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New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 2005

Author:
Barbara Olson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barbara Olson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Olson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0519 ( 20,281 )
Across
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Arrange : PLAN
5
Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
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Suddenly interest : GRAB
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Sno-cone choice : LIME
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Football official : LINEJUDGE
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Blastoff of Spirit or Opportunity? : EMISSIONTOMARS
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Danke preceder, perhaps : BITTE
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General Motors make, now : SAAB
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Gets : SEES
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Etching tool : STYLUS
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Choice for people who go Dutch? : KLM
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Time piece : ERA
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Once-beautiful castle? : ESTATEOFRUIN
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Desert land: Abbr. : ISR
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Wrangle : SPAR
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Surveyor's aid : TRIPOD
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Turndowns : NOES
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"I Will Follow ___" (1963 #1 hit) : HIM
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Ill-humored : DOUR
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Cloaked : DRAPED
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Syrup-soaked cake : BABA
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Secretive org. : NSA
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Moon-pastry? : ECLAIRDELUNE
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Poetic contraction : EEN
52
Word repeated in Shelley's line "___ happiness, ___ majesty, ___ fame" : NOR
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Library area : STACKS
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Blah : DRAB
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Greek letters : PHIS
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"___ the Sheriff" (Eric Clapton hit) : ISHOT
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Three-hanky film? : EMOTIONPICTURE
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Natural mood alterer : SEROTONIN
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List ender : ETAL
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Certain N.C.O. : SSGT
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Donkey ___ (game) : KONG
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Commoners : PLEBS
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55 miles an hour, maybe : LIMIT
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Friendliness : AMITY
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Chocolatier Henri : NESTLE
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Lord of the ring, once : ALI
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God: Sp. : DIOS
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Pavlova of ballet : ANNA
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Second shot : RETAKE
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Bite harmlessly : GUM
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Food product figs. : RDAS
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Mutually accept : AGREEUPON
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"Stop fooling around!" : BESERIOUS
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Miscellany of merchandise : JOBLOT
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Big name in children's books : SEUSS
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Dee of "Gidget" : SANDRA
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Big letters in racing : STP
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Plant owner: Abbr. : MFR
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Response during a medical checkup : AAH
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Sioux or Cree : TRIBE
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Empty (of) : RID
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"Really!" : INDEED
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Witch : SORCERESS
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What Voltaire and Mark Twain were not : REALNAMES
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Getaway : SPA
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___ de tête (French headache) : MAL
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German article : EIN
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"End of discussion!" : DROPIT
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It follows a line : BUS
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Madcap : ANTIC
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Leader of the Medicine Show, in 1970's rock : DRHOOK
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___ Sunday : EASTER
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Water slide, e.g. : CHUTE
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Holy text : KORAN
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Engraved pillar : STELE
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Wimbledon champ, 1976-80 : BORG
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___ hurry : INNO
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"Wheel of Fortune" choice : SPIN
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Tad : TOT
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Like Dvorák's Symphony No. 8 : ING

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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