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New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Author:
Anne Garellick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Anne Garellick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Garellick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0921 ( 20,406 )
Across
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Ump's call : SAFE
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Like some committees : ADHOC
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White-bearded type : SAGE
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Rectangular cereal : CHEX
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Papal topper : TIARA
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Run perfectly : PURR
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Overthrow, say : ERROR
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Prelude to a solution : IDEA
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Marinated dish : TERIYAKI
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Gainsays : DENIES
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Eleanor's follower as first lady : BESS
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Sing-along, of sorts : KARAOKE
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Group in power : REGIME
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Alpaca's relative : CAMEL
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Banded stone : AGATE
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"Yikes!" : OHNO
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TV's Arthur : BEA
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20-, 25-, 45- and 50-Across, in a way : JAPANESEIMPORTS
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Suffix with cannon : ADE
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Bowling green, e.g. : LAWN
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"Maria ___" (1940's hit) : ELENA
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They form bonds : ATOMS
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Unjust accusation : BADRAP
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Flower-arranging art : IKEBANA
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Shia, e.g. : SECT
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Some back-and-forth, briefly : DIALOG
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Variety of pinball : PACHINKO
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Stadium section : LOGE
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Baker of song : ANITA
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___ Cooper (popular car) : MINI
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Flock members : EWES
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Clan symbol : TOTEM
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Compound with a hydroxyl group : ENOL
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It's typically thrown eight feet : DART
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Dodge : EVADE
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Like a Playboy Playmate : SEXY
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"Scram!" : SCAT
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Sighed words : AHME
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Cold feet, so to speak : FEAR
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Prime bit of trial evidence : EXHIBITA
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Drill directive : ATEASE
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Daggers : DIRKS
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Mata ___ (spy) : HARI
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___ y Plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
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Spice in Indian cuisine : CARDAMOM
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___ column : SPINAL
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Part of a TV transmission : AUDIO
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Rosetta Stone language : GREEK
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Demagnetize, maybe : ERASE
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Aden's land : YEMEN
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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"Funny Girl" director Garson ___ : KANIN
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Big Indian : RAJA
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"Omigosh!" : EGAD
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Be slack-jawed : GAPE
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Tobacco units : CHEWS
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2003 Afghani film that won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film : OSAMA
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Uncle Remus title : BRER
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European erupter : ETNA
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P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Stretch out : ELONGATE
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Source of some brandy : PEACH
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Yesteryear : OLDTIMES
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Best qualified : ABLEST
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Eastern "way" : TAO
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Turned into : BECAME
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Putzed around : IDLED
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Plains Indian : KIOWA
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All fired up : EAGER
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Too full : SATED
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Gyro holder : PITA
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Shortest iron, in golf : NINE
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James ___ Polk : KNOX
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Like olives or peanuts : OILY
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Natl. Adoption Mo. : NOV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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