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New York Times, Monday, May 9, 2005

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0509 ( 20,271 )
Across
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Shutterbug's setting : FSTOP
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Playful aquatic mammal : OTTER
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S, to a frat guy : SIG
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Scarlett ___ of "Gone With the Wind" : OHARA
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Khaki cotton : CHINO
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Opposite of vertical: Abbr. : HOR
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Shrinking Arctic mass : POLARICECAP
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Singleton : ONE
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Full range, as of colors : SPECTRUM
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Hotshot : BIGWIG
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Fibber : LIAR
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Run-down joint : FLEABAG
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Lands' End competitor : LLBEAN
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Tends : SEESTO
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Production from a well : OIL
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Soda bottle unit : LITER
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Salty drops : TEARS
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Heavy burden : ONUS
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Sub finder : SONAR
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Carefully pack (away) : STOW
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A real mouthful? : TEETH
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Off-the-cuff : ADLIB
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"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
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College entrance exams : BOARDS
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Broccoli piece : FLORET
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Naps : SNOOZES
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Baseball's Felipe : ALOU
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Washington zoo attractions : PANDAS
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Ultimate : EVENTUAL
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L.B.J.'s successor : RMN
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Competition on an indoor ring : ROLLERDERBY
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Wide shoe spec : EEE
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Gloomy, in verse : DREAR
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Painter's stand : EASEL
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Archaic verb ending : EST
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Poker-faced : STONY
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Each has two senators : STATE
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Fancy dressers : FOPS
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Machinist's workplace : SHOP
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Hard-to-believe story : TALE
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Revealer of the future : ORACLE
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Incomplete : PARTIAL
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Happen : OCCUR
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The people over there : THEM
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___ Tacs (breath mints) : TIC
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Allow : ENABLE
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Most fibrous : ROPIEST
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Very large ham : SHOWBOATER
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Part of ancient Asia Minor : IONIA
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___ Shorthand course : GREGG
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Tehran natives : IRANIS
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Bill of Microsoft : GATES
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Untamed : FERAL
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Stolen goods : LOOT
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Queue : LINE
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Texas' official flower : BLUEBONNET
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Transmits : SENDS
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Relatives of frogs : TOADS
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Wander about : ROVE
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Try to hit, as a housefly : SWAT
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Prepared to sing the national anthem : STOOD
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One going through papers in a safe, say : RIFLER
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Sand traps, in golf : HAZARDS
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Ones who "have more fun" : BLONDES
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Vacation destination : RESORT
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Consume more than : OUTEAT
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Shopping jag : SPREE
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Directory contents : NAMES
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Big maker of office supplies : AVERY
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Great flair : ELAN
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___ Major (constellation) : URSA
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Assist in crime : ABET
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Singer Lovett : LYLE
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Zodiac lion : LEO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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