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New York Times, Monday, September 27, 2004

Talking on a cell phone during a movie, e.g.

Author:
Gregory Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Paul.
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© 2004, The New York Times9/27/04 ( No. 20,047 )
Across
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Leaf's support : STEM
5
Knife : STAB
9
Wood for chests : CEDAR
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Like a lemon : SOUR
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Medal of honor recipient : HERO
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"Stayin' ___" (disco hit) : ALIVE
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Prison sentence : TERM
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Therefore : ERGO
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Without a stitch on : NAKED
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Eventually : SOONERORLATER
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The "M" in MSG : MONO
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Calif.'s northern neighbor : ORE
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Ewe's mate : RAM
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Main school team : VARSITY
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Valedictorian's pride, for short : GPA
34
Make amends (for) : ATONE
36
Ubiquitous bug : ANT
37
QB Tarkenton : FRAN
38
Daring bet : DOUBLEORNOTHING
42
Whom Ingrid played in "Casablanca" : ILSA
43
Pea container : POD
44
Many a John Wayne film : OATER
45
Spanish cheer : OLE
46
Most sore : ACHIEST
49
Tricky : SLY
50
Title car in a 1964 pop hit : GTO
51
Have to have : NEED
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Availability extremes : FEASTORFAMINE
59
Alaskan islander : ALEUT
60
Lifeguard's watch : POOL
61
"___ honest with you ..." : TOBE
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The vowel sound in "dude" : LONGU
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That girl, in Paris : ELLE
65
Problem with a fishing line : SNAG
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Excited, with "up" : KEYED
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Funnyman Foxx : REDD
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Stringed toy : YOYO
Down
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Jet decommissioned in '03 : SST
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They may get stepped on : TOES
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Continental "dollar" : EURO
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1983 role reversal film : MRMOM
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The Ramones' "___ Is a Punk Rocker" : SHEENA
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Extreme fear : TERROR
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Jason's ship, in myth : ARGO
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Unmannered fellow : BOOR
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Bird in a cage : CANARY
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Gladden : ELATE
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Dutch embankment : DIKE
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Swear to : AVER
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Bloodshot : RED
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"The Catcher in the Rye," e.g. : NOVEL
22
Game with a drawing : LOTTO
25
The "R" of N.P.R. : RADIO
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Polynesian island : ATOLL
27
Cat's quarry : MOUSE
29
Noted New York restaurateur : SARDI
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A home away from home : INN
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Southern breakfast dish : GRITS
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Discussion group : PANEL
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Incensed : ANGRY
35
Hoops grp. : NBA
37
Home loan agcy. : FHA
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Disney's ___ Center : EPCOT
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"That feels good!" : OOH
41
Carving on a pole : TOTEM
46
Offered for breeding, as a thoroughbred : ATSTUD
47
Wrap up : ENFOLD
48
Made airtight : SEALED
50
Measuring tool : GAUGE
52
Scatterbrained : DITSY
53
Ice sheet : FLOE
54
Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
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0 on a phone: Abbr. : OPER
56
Play part : ROLE
57
Talking on a cell phone during a movie, e.g. : NONO
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On-line auction house : EBAY
59
Chemical base: Abbr. : ALK
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Swellheadedness : EGO

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