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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 2006

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5761108
Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 233 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0505 ( 20,632 )

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Across
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Unexpected birth : QUINTUPLET
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Somewhat : ATAD
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Four times what's left? : THREESCORE
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Guy de Maupassant's "Mademoiselle ___" : FIFI
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Pre-Gothic style : ROMANESQUE
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Like 101 courses: Abbr. : INTR
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Staff members : SHARPS
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Carriage trade-oriented : UPMARKET
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Wash tidally : LAPAT
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Like the bar scene : BEERY
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Eco location : ITALY
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"The program's starting" : ITSON
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"The ___ Quartet" (Paul Scott work) : RAJ
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Lucknow dress : SARI
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Guitar great Montgomery : WES
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"Let that occur," to Shakespeare : BEITSO
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Defenseless : UNARMED
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Deserted : FORSOOK
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Anti-insect application : SCREEN
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Annie in "Klondike Annie" : MAE
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Instrument made of turtle shell : LYRE
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"All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream" writer : POE
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Relatives of the Missouria : OTOES
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Throws : CASTS
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Poker? : ELBOW
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Shoulder ID : PATCH
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Army medics : CORPSMEN
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Tie up : LIGATE
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Kind of diagram : TREE
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Near failure : ONTHEROPES
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Start of something big : SEED
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No longer an issue? : OUTOFPRINT
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Track numbers : ODDS
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Where to read about last night's game : SPORTSPAGE
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Game periods: Abbr. : QTRS
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"Did I just do what I think I did?!" : UHOH
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Owner/waitress in "Garfield" : IRMA
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Approximate : NEAR
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Like some heavy-duty tires : TENPLY
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___ hammer on (pounds) : USESA
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Tech store purchases : PCS
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Japanese plums : LOQUATS
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Goes off : ERUPTS
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Be loaded : TEEM
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Intensely interested : AFIRE
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Early building gear : TINKERTOYS
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In some way : AFTERASORT
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Some forwarded e-mails : DIRTYJOKES
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Saul's general, in the Bible : ABNER
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Motley : PIED
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"That would be my guess" : ISUSPECTSO
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Like khakis : TANCOLORED
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One unlike almost any other : ARAREBREED
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Pre-euro cash : LIRE
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The duck in "Peter and the Wolf" : OBOE
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Took off : WENT
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Destinación de vacaciones : ISLA
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Burmese cries : MEOWS
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Secured : FAST
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Had the intention of doing : MEANTTO
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Shout accompanied by pounding : OPENUP
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Aviary racket : CHIRPS
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Some essays : OPEDS
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Split : CLEFT
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Lows : MOOS
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Climber's snack : GORP
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Samoan capital : APIA
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Like a Salmon P. Chase bill, slangily : TENG
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90° from norte : ESTE
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TV control: Abbr. : HOR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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