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New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 2005

Locale for two Summer Olympics to date

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2005, The New York Times6/16/05 ( No. 20,309 )

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Across
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Bailed out : LEAPT
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Designer von Furstenberg : DIANE
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World view : MAP
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His word is Kalam : ALLAH
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Supports : ISFOR
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Family member: Abbr. : REL
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"I lost my train of thought …" : WHEREWEREWE
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A/C stat : BTU
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Range in Eldorado National Forest : SIERRAS
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Hardly frugal with : WASTING
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Wows : AWES
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Loose-fitting attire : TOGAS
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Morning time, in a Sinatra song : WEESMALLHOURS
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Places for runners : HALLS
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___ Union: Abbr. : EUR
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Union member: Fr. : ETAT
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Locale for two Summer Olympics to date : ASIA
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Splices : JOINS
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Dominate : RULE
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Tight ends? : TEES
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Web address ender : ORG
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Like : GOFOR
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Thrill-seeker's cry : WHEETHISISFUN
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Perjurer's admission : ILIED
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View blocker : SMOG
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Library receipt info : DUEDATE
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Cavalry sound : BUGLING
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Winding curve : ESS
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Teenage golf phenom of 2004 : MICHELLEWIE
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Berlioz's "Nuit d'___" : ETE
63
Charlton Heston title role : ELCID
64
Oust : EVICT
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Word div. : SYL
66
Things put in rows : SEEDS
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Places to put home plates? : SINKS
Down
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Delivery of Moses : LAWS
2
K-12 grades, collectively : ELHI
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Direction at sea : ALEE
4
Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
5
St. Louis squad : THERAMS
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Oil burner : DIESEL
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Mideast land: Abbr. : ISR
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Three or four, say : AFEW
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"And ___ word from our sponsor" : NOWA
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1974 top 10 hit with Spanish lyrics : ERESTU
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#1 R & B hit for Jean Knight, 1971 : MRBIGSTUFF
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Insurance giant : AETNA
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Promotes : PLUGS
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Trumpet sound : WAWA
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Bulls' opponents : TOREROS
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Toy holders, maybe : SLEIGHS
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"Are you serious?!" : WHAT
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Lighten : EASE
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Peace Prize-winning author : ELIEWIESEL
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Discounted : SLASHED
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Marauder : HUN
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Places for R.N.'s : ORS
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Baseball's Matty : ALOU
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Steaming cupful : JOE
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Tiny morsel : ORT
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Slumber party sounds : GIGGLES
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"Daniel Boone" actor : EDAMES
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Plants : IMBEDS
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Heart's partner : SOUL
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Products of la tête : IDEES
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Very passionate : LUSTY
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One with a glazed look? : TILE
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___ signum (here is the proof) : ECCE
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"The Periodic Table" author Primo ___ : LEVI
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"Heads ___ …" : IWIN
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Make the cut? : NICK
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Comprehends : GETS
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Crawled under the bed, say : HID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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