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New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 2005

Author:
John Underwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Underwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 20,318 )
Across
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How police may act, after "on" : ATIP
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Triode parts : GRIDS
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Party directive, briefly : BYOB
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Like some hepatitis : NONA
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Gymnast-like : LITHE
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54-year-old Charlie's 18-year-old bride : OONA
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Classic verse from the collection "Mountain Interval" : THEROADNOTTAKEN
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Nap, e.g. : TEXTURE
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Alcatraz : THEROCK
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European head of state for nearly 56 years : RAINIER
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Architect Louis ___ Kahn : ISADORE
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Creator of the secretary Della : ERLE
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"Who has seen the wind? Neither ___ you": Rossetti : INOR
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Unbegotten : ETERNAL
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Some washers : COINOPS
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Garden-variety : SOSO
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The bright side? : YANG
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Dynamic range unit : DECIBEL
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Gets into something : DRESSES
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Its flag features a khanjar dagger : OMAN
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Singer Peniston with the 1991 hit "Finally" : CECE
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Providers of energy to fans : MASCOTS
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Driveway type : ASPHALT
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Runner : ENTRANT
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Tear : FLOORIT
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Western state flower : CALIFORNIAPOPPY
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"Lemme ___!" : ATEM
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Demonstrably sad : TEARY
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Daffy characteristic : LISP
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Counsel, old-style : REDE
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Their points are guarded : EPEES
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Dirk's old relative : SNEE
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Venomous insects live in its hollow stems : ANTTREE
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Seriously : TOHEART
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Cast out of a country : INEXILE
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Cohorts : PARTNERSINCRIME
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Driving problem : GLARE
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One in a habit : RIDER
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BBC rival : ITN
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Garb for Gandhi : DHOTI
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Linebacker Joyner and others : SETHS
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Phillips and others : BOARDINGSCHOOLS
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Tokyo-born performance artist : YOKOONO
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Like a cotton farm, e.g. : ONECROP
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C.D. recorders? : BANKERS
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Apt rhyme for sí : OUI
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What some balls are filled with : TEA
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Cribbage jack : NOB
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Ibsen's peasant widow : ASE
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Modern indicator of amusement : LOL
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Fred's "Silk Stockings" co-star, 1957 : CYD
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One that gets locked in a boat : OAR
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Brilliant finish? : INE
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Train unit with a raised, glass-enclosed roof : DOMECAR
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Spring : EMANATE
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Made a two-in-one move, in a way : CASTLED
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Hammer-cocking gun piece : SEARPIN
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Tower above : ECLIPSE
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Do an old newspaper job : SETTYPE
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Lubber : OAF
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Investment option, briefly : TNOTE
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Scarlet fever cause : STREP
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All excited : AFIRE
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Wastes, so to speak : SLAYS
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Kind of psychology : POP
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"___ man can tether time or tide": Burns : NAE

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

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