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  • The boy who once wanted to be a hockey player, who was once known primarily for his athleticism, who seemingly has a five-o'clock shadow all hours of the day, embraced his inner artist.

    Lysacek pumps up artistry with new costumes, music, verve

  • These 8-year-olds, be it known, don't have lisping voices and Lord Fauntleroy curls: they have five-o'clock shadow, a strong sense of their due entitlements according to the current trick/treat exchange rate and a lovingly accumulated arsenal of eggs, fireworks and plastic bags full of dog doo with which to play jocular tricks on spoilsport adults who won't join in with the spirit of Halloween.

    All Hallows' Eve Is More Trick Than Treat

  • The site Maryland Politics Watch notices, however, that in the second image, "[e] very aspect of Ali ... his hair, his skin, his five-o'clock shadow, his tie and his suit -- is darker."

    First Click, Maryland -- It's getting nasty out there

  • The suicide had happened live during the five-o'clock broadcast, and even the reporter had stopped talking as the sound of the shot echoed with a grim finality.

    Baby Games

  • He was leaning against a split-rail fence at a friend's house in Manteo, a beer in his hand, a five-o'clock shadow on his face, and he was grinning at her, the photographer.

    Dolls

  • Rightly or not, these debates often seem to get decided on the body language -- Nixon and his five-o'clock shadow, Poppy Bush with his watch, Gore with his rolling eyes, etc.

    Initial Polls Show Obama Winning The Debate

  • Named by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the top 100 public intellectuals, he wore a blazer, a bright red polo shirt with a Nehru collar, round-rimmed glasses and a five-o'clock shadow; his eyes showed a tired face — from the end of a semester and the middle of a book tour.

    Joel Whitney: My Interview with the Columbia Professor Who Says There is No Genocide in Darfur -- It's an Environmental Crisis

  • Behind that cigarette and five-o'clock shadow, he's not so cool.

    My Son Thinks He's French

  • Nixon had five-o'clock shadow, sweat sparkling off his upper lip, and body language that suggested wood.

    Tom Alderman: What Issues? It's About Personality!

  • Gen. Mark Kimmitt, the military briefer at the five-o'clock follies in Baghdad.

    Shadowland: A (Terrorist's) Letter from Iraq

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