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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Author:
Gary Steinmehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Steinmehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {VXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0124 ( 20,896 )
Across
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Mecca trek : HADJ
5
Easy mark, in cards : FISH
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Pale hue : AQUA
13
Like the verb "to be": Abbr. : IRREG
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Story starter : ONCE
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Done for : SUNK
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Pittsburgh Hall-of-Fame third baseman : PIETRAYNOR
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Old platter player : HIFI
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Number before neuf : HUIT
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Bylaw, briefly : REG
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Perfect rating : TEN
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Let go : SPARED
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Wild : UNTAMED
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The man from U.N.C.L.E. : NAPOLEONSOLO
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Bermuda hrs. : AST
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Turn-of-the-century year : DCC
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Sesame Street denizen : OSCAR
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Provocative pic : CHEESECAKEPHOTO
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Actress DeVito of "Modern Love" : KARLA
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Thumbs-down : NAY
44
Jersey call : MOO
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Credit of a sort : BROWNIEPOINT
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June commemoration : FLAGDAY
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Obstacles : FENCES
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Bill's partner : COO
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California river named for a common sight in it : EEL
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Button on a remote : MUTE
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Book ascribed to Luke : ACTS
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Make light of : TRIFLEWITH
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Spouse : MATE
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___ salad : TUNA
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Dashboard feature : RADIO
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Team's burden : PLOW
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Sets, as a price : ASKS
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Masculine side : YANG
Down
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In the groove : HIP
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Elly May's TV cousin : JETHRO
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Four-time Indy winner : FOYT
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Night spot : INN
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Looks down on : SCORNS
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Contractual adverb : HERETO
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Workable wood : ASH
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"Indubitably!" : QUITE
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Starving : UNFED
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Blood-related : AKIN
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Fare for Oliver Twist : GRUEL
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With 53-Down, officer's helper : AIDEDE
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Lively round dance : GALOP
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Chips, maybe : SNACK
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Turkish V.I.P. of old : PASHA
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More likely : APTER
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Like some close likenesses : UNCANNY
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Dance violently : MOSH
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Infrequent: Abbr. : OCC
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One with one-liners : COMIC
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Make up : ATONE
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1976 best seller that opens "four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia" : ROOTS
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Site of a notable exile : ELBA
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Beetle Bailey's tormentor : SARGE
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China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Real looker : EYEFUL
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Folk singer from Birmingham : ODETTA
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Bewhiskered beast : WALRUS
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Fizzle, with "out" : PETER
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Arrow words : ONEWAY
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The "f" in f-number : FOCAL
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Numbers game : LOTTO
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See 18-Down : CAMP
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Degs. for curators : MFAS
57
Be in a bee : SEW
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Pen filler : INK
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TV's Mrs. Morgenstern : IDA
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Pewter ingredient : TIN
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Pen filler? : HOG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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