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New York Times, Sunday, September 25, 2005

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Author:
Matt Skoczen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Skoczen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Skoczen.
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© 2005, The New York Times9/25/05 ( No. 20,410 )
Across
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Dog's owner : MASTER
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Crit. condition areas : ICUS
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Go (for) : OPT
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Famed Chicago hotel : DRAKE
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Station number : OCTANE
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Injured, in a way : SPRAINED
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Like an apartment with new tenants : RELET
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Dislodging boats that have run aground? : SHALLOWBUSINESS
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Runs for no purpose : IDLES
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Long stretch : EON
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Go for the gold? : PAN
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Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
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Beehives, e.g. : UPDOS
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One calling at peak times? : YODELER
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Salon worker : TINTER
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"Horton Hears ___" : AWHO
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Advice to a husband seeker? : DONTHAVEACALLOWMAN
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"Lowdown" singer Boz ___ : SCAGGS
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Photo ID? : UPI
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Chinese philosopher Chu ___ : HSI
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Respecting : ANENT
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Goddess of agriculture : CERES
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Warm wool : ALPACA
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Presidential monogram : HST
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"Don't ___ dumb" : ACTSO
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Karaoke? : BALLADMOUTHING
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TKO caller : REF
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Get : NAB
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Stairstep measure : RISE
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Spots : ESPIES
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Dart : FLIT
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Medical worker in a billfold picture? : WALLETNURSE
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Mex. miss : SRTA
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Glass component : SILICA
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It may follow a def. : ETYM
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WB competitor : UPN
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One of the Ewings, on "Dallas" : VAL
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Selective Service System, once? : AMERICASCALLUP
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Be bombastic : ORATE
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Hellenic vowel : ETA
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Shows homage : KNEELS
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First airline with commercial transpacific passenger flights : PANAM
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Lee foe : MEADE
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Football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Melbourne-to-Brisbane dir. : NNE
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[Not again!] and [I can't!] : GROANS
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Procrastinator's pick-up line? : IMDALLYINGTOSEEYOU
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Like venison : GAMY
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Annual Sunday night event, with "the" : OSCARS
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Insignia : EMBLEMS
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Bruce who appeared in "Suspicion" : NIGEL
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Travis who sang "Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)" : TRITT
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Comfy footwear : MOC
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Shade of green : PEA
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"We Help Heal" sloganeer : CURAD
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Where to store extra chandeliers? : BALLROOMCLOSETS
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Teacher's note on a test : SEEME
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Subject to change in size, as a picture on a screen : SCALABLE
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Famous Indy 500 family : UNSERS
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Neil Armstrong's middle name : ALDEN
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Halifax hrs. : AST
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Crosswalk users, for short : PEDS
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Shirley who sang "Goldfinger" : BASSEY
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Walk leisurely : MOSEY
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Blessing preceder : ACHOO
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Lose a lap : STAND
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1960's chess champ Mikhail : TAL
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Blow-up: Abbr. : ENL
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Goes back into business : REOPENS
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Library cataloging datum, briefly : ISBN
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PC "brain" : CPU
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___ Minor : URSA
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Hélène, for one : SAINTE
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Mark of a ruler : ONEINCH
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Money replaced by euros : PESETAS
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QB stats : TDS
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Icicle feature : DRIP
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1984 Patrick Swayze film, the first movie released with a PG-13 rating : REDDAWN
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"I'll do that" : ALLOWME
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Original Clarabell the Clown player : KEESHAN
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Brief strangers? : ETS
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Its national anthem is "Jana Gana Mana" : INDIA
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Imperfection : WART
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Modern address : URL
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Beats (out) : EDGES
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Accesses the Web : LOGSON
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Hebrew name meaning "He is my God" : ELIHU
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Can. province : ONT
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Kind of skirt : HULA
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Kitchen item: Abbr. : APPL
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Perfume holder : VIAL
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They make people raise their hands : OATHS
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Gobbles (up) : SCARFS
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Historical novelist Holland : CECELIA
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Fellini or Godard work : ARTFILM
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Acronymic pop group name : ABBA
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Teamster : CARTMAN
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Expensive : STEEP
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Big Ten inits. : MSU
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Poetic preposition : OER
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VCR speed meas. : IPS
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Absolute bliss : NIRVANA
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Turn dark : GETATAN
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Look toward : AWAIT
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R. J. Reynolds pack : SALEMS
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Bow : TIE
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Rustic setting : LEA
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Capts.' inferiors : LTS
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Flemish painter Jan van ___ : EYCK
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Dines : SUPS
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Angler's basket : CREEL
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"Easy as pie!" : NOPROB
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Grant and others : CARYS
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TV comic who wrote "If Roast Beef Could Fly" : LENO
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Lorgnette piece : LENS
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1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
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Humanitarian Wallenberg : RAOUL
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Foreign flier : MIG
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Common temple name : EMANUEL
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In high repute : ADMIRED
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Half of a double-header, maybe : DAYGAME
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Certs competitor : TICTACS
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Menace : SNARLAT
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Place to work out : GYMCLUB
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Joke response : LOL
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Diner feature : GRILL
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Woman's shoe style : TSTRAP
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Fair-hiring grp. : EEOC
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Some blades : EPEES
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English distance : METRE
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Smart : SASSY
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Place of bliss : EDEN
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"That is ___ expected" : TOBE
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Fr. ladies : MMES
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Civil War inits. : CSA
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Troop grp. : BSA
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Outmoded : OLD
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___ whim : ONA
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Sound of a leak : SSS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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