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New York Times, Saturday, September 17, 2005

Subject of Drumnadrochit village observation

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 176 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times9/17/05 ( No. 20,402 )
Across
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Immodest Googling : EGOSURFING
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Booted, say : SHOD
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"The Three Musketeers" actress, 1948 : LANATURNER
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Geometric shapes : TORI
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Reran : PLAYEDOVER
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Threads : DUDS
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Narrow-sleeved garments : ALBS
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"Wow!" : EGAD
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Cornering challenges : ESSES
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New York college founded by Franciscans : SIENA
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Course error : SLICE
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"... ___ the set of sun": "Macbeth" : ERE
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Moray eel victims : OCTOPI
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Together : INUNISON
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Wind or water : ERODER
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Ex-lax? : TAUT
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Soviet W.W. II foreign affairs commissar : MOLOTOV
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Island with the volcano Mt. Liamuiga : STKITTS
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Paris-born painter Tanguy : YVES
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Subject of Drumnadrochit village observation : NESSIE
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Abbreviated : CUTSHORT
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Went boldly : STRODE
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Plug end : OLA
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Shows a desire to get in : ANTES
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48-Down resident : TEXAN
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Series about the firm McKenzie Brackman : LALAW
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Large predator : ORCA
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Subject of a museum in St. Petersburg, Fla. : DALI
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Former Platte River dwellers : OTOS
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Deli offerings : ONIONROLLS
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Hat-tipper, say : GENT
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Asceticism feature : SELFDENIAL
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Strategic W.W. I river : YSER
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Exhibit artfulness : USEFINESSE
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Fort Bliss city : ELPASO
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Like some victims of the Vandals : GALLIC
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For anything : ONABET
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Declines : SAYSNO
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Mountain West conference player : UTE
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Unrefined : RUDE
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Aristophanes drama, with "The" : FROGS
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Bedbound : INVALID
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Poverty : NEEDINESS
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Bite preceder : GRR
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Censor's list: Abbr. : STDS
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Watched things : HOUSESAT
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Get to go ... or make go : ORDEROUT
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Doesn't go along : DISSENTS
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Lyrical period : EEN
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Ticked off, after "in" : APET
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Hoover's vice president : CURTIS
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Like some transfers : IRONON
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"Lord, is ___?": Matthew : ITI
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Hints : OVERTONES
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Science dealing with fungi : MYCOLOGY
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Makes eggs, in a way : OVULATES
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Much less : LETALONE
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1942 F.D.R. creation : OSS
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Teenager of old comics : KETT
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Barren : STERILE
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Sound uncertain : HAW
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Altered : REDONE
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Wood sorrel genus : OXALIS
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Trinity River city : DALLAS
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Stick on a key? : ENISLE
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Mock : SCOFF
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Science class: Abbr. : ASTR
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"___ quote ..." : ANDI
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Sch. in Stillwater : OSU
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Cartoon pooch : REN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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