooter Oakley : ANNIE
35
Verne hero Phileas : FOGG
39
Dogcatcher's catch : STRAY
41
Jamboree shelter : TENT
42
On the ball : ALERT
44
Makes simpler : EASES
46
1930 Vincent Youmans song : TIMEONMYHANDS
50
Cochise portrayer Michael : ANSARA
51
Great Lakes tribesmen : ERIES
54
Toaster's words : TOYOURHEALTH
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"Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
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Shade giver : TREE
63
Miser's pronoun : MINE
64
Friars Club event : ROAST
65
Catches some rays : TANS
66
Military sch. : ACAD
67
Marinara alternative : PESTO
68
The "o" in Reo : OLDS
69
Back talk : SASS
Down
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Politico Abzug : BELLA
2
"Talk turkey," e.g. : IDIOM
3
Draws a bead on : AIMSAT
4
Tampa neighbor, informally : STPETE
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Comparison word : THAN
6
Justice's garb : ROBE
7
Hawkish god : ARES
8
Garden walkway : PATH
9
Carnivorous fish : PIRANHA
10
Following orders : OBEDIENT
11
Overeat, with "out" : PIG
12
Commando's weapon : UZI
13
Mas' mates : PAS
21
Removes a squeak from : OILS
22
___ out a living : EKE
25
Barn topper : VANE
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Actress Moran : ERIN
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Undo a change : STET
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CD predecessors : LPS
30
___ pole : TOTEM
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Orderly formation : ARRAY
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Rover's restraint : LEASH
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___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
36
Hollywood's Ken or Lena : OLIN
37
Tiara inlays : GEMS
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Ali moniker, with "the" : GREATEST
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Vote for : YEA
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Where the Raptors play : TORONTO
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Snick and ___ (thrust and cut) : SNEE
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Vote against : NAY
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Soap operas, e.g. : DRAMAS
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Glass ingredient : SILICA
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Lab heaters : ETNAS
53
Tool buildings : SHEDS
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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River to the Caspian : URAL
57
Tear apart : REND
58
Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
59
Dada founder : ARP
60
Fish eggs : ROE
61
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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