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New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Set-to : SCRAP
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Carpet type : SHAG
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Meat on a kabob, maybe : LAMB
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Cute "bear" : KOALA
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Contented sound : PURR
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Decorative pitcher : EWER
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Bear and Berra : YOGIS
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One opposed : ANTI
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Big do : AFRO
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One liable to get hurt : SITTINGDUCK
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Ally of America : ISRAEL
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It may need massaging : EGO
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Sodium hydroxide : LYE
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Provision for late-arriving spectators : STANDINGROOM
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Prayer start : LORD
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Potato bud : EYE
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Star in the constellation Cygnus : DENEB
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Declare : AVER
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Like hilly beaches : DUNED
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Be the master of : RULE
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French mothers : MERES
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The last King Richard of England : III
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Abstraction : IDEA
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Insect that's well-camouflaged on a tree : WALKINGSTICK
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Grow old : AGE
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China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Atlas features : INSETS
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Co-nominee : RUNNINGMATE
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Keen on : INTO
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Paint unskillfully : DAUB
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Originator of the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" : AESOP
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Barely gets, with "out" : EKES
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Other than : ELSE
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Maker of Seven Seas salad dressing : KRAFT
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Ancient harp : LYRE
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Losing proposition? : DIET
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Busybody : YENTA
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Poseidon : sea :: Uranus : ___ : SKY
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Avian sound : COO
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Cleaning cloth, often : RAG
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MacGraw of "The Getaway" : ALI
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Said "no thanks" : PASSED
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Set-to : SPAT
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Event for hounds : HUNT
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More pretentious : ARTIER
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"Old ___" (1989 Jane Fonda film) : GRINGO
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Show the way : LEAD
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Just terrible : AWFUL
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Something asked of the 33-Across : MERCY
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Out of money : BROKE
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Fibber's words : ILIED
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"Well done!" : GOOD
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Belief of 4 1/2 million Americans : ISLAM
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Griddle locale : STOVE
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Harder to find : RARER
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Fergie's ex : ANDREW
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Big Apple educ. institution : NYU
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They may be rubbed out : GENII
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Is worthy of : MERITS
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Skin flick : NUDIE
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Vote in : ELECT
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Woodpeckers' peckers : BEAKS
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German article : EIN
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Finger or toe : DIGIT
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"The Square Egg" writer : SAKI
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Got, as a job : LANDED
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Capital of Rwanda : KIGALI
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Underhanded : SNEAKY
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Sharon of 23-Across : ARIEL
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Gooey : GUNKY
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Keyboard key : ENTER
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Sniffer : NOSE
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Inspiration source : MUSE
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Help in a heist : ABET
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Before, before : ERE
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___ Andreas fault : SAN
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Frequently : OFT
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Mom-and-pop org.? : PTA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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