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New York Times, Friday, June 3, 2005

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0603 ( 20,296 )
Across
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Speaker with a burr : SCOT
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"Broadway Bill" director, 1934 : CAPRA
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See 52-Down : ACTS
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Kings' arena : ARCO
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City in SW New York : OLEAN
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Current director : FLUE
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Requiring much thought : DEEP
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Coming unglued? : LOOSE
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General Foods introduced it in 1957 : TANG
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Place for hams : DELICOUNTER
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Popular pickup : RAM
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They're shorter than periods : EPOCHS
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Certain bar operator : ALEWIFE
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Letter run : RST
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Unrepaired : ASIS
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"___ the Mirror" (1988 #1 Michael Jackson hit) : MANIN
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Form differently : REMOLD
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Like some winds : WEST
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Was a bad witness : LIEDUNDEROATH
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TV control : TINT
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Kvetcher : MOANER
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Skips : OMITS
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End of many company names : SONS
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It was sacred to Isis : ASP
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Mortgage specification : RATECAP
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Big 50-Down manufacturer : CESSNA
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Part of a "Mikado" costume : OBI
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Gas : IDLECHATTER
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Impending : NEAR
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Shop spinner : LATHE
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His horses were Flame and Terror : ARES
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"Ode to the Confederate Dead" poet : TATE
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Kind of strength : INNER
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It's often fixed : GAZE
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Wallet thickeners : ONES
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Really tough tasks : BEARS
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Eagle-___ : EYED
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Not so sunny : SADDER
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Heebie-jeebies : CREEPS
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Spotted animal : OCELOT
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Talk about it : TOPIC
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Project begun by the emperor Vespasian : COLOSSEUM
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First Dominican major-league manager : ALOU
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Menial : PEON
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Many a Bob Marley fan : RASTA
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Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
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Rear : AFT
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Fountain piece : CLARINET
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Kind of salad : TUNAFISH
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Part : SEGMENT
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Salad green : CHARD
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Sleep activity, for short : REM
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Trumpet sound : WAWA
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"___ expert, but …" : IMNO
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Bar stock : SODAS
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Follower of the news : LENO
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Heavy rainfalls : DRENCHERS
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Stew ingredient : LIMABEAN
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Set off : INITIATE
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Novel ending : ETTE
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By land ___ : ORSEA
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Osgoode Hall Law School locale : TORONTO
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Univ. requirement : SCI
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Erring : ASTRAY
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Explosion after an irritation : SNEEZE
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Analyzed : PARSED
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Forgo the script : ADLIB
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See 51-Across : PLANE
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With 10-Across, vaudeville revues, e.g. : STAGE
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Longtime smoker : ETNA
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"A Song for the Lonely" singer : CHER
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Matter for the courts : RES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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