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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Author:
Kim Seidl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Seidl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0103 ( 20,875 )
Across
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Green course : SALAD
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Nascar's Gordon : JEFF
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"Hey, you!" : PSST
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São ___ : PAULO
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Et ___ : ALII
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Bluesy James : ETTA
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Item for William Tell : ARROW
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Already in France? : DEJA
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Sauce thickener : ROUX
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Souvenir, say : TOKENREMINDER
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"Star Trek" fig. : ENS
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Holed up : HID
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Get comfortably close : COZYUP
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Have a bug : AIL
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Cries of disgust : FIES
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A.C. stat : BTU
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Dessert with dark streaks : MARBLECAKE
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Dark genre : NOIR
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Nancy of "Access Hollywood" : ODELL
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"What was ___ do?" : ITO
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Port town on the English Channel : POOLE
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Do, for example : NOTE
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Occupation with an unsavory reputation : PAWNBROKER
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It should be low on a diamond : ERA
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Cry coming up to a barn : WHOA
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Long, long time : EON
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"Holy" one : TERROR
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Off-roader, for short : ATV
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Fall back : EBB
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2002 Bond film : DIEANOTHERDAY
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Big maker of notebooks : MEAD
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Like some advice : SAGE
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Symptom for an auto mechanic : NOISE
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Stridex target : ACNE
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Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Some are odd : LOTS
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Dimethyl ___ (aerosol propellant) : ETHER
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Sudden burst : SPATE
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Name likely to come first in a class roll call : AARON
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Lies in wait : LURKS
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Body lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Slalom alternative : DOWNHILL
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World-weary : JADED
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K-6: Abbr. : ELEM
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Vanuatu neighbor : FIJI
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Wedding planner : FIANCEE
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Rosie of "Fearless" : PEREZ
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Kind of romance : STORYBOOK
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Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
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Weigh down : TAX
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Tee off : RILE
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Windows forerunner : DOS
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Handy : UTILE
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More refined : PURER
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Experienced : ABLE
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Islamic decree : FATWA
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Sacred image: Var. : IKON
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"Haystacks" painter : MONET
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Really go for : ADORE
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Inhibitor : RETARDANT
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"Bye" : CIAO
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Duel time, maybe : NOON
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Nice's region : PROVENCE
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Put into words : PHRASED
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One of Alcott's "little women" : BETH
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The "vey" in "oy vey" : WOE
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Ferris wheels and such : RIDES
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Starters : ATEAM
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Head of costume design : EDITH
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Butter up? : BASTE
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One way to play : BYEAR
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The Soup ___ : NAZI
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Shrek, for one : OGRE
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Canine part : ROOT
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Bad beginning? : MAL
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Green prefix : ECO

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

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