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New York Times, Monday, August 11, 2008

"If ___ be the food of love, play on": Shak.

Author:
Thomas Heilman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Heilman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times8/11/08 ( No. 21,461 )
Across
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Feeling bloated : GASSY
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Eyeliner boo-boo : SMEAR
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"Don't tase me, ___!" : BRO
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Make amends (for) : ATONE
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Experiment site : LAB
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Psychologically manipulated : BRAINWASHED
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I : ONE
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Lawman Wyatt : EARP
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"The Andy Griffith Show" boy : OPIE
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Cowboy's greeting : HOWDY
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End of a student's e-mail address : EDU
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Town shouters : CRIERS
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Place to play twenty-one : CASINO
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Jewish mystical doctrine : CABALA
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Formulaic : CUTANDDRIED
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"Long ago and ___ away ..." : FAR
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Furnace output : HEAT
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Western treaty grp. : OAS
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Car with a logo of four rings : AUDI
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Lubricate : OIL
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Put-upon : HARDPRESSED
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Out, as a library book : ONLOAN
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Smooth and lustrous : SILKEN
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At an angle : CANTED
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Galas : DOS
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Norwegian coastal feature : FJORD
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Car that comes with a driver : LIMO
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Opera set along the Nile : AIDA
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Like players in pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey : BLINDFOLDED
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Likely : APT
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Helpers : AIDES
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Rationed (out) : DOLED
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Crosses out : XES
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Silly birds : GEESE
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Escalator parts : STEPS
Down
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Comic Kaplan : GABE
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Gillette razor : ATRA
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Go out of sight, as gas prices : SOAR
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Criticizes, perhaps unfairly : SNIPESAT
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Craving : YEN
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Ivory or Coast : SOAP
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"If ___ be the food of love, play on": Shak. : MUSIC
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Onetime dental anesthetic : ETHER
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"___ you sleeping?" : ARE
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Fiery-tempered sort, they say : REDHEAD
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Loses it : BLOWSAFUSE
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Ayn who wrote "Atlas Shrugged" : RAND
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Follow orders : OBEY
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Cause for stitches : WOUND
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Globe : ORB
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Racket : DIN
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"Rocks" : ICE
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Make aware : CUEIN
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No matter what : ATALLCOSTS
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Stench : ODOR
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Weighed down : LADEN
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Desertlike : ARID
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When repeated, a toy train : CHOO
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Way cool : RAD
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AOL and others, in brief : ISPS
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Demands much (of) : ASKSALOT
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Pocketbook : HANDBAG
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Termite look-alike : ANT
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Free from : RIDOF
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"Xanadu" grp. : ELO
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Rower's need : OAR
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Omit in pronunciation : ELIDE
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Eats by candlelight, say : DINES
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Source of linen : FLAX
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Mock : JAPE
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Retailer's goods: Abbr. : MDSE
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Bottomless : DEEP
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Tosses in : ADDS
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"This puzzle is really, really hard," e.g. : LIE
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Takes too much, for short : ODS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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