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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 2005

Author:
Robert Dillman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Dillman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 20,285 )
Across
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Stogie : CIGAR
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"Remember the ___!" : ALAMO
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___-la-la : TRA
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Place to study, in France : ECOLE
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Some jazz : BEBOP
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1975 musical with a Yellow Brick Road, with "The" : WIZ
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Mole : DOUBLEAGENT
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Place for post-op patients, for short : ICU
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Involves : ENTAILS
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Remover of hides : SKINNER
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Household power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Reagan attorney general Edwin : MEESE
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Salad leaf : ENDIVE
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Acquire : OBTAIN
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Terse note from a boss : SEEME
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___ Lee Corp. (Fortune 500 company) : SARA
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End-of-week cry : TGIF
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Progresso product : SOUP
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Sent, as a letter, by phone line : FAXED
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Bring on, as an employee : HIRE
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Fairy tale starter : ONCE
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Suffered from a cut : BLED
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Prison-related : PENAL
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More nervously irritable : EDGIER
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Sublet : RERENT
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Confused : ATSEA
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Soothsayer : SEER
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More matronly in dress : DOWDIER
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Most adroit : DEFTEST
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___ Baba : ALI
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Romantic dinner reservation : TABLEFORTWO
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Thick drain-cleaning option : GEL
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Bottled water brand : EVIAN
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Aired again : RERAN
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Takeoff guesstimate: Abbr. : ETD
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Silence markers, in music : RESTS
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Track events : MEETS
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Hand over : CEDE
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Computer symbol : ICON
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Joint inflammation : GOUT
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___ Longa, birthplace of Romulus and Remus : ALBA
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Substitute for, as a pitcher : RELIEVE
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Journey segment : LEG
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Lincoln and others, informally : ABES
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Man in a robe : MONK
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Popular charge card : OPTIMA
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Small plane : TWINENGINE
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Reduces to bits : RICES
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Blue shade : AZURE
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She, in Cherbourg : ELLE
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Nor's partner : NEITHER
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Persuaders : COAXERS
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Old U.S. gasoline : ESSO
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Gas light : NEON
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Poker variation : DEUCESWILD
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Blocked : IMPEDED
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Born's partner : BRED
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Itsy bit : TAD
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After-Christmas event : SALE
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Persia, now : IRAN
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Hat fabric : FELT
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Secretive org. : FBI
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Play : PERFORM
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Shoe style : GAITER
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Coral formation : REEF
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Saying : ADAGE
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Sign in a boardinghouse window : TOLET
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Perfect places : EDENS
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Overhang : EAVE
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Sluggers' stats : RBIS
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Peach or beech : TREE
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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___ team (police group) : SWAT
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Heaps : TONS
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Counterpart of long. : LAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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