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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 2005

"And the ___ brought him bread and flesh in the morning …": I Kings

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {BJWX} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times7/16/05 ( No. 20,339 )

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Across
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Waiting one's turn : INQUEUE
8
Duty-free? : ONLEAVE
15
"Agreed" : SOUNDSLIKEAPLAN
17
Concession, of a sort : THATSAGOODPOINT
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It may be written "on" something : ODE
19
Eccentric guys, slangily : GINKS
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Count, e.g. : PEER
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"And the ___ brought him bread and flesh in the morning …": I Kings : RAVENS
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Language study topic : TENSE
24
Filament's organ : STAMEN
26
Prominent name in South Korean history : RHEE
28
Subsequently : LATERON
30
Vote for : YEA
31
Like some scientists : MAD
34
Basic chemistry subject : ACIDITY
35
Distinctive attribute : EARMARK
37
Certain slip-on, briefly : MOC
38
Zulu leader? : ZEE
39
Pinch-hit : STOODIN
40
Word in a record's description : MOST
41
Without slipping : SURELY
42
John whose middle name is Hercules : ELTON
45
Pop alternative : ICETEA
47
Like show horses : SHOD
48
St. Paul, for one : ROMAN
50
Courtroom response : IDO
52
Be wholeheartedly aggressive : TAKENOPRISONERS
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Actually : ASAMATTEROFFACT
57
Yields, perhaps : SAYSYES
58
Old World bunting esteemed as a delicacy : ORTOLAN
Down
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Ideal ending : IST
2
Manhattan neighborhood : NOHO
3
Yielding a parabola, in a way : QUADRATIC
4
Without a yoke : UNTEAMED
5
People people?: Abbr. : EDS
6
Dictionary features : USAGENOTES
7
Chicago suburb : ELGIN
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"All right already!" : OKOK
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"___ Newt" (Cartoon Network series) : NEDS
10
Circuit : LAP
11
Lofty verse : EPOPEE
12
Not native : ALIEN
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Rooftop sights : VANES
14
___ Ríos (Paraná's province) : ENTRE
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Salt constituents : IONS
22
Communications giant : VERIZON
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Subject to forceful removal : TEAROUT
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Lambaste : SLAM
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Kind of shell : TACO
26
Saloon stock : RYES
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Advanced missile feature : HEATSENSOR
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Duma demurral : NYET
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Finished negotiations : MADEADEAL
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Botanical coat : ARIL
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Label in Saks and Bloomies : DKNY
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What an ad's 800 number might provide : MOREINFO
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Internet service providers : MODEMS
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Part of a Spanish 101 conjugation : ESTAS
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Jokhang Temple locale : LHASA
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Hungarian wine : TOKAY
45
Hungarian composer Kálmán : IMRE
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African capital of 11 million : CAIRO
48
School drills, say : ROTE
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Prefers, with "for" : OPTS
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Ocean killer : ORCA
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Not only that but also : NAY
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Habitually, for short : OFT
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Timetable locale: Abbr. : STN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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