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New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 20,321 )
Across
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Wagering sites, for short : OTBS
5
Rosary component : BEAD
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Big name in kitchen foil : ALCOA
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When shadows are short : NOON
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"___ want for Christmas …" : ALLI
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Elementary school door sign : GIRLS
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Breakfast order : TWOEGGSOVEREASY
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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Lug : TOTE
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Last of 26 : ZEE
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"Wild Kingdom" host Marlin : PERKINS
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What apartment dwellers have to pay : THERENT
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Summer, in Somme : ETE
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Lucky charms : FOURLEAFCLOVERS
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
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Kind of instinct : GUT
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U.S. senator's salary, e.g. : SIXFIGUREINCOME
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Crazy eights cousin : UNO
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Jazz pianist Blake : EUBIE
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House wrecker : TORNADO
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Place for a Ping-Pong table : RECROOM
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Absorbs, with "up" : SOPS
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Redhead's helper : HENNA
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Bygone music collection : EIGHTTRACKTAPES
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1008 on a monument : MVIII
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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NBC's peacock, e.g. : LOGO
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Stampeders : HERD
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___ Smith, who won the 1972 Wimbledon : STAN
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Like draft beer : ONTAP
2
Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert : TOWNE
3
One voicing displeasure : BOOER
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Air Jordan, for one : SNEAKER
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Groceries holder : BAG
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Chicago transports : ELS
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Tons : ALOT
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Duffer's gouge : DIVOT
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Go along with : AGREETO
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Tell a "story" : LIE
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Mania : CRAZE
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Showbiz twin Mary-Kate or Ashley : OLSEN
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So far : ASYET
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Give the third degree : GRILL
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Lucy and Ricky's landlady : ETHEL
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Once known as : NEE
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Big mess : SNAFU
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Person of the cloth, for short : REV
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Prior to, old-style : AFORE
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N.F.L. 3-pointers : FGS
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French affirmative : OUI
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Fortune 500 steelmaker : USX
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___ d'Alene, Idaho : COEUR
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It may be stroked : EGO
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Bacardi, e.g. : RUM
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Jocularity : FUN
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Agitated : INASTIR
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Classic Becket play, informally : GODOT
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"May ___ of service?" : IBE
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Not, in Nuremberg : NICHT
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Kix and Trix : CEREALS
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Abounds : TEEMS
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Popeye's love : OLIVE
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Unbending : RIGID
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Where Dr. Phil got famous : OPRAH
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High, in a way : ONPOT
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Russia's Lake ___ : ONEGA
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Building subcontractor : MASON
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Sign that attracts crowds : SALE
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Step on it : HIE
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Cougar or Jaguar : CAR
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Tease : KID

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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