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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 Scrabble average: 1.86 This is puzzle # 219 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 20,336 )
Across
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Op-ed piece : ESSAY
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"Huh?" : WHAT
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Something to haggle over : SWAP
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India's first P.M. : NEHRU
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Plotter in a play : IAGO
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Call from the nursery : MAMA
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No longer carry Folgers or Maxwell House? : DROPCOFFEEMAKER
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"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
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Aid and ___ : ABET
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Giving off light : LUCENT
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X out : DELETE
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Soup base : STOCK
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Prisoner's tally on a cell wall : DAYS
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___-la-la : OOH
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Belly muscles : ABS
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True : ALIGN
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Baby kangaroo's nickname for mom's pouch? : HOPPOCKET
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Ditch : LOSE
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Four for the road : TIRES
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Old Italian money : LIRA
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How a high-pitched weasel goes? : POPSQUEAK
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Squalid : MANGY
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Uranus' domain : SKY
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Address starting http:// : URL
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Provider of the first bone transplant? : ADAM
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Varieties : KINDS
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Rebuttal to "No, you're not" : YESIAM
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Eyed food : POTATO
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Cogitate, with "on" : CHEW
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Overmodest : COY
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Oasis store? : SHOPOFTHEDESERT
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In ___ (where found) : SITU
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Govt. disaster relief org. : FEMA
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Mowed path : SWATH
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Tugboat sound : TOOT
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Opening for Vegas : SLOT
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Home of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center : TEXAS
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Over : ENDED
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Wait on : SERVE
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Underwater sandbank : SHOAL
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Dadaist Jean : ARP
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Seat of ancient Mayan civilization : YUCATAN
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Lois, to Hi : WIFE
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Sword handles : HAFTS
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Time of one's life : AGE
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Jumps on the ice : TOELOOPS
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Great big kiss : SMACK
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Aftermath : WAKE
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"So be it" : AMEN
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Result of hair-splitting? : PART
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What a hypnotist may tell you to do : OBEY
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A lot of, slangily : MUCHO
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Outer limits : EDGES
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City in a classic railroad name : TOPEKA
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Safeguard : SHIELD
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Similar (to) : AKIN
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Shipping hazard : BERG
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Corset stiffener : STAY
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Skiers' paradise : ALPS
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"Hey, over here!" : LOOK
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Cosby/Culp TV series : ISPY
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Simoleons : CLAMS
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Freeway exits : TURNOFFS
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Andean capital : QUITO
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Life jacket : MAEWEST
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Turned blue, maybe : DYED
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Not working : KAPUT
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Dolt : SCHMO
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Mountaineer's tool : ICEAX
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View in an angiogram : AORTA
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Old stories : MYTHS
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"Hey, over here!" : PSST
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Buckeye State : OHIO
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Emerald City visitor : TOTO
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Incubate : HEAT
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Neighbor of Norw. : SWE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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