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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 2006

What a psychologist does at midnight in a motel pool?

Author:
David Sullivan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sullivan.
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© 2006, The New York Times1/24/06 ( No. 20,531 )

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Across
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It may be played in elevators : MUZAK
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MGM co-founder : LOEW
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Soldier who's nowhere to be found : AWOL
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Entree served with a ladle : CHILI
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Pro's opposite : ANTI
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Waiter's offering : MENU
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Psychologist sweethearts? : JUNGLOVERS
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Sea dog : SALT
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These can be vital : ORGANS
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"___ Angel" (1960 #1 hit) : TEEN
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Deli loaf : RYE
24
Manila ___ : BAY
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Ring of frangipani blossoms : LEI
27
Lender terms: Abbr. : APRS
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How a psychologist might start over? : FROMMSCRATCH
34
Mustard city : DIJON
37
Sleigh pullers : DEER
38
10 C-notes : THOU
39
Anthem with both English and French lyrics : OCANADA
41
Preordain : DESTINE
43
Manage without assistance : FEND
44
Jacob's twin : ESAU
46
Hosiery brand : HANES
47
Psychologist's fast-food order? : FREUDCHICKEN
50
Grope : FEEL
51
Actor Stephen : REA
52
"Now I see!" : AHA
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___, amas, amat ... : AMO
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The Tower of London was one : GAOL
59
"Laughing" animals : HYENAS
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Atticful : JUNK
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What a psychologist does at midnight in a motel pool? : SKINNERDIP
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Helper : AIDE
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Struck forcefully : SMOTE
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Kind of vision : XRAY
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Spotted : EYED
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San Rafael's county : MARIN
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Not the most rewarding work : MCJOB
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Communications officer on "Star Trek" : UHURA
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Sharply piquant : ZINGY
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Pond organism : ALGA
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Glazier's oven : KILN
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W.C. : LAV
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Erstwhile : ONETIME
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"To be," in Tours : ETRE
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Smart aleck : WISEACRE
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Wake-up times, for short : AMS
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Gets tiresome : WEARSTHIN
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Sole : ONLY
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Accompaniment for a madrigal : LUTE
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1952 Olympics site : OSLO
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"Morning Edition" airer : NPR
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Punctuation used for stress : EMDASH
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Wicker material : RATTAN
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Melted-cheese dish : FONDUE
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Genetic strand : RNA
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Win over : SEDUCE
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New Year's Eve party hat, essentially : CONE
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Shades : HUES
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Remove, as a hat : DOFF
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Cake decorator : ICER
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Best-selling "Workout" video maker : JANEFONDA
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Far from elite : DECLASSE
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H. Rider Haggard novel : SHE
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American or Swiss : AIRLINE
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M.D., e.g. : DEG
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E. J. ___ Jr., longtime writer for The New Yorker : KAHN
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Choice words : ANDOR
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Half of Hispaniola : HAITI
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Poplar tree : ASPEN
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"Cleans like a white tornado" brand : AJAX
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1960's TV's "The Ghost and Mrs. ___" : MUIR
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"Fine by me" : OKAY
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Polite response from a ranch hand : YESM
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Critical : KEY
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Composer Rorem : NED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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