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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 19,538 )
Across
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Humane org. : SPCA
5
Fibber ___ of old radio : MCGEE
10
Blue shade : AQUA
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Early late-night name : PAAR
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It may be red : ALERT
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Pat on the back? : BURP
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Deli purchase : LIVERWURST
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Parakeet's place : CAGE
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Guru's goal : ONENESS
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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Mardi Gras figure : REX
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With 54-Across, the theme of this puzzle [hint: New Hampshire] : STATE
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A&E alternative : TNT
27
Giant of note : OTT
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V-J Day pres. : HST
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Preserved, in a way : FREEZEDRIED
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Of ___ (somewhat) : ASORT
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"Come on now!" : REALLY
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Financial page acronym : AMEX
40
China ___ (showy bloom) : ASTER
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Art collectibles : CELS
43
Headshake, e.g. : DENIAL
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Apple product : IBOOK
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Lifesavers of a kind : ORGANDONORS
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It's like "-like" : ISH
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Type : ILK
53
Elec. system component : IGN
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See 24-Across : MOTTO
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Garfield's master : JON
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Have something : AIL
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Dublin native : IRISHER
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Sailed through : ACED
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Food experts : DIETICIANS
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Cheesemaking byproduct : WHEY
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Be frank (with) : LEVEL
68
Brutus's "Behold!" : ECCE
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Ticked off : SORE
70
Clean off : ERASE
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Fan sounds : RAHS
Down
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Bathtub sound : SPLOSH
2
Palette supplies : PAINTS
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"As is," e.g. : CAVEAT
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Don't exist : ARENT
5
Large openings : MAWS
6
Star groups : CLUSTERS
7
Lux. neighbor : GER
8
Like oleo vis-à-vis butter : ERSATZ
9
Blues singer James : ETTA
10
"One Life to Live" airer : ABC
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Statistical boundary value : QUARTILE
12
Press : URGE
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Top spot : APEX
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Marine dangers : REEFS
22
Was a passenger : RODE
26
Bug protection : NETTING
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CD selection : TRACK
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Author Dahl : ROALD
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Misplay : ERROR
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Add-on : ELL
34
Bad: Prefix : DYS
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Like some symmetry : AXIAL
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Fuss : ADO
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Mal de ___ : MER
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Arrange with some effort : ENGINEER
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Hard rubbers : EBONITES
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"Diana" singer : ANKA
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Of element no. 76 : OSMIC
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More unctuous : OILIER
49
Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
50
It may make the nose wrinkle : STENCH
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Motor's power, informally : HORSES
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Willow variety : OSIER
56
1975 Spielberg film : JAWS
57
Word from a Spanish count? : OCHO
59
Not scheduled to play : IDLE
61
Stir up : RILE
63
It may be red : DYE
65
Spacewalk, for short : EVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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