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New York Times, Friday, March 5, 2010

Author:
Louis Hildebrand
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Louis Hildebrand

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hildebrand. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0305 ( 22,032 )
Across
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Crescendos : BUILDS
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Eye-opening things : ALARMS
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In the database, say : ENTERED
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Not look upon favorably : GLAREAT
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Brutal force : GESTAPO
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Nice thing to cut through : REDTAPE
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It's not hot for long : FAD
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They're not hot : WINTERS
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Lifesaver, briefly : CPR
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Plains folk : OTO
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Rankled : ATEAT
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Goalkeeper's guarded area : SHIN
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People may be put out if they're not put up : RENTS
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Part of an exchange : TAT
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Engine sound : WHINE
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Figure seen on the lunar surface : NEILARMSTRONG
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Multitasking, e.g. : TIMESAVER
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Like some cruises : TRANSATLANTIC
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Conceived in a nonstandard way : THUNK
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Badge holder: Abbr. : DET
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White House girl : SASHA
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Revolting bunch : REBS
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Setting for everything : WORLD
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X-ray spec? : RAD
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"... ___ woodchuck could chuck wood?" : IFA
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Worker in the medium of torn and pasted paper : HANSARP
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Will be present? : ARE
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Sword or dagger : SIDEARM
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Yaps : KISSERS
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Part of a board : TRUSTEE
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Safari jacket feature : EPAULET
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Give some relief : EMBOSS
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Marathoner's concern : STRIDE
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Not just request : BEGFOR
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Left on a plate : UNEATEN
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"There!" : ITSDONE
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It gets replayed : LET
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Gunslinger's cry : DRAW
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Quaint photo : SEPIA
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Caffeinated? : ALERT
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Tom and Huck, e.g. : LADS
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"A lie that makes us realize truth," per Picasso : ART
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Try to steal a basketball from another player, e.g. : REACHIN
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Cartography : MAPPING
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"Journal to Eliza" author, 1767 : STERNE
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Early flag warning : DONTTREADONME
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West Jordan is near it : GREATSALTLAKE
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Semi professionals? : TEAMSTERS
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Second of January : SHORTA
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They were brought down by Olympians : TITANS
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Move furtively : SLINK
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Members of the genus Troglodytes : WRENS
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Times for wake-up calls, briefly : AMS
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Longtime power provider: Abbr. : TVA
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Cruise vehicle : THEFIRM
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Drumming sound : RUBADUB
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Arab-___ : ISRAELI
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Like some steaks : CHARRED
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Sorrowful : TRISTE
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Carol's first word : ADESTE
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Stock to hawk : WARES
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Jobs for plumbers : DRIPS
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Roles, figuratively : HATS
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It has two critical reading sects. : PSAT
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That Mexican? : ESO
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Charge lead-in : SUR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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