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PARTING THOUGHTS

New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 2008

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 64 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 21,432 )
Across
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Having chutzpah : BRASH
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Home of the Braves: Abbr. : ATL
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Hale-___ (comet seen in 1997) : BOPP
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Take a chance : RISKIT
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Page facing a verso : RECTO
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Arthur Miller play about the Salem witch trials, with "The" : CRUCIBLE
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Enigmas : ARCANA
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Take heat from? : UNARM
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Downhill racer : TOBOGGAN
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Poet John who wrote "Lives of X," an autobiography in verse : CIARDI
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Last request, part 1 : TODIEQUIETLYINMYSLEEP
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Rains in Spain : AGUAS
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Twigs, perhaps : TINDER
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Animal more closely related to the mongoose than the dog : HYENA
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Inhuman : BESTIAL
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Groundbreaking inventions? : HOES
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Cabinet inits. since 1979 : HHS
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Part of a range: Abbr. : MTN
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Records : ENTERS
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Not maj. : MIN
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Endorsers, typically : PAYEES
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Election ending? : EER
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Request, part 2 : LIKEMYGRANDFATHER
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Barney's buddy, in cartoondom : FRED
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Veiled comment? : IDO
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"Sense and Sensibility" author : AUSTEN
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"Thumbs way up!" review : RAVE
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Unlike drive, reverse has just one : GEAR
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Lord's land : DEMESNE
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With 95-Across, chef whose recipes are used on the International Space Station : EMERIL
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National Institutes of Health location : BETHESDA
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Request, part 3 : NOT
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How good investors invest : SHREWDLY
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Profitless : ATCOST
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Bill : INVOICE
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On Soc. Sec., typically : RETD
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"The King and I" setting : SIAM
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Park ___ : AVENUE
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Disfigure : MAR
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God, in Granada : DIOS
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Request, part 4 : SCREAMINGINTERROR
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___ culpa : MEA
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Actress Mimieux of "Where the Boys Are" : YVETTE
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Supply in a loft : HAY
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Alludes (to) : REFERS
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Lambert airport's home: Abbr. : STL
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"___ pig's eye!" : INA
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Created : BORN
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See 61-Across : LAGASSE
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___ ballerina : PRIMA
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Salma Hayek, for one : LATINA
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1970s Renault : LECAR
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End of the request : LIKETHEPEOPLEINHISCAR
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European carrier : IBERIA
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Part of many an autobiography's author credit : ASTOLDTO
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Morticia, to Fester, on "The Addams Family" : NIECE
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Gander : goose :: tercel : ___ : FALCON
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More chic : CLASSIER
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Clothing retailer Bauer : EDDIE
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Erica Jong's phobia, ostensibly : FLYING
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"Yonder window," according to Romeo : EAST
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Uno + due : TRE
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Actions : DEEDS
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Very dry : BRUT
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Only female attorney general : RENO
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Sch. known for its discipline : ACAD
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Having grooves : STRIATE
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'Hood inhabitant : HOMEGIRL
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Existing : ACTUAL
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Crowd in Calais? : TROIS
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Grease up : LUBE
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Propaganda technique introduced by Hitler in "Mein Kampf" : BIGLIE
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M.D.'s who deliver : OBGYNS
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What dead men don't wear, per a 1982 film title : PLAID
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Tasty tubes : PENNE
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Suggestive : RACY
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W.W. I's so-called "U-Boat Alley" : IRISHSEA
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Reptilian, in a way : SCALY
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___ Abdul-Jabbar : KAREEM
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Tab, e.g. : INDENT
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"Shogun" sequel : TAIPAN
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Soft : COTTONY
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Not exactly : QUASI
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One of two title roles (in the same film) for Spencer Tracy : MRHYDE
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Bellyache : BEEF
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Peppy : ENERGETIC
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Desire, for one : STREETCAR
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Sign in the stands : HIMOM
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Noted bunny lover : HEFNER
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Jason's jiltee : MEDEA
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Matador's move : PASE
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Social worker : ANT
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Scattered (about) : STREWED
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Pirate whose treasure is recovered in Poe's "The Gold-Bug" : KIDD
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Keeper of a flame? : GASOVEN
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Total : RUNTO
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Dickens's shortest novel : HARDTIMES
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Bad guys : EVILDOERS
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Count (on) : RELY
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Benin, until 1975 : DAHOMEY
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Matter of law : RES
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Lassitude : ENNUI
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Deep bleu sea : MER
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Bigmouth, for one : BASS
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Pollen producer : STAMEN
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Hair-raising : SCARY
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Ein Berliner, often : HERR
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Clarifying words : IMEAN
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ESPN sportscaster Dick : VITALE
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Treebeard, e.g. : ENT
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Manuscript encl. : SASE
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Ace's specialty : AVIATION
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Slaves : THRALLS
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Spinachlike plant : ORACH
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Won back : REGAINED
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Unseen part of the moon : FARSIDE
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Marijuana cigarette, slangily : SPLIFF
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Like some Afghan leaders : TRIBAL
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In the cards : LIKELY
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Ecological groupings : BIOTAS
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Not AWOL : ONPOST
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Poe poem that ends "From grief and groan to a golden throne beside the King of Heaven" : LENORE
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Word of thanks : MERCI
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Quickly : APACE
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Edison rival : TESLA
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Cubic decimeter : LITER
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Spend time (with) : HANG
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Cut, say : EDIT
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Give up : CEDE
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Aspirin, e.g. : ACID
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Roger who won the Best Actor Tony for "Nicholas Nickleby" : REES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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