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New York Times, Saturday, May 21, 2005

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 175 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 20,283 )
Across
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Worthless : NOCOUNT
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Spears, e.g. : POPSTAR
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It's now less than half its 1960 size : ARALSEA
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Acting : ONSTAGE
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Search : PATDOWN
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Academic : LEARNED
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1974 kidnap grp. : SLA
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Hard to get to : STOIC
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Depression-era figure : OKIE
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Send, in a way : TELEX
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Marine park attraction : ORCA
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Withhold : DENY
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Split : EXITED
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Cousin of atmo- : AER
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Part of a box : EDGE
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Cheated : RANAROUND
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Some services : MASSES
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Come by : OBTAIN
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Candy since 1925 : MRGOODBAR
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"___ silly …" : ASKA
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Onetime popular T-shirt icon : MAO
49
Epitome of gentleness : BREEZE
50
Rumble weapon : SHIV
51
Sterile : ARID
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1973 Best Supporting Actress : ONEAL
54
Table setting? : MESA
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New Hampshire's state flower : LILAC
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F.D.R. initiative : NRA
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What a celibate will do : ABSTAIN
60
Religious passage : NARTHEX
63
Steel work : ROMANCE
64
Gonzaga University site : SPOKANE
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Silly tricks : APERIES
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Secure, as online financial transmissions : ENCODED
Down
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Modern music source : NAPSTER
2
Part of a third degree, maybe : ORALEXAM
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Resort island with a noted seal colony : CATALINA
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Familiar : OLD
5
Military supporter, for short : USO
6
Latest : NEWS
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Too much, in music : TANTO
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Bomb squad member : POLICEDOG
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Like some garages : ONECAR
10
Program interrupter, briefly : PSA
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Took serious steps : STRODE
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Bombed : TANKED
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Getting on : AGEING
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Photographer's concern : REDEYE
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Yves Saint Laurent's birthplace : ORAN
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Touchdown data : ETAS
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Some voters : XERS
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Forest parent : DOE
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Trainees at Parris Island, S.C. : USMARINES
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Short cut : BOB
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Snapper rival : TORO
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Former British colony in Arabia : ADEN
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Victim's holler : IBEENHAD
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Early Christian convert : NAZARENE
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Muddy : ROIL
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Chilling, so to speak : RELAXED
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Capital east of Khartoum : ASMARA
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1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
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Valentine candy message : KISSME
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Personification : AVATAR
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Bad feeling : MALICE
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Segment from "The Nutcracker" : DANSE
56
One with many hands, informally : CAPN
59
Gracklelike bird : ANI
61
1990's sitcom that for one full season was aired live : ROC
62
Ref's call : TKO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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