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SHUFFLING FEAT

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 2005

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 83 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 20,291 )
Across
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See 115-Down : JONES
6
Not utopian : PRAGMATIC
15
Obscures : FOGS
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"So long!" : ADIEU
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Dickens orphan : LITTLENELL
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"I'm working ___!" : ONIT
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Derived great pleasure from chastising? : YELLEDATELATEDLY
24
Dream of Debussy : REVE
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E-mail address component : DOT
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Drink name suffix : ADE
27
More mad : DAFTER
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Asks the Crocodile Hunter a series of questions? : INTERVIEWSSTEVEIRWIN
37
Just so, after "to" : ATEE
38
Itinerary stopover : INN
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Knock off : ICE
40
Broadway luminaries? : NEONS
41
Dunces hurried up? : MEATHEADSMADEHASTE
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Unpaid debt : ARREAR
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Winning : ONAROLL
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Irritation : RUB
53
Big inits. in overseas broadcasting : VOA
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No nemesis : BOND
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It might be found in a stall : ENGINE
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Blockbuster, e.g., starts charging too much? : VIDEOSTOREOVERDOESIT
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Massenet opera : MANON
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Course goal : PAR
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Rocky Mountain state: Abbr. : IDA
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TV host Van Susteren : GRETA
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Weighing down Top 40 artists? : OPPRESSINGPOPSINGERS
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1983 Lionel Richie hit : YOUARE
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They may clear the deck : MOPS
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Bing Crosby's "So ___" : DOI
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Some hangings : ART
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Less than outstanding : AVERAGE
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Family men : UNCLES
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Gets closer to a batch of hooch? : HOMESINONMOONSHINE
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Right ___ : OFWAY
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1990's Ontario premier Bob ___ : RAE
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"Fire!" preceder : AIM
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In ranks : AROW
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Ditsy L.A. chick in intensive care? : GRAVELYILLVALLEYGIRL
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Mexican muralist : RIVERA
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Hamburger's one : EIN
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Originally : NEE
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Not sticking out : EVEN
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Postwar poets with camping wounds? : SNAKEBITBEATNIKS
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"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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Project without the band, perhaps : SOLORECORD
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Some fancy hotel features : ATRIA
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Schedule space : SLOT
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Lung problem : EMPHYSEMA
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A layoff, unpolitely : THEAX
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Noisy bird : JAY
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Lit class reading : ODE
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Bubkes : NIL
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Aquatic shocker : EEL
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Jacket material : SUEDE
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Plum part : PIT
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MapQuest request: Abbr. : RTE
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Attorney or heir follower : ATLAW
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Sword lilies, for short : GLADS
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Parcels : METES
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Starting cryptogram guess, perhaps : ANE
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Bill's title buddy of film : TED
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With 93-Down, star-crossed : ILL
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Glasgow's river : CLYDE
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On the house : FORFREE
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Painful combo : ONETWO
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Yield : GIVEIN
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Rudderposts' places : STERNS
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Neighbor of Belarus : LATVIA
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Palme ___ (prize at Cannes) : DOR
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Is not on the street? : AINT
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Anatomical canal : ITER
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Come up to : NEAR
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Département head : TETE
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Polit. designation : IND
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Starfleet Academy grad. : ENS
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Level : TIER
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Returning waves, of sorts : ECHO
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Saltimbocca ingredient : VEAL
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Fitness-advocating org. : AMA
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New ___ (certain Nutmegger) : HAVENER
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Suffix with smack : EROO
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Anchor : MOOR
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Novelist McCaffrey : ANNE
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Woodworker's groove : DADO
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Coaster with runners : SLED
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Step face : RISER
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Cords and barrels, e.g. : UNITS
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It's not the final release : BETA
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Ancient emblems of royalty : ASPS
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Delivered : BORN
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Beans : NOGGINS
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"King David" star, 1985 : GERE
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Exhaust, perhaps : VAPOR
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Suggestions : INPUT
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Nickelodeon cartoon explorer : DORA
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Mai ___ : TAI
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Somebodies : VIPS
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Inc. workers : EDS
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Many a bust : RAID
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Spanish tennis star Carlos : MOYA
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Clothes line : SEAM
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Undercover type : GMAN
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Kind of stick : POGO
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Receptive : OPEN
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Thing, e.g. : NOUN
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More than a bit : VERY
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Morales of movies : ESAI
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100 Cambodian sen : RIEL
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Spiced tea : CHAI
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Penn Station abbr. : LIRR
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Compound with double-bonded carbon atoms : ENOL
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Wrap (up) : SEW
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Down-and-outer : HAVENOT
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Terminer's partner : OYER
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Bad beginning? : MAL
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Friction decreaser : OIL
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See 13-Down : OMENED
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Princess Fiona in "Shrek," e.g. : OGRESS
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Trifle : FRIVOL
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Greet, in a way : WAVETO
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"What's Eating Gilbert Grape" director Hallström : LASSE
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Guarded : LEERY
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Karma : VIBES
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"Have ___ day!" : ANICE
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Response for passage : YEA
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Suggest : GETAT
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Émile, par exemple : NOM
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Climber's conquest : ALP
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___-i-noor diamond : KOH
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With 1-Across, "Delilah" singer : TOM
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It may be found under a top : BRA
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Advanced degree? : NTH
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Spleen : IRE
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Sedona maker : KIA
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Clinton's blown it : SAX

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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