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New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 2008

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 21,375 )
Across
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Places such as Anatevka in "Fiddler on the Roof" : SHTETLS
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Helper after a crash : TECHIE
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Big syrup maker : HERSHEY
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Designer of a stained-glass window in the U.N. building : CHAGALL
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Together : ASATEAM
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Holy Roman Emperor, 855-75 : LOUISII
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Shot : RACED
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Architectural starting point : PLAN
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Jacket locales: Abbr. : BKS
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Dreaded victimizer of Charlie Brown : KITEEATINGTREE
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Old activist org. revived in 2006 : SDS
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As a companion : ALONG
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Newsman Roger : ONEIL
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Turning point? : DIME
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Smart : SWANKY
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Moves briskly and easily : WALTZES
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Star of the 1970s detective drama "Harry O" : JANSSEN
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___ Hargreaves, first woman to complete a solo climb of Everest, 1995 : ALISON
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___ hold on : PUTA
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"McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
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Great depression? : BASIN
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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Torch song subject : UNREQUITEDLOVE
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Int. generators : CDS
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Site of a much-visited mausoleum : AGRA
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World of Warcraft participant, e.g. : GAMER
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Cardinals' wear : REDHATS
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Elegant fabric : BROCADE
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Caused to disappear over time : ATEAWAY
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Grateful person's reply : IOWEYOU
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Want to know : WONDER
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Jumper's cables? : TENDONS
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Swindlers, in slang : SHARKS
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One of two sides of a story? : HESAID
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Political essays : TRACTS
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Popular perfume : ESTEE
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1979 novel, 1983 film and 2002-07 TV series : THEDEADZONE
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Place for woolgathering? : LEA
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Signs : SYMPTOMS
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Go-go dancer's tip holder : THONG
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Fontaine contents : EAU
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Film special effects, for short : CGI
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Distant stars? : HASBEENS
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Motto of a 1950s grass-roots movement : ILIKEIKE
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"We'll give a long cheer for ___ men" ("Down the Field" lyric) : ELIS
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Chuck wagon bell sound : CLANG
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Prompt delivery : LINE
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Not natural : ALIEN
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Of a university's relationship with its surroundings : TOWNANDGOWN
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They're stranded in the body : RNAS
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___ St. James, first woman to be named the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year, 1992 : LYN
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"Relâche" composer : SATIE
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Functioned as : WAS
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Intimate : ALLUDETO
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Terrifying thing to be thrown into : LIONSDEN
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Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Tale of ___ Saltan" : TSAR
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Not much at all : JUSTABIT
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Four and four, say : PAIR
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Crime syndicate sobriquet : BUGSY
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Dieter's request, perhaps : NOMAYO
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Photographer who was the inspiration for "Funny Face" : AVEDON
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Shape-shifting Greek god : NEREUS
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Land of Wahhabis : QATAR
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Unexpectedly potent : LACED
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Holder of bird food? : CRAW
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Bamboozled : HAD
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It's inspired : AWE
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Main ingredient in taramasalata : ROE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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