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New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0125 ( 20,532 )
Across
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Progeny : ISSUE
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Doorway part : JAMB
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Math sets : LOCI
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Sure-footed mountain animal : LLAMA
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Village Voice award : OBIE
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Record label with many collections : KTEL
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Actor Paul of "American Graffiti" : LEMAT
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Proceed : WEND
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*Disney's ___ McDuck : SCROOGE
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*Mr. Television : MILTIE
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Muffed : BOTCHED
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___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
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Manfred Mann's "___ La La" : SHA
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Ex of the Donald : IVANA
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Plot : SCHEME
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Like : ALA
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Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
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Hit 1960's TV show with a hint to the nine starred clues in this puzzle : THEMANFROMUNCLE
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Karachi tongue : URDU
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Actress Dolores ___ Rio : DEL
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All the same : ANYHOW
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Monster : BEAST
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Journey part : LEG
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Is profitable : PAYS
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Mount ___ (oldest of the Seven Sisters) : HOLYOKE
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*"Highly charged" character on "The Addams Family" : FESTER
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*Gentleman rabbit of children's lit : WIGGILY
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Hubbub : BABEL
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"Got Milk?" ad partner : OREO
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John Lennon's "Happy ___ (War Is Over)" : XMAS
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Explanatory phrase : IDEST
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Anorexic : BONY
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Gabs : YAKS
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Camp sights : TENTS
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"___ Thin Air" (1997 best seller) : INTO
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Colorado Rockies game? : ELKS
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Campus program, initially : ROTC
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Hockey skater, informally : ICER
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Smuggler's amount : KILO
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Volunteer's offer : ILLGO
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Cold showers? : SLEETS
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*Man in a star-spangled suit : SAM
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Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
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Wonderland cake words : EATME
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It may get a nip on "Nip/Tuck" : JOWL
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Help in crime : ABET
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Smaller than compact : MINI
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"Adam ___" : BEDE
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Senator who wrote "Dreams From My Father" : OBAMA
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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*"My Three Sons" housekeeper : CHARLEY
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Nimbus : HALO
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Earth tone : OCHRE
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Silents star Bara : THEDA
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*Brer Rabbit tale teller : REMUS
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*Chekhov title character : VANYA
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Cockroach of literature : ARCHY
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Some court pleas, slangily : NOLOS
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From the start : ANEW
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It's ripped off at the movies : STUB
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Close : END
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Docs' org. : AMA
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Hew : FELL
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Let float, as a currency : UNPEG
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Café alternative : THE
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1940 Marx Brothers movie : GOWEST
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Elliptical path : ORBIT
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Highland attire : KILTS
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Cunning : FOXY
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Good, long bath : SOAK
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Turn's partner : TOSS
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Asian desert : GOBI
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Flattener : IRON
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Fast time? : LENT
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It can go around the world : YOYO
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Drink suffix : ADE
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*Onetime Texas rice grower of note : BEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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