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New York Times, Friday, May 20, 2005

Tennis star Rusedski with a sizzling serve

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times5/20/05 ( No. 20,282 )

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Simply stop arguing : AGREETODISAGREE
16
Push a person over the edge : DRIVEONETODRINK
17
Home economics : DOMESTICSCIENCE
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Zeus, in another form : SWAN
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Cousin of "ugh!" : ICK
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They're found under layers : EGGS
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Middle mark : CEE
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"The Simpsons" character Disco ___ : STU
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Stereotypical Dixie dweller : BUBBA
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Big name in averages : DOW
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Like some parties : STAG
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Dion and the Belmonts' first Top 10 hit : ATEENAGERINLOVE
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Jamboree organizer : GIRLSCOUTLEADER
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Source of bolts : ELECTRICALSTORM
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Zebulun's mother, in the Bible : LEAH
40
67.5° : ENE
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Ready to snap : TESTY
42
Headache source, for some : MSG
43
H.M.O. roster : GPS
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___ red : CODE
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Like : ALA
49
Go up the creek without a paddle? : SWIM
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No matter what : COMERAINORSHINE
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"That'll be the day!" : IWOULDNTBETONIT
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Down
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Takes on : ADDS
2
Wax : GROW
3
Poesia feature : RIMA
4
Square : EVEN
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Some Caltech grads, for short : EES
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Fields of Hollywood : TOTIE
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Chilling, say : ONICE
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K.O. : DECK
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Tag antagonists : ITS
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Coll. major : SOC
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Word on the way out : ADIEU
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Tennis star Rusedski with a sizzling serve : GREG
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Conspiratorial clique : RING
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Ltr. extras : ENCS
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Scratch (out) : EKE
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Art capable : CANST
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Somewhat, slangily : SORTA
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Weave, in a way : TWILL
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Coffee go-with : BAGEL
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Of some benefit : UTILE
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Kentucky college : BEREA
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"Twelfth Night" character : BELCH
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Court tie : DEUCE
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Lineup at the polls : SLATE
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Flaps : TODOS
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Forfend : AVERT
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Potentially infectious : GERMY
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Section divisions : ACRES
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Current : GOING
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Settles in : NESTS
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Norman of cosmetics : MERLE
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Mashed potato servings : GLOBS
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City in a Cole Porter title : PAREE
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Monastic garb : COWL
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"Typee" sequel : OMOO
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Mars, exempli gratia : DEUS
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Advance amount : ANTE
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It may contain a tree : SHOE
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Sports column : WINS
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Participating : INIT
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"If You Asked ___" (Celine Dion hit) : METO
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President, militarily speaking: Abbr. : CIC
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Stink : ADO
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Room provider : INN
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Sloppy digs : STY

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