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New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 221 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0825 ( 20,379 )

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Across
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Test sites : LABS
5
D.H.'s pride : RBIS
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Without stinting : AMPLY
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Paradise lost : EDEN
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Frequent ticket office sight : QUEUE
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Highflying industry : AEROSPACE
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___ manual : USERS
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Goal for a 112-pounder : FLYWEIGHTTITLE
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Lover of Endymion, in myth : SELENE
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Klutz : OAF
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"___ chic" : TRES
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Like the Mau Maus : KENYAN
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"Ugh!" : ICK
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Top dog : NUMEROUNO
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Aces over eights, in poker, as illustrated by 17- & 20-Across and 54- & 60-Across : THEDEADMANSHAND
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Carpenter's curve cutter : COPINGSAW
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Born as : NEE
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Like 90, compared to 85 : HOTTER
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San Juan de la ___ : CRUZ
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Stephen of "Interview With the Vampire," 1994 : REA
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Exotic vacation : SAFARI
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25th anniversary gift : SILVERBRACELET
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Presley's "Don't," not "I Beg of You" : SIDEA
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Intensifies : HEIGHTENS
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Go-between : AGENT
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Indication of serious intent : ANTE
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Jam : CRAM
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Terrible twos, e.g. : PHASE
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Souvenir shop stock : TEES
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Financial predicament : HOLE
Down
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Flips (through) : LEAFS
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Jane Eyre's charge : ADELE
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Emerald or aquamarine : BERYL
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Senator from Maine : SNOWE
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Kind of wit : RAPIER
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Engage in fanfaronade : BRAG
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Mark of a ruler : INCH
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Take care of : SEETO
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Water beds : AQUIFERS
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Have to : MUST
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Burn rubber, with "out" : PEEL
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Hook : LURE
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Ouija board answer : YES
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On its way : SENT
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Spoken for : TAKEN
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Some sausage slices : ENDS
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Poison plant : SUMAC
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Dance-drama with measured chants : NOH
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10 jiao : YUAN
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Rice who wrote "Vittorio the Vampire" : ANNE
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Meeting point : NODE
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Hankering : ITCH
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Half a train? : CHOO
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Had in stock : KEPT
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Bryn ___ : MAWR
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Morse bit : DIT
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Weaken : ENERVATE
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Come to terms : AGREE
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Lexicographers' researches : USAGES
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Director/actor Braff of "Garden State" : ZACH
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Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
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Sell for : FETCH
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Olds model : ALERO
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Kidney-related : RENAL
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"Don't you recognize this voice?!" : ITSME
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One may be heaved : SIGH
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Just think of it : IDEA
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Contact, say : LENS
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Old Roman well : BENE
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Benefit of clergy? : RITE
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Easy mark : SAP

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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