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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 2006

28-Across : Noted painter of flowers

Author:
Mel Rosen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mel Rosen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Rosen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times1/11/06 ( No. 20,518 )
Across
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Dismay : APPAL
6
Like flags : SEWN
10
Rap sheet letters : AKA
13
Ragú rival : PREGO
14
Native Canadian : CREE
15
Hasty escape : LAM
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Tchaikovsky overture : EIGHTEENTWELVE
19
Carrier to Europe : KLM
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S ___ sugar : ASIN
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Former Georgia senator Sam : NUNN
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Frost-covered : RIMY
24
Boiling point of water on the Celsius scale : ONEHUNDRED
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Noted painter of flowers : OKEEFFE
30
Opposite end of the point : ERASER
31
Composer Franck : CESAR
32
Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
33
Number of plays attributed to William Shakespeare : THIRTYSEVEN
38
"Rats!" : DARN
39
Decorative pitchers : EWERS
42
"___ Mucho" : BESAME
45
Can't-miss proposition : SUREBET
47
Heinz tally of flavors : FIFTYSEVEN
49
"Star Trek" helmsman : SULU
50
Fuji film competitor : AGFA
51
"What ___ can I say?" : ELSE
53
Test site : LAB
54
Sum of 16-, 24-, 33- and 47-Across : TWOTHOUSANDSIX
59
Plane domain : AIR
60
Brewer's kiln : OAST
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Staring intently : AGAZE
62
Growing fig.? : HGT
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Squeaks (out) : EKES
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Flying Pan : PETER
Down
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Boorish : APELIKE
2
Most stiffly proper : PRIMMEST
3
Good baseball throw : PEG
4
Turkish title : AGHA
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Much : LOTSOF
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Locale : SCENE
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Directional suffix : ERN
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Freshly painted : WET
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Fresh : NEW
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Fascination : ALLURE
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Julie known as the voice of Marge Simpson : KAVNER
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Fix : AMEND
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Article in Die Zeit : EINE
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Extremes : ENDS
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Former McDonald's head Ray : KROC
23
"Woo-hoo!" : YEAH
25
"___ an Englishman" ("H.M.S. Pinafore" song) : HEIS
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Impel : URGE
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Less worldly : NAIVER
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Islamic Sabbath : FRIDAY
32
Ob-___ : GYN
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Butts : RAMS
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Koala's hangout : TREE
36
Pasture parents : EWES
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Convert to a fine spray : NEBULIZE
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Salon treatment : RELAXER
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One-inch pencil, for example : STUB
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V.I.P. : BIGWIG
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Physical exertion : EFFORT
44
Photo repro : STAT
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Ward of "The Fugitive," 1993 : SELA
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Open with a pop : UNSNAP
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Political party in Palestine : FATAH
48
Sleeveless garments : VESTS
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Barely beat : EDGE
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Make a bed? : HOE
56
Furniture wood : OAK
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Homonym for 36-Down : USE
58
Convened : SAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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