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New York Times, Friday, September 2, 2005

Year the National University of Mexico was founded

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times9/2/05 ( No. 20,387 )
Across
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Gallery sign : ARTSALE
8
It may lead to cooler heads : ICEBAG
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Stupid creep, slangily : MEATBALL
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Near-slave worker : COOLIE
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Ape : MAKELIKE
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Catalog : ASSORT
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1993 A.L. batting champ John : OLERUD
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Year the National University of Mexico was founded : MDLI
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Price abbr. : CTS
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More likely to please : NICER
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Newport rival : KOOL
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Tamiroff of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" : AKIM
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Suffix with social : ITES
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Cornerstone word : ANNO
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Wool source : LLAMA
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Author Rand : AYN
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Sober : CLEARHEADED
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"Bwana Devil" was the first one : THREEDMOVIE
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Happy-go-lucky : FREEANDEASY
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They may be turnoffs: Abbr. : RDS
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Fine, in slapstick : LARRY
40
Ballpark figs. : ESTS
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Unstable lepton : MUON
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Temple part : APSE
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Realizes : NETS
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Approached rapidly : RANTO
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Cousin of a chickadee : TIT
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Frank Sinatra's "Meet Me at the ___" : COPA
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Fritz of the Chicago Symphony : REINER
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Bag holder : TEAPOT
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Period of greatest success : NOONTIDE
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Unrestrained parties : ORGIES
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Look : DEMEANOR
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Fake : PSEUDO
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Architects' work : DESIGNS
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Unbreathable part of an atmosphere : AMMONIA
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Kind of TV : REALITY
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Come into one's own : TAKECENTERSTAGE
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Firewood measures : STERES
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"It's all ___" ("I can't remember") : ABLUR
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Installed : LAID
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Tennessee River tributary : ELK
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Announcement at the table : ICALL
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Start of a Mozart title : COSI
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Daughter of Hyperion : EOS
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Shipping charges? : BLOCKADERUNNING
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Exposure : AIRTIME
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Loses one's cool : GETSMAD
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Site of a pitchers' lineup? : LEMONADESTAND
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Easily-used people : DOORMATS
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Substantially (in) : KNEEDEEP
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Chrysler Building architect William Van ___ : ALEN
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Charge : LEVY
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Seymour ___, the Father of Supercomputing : CRAY
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Pardner's mount : HOSS
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"___ goes" : HERE
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Bygone haircut : FLATTOP
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Old armory stock : RAPIERS
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Adored : DOTEDON
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Causes of some domestic disturbances : SNORERS
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Trader Vic invention : MAITAI
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Au contraire : NOTSO
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French royal called "Le Bon," and others : RENES
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College figure : COED
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"Coriolanus" setting : ROME
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More, musically : PIU
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It comes in many vols. : OED

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

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