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New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 2006

Author:
Raymond C. Young
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond C. Young

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Young. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1019 ( 20,799 )
Across
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Maple syrup need : SUGAR
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A dwarf : DOPEY
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Singer Jackson : JOE
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"___ Scusami" (1960's song) : AMORE
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Ready for later : ONICE
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Natl. Humor Month : APR
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Painter Veronese : PAOLO
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Kitchen whirrer : CANOPENER
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Brown building? : DORM
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With 61-Down, a common e-mail address ending : DOT
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Prefix with -graphy : XERO
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Not many : TWO
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Not fine : GRAINY
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Library catalog abbr. : ETAL
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Fitting in the hands : HOLDABLE
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Short sleepers? : PJS
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Apply to the skin, say : RUBIN
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"… ___ wed" : ITHEE
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Good tennis score : ACE
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Leaving via ladder, perhaps : ELOPING
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In pieces : ASUNDER
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Part of a possessive supermarket brand name : EDY
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___ paradox : ZENOS
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Sofa : DIVAN
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Use a Singer : SEW
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Freshwater catch : LAKEBASS
50
Sprite flavor : LIME
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Dancer Castle and others : IRENES
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Trawl : NET
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Singer born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin : ENYA
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Yellow ___ : SEA
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Give ___ on the back : APAT
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Tropical monkeys : MARMOSETS
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Goes hither and yon : ROAMS
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Newman's ___ : OWN
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Tricks : RUSES
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Something valuable held in reserve : INGOT
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Pro-school grp. : NEA
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Ninnies : GEESE
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Size two, say : TEENY
Down
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Maple syrup need : SAP
2
Co-star of John and Samuel in "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
3
Part of a Southern network : GOODOLBOY
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Prepare to emerge from bankruptcy : REORGANIZE
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A dwarf : DOC
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Cutting down : ONADIET
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Ascribe to : PINON
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Subspecies especially adapted to their environments : ECOTYPES
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"Sure thing" : YEP
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Singer Jackson : JANET
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Activity for some season ticket holders : OPERA
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Children's author ___ Le Cain : ERROL
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Custody sharers, maybe : EXES
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Nickname of the household head on TV's "Hazel" : MRB
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Not many : THREE
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Intend to : WOULD
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Cast one's lot (with) : ALIGN
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Dunk : DIP
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Witticism : JEUDESPRIT
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___ eye for (discerns) : HASAN
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Good tennis score : ADVANTAGE
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Intermit : CEASE
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"Mary Worth" cartoonist Ken : ERNST
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First-time stock : NEWISSUE
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Pen part : NIB
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Some salts : OLEATES
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Use a Singer : SEAM
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Sprite flavor : LEMON
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Amazed : INAWE
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Loy of "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
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The Little Colonel : REESE
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Tops : AONE
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See 22-Across : ORG
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Dir. down Baja California : SSE
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___ cheri : MON
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Swine cooler? : STY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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