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New York Times, Friday, January 27, 2006

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 20,534 )
Across
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Didn't immediately go on : PAUSED
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"Don't fall for that" : ITSATRAP
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Title bandit in a Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Postseason event : BOWLGAME
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Some fertile regions : DELTAS
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Bottle label : ONELITER
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Disorderly type? : ANARCH
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It doesn't require a full deck : SKAT
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Yvette's years : ANS
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G.P.S. device, at times : LOCATOR
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Botanical beards : ARISTAE
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Shout to a cabbie : STEPONIT
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"Scarface" setting : MIAMI
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Back together : RECONNECTED
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Locks up : ICES
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Comic introduction? : SERIO
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Figs. in bank records : SSNS
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Teller's area : MAGICTRICKS
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Teaser : PROMO
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Not in harm's way : SHIELDED
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Best : OPTIMAL
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"With Reagan" writer : EDMEESE
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Wall St. purchase : SHR
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Better writing : EDIT
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Seven of 1,000,000 : DIGITS
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Arduous : TOILSOME
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Quickly : INASEC
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Checking one's territory : ONPATROL
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Beat one's gums : NATTER
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Antiphon : RESPONSE
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Like patent leather : GLOSSY
Down
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Piano trio : PEDALS
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Playground retort : ARENOT
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Loosen : UNLACE
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Ruthless governor : SATRAP
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One passing : ENACTOR
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Not straight : DISHONEST
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Native Nigerians : IBOS
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Big name in small trucks : TONKA
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Not just say : SWEAR
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Record : ALLTIME
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___ Friday's : TGI
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Rappers' sounds : RATATATS
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Emphatic concurrence : AMENAMEN
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Annual celestial display : PERSEIDS
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Kitchen aid : RICER
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Sets a setter on, say : SICS
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Spelling and others : TORIS
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Calling : NICHE
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"Is that a fact?!" : NOKIDDING
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Wolf in sheep's clothing, e.g. : IMPOSTOR
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Something auto-dialed? : CARPHONE
34
Star treks? : EGOTRIPS
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___ Hills (edge of the San Fernando Valley) : SIMI
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Totals : COMESTO
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Primary : SEMINAL
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Smooth, to Solti : LEGATO
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Many of the Founding Fathers : DEISTS
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Actress Chandler and others : ESTEES
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Catch sight of : DESCRY
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Gild : ADORN
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Long rides? : LIMOS
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Cast leader? : TELE
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Sometime PC supporter : LAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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