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New York Times, Saturday, January 27, 2007

Old World pigeons with markings around the neck

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times1/27/07 ( No. 20,899 )
Across
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Flooring? : AMAZEMENT
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Main character of TV's "The Pretender" : JAROD
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Occasion to reserve a table for two? : LATELUNCH
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Singer/songwriter ___ Mandell : ELENI
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Greeting spot : FRONTDOOR
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Ready to be used again : RESET
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Volcano part : RIM
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Old cereal brand : OHS
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"Wow!" : OMIGOSH
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Boosler of stand-up : ELAYNE
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"___ for That" (1939 hit song) : IGO
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Output of Tintoretto, e.g. : ARTE
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Small force : DYNE
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Dud of an idea : NONSTARTER
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Slated : ONTAP
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Reasons for some delays : LINES
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Notice : SPY
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Indicators of comfort and handling : ROADTESTS
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Hall of introductions : EDD
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British officer's wear : TUNIC
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Patriot Putnam : RUFUS
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Tournedos, e.g. : BEEFSTEAKS
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Part of a Latin trio : VENI
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Eric who played Hector in "Troy," 2004 : BANA
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Temple player : OWL
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Bank donation? : PLASMA
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Mischievous : TRICKSY
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Saturn S.U.V. : VUE
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Pig stealer, in a nursery rhyme : TOM
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Literally, "first generation" : ISSEI
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Key : OPERATIVE
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Some gowns : DIORS
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Old World pigeons with markings around the neck : RINGDOVES
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Contemporary of Arp and Miró : ERNST
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Prada alternative : KATESPADE
Down
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Marinara alternative : ALFREDO
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Andy Warhol subject : MARILYN
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Superhero of 1960's TV : ATOMANT
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Kind of state : ZEN
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N.B.A. star Brand : ELTON
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American coot : MUDHEN
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Short-lived TV spinoff of 1980 : ENOS
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Chevron sporter: Abbr. : NCO
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Neighborhood in the Bronx : THROGSNECK
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Actress Ryan of "Star Trek: Voyager" : JERI
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Sour, fermented liquid : ALEGAR
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Getaways : RESORTS
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Ragtime dance : ONESTEP
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Highly agitated : DITHERY
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Eye irritants : MOTES
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Wine info : YEAR
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O.K., maybe : INITIAL
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Locale in a classic Frank Sinatra song : OLDNEWYORK
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Heavenly field?: Abbr. : ASTR
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Some ironware : POTS
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Jam ingredients? : AUTOS
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Capital of Fiji : SUVA
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Refluent phenomenon : EBBTIDE
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Formal introduction : DEARSIR
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Eisenhower's Texas birthplace : DENISON
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Old Ford model : FESTIVA
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Dry-eyed : UNMOVED
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Like some connections : SIAMESE
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Stunning slaps : FACERS
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Poinsettia's family : SPURGE
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Tips : LEADS
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Word with Star or Sun in product names : KIST
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Means of escape : VENT
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Writer ___ Pera : PIA
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Tee, e.g. : TOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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