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New York Times, Monday, September 19, 2005

Author:
Timothy Powell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Powell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Powell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 20,404 )
Across
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"Whew! The workweek's almost over!" : TGIF
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Ready for picking : RIPE
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Adjust : ADAPT
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Indian princess : RANI
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Disney's "___ and the Detectives" : EMIL
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Nonsocial type : LONER
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Memo-heading abbr. : ATTN
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Alan Alda series : MASH
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Weak and thin, as a voice : TINNY
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Chinese main dish : MOOGOOGAIPAN
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Veer sharply : SWERVE
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Hymn-playing instruments : ORGANS
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Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Slight downturn : DIP
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Trade : SWAP
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Wading bird : EGRET
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Unyielding : RIGID
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Santa ___ winds : ANA
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Reagan's tax policy, to detractors : VOODOOECONOMICS
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Astern : AFT
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Less polite : RUDER
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Emblem on an Indian pole : TOTEM
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Dire prophecy : DOOM
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Frisbee or Slinky : TOY
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Big mfr. of A.T.M.'s : NCR
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Mailing a letter or picking up a quart of milk, e.g. : ERRAND
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Hype : HOOPLA
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Holler upon walking in the front door : YOOHOOIMHOME
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State bordering Canada for 45 miles : IDAHO
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Japanese sashes : OBIS
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Carries : TOTES
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Solomonlike : WISE
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Pics from which to make more pics : NEGS
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"You should be embarrassed!" : SHAME
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Reply to "Shall we?" : LETS
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Streetcar : TRAM
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Los ___, Calif. : GATOS
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Like a trailer behind a car : INTOW
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ID'd : FINGERED
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Erase : REMOVE
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Icon : IMAGE
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Leaning tower site : PISA
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1-to-12, gradewise : ELHI
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Place to exchange vows : ALTAR
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Events : DOINGS
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Raggedy ___ : ANN
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Bic or Schaefer : PEN
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Attempt : TRY
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Rhetorician : ORATOR
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Make a surprise visit : POPIN
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Expect : AWAIT
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1930's vice president John ___ Garner : NANCE
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Twitch : SPASM
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Rather risky : DICEY
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Escape, as detection : EVADE
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Attempt to get : GOFOR
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Helicopter feature : ROTOR
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Make over : REDO
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E-business : DOTCOM
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Surpass : OUTDO
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Narcotic pain reliever : MORPHINE
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Havoc : MAYHEM
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Squeak and squeal : NOISES
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Condemned's neckwear? : NOOSE
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Raise : HOIST
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Doofus : LOSER
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Friend in a sombrero : AMIGO
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Wolf's sound : HOWL
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Theater award : OBIE
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Bygone U.S. gasoline : ESSO
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The "I" in the answer to 1-Across : ITS
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Dumbbell's cry : DOH
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See ___ glance : ATA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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