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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 2009

10-Down : Two-by-two vessel

Author:
Timothy Powell and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Powell. This is puzzle # 183 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2009, The New York Times1/26/09 ( No. 21,629 )
Across
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Bother persistently : NAGAT
6
Airing : ONTV
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Zilch : NADA
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Lots of screaming and shouting : FUROR
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Gleeful giggle : HEHE
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Plow team : OXEN
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Distrustful : LEERY
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Loretta of "M*A*S*H" : SWIT
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Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
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"Bad idea!" : LETSNOTGOTHERE
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Archibald or Thurmond of the N.B.A. : NATE
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His and ___ : HERS
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6-1, 3-6 and 7-5, in tennis : SETS
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Race, as an engine : REV
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Sunken ship's locale : SEABED
34
"Oh!" in Österreich : ACH
35
Steps between floors : STAIR
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"My sweetie" in a 1957 hit for the Bobbettes : MRLEE
38
"Bad idea!" : YOUMUSTBEJOKING
41
"___ River" (song from "Show Boat") : OLMAN
42
Passover meal : SEDER
43
Hush-hush org. : NSA
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Offer advice from around a card table : KIBITZ
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Barfly : SOT
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Ice cream brand : EDYS
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Babe in the woods : NAIF
50
Cornerstone abbr. : ESTD
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"Bad idea!" : IDIDNTHEARTHAT
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Couturier Christian : DIOR
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Elaborate April fool : HOAX
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Hall's singing partner : OATES
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Are, in Argentina : ESTA
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"You're something ___!" : ELSE
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Center Shaquille : ONEAL
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Kind of carpet : SHAG
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Woodwind item : REED
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Bothersome : PESKY
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Org. for Patriots and Packers : NFL
2
Jean who wrote "The Clan of the Cave Bear" : AUEL
3
Gardener's gift : GREENTHUMB
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Arterial trunks : AORTAS
5
Romantic rendezvous : TRYST
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Very : OHSO
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Small salamander : NEWT
8
Chicken piece : THIGH
9
Presidential noes : VETOES
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Two-by-two vessel : NOAHSARK
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Car bar : AXLE
12
Letter starter : DEAR
13
One of the Brontë sisters : ANNE
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"Phooey!" : NERTS
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Cause of a low Richter reading : TREMOR
25
Give the go-ahead : SAYOK
26
Undercooked meat danger : ECOLI
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Has dinner : EATS
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Aura, informally : VIBES
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Social arrangements that don't always work out : BLINDDATES
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___-weensy : EENSY
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Edgar who painted ballerinas : DEGAS
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Beachgoer's acquisition : SUNTAN
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Work over : REDO
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Central street : MAINDRAG
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Shortstop Derek : JETER
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Instrument with 30+ strings : ZITHER
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Flammable gas : ETHANE
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Cello feature : FHOLE
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Bend to go through a doorway, say ... or what may be in front of the door : STOOP
52
Fateful day in March : IDES
53
Satellite signal receiver : DISH
54
Letter after theta : IOTA
55
Lighten, as a burden : EASE
56
Pink-slipped : AXED
57
Wood for shipbuilding : TEAK
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Wily : SLY

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