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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 2006

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0119 ( 20,526 )
Across
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Weapon in U.S./Russ. negotiations : ICBM
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Something picked up in a locker room : SMELL
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"Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
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Nickelodeon's "___ the Explorer" : DORA
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Mischievous one : PIXIE
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Us and them, maybe : FOES
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Weaved : SPUN
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Mountain resort : ASPEN
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"___, old chap" : ISAY
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Not jump in too eagerly/Where the best sales promoter shops? : STARTOUTSMALL
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Not out : ATHOME
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You hardly have to study for it : EASYA
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Finger wagger's cry : SHAME
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Late S.N.L. actor : FARLEY
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At times/Actress Sykes's halt to putting on weight? : NOWANDAGAIN
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Copy : APE
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Flair : ELAN
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You have to study for them : EXAMS
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Way down : STEP
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Príncipe's father : REY
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Increase business/Run into little dog's liquor? : RAMPUPSALES
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Some hockey scenes : MELEES
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Olds model : ALERO
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"That was devilish of me" : IMBAD
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Certain discrimination : AGEISM
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Toasting/Girl with the dried-fruit trick? : RAISINGAGLASS
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Instant : WINK
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Go-round : ORBIT
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Go bad : TURN
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"The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" playwright : INGE
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Strain : SIEVE
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Ali Baba, for one : ARAB
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Penury : NEED
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Script direction : ENTER
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TV princess : XENA
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Fingers : IDS
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Lift : COP
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Flick : BRUSHAWAY
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Zone alternative : MANTOMAN
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Like a fifth wheel : SPARE
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Add moisture : MIST
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Brief display? : EXPO
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Stead : LIEU
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It starts on a Wednesday : LENT
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Polite speech introduction : IFIMAY
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Parks and others : ROSAS
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Farinaceous : MEALY
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Sanctuaries : ASYLA
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"You got that!" : AMEN
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Witnessed : SEEN
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Ed of "Roots" : ASNER
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Oarlock : THOLE
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Telecommunicator's request : FAXME
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Wide open : AGAPE
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Renaissance philosopher Petrus ___ : RAMUS
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Beth for Bess, e.g. : LISP
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It might follow a cut : DEAL
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Unhurriedly : ATLEISURE
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Equals : PEERS
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___ salt : EPSOM
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Check addition? : SALESTAX
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Quick, in trade names : REDI
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Tale : SAGA
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Like Batman and Robin : MASKED
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Golfer Hale : IRWIN
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Poland Spring's home : MAINE
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Pig out : BINGE
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Change : ALTER
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Breather : NOSE
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Show pleasure : GRIN
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Aid's partner : ABET
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Be generous : GIVE
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Tore : RAN
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Org. with a Sixth Man Award : NBA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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