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New York Times, Thursday, January 26, 2006

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGX} This is puzzle # 227 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0126 ( 20,533 )
Across
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"… ___ tomato" : ISAY
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Wide difference : CHASM
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Ugly film : SCUM
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Self-defense aid : MACE
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Party leader? : EMCEE
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Sashimi selection : TUNA
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Rest period during a fight? : BREAKROUND
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Red Rose, once : PETE
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As it stands : ATTHAT
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One of the guy's : HIS
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Clear the tables : BUS
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High point : CREST
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Long, loud complaint from the neighborhood? : BLOCKRANT
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Boy toy? : KEN
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Docking station : PIER
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Moray catcher : EELER
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Prepared for a proposal : KNELT
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"That's good enough" : ITLLDO
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Speedy cavalry soldiers? : QUICKLANCES
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Pushes away : SPURNS
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Words before pink or red : INTHE
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Take off : ERASE
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Blackhearted : EVIL
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Lunchbox staple, informally : PBJ
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Stun a Shakespearean forest? : ROCKARDEN
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Blue hue : AZURE
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Put it to : ASK
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Big mouth : MAW
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No longer hurting : OVERIT
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"What a relief!" : PHEW
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Brunettes? : DARKLASSES
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Circle dance : HORA
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Bugged : IRKED
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Neighbor of an Iraqi : TURK
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1974 C.I.A.-spoof movie : SPYS
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They may be offensive : ODORS
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Sammy Davis Jr.'s "___ Can" : YESI
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Announcement after being away : IMBACK
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"Being and Nothingness" author : SARTRE
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Sure thing in blackjack : ACETEN
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A lot of the Beatles' "She Loves You" : YEAHS
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Like some checks: Abbr. : CERT
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Medical care setup, in brief : HMO
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Prefix with pressure : ACU
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Mister, in Rio : SENHOR
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Kit carrier : MEDIC
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Indy 500 advertiser : STP
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White rollers : CUEBALLS
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Flat as a piano? : UNTUNED
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Baton wielder : MAESTRO
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Kit ___ (candy bar) : KAT
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Hilarious person : SKETCH
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Cheat : BILK
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Spare, as a gladiator : LETLIVE
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C.S.A. general : RELEE
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They're found around six-packs : PECS
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Ill-fated Russian sub named after a city SSW of Moscow : KURSK
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Morning hour : NINEAM
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Like many KLM and SAS flights : INTL
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Charlatan's work : QUACKERY
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Has ___ with : ANIN
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Angels seen by Isaiah : SERAPHS
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Golf club staple : PROSHOP
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The prince in "The Prince and the Pauper" : EDWARD
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Follow up on : PURSUE
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Pipe types : BRIERS
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Lakeside rental : JETSKI
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One may carry a tune : RADIO
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Piquant : ZESTY
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Cutlass maker : OLDS
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Has been : WAS
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"Gunga Din" studio, 1939 : RKO
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Plop or plunk preceder : KER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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