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New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 2005

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0609 ( 20,302 )
Across
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Push hard : RAM
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Olympic sport since 1964 : JUDO
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Forgo : PASSUP
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Cooler in the summer : ICEWATER
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Paris's Arc de Triomphe de l'___ : ETOILE
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Components of 38-Across : MUSICALSYLLABLES
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Flower holder : STALK
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Sow what? : OATS
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Pro : VET
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Plant with a chewable leaf : COCA
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River in Dante's "Inferno" : LETHE
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"Got it" : AHSO
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Arab leader: Var. : AMEER
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Oil field? : ART
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North Sea tributary : DEE
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Actress/host Tyler : AISHA
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Piano exercise for beginners : DOREMIFASOLLATIDOTILASOLFAMIREDO
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1930's V.P. John ___ Garner : NANCE
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Travel : WEND
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Make it : TAG
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Use a shuttle : TAT
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Butter up? : BASTE
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Goals of some candidates, for short : PHDS
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Wheel of a spur : ROWEL
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Christiania, now : OSLO
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___ chi : TAI
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Take : HAUL
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Band together : UNITE
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Possible title for this puzzle : SCALINGUPANDDOWN
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When many shops open : ATNINE
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Regressed : BACKSLID
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Talked like Vito Corleone : RASPED
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Ones who are all broken up : EXES
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Ave. intersectors : STS
Down
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Optician's display : RIMS
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___ above : ACUT
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Arizona spring training site : MESA
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Tabloid nickname : JACKO
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Acting legend Hagen : UTA
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One of the original 13: Abbr. : DEL
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About : ORSO
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Snowball thrower : PELTER
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"It's about time!" : ATLAST
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Have a bawl : SOB
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Paul Revere, for one : SILVERSMITH
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Title beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
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Little brother, maybe : PEST
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Astronaut's answer : WILCO
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Home of the Peabody Museum of Natural History : YALE
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___ lily : CALLA
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Master with strings : AMATI
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City near the cave of Elijah : HAIFA
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Codicil, e.g. : ADDON
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When this happened : HEREAT
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Clergy students : SEMINARIANS
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Supports, in a way : ENDOWS
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Series of online posts : THREAD
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Comparable in years : ASOLD
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Lead ___ life : ADOGS
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De ___ : FACTO
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Fasten on : TIETO
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Keglers' places : LANES
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Hit on the head : BEANED
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Chug follower : ALUG
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Aquaculturists' locales : PONDS
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Kvetch : WHINE
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Blockheads : LUNKS
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Peter, for one : TSAR
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Recorded events : ACTA
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Garage job : LUBE
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Types with fat recording contracts : IDOLS
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Blockhead : TWIT
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They may be split : ENDS
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Collagen target : LIP
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Opposite of bellum : PAX
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Whiz : ACE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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