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New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 2005

Girolamo ___, Italian mathematician who first published the solution to the general cubic equation

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVYZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Walden.
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© 2005, The New York Times6/4/05 ( No. 20,297 )

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Across
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Split components : SCOOPS
7
See 7-Down : USSTATE
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Get ready for the long haul : TANKUP
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Candlebearer, in Anglican services : TAPERER
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Occult matters : ARCANA
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Old French dynasty member : CAPETIAN
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Letters for Alpha-Bits? : RDA
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Theater request : SHHHH
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Fats Waller's "___ Honey Are You?" : WHOSE
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Broad : DAME
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Twin cities Ulm and ___-Ulm : NEU
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Big Cup maker : REESES
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The ___ watch : ONETO
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Lead role in "Hawaii Five-O" : MCGARRETT
30
Cartoonist who founded the Museum of Cartoon Art : MORTWALKER
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Capital on the Colorado : AUSTINTEXAS
36
Wintertime Forest Service employee : SNOWRANGER
39
Item of apparel patented in 1913 : BRASSIERE
44
Bristles : SETAE
45
"The Phantom of the Opera" author : LEROUX
46
Literary inits. : RLS
48
Kitchen meas. : TBSP
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Strand up north, say : ICEIN
50
Blotto : OILED
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"What was ___ believe?" : ITO
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Endangered wetland fowl : MOORHENS
55
Spheres : REALMS
57
Fell sharply? : POLEAXE
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Refuse to go along with : BALKAT
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Camp nuisance : SKEETER
60
Some bulbs : ONIONS
Down
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"American Idol" quest : STARDOM
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Girolamo ___, Italian mathematician who first published the solution to the general cubic equation : CARDANO
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Captured, in a way : ONCAMERA
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River in Irkutsk : OKA
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"Sanity clause" and others : PUNS
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1950's Braves pitching ace : SPAHN
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The 45th 7-Across : UTAH
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Gull : SAP
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One given to diatribes : SPEWER
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Restraint : TETHER
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Not recitative : ARIOSE
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Afternoon service : TEASET
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Nobel-winning physicist Rutherford : ERNEST
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Celebrity hinted at by the ends of 30-, 32- and 36-Across : CHUCKNORRIS
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It marks the end of a shift : HEMLINE
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"Some friend you are," more classically : ETTU
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With more to be done? : RARER
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Stinging remarks? : OWS
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Kind of card : GETWELL
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When some watch the local news : ATSIX
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___ in xylophone : XAS
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"Fisherman With ___" (1868 Frédéric Bazille painting) : ANET
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Central figure at the fictional Ft. Baxter : SGTBILKO
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Photography pioneer : EASTMAN
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Puts back on one's blog : REPOSTS
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Sights at many football games : BLIMPS
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Get something done? : RECOOK
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Iris part : AREOLE
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Evening out? : SOIREE
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Baby's beach necessity : SUNHAT
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Croatian leader? : SERBO
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Recipient of many referrals : DEAN
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River to the English Channel : EXE
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Quarry quasher of 1970 : ALI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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