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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 2006

Author:
Linda Schechet Tucker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Linda Schechet Tucker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Tucker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0102 ( 20,509 )
Across
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Actor Baldwin : ALEC
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Go a mile a minute, say : SPEED
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Canaanite god : BAAL
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Length between mini and maxi : MIDI
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Uptight person : PRUDE
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Peter ___, classic cartoonist for The New Yorker : ARNO
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One's equal : PEER
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Dances at Jewish weddings : HORAS
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Alliance since '49 : NATO
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1852 book : UNCLETOMSCABIN
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Old Italian money : LIRE
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Long, long time : EON
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1944 play : IREMEMBERMAMA
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Trap : SNARE
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Low-cal : LITE
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Miner's find : ORE
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Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
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Takes a turn on "Wheel of Fortune" : SPINS
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Unadulterated : PURE
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"Queen of denial" for Queen of the Nile : PUN
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Ollie's partner in old comedy : STAN
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Wild : FERAL
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1992 movie : MYCOUSINVINNY
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Actor Chaney : LON
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Classical paintings : OILS
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1970's TV show with a literal hint to 20-, 25- and 42-Across : ALLINTHEFAMILY
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Feeling that makes you say "Ow!" : PAIN
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Biblical spy : CALEB
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When repeated, a court cry : OYEZ
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For men only : STAG
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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The "N" of N.B. : NOTA
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"Dear God!" : OHMY
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Pee Wee who was nicknamed The Little Colonel : REESE
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Quick cut : SNIP
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Unit of current, informally : AMP
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In ___ of (instead of) : LIEU
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Home for Adam and Eve : EDEN
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Vultures, at times : CIRCLERS
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Globe : SPHERE
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For the time being : PROTEM
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Currency that replaced 23-Across : EURO
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Puddings and pies, e.g. : DESSERTS
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Snack for a monkey : BANANA
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Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
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Not for : ANTI
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Crazy as a ___ : LOON
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Fertilizer ingredient : LIME
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Arrive : COME
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"To recap …" : INSUM
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Wet, weatherwise : RAINY
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Thin pancakes : BLINI
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"Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
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Grieve : MOURN
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Lineup : ARRAY
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Taste, as wine : SIP
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Sushi fish : EEL
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Vehicle that does crazy tricks : STUNTCAR
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___ de deux : PAS
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Funds for retirees : PENSIONS
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Shortly : SOON
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What soap may leave : FILM
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Tight, as clothes : CLINGY
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Bank's ad come-on : NOFEES
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Practical, as a plan : VIABLE
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Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
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Homebuilder's strip : LATH
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Actor Neeson : LIAM
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Long-eared leaper : HARE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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City on the Rhone : LYON
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Microwave : ZAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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