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New York Times, Monday, October 16, 2006

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 20,796 )

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Across
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Milkshake item : STRAW
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In ___ (together) : SYNC
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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"The Devil Wears ___" : PRADA
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Get better, as a cut : HEAL
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State with conviction : AVER
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Drive away : REPEL
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Artist Bonheur : ROSA
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Historic Boston neighborhood : BACKBAY
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Wiggle room : LEEWAY
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Loads and loads : TONS
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Gush : SPEW
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Totaling : ADDING
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Comedian who created the character Jose Jimenez : BILLDANA
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Manipulate : WIELD
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Burden of proof : ONUS
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Half a sch. year : SEM
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Toll unit on a toll road : AXLE
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What "yo mama" is : SLANG
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Cover for a wound : SCAB
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Plop oneself down : SIT
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"Are you ___ out?" : INOR
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Gem of an oyster : PEARL
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Ailment that may cause sneezing : HEADCOLD
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Go by, as time : ELAPSE
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Wolf's sound : HOWL
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Jump named for a skater : AXEL
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Empty, as a lot : VACANT
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Auxiliary wager : SIDEBET
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Some Apples : IMACS
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Say yea or nay : VOTE
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Line of stitches : SEAM
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Modern assembly line worker : ROBOT
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Love god : EROS
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"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Mardi Gras follower : LENT
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Melville captain : AHAB
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Start of a Spanish cheer : VIVA
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Util. bill : ELEC
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Sound-absorbing flooring : CORKTILE
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Helped bust out, as from prison : SPRANG
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Cards above deuces : TREYS
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Séance sound : RAP
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Juice drink : ADE
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Where to get juice for a household appliance : WALLPLUG
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Astute : SHREWD
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"Man, that hurts!" : YEOW
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Astronaut's insignia : NASA
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Potter's medium : CLAY
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007 : BOND
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Slithery fishes : EELS
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Ireland's ___ Fein : SINN
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Covered with water : AWASH
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The South : DIXIE
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River mouth feature : DELTA
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Word that can follow the first words of 20-, 29-, 43- and 51-Across and 4-, 9-, 37- and 39-Down : BOARD
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B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
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Draws nigh : NEARS
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Mosey (along) : AMBLE
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Winter traction provider : SNOWTIRE
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Lounge : LOLL
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Death Valley is below it : SEALEVEL
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Computer image : ICON
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Appealed earnestly : PLED
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Greg's sitcom partner : DHARMA
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Is : EXISTS
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English race place : ASCOT
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Document checked at a border : VISA
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Matures : AGES
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Jacket : COAT
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Bloviator, often : BORE
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Princely prep school : ETON
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Exam : TEST
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Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
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Lawyer's org. : ABA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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