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New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 2005

When the Supreme Court reconvenes: Abbr.

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Zawistowski. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times9/13/05 ( No. 20,398 )
Across
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With the bow, in music : ARCO
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Dutch pottery city : DELFT
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Disney clownfish : NEMO
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Satirical Mort : SAHL
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Writer Zola : EMILE
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Plow team : OXEN
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Author Silverstein : SHEL
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Like some panels : SOLAR
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Diamond complement : NINE
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1994 Ethan Hawke movie : REALITYBITES
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D.C. baseballer : NAT
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Choler : IRE
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Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
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Nougat candies introduced in 1922 : CHARLESTONCHEWS
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Milo of "Ulysses" : OSHEA
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Luau strings : UKE
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Run without moving : IDLE
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Like tumblers : ACROBATIC
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Use an old phone : DIAL
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Ram's ma'am : EWE
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Capital at 12,000 feet : LAPAZ
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"Monty Python" birds : AFRICANSWALLOWS
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Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
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Airline's home base : HUB
54
Teachers' org. : NEA
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Some e-mailed news reports : DAILYDIGESTS
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Leopold's 1920's co-defendant : LOEB
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Cook in a wok, perhaps : SAUTE
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Sweep's schmutz : SOOT
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Book after Proverbs: Abbr. : ECCL
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Tree with catkins : ALDER
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Heavy reading? : TOME
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Siouan speaker : OTOE
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Rebellious years, often : TEENS
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Snick-or-___ : SNEE
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Chucklehead : ASS
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Cheering section cheers : RAHRAHS
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Fastest land animal : CHEETAH
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Spicy stew, or its pot : OLLA
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Hanker for : DESIRE
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Is histrionic : EMOTES
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Pad producer : LILY
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Spare tire, so to speak : FLAB
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Dustin's "Tootsie" co-star : TERI
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Hardly aboveboard : NONETHICAL
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Used to be : EXISTED
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Game pieces : MEN
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Calorie count of some diet drinks : ONE
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Purplish : LILAC
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
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Shoemaker's tool : AWL
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Chicago-to-Miami dir. : SSE
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Within reach, as a goal : REALIZABLE
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Down the ___ : TUBES
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River to the Volga : OKA
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Tightrope walker's need : NET
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Have in hand : OWN
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"Well, ___!" : ILLBE
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Hoover, e.g. : DAM
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"See ___ care!" : IFI
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Erte forte : ARTDECO
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Seaplane float : PONTOON
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"Totally cool!" : AWESOME
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When doubled, sister of Eva : ZSA
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Early second-century year : CII
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Make less dingy : WHITEN
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Boring tools : AUGERS
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Aspiring J.D.'s exam : LSAT
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Where the Clintons met : YALE
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Fellow, slangily : DUDE
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J.F.K. landers, once : SSTS
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Late July baby : LEO
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When the Supreme Court reconvenes: Abbr. : OCT
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Ball raiser : TEE

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