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New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 2005

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 20,395 )
Across
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Blood: Prefix : HEMA
5
Cynical comment : IBET
9
Flank : ABUT
13
Popular whitener : TOPOL
14
Melba, e.g. : DAME
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Singer at the Live Aid concert : BONO
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Symbols of innocence : WHITEROSES
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Auto pioneer Adam : OPEL
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Those who prefer suspense? : POSTPONERS
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___ provençale : VEAL
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Passed quickly : SHOTBY
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Candy manufacturer Harry : REESE
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It's nonsense : SCAT
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1988 buyer of Motown Records : MCA
27
Like Mars nowadays : MAPPED
28
Uniform part : HAT
29
Old riddle: "What did Delaware?" Answer: "I don't know, but ___" : ALASKA
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Event that didn't happen : ONENINENINEFOURWORLDSERIES
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Sharp : SHREWD
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Shellac finish : CEE
40
Old English entertainment : MASQUE
43
1910's French avant-gardist : ARP
45
Big shot : BELT
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Carry on : ACTUP
47
Fictional miner with heavy eyelids : SLEEPY
49
1979 Fleetwood Mac hit : SARA
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Writer, slangily : INKSLINGER
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Pervasive quality : ODOR
55
Hunters' decoys : MOOSECALLS
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Winged goddess : NIKE
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Wolf : ROUE
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Not to be missed : AMUST
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Pit : SEED
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Suffix with super : ETTE
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Mortal Kombat maker : SEGA
Down
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Seasonal greeting : HOHO
2
Christian denom. : EPIS
3
N.Y.C. thoroughfare in the Rodgers and Hart song "Manhattan" : MOTTST
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Beth's predecessor : ALEPH
5
"No opinion" : IDONTCARE
6
Why 31-Across didn't happen : BASEBALLWALKOUT
7
Tip reducer : EMERY
8
"Working Girl" girl : TESS
9
At a premium : ABOVEPAR
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One working with a crook : BOPEEP
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Edginess : UNEASE
12
Struck : TOLLED
13
Local govt. unit : TWP
17
Study, say : ROOM
22
Wolf : RAKE
23
Glittered : SHONE
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A pearly white : CANINE
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When some stores open : ATNINE
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Publisher's pile: Abbr. : MSS
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Letter opener : ADDRESSEE
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16 : FOURSQUARED
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Beat, and how! : WHUP
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Swedish coin : ORE
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Put away : ICE
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Creature with many sharp teeth : EEL
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Put down : SET
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Some fraternity members : MASONS
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Settlement in le Nouveau Monde : ACADIE
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Butterfly, e.g. : STROKE
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Sports hero who wore #10 : PELE
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Specifically : BYNAME
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Supercilious one : SNOOT
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Characters of a certain type : PICAS
50
2002 Literature Nobelist Kertész : IMRE
51
Drain sound : GLUG
52
Supermodel Benitez : ELSA
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18 through 20, in a run : RST

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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