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New York Times, Monday, May 19, 2014

Frozen structure that facilitates animal migration

Author:
Michael Hawkins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Hawkins

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hawkins.
Michael Hawkins notes:
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© 2014, The New York Times5/19/14 ( No. 23,568 )
Across
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"___ all she wrote" : THATS
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Poe bird that quoth "Nevermore" : RAVEN
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"Disgusting!" : ICK
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Opulent : RITZY
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Without company : ALONE
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Playfully shy : COY
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"To recap ..." : INSUM
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Sound familiar : RINGABELL
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Suffix with orange or lemon : ADE
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"See ya!" : BYE
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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"Stop being such a pompous jerk!" : DIALITDOWN
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Russian city on the Ural : ORSK
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Grassy cover : SOD
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Aye's opposite : NAY
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Get out of bed : RISE
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Represent : ACTAS
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"Zoinks!" : EGAD
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Actress Sandra of "A Summer Place" : DEE
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"Will you please hurry?" : WHATISTHEHANGUP
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Physically strong : FIT
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Multigenerational story : SAGA
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Sonnets and haikus : POEMS
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Some: Fr. : UNES
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Gunderson on "The Simpsons" : GIL
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One whose work is taxing, for short? : CPA
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Meadow bird : LARK
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Extremely cool, in slang : OFFTHEHOOK
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Begin to come out of sleep : STIR
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Play it by ___ : EAR
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Hurry : HIE
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Do a job with minimal effort : PHONEITIN
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Daybreaks : DAWNS
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Hooey : ROT
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Dodge : EVADE
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Came out of sleep : AWOKE
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Special ___ : OPS
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Train station : DEPOT
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Full of the latest : NEWSY
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Group of three : TRIAD
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Language of Delhi : HINDI
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Adrift, say : ATSEA
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Lao-___ : TZU
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Relationship between barnacles and whales, e.g. : SYMBIOSIS
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Stood on hind legs, with "up" : RARED
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Boxer known as "The Greatest" : ALI
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___ Trapp family of "The Sound of Music" : VON
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The "E" of E.S.L.: Abbr. : ENG
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Best Actress Oscar winner Patricia : NEAL
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Frozen structure that facilitates animal migration : ICEBRIDGE
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World's largest amphitheater : COLOSSEUM
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Former Senate minority whip Jon : KYL
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Lout : BOOR
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Since Jan. 1 : YTD
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Aspiring atty.'s exam : LSAT
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50% : ONEHALF
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Hourly compensation : WAGE
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When repeated, a child's taunt : NYAH
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Play for ___ : KEEPS
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Horrible : AWFUL
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What may have a "no bull" policy? : CHINASHOP
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Cylindrical alternative to French fries : TATERTOTS
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Sharply dressed guy : DAPPERDAN
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Kind of palm : SAGO
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End-of-week cry : TGIF
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2014 biblical title role for Russell Crowe : NOAH
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"Canvas" for tattoos : SKIN
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"___-ching!" : CHA
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Basic belief : TENET
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"That's amazing!" : OHWOW
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Pig sounds : OINKS
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Ken who wrote "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" : KESEY
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___ instrument : REED
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Expert : PRO
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"Nobody Knows the Trouble ___ Seen" : IVE
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Faucet : TAP
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Words of commitment : IDO
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Amazement : AWE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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