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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 2001

Author:
William I. Johnston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William I. Johnston

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0622 ( 18,854 )
Across
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Ability to rotate polarized light : OPTICALACTIVITY
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Hold off : KEEPATADISTANCE
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Novel featuring Adela Quested : APASSAGETOINDIA
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Fashion initials : YSL
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Big name in music compilations : KTEL
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Way for the wind to blow: Abbr. : SSE
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"For sure, Fernando!" : SISI
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17-Across topic : RAJ
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1944 E.T.O. battleground : STLO
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They're hired to spin : DJS
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Markers : IOUS
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A hand : AID
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Leave things unresolved, perhaps : AGREETODISAGREE
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Disregard : CLOSEONESEYESTO
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Desert danger : HEATPROSTRATION
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Ripple producer : OAR
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Alone, in Arles : SEUL
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Syllable in oldies : SHA
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Like a punished G.I., perhaps : ONKP
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Fighter with horns : RAM
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For whom Sherman was veep : TAFT
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Concert stage sight : AMP
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Synthesizer pioneer : MOOG
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What some players turn : PRO
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What a poor diet may need : SUPPLEMENTATION
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#1 Tommy Edwards hit of 1958 : ITSALLINTHEGAME
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Inferentially : BETWEENTHELINES
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Signs off on : OKAYS
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Kind of challenge : PEPSI
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Some dabblers : TEALS
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Tape recorder speed meas. : IPS
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Cooper's creation : CASK
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Rat tail? : ATAT
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It may be found in a schooner : LAGER
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"Guys and Dolls" tune : ADELAIDESLAMENT
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Summons: Abbr. : CIT
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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Exclamation of confirmation : ITIS
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Windmill parts : VANES
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Swing voter, perhaps: Abbr. : IND
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Cable company that merged with AT&T : TCI
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Indeed : YEA
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Words of explanation : IDEST
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Floorboard supporter : JOIST
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Anklebones : TARSI
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Hoodwink, in a way : LIETO
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Ancient Greek theater : ODEON
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General transportation? : JEEPS
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Buyer be where? : STORE
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Teetotalers' opposites : USERS
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Doctor's order : SAYAH
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Word said explosively : ACHOO
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Collect slowly : GLEAN
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"The Fountainhead" character : ROARK
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"___ Own" (1994-95 sitcom) : ONOUR
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Insinuate : GETAT
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Custard apple : PAPAW
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Billing period : MONTH
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Hive-related : APIAN
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Wharton protagonist : FROME
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Chromatic nuances : TONES
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Abbr. on a French envelope : MLLE
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One-named sports star : PELE
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Prince's "Sign ___ Times" : OTHE
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Many a plaid wearer : GAEL
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Family member : SIB
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Chief Ouray, e.g. : UTE
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What most L.A. Lakers games are played on : PST
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Div. of a degree : MIN
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___ Friday's (restaurant) : TGI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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