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New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 20,350 )
Across
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1952 Winter Olympics site : OSLO
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Way up? : TBAR
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Mexican gelt : PESOS
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Religious leader born Giovanni de Medici : LEOX
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Hitchhiked, e.g. : RODE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Like morning grass : DEWY
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Start of a quip : YOUCANLEAD
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Product at a gas station : STP
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Puts in firmly : IMBEDS
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Museo holdings : ARTE
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Quip, part 2 : AHORSE
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Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 : CMINOR
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More twisted : WRIER
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Romantic comedies, e.g. : GENRE
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Workplaces with openings, for short? : ORS
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Phoenix team : SUNS
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Perils for spelunkers : CAVEINS
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Quip, part 3 : TOWATERBUTA
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Warming : DETENTE
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Take ___ (doze) : ANAP
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Suddenly became attentive, with "up" : SAT
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Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Symbol of leakiness : SIEVE
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Rachmaninoff, for one : EMIGRE
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Quip, part 4 : PENCIL
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Fencer's weapon : EPEE
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Obsequious sort : YESMAN
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Dis's partner : DAT
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End of the quip : MUSTBELEAD
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Words of denial : NOTI
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Extract, as a chemical from a solution : ELUTE
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Arab statesman : EMIR
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Loads : ATON
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Point on a line : DEPOT
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Jungle climber : VINE
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Only about 10% of it is visible : BERG
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Proverbs : OLDSAWS
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Transparent, modern-style : SEETHRU
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Nadir : LOWPOINT
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Prefix with acetylene : OXY
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Open dare : TRYME
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Ninny : BOOB
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Together, on a score : ADUE
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Bank stamp abbr. : RECD
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Encage : PEN
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China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Camping fuel : STERNO
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One raising one's voice : ORATOR
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Religious feasts : SEDERS
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Attribute : ASCRIBE
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It touches the River Jordan: Abbr. : ISR
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Do over, as a lawn : RESOD
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Waiter's handout : MENU
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Series on a ski slope : GATES
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100-meter dash, e.g. : EVENT
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"Shoot!" : NERTS
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Pretty marble : CATSEYE
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Spot : STAIN
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Bit of fraying : WEAR
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Opening of many a speech : ANECDOTE
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Pilot : AVIATOR
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Action in a snowball fight : PELTING
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Felt : SEEMED
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Lab glass : AMPULE
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Binds : TIESUP
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Upper house member: Abbr. : SEN
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Really irk : GETTO
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Military chaplain : PADRE
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Map abbr. : ELEV
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Circular opening? : SEMI
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Primary : MAIN
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Stake : BET
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Catch red-handed : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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