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SPEAKING CANADIAN

New York Times, Sunday, September 4, 2005

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0904 ( 20,389 )
Across
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Toot one's horn : BRAG
5
Make run smoothly again : DEBUG
10
Cellar container : CASK
14
Calculating folks? : CPAS
18
See 65-Across : LUEGO
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Turned up : AROSE
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Helm position : ALEE
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Used cars : RODE
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French artist's vacation spot? : ISLEOFMANET
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Masculine principle : YANG
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Holly plant : ILEX
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Long in movies : NIA
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Ecclesiastical setback? : APSE
28
Track of a sort : SCENT
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Formal response to "Who's there?" : ITISI
31
Really blue : DEPRESSED
34
Browning work? : TAN
35
Bigoted bunch : RACISTS
37
Go-ahead : ASSENT
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Prestige of Jay's predecessor? : JOHNNYCACHET
40
Medical tube : STENT
41
Elaborate entertainment : FETE
44
Social register word : NEE
45
Actress Thurman : UMA
46
Tums alternative : ROLAIDS
49
Kneecap : PATELLA
53
Rural horse-drawn conveyance : SHAY
57
Fancy fabric for Darius the Great? : PERSIANLAME
60
"The Simpsons" creator Groening : MATT
62
They sit on the dais : HONOREES
64
1972 top 10 hit going over seven minutes : LAYLA
65
With 18-Across, Tijuana goodbye : HASTA
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Went at it : ARGUED
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Dress style : ALINE
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"Hey …!" : LISTEN
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Started a hole : DROVE
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Bird for the table : CAPON
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Stockpiling : AMASSING
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Time long past : YORE
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Dr. Jekyll's flooring? : HYDEPARQUET
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Opposite of exo- : ENDO
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Ann or Andy : RAGDOLL
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Mosey : SAUNTER
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"… boy ___ girl?" : ORA
85
Palm Sunday mount : ASS
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Score unit : NOTE
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Forgets about : OMITS
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Fish surgeon? : DOCTORFILLET
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1964 Hitchcock film : MARNIE
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Apple pie order? : ALAMODE
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Be in misery : AIL
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Part of a flight : STAIRSTEP
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Young Turk : REBEL
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Not presto : LENTO
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Like beds, at times : MADE
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Leaving after lunch : ORT
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Long-toed bird with a harsh cry : RAIL
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Attired : CLAD
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Pasta that will make you really sick? : POISONPENNE
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White-tailed eagle : ERNE
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Coil in the yard : HOSE
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Record : ENTER
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Admiral's command : FLEET
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The Big Board, for short : NYSE
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Still-life subject : EWER
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Seeder name : DEERE
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Buffalo Bill : CODY
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Adjective for Atlanta's Hartsfield airport : BUSIEST
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Backslide : RELAPSE
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Time of one's life : AGE
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Deadens acoustically : DAMPS
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Not leave one's mark : ERASE
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Brushed (up) : BONED
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Bring to bear : USE
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Irritates : GETSTO
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Hot pepper : CAYENNE
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Presidential middle name : ALAN
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One whose speech is halting : SENTRY
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One tapped for a fraternity : KEG
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Important pool shot? : CRITICALMASSE
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Buff : POLISH
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Carol opening : ADESTE
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Discriminatory, in a way : SEXIST
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Blair and Hamilton : LINDAS
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Firmly secured : FAST
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"High Hopes" lyricist : CAHN
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"Veni," translated : ICAME
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Chihuahua on TV : REN
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___'acte : ENTR
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Intense : ACUTE
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Council member in "Star Wars" : JEDI
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Where the so-called "Roof of the World" is : NEPAL
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Beat it : FLEE
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Toreador's reward : EARS
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Frank McCourt memoir : TIS
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Not a news piece : OPED
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City near Monterey Bay : SALINAS
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G.P. grp. : AMA
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Part of LIFO, in accounting : LASTIN
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Be there : ATTEND
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Not quite legit : SHADY
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"Scream" genre : HORROR
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Soft wool : ANGORA
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Welcome words to a fight promoter? : YOUVEGOTMELEE
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Tandoori-baked bread : NAN
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Soapmaker's need : LYE
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"Adios Muchachos," e.g. : TANGO
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Riddle-me-___ : REE
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Many e-mail starts : HIS
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Big hairy one : APE
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Prune : LOP
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Subject to a fine, maybe : LATE
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Engine part: Abbr. : CYL
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Ike's opponent, twice : ADLAI
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Polly, to Tom : AUNT
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Distribute : METE
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Not distribute : HOARD
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Go ballistic : RANT
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"___ Vadis?" : QUO
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Need a bib : DROOL
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MGM sound effect : ROAR
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Defamation : SLANDER
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Skirt feature : SLIT
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Miss after marriage : MRS
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Said without feeling : INTONED
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"Laura" star, 1944 : TIERNEY
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Many a swing band : SEPTET
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"T. J. Hooker" actor James : DARREN
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Notorious cow owner : OLEARY
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Some motel accommodations : CABINS
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Academy member : FELLOW
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Left via ladder, say : ELOPED
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Bearing : MIEN
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Strike down : SMITE
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Electric dart firer : TASER
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Love lots : ADORE
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Let up : EASE
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"Evita" role : CHE
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Bottom of some scales : ONE
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Sgt.'s underling : PFC
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"Evil Woman" band, for short : ELO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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