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New York Times, Thursday, August 4, 2005

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 138 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 20,358 )
Across
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Den denizens : CUBS
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Tennis lesson subject : GRIP
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"This ___ life!" : ISTHE
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Ibiza, e.g. : ISLA
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"Slaves of New York" author Janowitz : TAMA
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Romance, e.g. : NOVEL
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Green light : STAMPOFAPPROVAL
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Mag famous for sex quizzes : COSMO
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Major artery : CAROTID
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Beat in a pool : OUTSWAM
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Where the buoys are : SEA
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Dwindle : EBB
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Yearbook sect. : SRS
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"___ Coming" (1969 Three Dog Night hit) : ELIS
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___ flask (lab container) : DEWAR
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Snowbird's destination : FLORIDA
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Setting for betting : RENO
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Colorful language : FOURLETTERWORDS
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One of the Brontë sisters : ANNE
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Flu symptoms : SHIVERS
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Analyzes : READS
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"Don't look at me!" : NOTI
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Honor society letter : PHI
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Tach reading : RPM
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Prefix with dimensional : UNI
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Profit : NETGAIN
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Where a kookaburra lives : OUTBACK
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Some wedding music providers : HARPS
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Go to an extreme : PUSHTHEENVELOPE
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Actor Ron of "Superfly" : ONEAL
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"___ small world" : ITSA
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Others, in Latin : ALIA
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Guitarist Van Halen : EDDIE
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Cereal box stat. : NTWT
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Come across as : SEEM
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Great Lakes swimmers : CISCOS
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Pro golfers' circuit : USTOUR
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Wingdings : BLASTS
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"Dynasty" actress : SAMMS
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1964 hit with the lyric "C'mon and turn it on, wind it up, blow it out" : GTO
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W.W. II fighters : RAF
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Apple that may be green or red : IMAC
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Father figures : PAPAS
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Encroachment : INROAD
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Epitome of blackness : SOOT
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Nielsen respondent : TVVIEWER
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Stretchy athletic item : HEADBAND
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Extra room, perhaps : ELL
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U.S. secretary of state raised in the Bronx : POWELL
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Historic beginning? : PRE
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Healing plants : ALOES
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Feature of a Friars Club meeting : MIRTH
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Warner ___ : BROS
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Occupation not much seen nowadays? : SITIN
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Olympic archer : EROS
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Basset hound of the comics : FRED
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Cattle variety : DEVON
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Rocky ridge : ARETE
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Klinger portrayer : FARR
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Maximum weight of a ball in Olympic soccer : ONEPOUND
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Hardly laughing : UNAMUSED
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Squirm : WRITHE
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Faint : SUBTLE
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End of a sentence, maybe : PAROLE
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Flower child : HIPPIE
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Line of fashion? : INSEAM
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"Uh-uh!" : NAH
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Strand, in a way : ICEIN
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Big dos : GALAS
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Ethnic cuisine : THAI
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Etta of old comics : KETT
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He wrote "To Helen" and "For Annie" : POE
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Australian state: Abbr. : NSW
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Vintner's vessel : VAT

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

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