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New York Times, Monday, May 16, 2005

Author:
Marc J. Gameroff
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Marc J. Gameroff

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gameroff. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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"Tubby" musical instrument : TUBA
5
What a soldier goes out on : PATROL
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Hit on the head : BOP
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On : ATOP
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Printed mistakes : ERRATA
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Suffix with chlor- : IDE
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Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
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April to October, for baseball : SEASON
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Understood : GOT
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Inquire about the leaving time? : CHECKONCHECKOUT
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"___ Rebel" (1962 #1 hit) : HESA
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Way in : ENTRY
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Comfortable to stay in : HOMEY
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"The Republic" writer : PLATO
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Perfect tennis serve : ACE
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Actress Brennan : EILEEN
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Ingenuity : WITS
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Endure a comedy routine? : STANDFORSTANDUP
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Sport with mallets : POLO
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Dinosaur remnant : FOSSIL
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It's dialed before a long-distance number : ONE
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Stew seasoning : THYME
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Earl in Shakespearean England : ESSEX
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Texas shrine, with "the" : ALAMO
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The "A" of I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
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Substitute for a jittery pilot? : TAKEOVERTAKEOFF
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"It's c-c-cold!" : BRR
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More diminutive : TINIER
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Worsted fabric : WOOL
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In the past : AGO
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Draw out : ELICIT
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Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
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Hankering : YEN
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Like rooms on TV's "Trading Spaces" : REDONE
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Shallow's opposite : DEEP
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Fine powder : TALC
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One of the Four Corners states : UTAH
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Make yawn : BORE
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Military helicopter named for an Indian tribe : APACHE
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Mexican coins : PESOS
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Stadium : ARENA
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___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
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Hotheaded : RASH
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Siouan tribe : OTOE
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Surgeon's tool : LANCET
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Intolerant person : BIGOT
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Scent, in England : ODOUR
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Small-minded : PETTY
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Excited, with "up" : KEYED
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Widely recognized : KNOWN
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Padlock holder : HASP
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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Breakfast, lunch or dinner : MEAL
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Minus : LESS
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Pro's opposite : ANTI
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Uncertain : IFFY
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Weaving machine : LOOM
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Wedding vows : IDOS
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Melody : TUNE
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X-ray ___ (kids' goggles) : SPEX
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"I'm innocent!" : NOTME
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Smart ___ (wise guy) : ALECK
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Owl, by nature : HOOTER
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More than tipsy : STEWED
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Cornered : ATBAY
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The "L" of XXL : LARGE
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Ohio city : AKRON
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Dined at home : ATEIN
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À la ___ (way to order) : CARTE
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Loathsome : VILE
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Lady of Arthurian romance : ENID
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Stuff that seeps : OOZE
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Golfer's shout : FORE
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Noisy to-do : FLAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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