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New York Times, Friday, May 27, 2005

Four-time N.H.L. champions in the 1980's

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 216 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2005, The New York Times5/27/05 ( No. 20,289 )
Across
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Brontosaurlike : MASSIVE
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Like Joan Miró : CATALAN
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All ears : ATTUNED
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Home of Sequoyah Caverns : ALABAMA
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Like a Gothic arch : POINTED
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Gold mining washers : SLUICES
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More full of life : SPRYER
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Like the losing straw : SHORTEST
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___ Nova : ARS
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Reminiscent of an alien landscape : EERIE
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Some wedding guests : AUNTS
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Cut : SAWN
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Nuclear agcy. until 1975 : AEC
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"A winner … almost" : CLOSEBUTNOCIGAR
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Discuss by phone : TELECOMMUNICATE
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Familiar : ONINTIMATETERMS
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Conductor's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
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Do-overs : LETS
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Notre Dame has several of these : APSES
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Pass over : SPARE
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Elhi org. : PTA
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Court total : REBOUNDS
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Four-time N.H.L. champions in the 1980's : OILERS
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Body of water on 60° East longitude : ARALSEA
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Split locale : CROATIA
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Natural : UNSTAGY
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It has many layers : HENCOOP
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Gambling debts : LOSINGS
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Nods : ASSENTS
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Tourist guides : MAPS
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Over : ATOP
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Disturb : STIR
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Kuomintang party founder : SUNYATSEN
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Meet : INTERSECT
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Tacks, in a sense : VEERS
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Teacher's advanced deg. : EDD
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Thai cuisine staple : CASHEWNUTS
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"It's a package deal" : ALLORNONE
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Bull: Prefix : TAURI
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Snack, after "have" : ABITE
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Tie up : LACE
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NASA's ___ Research Center : AMES
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Harper's Weekly cartoonist : NAST
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Some fellow travelers : SEATMATES
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Trouper : ACTOR
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Suffix with fraud : ULENT
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"It's really true!" : NOLIE
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Hot time : SUMMERDAYS
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They sustain many cultures : AGARS
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Wonderland cake message : EATME
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Salad green : CRESS
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Lesson #1 in cooking : BOILANEGG
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Tickets : CITATIONS
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Skating venue : ICEPALACE
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Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
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South Korea's main port : PUSAN
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Miniature sweaters? : PORES
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Brother of Fidel : RAUL
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"Ruralia Hungarica" composer Dohnányi : ERNO
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Low pitch : BASS
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Thames town : ETON
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Wild time : RIOT
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Nincompoops : SAPS
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Dance bit : CHA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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