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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Like a multipurpose tool, perhaps

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times5/24/05 ( No. 20,286 )
Across
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Off one's trolley : DAFT
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Predatory sort : SHARK
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Motorists' citations: Abbr. : TKTS
14
Plot unit : ACRE
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"Not a chance" : NOWAY
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___ avis : RARA
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Big Apple daily, briefly : NYTIMES
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Source of government revenue : TAXBASE
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Mossy side of a tree : NORTH
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Reunion group : CLASS
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Fodder storers : SILOS
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Late actor Davis : OSSIE
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Cause of a wince : PAIN
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Prevents, legally : ESTOPS
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Reporter's question : WHO
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Sometimes : ONCEINABLUEMOON
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Continued ahead : GONEON
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Excused oneself, with "out" : BOWED
44
Jazz phrases : RIFFS
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Wash gently against : LAPAT
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Cervantes's land : SPAIN
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Retiree's title : EMERITA
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Search, as at a sale : RUMMAGE
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Monied one : HAVE
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Chinese "bear" : PANDA
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Uncool sort : NERD
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Looks over : EYES
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Some Art Deco pieces : ERTES
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Plays for a sap : USES
Down
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Eos' domain : DAWN
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Stiff and sore : ACHY
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Fingerboard ridge : FRET
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Like a multipurpose tool, perhaps : TENINONE
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Look of contempt : SNEER
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"The Planets" composer Gustav : HOLST
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Piercing tool : AWL
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Huck Finn's conveyance : RAFT
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Actress Sedgwick : KYRA
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High in pitch : TREBLE
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Internet music-sharing service : KAZAA
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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MS. enclosures : SASES
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Med. care providers : HMOS
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Cut out : EXCISE
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Busy places : HOTBEDS
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Catch a glimpse of : SPOT
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Fleming and Paisley : IANS
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Beat soundly : LICK
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Go it alone : SOLO
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Made, as a web : SPUN
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Sufficient, old-style : ENOW
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All there : SANE
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Alarmist's cry, in a fable : WOLF
35
Dance, slangily : HOOF
36
Small bills : ONES
38
Fly ball fielder's shout : IGOTIT
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Primary computer list : MAINMENU
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___ & Noble : BARNES
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Just misses, as a putt : RIMS
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River in Hades : LETHE
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Home products seller : AMWAY
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Really annoy : PEEVE
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Priggish one : PRUDE
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Saintly glows : AURAS
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Pound a keyboard : TYPE
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Out there : AFAR
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N.Y.C.'s 5th and 7th, e.g. : AVES
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Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
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They may be tight or loose : ENDS
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Windsor's prov. : ONT

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