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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 2008

California hometown of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ginsberg.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/24/08 ( No. 21,261 )

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Across
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Locks horns (with) : SPARS
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Not Rx : OTC
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Phil who sang "Draft Dodger Rag" : OCHS
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*Party game : PINATA
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*1961 chart-topper for Ray Charles : ROADJACK
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Stems (from) : ARISES
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How trapeze artists perform : AERIALLY
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*Vie for votes : CAMPAIGNTRAIL
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Announcement to passengers, for short : ETA
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Taint : MAR
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Rand who asked "Who is John Galt?" : AYN
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Dolly, for one : EWE
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You, to you, or me, to me : SELF
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Baseball stat. : AVG
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Where Wounded Knee is: Abbr. : SDAK
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Mrs. Dick Cheney : LYNNE
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"Mother of all rivers" : MEKONG
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*Get off to a quick start : GROUNDRUNNING
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Corrida chant : OLEOLE
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Hair net : SNOOD
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Hockey great Jaromir : JAGR
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Swell place? : SEA
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Exclusive : SOLE
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Star Wars, briefly : SDI
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Fictional C.I.A. unit on "Alias" : APO
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Calif. setting : PST
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Escape ___ : POD
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*Get it exactly : NAILONTHEHEAD
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Vein locale : COALMINE
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Classic Studebaker whose name means "forward" in Italian : AVANTI
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*Shoot perfectly : BULLSEYE
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Words missing from the answers to the eight starred clues : HITTHE
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The usual amts. : STDS
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Served, as time : DID
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Gym bag items : SHOES
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Gets all ditzy : SPACES
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Capt. Sparrow, e.g. : PIRATE
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Zooid : ANIMAL
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Laryngitis symptom : RASP
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Tick off : STEAM
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Algerian port in "The Plague" : ORAN
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Morgue ID : TOETAG
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Have as a channel : CARRY
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California hometown of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman : OJAI
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Selected : CALLEDON
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Stomach acid, to a chemist : HCL
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What's up? : SKY
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Largest of a septet : ASIA
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Naturalist Fossey : DIAN
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10 Benjamin Franklins : GRAND
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Designer Vera : WANG
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Ticker tape letters? : EKG
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*React to gunfire, maybe : FLOOR
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Chapter's partner : VERSE
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*Fail : SKIDS
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Actor Brynner : YUL
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Johannesburg-to-Nairobi dir. : NNE
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Telephone triad : MNO
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Musician Brian : ENO
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Pleased : GLAD
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___ Jeeves of P. G. Wodehouse stories : REGINALD
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Inappropriate : UNAPT
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A.M. drinks : OJS
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Mrs. Woody Allen : SOONYI
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Entertaining : OPENTO
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Abominate : LOATHE
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Swirls : EDDIES
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Targets : AIMS
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Carried on, as a trade : PLIED
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Bygone potentate : SHAH
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Walter who wrote "The Hustler" and "The Color of Money" : TEVIS
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Shakespeare title starter : ALLS
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Straits : NEED
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Doth own : HATH
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"The Dukes of Hazzard" network : CBS
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Unsafe? : OUT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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