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New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 2010

Author:
Barry Boone
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry Boone

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQUW} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Boone. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 22,192 )
Across
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Stop on it : RED
4
Caffè go-with : CREMA
9
Like some 21-Acrosses : ASIAN
14
Headbanger's instrument : AXE
15
Stadium sign : HIMOM
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Traveler who carries his own bag : SANTA
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See 38-Across : MORSECODE
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"Give it ___" : ASHOT
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"___ to Kill" (Sandra Bullock movie) : ATIME
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Certain stampeder : ELEPHANT
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Agents' handfuls : DIVAS
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Mid sixth-century year : DLIX
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Et ___ : ALII
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Starting pitcher : ACE
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Ming of the N.B.A. : YAO
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Common costume for a costume party : APE
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Lab blowup: Abbr. : ENL
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Top 10 singer born in Nigeria : SADE
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Question before "And how!" : DOI
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Life : ENERGY
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73-Across, in 17-Across : DITDITDITDAHDAHDAHDITDITDIT
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Vacation vehicle : JETSKI
44
___ Christiansen, founder of the Lego company : OLE
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Verb with "thou" : HAST
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Reply to Captain Kirk : AYE
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Quantum Computer Services, today : AOL
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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"Phooey!" : BAH
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Fire : ZEAL
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Cong. established it in 1958 : NASA
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Well feature : STAIR
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Focuses (on) : ZEROESIN
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___ deux : PASDE
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Transmission conduits, of a sort : AXONS
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Responder to 38-Across on 4/15/1912 : CARPATHIA
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Rightmost column in the periodic table : GASES
69
Indo-___ : ARYAN
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The Yankees play on it during the summer: Abbr. : EDT
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What might do a foul tip? : EMERY
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Talk show host Gibbons : LEEZA
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See 38-Across : SOS
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Beach shelters : RAMADAS
2
Strange things : EXOTICA
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Came (from) : DERIVED
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Rinky-dink : CHEESY
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Singer Ocasek of the Cars : RIC
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Rock genre : EMO
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Runway user : MODEL
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Joni Mitchell song with the lyric "She was swallowed by the sky" : AMELIA
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"On the double!" : ASAP
10
White House girl : SASHA
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Asthmatic's need : INHALER
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Yom Kippur activity : ATONING
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One way to dress : NATTILY
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Scot's "wee" : SMA
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Rushed : EXPEDITED
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Part of the "De Camptown Races" refrain : DOODAH
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New wings : ADDITIONS
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Terminate a relationship : ENDIT
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Cuts and splices film, e.g. : EDITS
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Snake's place : IDAHO
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Mrs. Woodrow Wilson : EDITH
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Longtime Chicago Bears coach : DITKA
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Mexico's national flower : DAHLIA
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"The Great Gatsby" setting : JAZZAGE
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Prerequisite for many a prescription : EYEEXAM
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Flower named for its smell : TEAROSE
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Embarrasses : ABASHES
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Married : SAIDIDO
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Ultimatums, say : THREATS
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Like some church matters : LAICAL
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Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
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Typical Clint Eastwood role : LONER
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Catch : SNARE
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Many a gang symbol, for short : TAT
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Swedish actress Persson : ESSY
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Catcher's place? : RYE
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Goal of las Naciones Unidas : PAZ

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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