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New York Times, Saturday, September 24, 2005

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 23 Missing: {JWXZ} Spans: 2 Average word length: 6.52 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 20,409 )
Across
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They go on and on : GASBAGS
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Microscopic animal that swims with whirling cilia : ROTIFER
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Francis ___, 17th-century English poet who wrote "A Feast for Worms" : QUARLES
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Slippery : EVASIVE
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Cheerleading event : TRYOUTS
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Kind of acid that dissolves gold : SELENIC
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Whom People magazine once named the world's "sexiest classical musician" : YOYOMA
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Actress Martin who starred in TV's "National Velvet" : LORI
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Educational foundation? : PREKINDERGARTEN
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Slowly entering : EASINGINTO
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May in "Spider-Man," for one : AUNT
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Bellini title roles : NORMAS
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___ pie : MINCE
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No shrimp : BIGGUY
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How some old things go : TOSEED
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Make ___ of : AMESS
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Didn't shuffle : STRODE
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Hollows : DENS
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Copal and others : HARDRESINS
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Summer camp fun on a lake : PADDLEBOATRACES
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Literary pastiche : ANA
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Came down from one's high horse? : ALIT
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Looking for big bucks? : INHEAT
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Secure against jostling : STRAPIN
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City where Trotsky was exiled : ALMAATA
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"Jesus Christ Superstar" lyricist : TIMRICE
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Big goof : CLANGER
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Cans under a dish : STERNOS
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Workshop gizmos : SANDERS
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Stylish, square-jawed male model : GQTYPE
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Charioteer who precedes Apollo : AURORA
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Agree : SAYYES
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University town with ZIP code 57006 : BROOKINGSSD
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Containing element #13 : ALUMINOUS
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Blow up : GETANGRY
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Barbecue sound : SSS
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Time-sharing locales : RESORTS
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Exceed : OVERGO
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Connie's portrayer, in "The Godfather" : TALIA
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British verb ending : ISE
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Tweak : FINETUNE
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Show : EVIDENCE
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Took it all back : RECANTED
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River whose headwaters are near Lake Baikal : LENA
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Bubbleheaded : DIM
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Threatens violence : RAISESAHAND
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Jungian topic : MODERNMAN
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Histories to overcome : BADPASTS
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"That was no joke" : IMEANTIT
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Nice cop : GENDARME
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It's a wrap : TORTILLA
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Women abducted by Romulus and his men : SABINES
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Roll (out) : TROT
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Fig. in milligrams : RDA
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Spiral: Prefix : HELICO
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Cooling-off period : ICEAGE
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Less blowzy : NEATER
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Red giants with zirconium oxide in their spectra : SSTARS
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Inexpensive fur : LAPIN
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Music sheet abbr. : ARR
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Window boxes, for short? : ACS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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