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New York Times, Friday, August 26, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJVWZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 20,380 )
Across
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Transgresses : ERRS
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Expostulate : ARGUE
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"Now I get it," facetiously : AHSO
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Substance : MEAT
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Hard to read, perhaps : TEENY
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Stable shade : ROAN
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Way to stand by : IDLY
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Among those attending : INTHEHOUSE
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Some rigging supporters : TOPMASTS
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Gone bad : SOURED
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Radiator output : HISSES
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N.F.L. nail-biters : OTS
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Guarantee : MAKESURE
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Spheres : REALMS
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Critical step in analysis : ACIDTEST
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Richardson of Nixon's cabinet : ELLIOT
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Printed : RAN
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In the capacity of : QUA
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Cardinal features : CRESTS
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Betty Boop trademark : SPITCURL
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Ump's cry : YEROUT
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History book feature : TIMELINE
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Counselors' org. : ABA
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Tacit : UNSAID
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Coy expression : SIMPER
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Verging on tears : CHOKEDUP
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Tension easer : ICEBREAKER
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It went through Memphis : NILE
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"Juke Box Baby" singer : COMO
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Clamorous : AROAR
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Counting method : TENS
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N.F.L. coach known as "Ground Chuck" : KNOX
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Best dramatic actress Tony winner of 1948, 1978 and 1983 : TANDY
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Yards on the ground, e.g. : STAT
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Spurt : EMIT
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Renovation : REDO
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Pirate legend : RALPHKINER
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Blocked : STYMIED
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Yet undecided : ATISSUE
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Some summer residents : RENTERS
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Gears up : GETSSET
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New Eng. school : UNH
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Dump : EYESORE
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Alarm function : AROUSAL
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Appointed time : HOUR
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Response facilitator: Abbr. : SASE
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Linear : ONED
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Key card issuer : HOTEL
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Second hand: Abbr. : ASST
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Amanda's role on "Married … With Children" : MARCY
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Without ___ (nonchalantly) : ACARE
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Fare after oral surgery, say : LIQUIDDIET
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Do as Niobe did : MOURN
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Flat : STALE
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Oration station : SOAPBOX
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Water chestnut, e.g. : TUBER
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Eye : STAREAT
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Infatuated with : STUCKON
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Dope : PINHEAD
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Words of sympathy : IMSORRY
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Deck material : TEAK
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Business needs : CLIENTS
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Really warped : SICK
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Screen symbol : ICON
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Kind of pad : MEMO
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It runs down a limb : ULNA
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Noodge : PEST
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Heavenly altar : ARA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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