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New York Times, Friday, June 17, 2005

___ de Torquemada (Spanish Inquisition leader)

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 217 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2005, The New York Times6/17/05 ( No. 20,310 )
Across
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Show little concern despite fears : PUTONABRAVEFACE
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Slide projection? : ONECELLEDANIMAL
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Cause of gray hairs : STRESSANDSTRAIN
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___ de Torquemada (Spanish Inquisition leader) : TOMAS
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Kitten, at times : MEWER
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"No seats" sign : SRO
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Has ___ with : ANIN
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Sands locale : VEGAS
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Cybercafe patron : USER
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___-X : GEN
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Under siege : BESET
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Washed-out : SPENT
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Post master? : EDITOR
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How a super may live : RENTFREE
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Moreover : ELSE
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El ___ (cheap cigar, in slang) : ROPO
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Some Lake Victoria viewers : UGANDANS
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Electrical units : FARADS
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Forbidden fruits : NONOS
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Con : CHEAT
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Hué holiday : TET
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Great pretender : LIAR
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Put up : ERECT
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Certain mortgage, informally : REFI
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E.S.L. part: Abbr. : ENG
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Respond to a doctor's request : SAYAH
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___-Powell (Boy Scouts founder) : BADEN
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Partly concur : AGREEUPTOAPOINT
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Persevered : STAYEDTHECOURSE
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It may get a licking : POSTAGE
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Flabby : UNTONED
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Ends : TERMINI
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Drink : OCEAN
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Loch ___ : NESS
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Racing Unsers : ALS
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Charges : BLAMES
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Word-breaker : RENEGER
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Kool-Aid instruction : ADDWATER
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Mantel pieces : VASES
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___'acte : ENTR
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Chalet building material : FIR
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Stockpiler : AMASSER
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Resident of a Mideast capital : CAIRENE
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Land above the Rio Grande : ELNORTE
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Vice follower : VERSA
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In the running to be : UPFOR
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Darkens, as type : BOLDS
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Parade honoree, in brief : STPAT
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Drift : TENOR
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Cottage cheese style : NOFAT
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Disguises, in a way : ENCRYPTS
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Loose : UNLEASH
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Attending : GOINGTO
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Tops for pots : ANAGRAM
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Some close fits : SHEATHS
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Was humbled : ATEDIRT
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Alibi, often : DEFENSE
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Frugal one : STINTER
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Hints of the past : ECHOES
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___ vie : EAUDE
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Fauvist painter Dufy : RAOUL
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Sew shut, as a falcon's eyes : SEEL
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Lodge letters : BPOE
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Check out : EYE
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"Oh" overseas : ACH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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