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New York Times, Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Brandon ___ (Hilary Swank Oscar-winning role)

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQV} Scrabble average: 1.89 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2005, The New York Times5/18/05 ( No. 20,280 )

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Across
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Juggler's perch, perhaps : STILT
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Shooters : TAWS
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Completely : ATOZ
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Scout master? : TONTO
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Perched on : ATOP
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It may be supernatural : TALE
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"Big news!" : EXTRAEXTRA
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Graph line : AXIS
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Peace, in Pravda : MIR
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Move furtively : SLINK
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Sportscaster Musburger : BRENT
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F.D.R.'s Fala, for one : SCOTTIE
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Dance version of a song, maybe : REMIX
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Fred Sanford player, on TV : REDDFOXX
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Shoebox marking : EEE
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Batter or bruise : INJURE
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Fair-hiring letters : EOE
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U.S.N. rank : CMDR
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Flip decision? : HEADS
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U.S.N. rank : ADM
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Golf gimme : TAPIN
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"Horrors!" : OHMY
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Sew up : ICE
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Directed at : SENTTO
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Chart type : PIE
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Like some menus : PRIXFIXE
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Valued violin, for short : STRAD
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With one's sweetie, say : ONADATE
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Reactor parts : CORES
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Debussy subject : MER
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60's happening : BEIN
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Photocopier "ink" : XEROXTONER
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"Need You Tonight" band, 1987 : INXS
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Hateful group : KLAN
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Commercial prefix with lodge : ECONO
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Old German duchy : SAXE
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Vogue rival : ELLE
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Fragrant oil : ATTAR
Down
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Florists' cuttings : STEMS
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Like some industrial waste : TOXIC
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Opening bars : INTRO
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U.S.P.S. delivery : LTR
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Diner devices : TOASTERS
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Got ready for takeoff : TAXIED
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Office or studio : WORKROOM
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Place to find sweaters : SPA
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Donkey Kong company : ATARI
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Like some bonds : TAXEXEMPT
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Gusto : ZEST
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Say "li'l," say : ELIDE
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Stunt biker's bike : BMX
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Jerry Marcus comic strip : TRUDY
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River of Devon : EXE
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One way to ship : FEDEX
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Microsoft Word option : EDIT
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Puzzlemaker Rubik : ERNO
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Blue-roofed eatery : IHOP
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"M*A*S*H" soft drink : NEHI
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"The Complete Book of Running" author : JAMESFIXX
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Flogged : CANED
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Kind of battery : ACIDCELL
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Oil, slangily : TEXASTEA
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Glass of public radio : IRA
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Nasal spray brand : SINEX
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Links figure : PRO
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As an example : FORONE
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Wound up : TENSE
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Playground retort : AMNOT
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Brandon ___ (Hilary Swank Oscar-winning role) : TEENA
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Overthrow, say : ERROR
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Kimono sashes : OBIS
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Sofer of "Blind Justice" : RENA
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Said : ORAL
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Classic Jaguar : XKE
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Apple-picking mo. : OCT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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