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SANDWICH MAN

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 2006

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 149 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 20,809 )
Across
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Modern wall hanging : HDTV
5
Military letters : USAF
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Kind of case in grammar: Abbr. : OBJ
12
Fruit of a flower : ROSEHIP
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Place : AREA
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Water carrier : PAIL
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Shetland turndown : NAE
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Nail polish remover : ACETONE
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Cheery fellow in the neighborhood? : JOLLYMRROGERS
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One for the books : STATUTE
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"You got that right!" : ILLSAY
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Slowly ascended : CREPTUP
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Class clown, e.g. : AMUSER
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More furtive : SLYER
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Actress Kelly : MOIRA
33
Empties (of) : RIDS
35
Bit of tax planning, for short : IRA
36
Excellent portrayal of a Gary Cooper role? : GOODMRDEEDS
39
Hitch : SNAG
40
Brainy : CEREBRAL
45
Work periods : STINTS
46
Fireplace : INGLE
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Social breakdown : ANOMIE
48
Turkish title : AGA
49
Answer men : SWAMIS
50
"Let me repeat …" : ISAID
51
Tattoo an anonymous source? : BRANDMRX
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Dried coconut meat : COPRA
57
Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
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"Holy mackerel!" : YOWEE
59
Night spot : BANDB
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Clears : NETS
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Something to "call me" per an old song … or a hint to this puzzle's theme : MRINBETWEEN
65
Tin Man's malady : RUST
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Let up : EASED
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Turn red or yellow, say : RIPEN
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Impermissible : TABOO
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Flat storage site : CDROM
73
"The A-Team" actor on the cover of GQ? : MODELMRT
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Lines on a staff : EGBDF
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Presenter of a likeness? : SIMILE
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Start of a Latin conjugation : AMO
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Minnesota college : STOLAF
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Match : AGREE
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"Enough!" : DROPIT
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Gemstone quality : FINENESS
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Running in circles? : LAPS
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Father's song about a 79-Down character? : MYBOYMRBILL
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Bard's "before" : ERE
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Pull (in) : REEL
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"It's Too Late Now" autobiographer : MILNE
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All in ___ work : ADAYS
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Mountain climber, e.g. : SCALER
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Saint whose feast day is December 25 : EUGENIA
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1969 hit by the Who : IMFREE
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Nuts : MANIACS
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Get a bald advertising icon out of the slammer? : SPRINGMRCLEAN
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In pieces : ASUNDER
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Father figures : PAS
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Cover girl Heidi : KLUM
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Razor name : ATRA
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AOL alternative : NETZERO
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Sheffield-to-London dir. : SSE
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Big name in games : SEGA
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Outdoor wedding rental : TENT
Down
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Returnees from Mecca : HAJIS
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Not laugh-out-loud funny, perhaps : DROLL
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Place for a programme : TELLY
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Dance in France : VALSE
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"This is right ___ alley" : UPMY
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Mediterranean isl. : SAR
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Keep from overheating, in a way : AIRCOOL
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Rococo : FLORID
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Recipe amount : ONEPART
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Starr of the N.F.L. : BART
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Bach's "___, Joy of Man's Desiring" : JESU
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Campus figs. : RAS
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Candles in a menorah, e.g. : OCTADS
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They may go under the arms : SEAMS
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Response to a backstabber : ETTU
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Putting up a guy in the bath? : HOUSINGMRBUBBLE
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Among other things : INTERALIA
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Aristocracies : PEERAGES
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"Babi ___" (Yevtushenko poem) : YAR
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They may make you sick : GERMS
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Kind of income : PRETAX
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Extinct flightless bird : MOA
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Security needs : IDS
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Test before further studies, for short : GRE
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Geom. line : DIAM
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Many a NASA employee: Abbr. : ENGR
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Showy bloom : SNAPDRAGON
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Stone heap : CAIRN
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Come after : ENSUE
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Honored a monocled man at the Friars Club? : ROASTEDMRPEANUT
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Diplomats : EMISSARIES
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Wait : BIDE
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Game player's gleeful cry : IWON
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View by computed tomography : SCAN
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Noted polar explorer : BYRD
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Charles, for one : ROI
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Natural bristles : AWN
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Wyo. neighbor : NEB
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John on a farm : DEERE
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Angled : BENT
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Attention-getting cry : MEME
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Open ___ … : TIL
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Typing test stat. : WPM
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Election closer? : EER
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RC's, e.g. : SODAS
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Fashion plates, in British lingo : TOFFS
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Low part of a high top : SOLE
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Place for a béret : TETE
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Havana's home : CIGARCASE
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Column material : MARBLE
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"Typee" sequel : OMOO
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Idiotic : DOPY
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Pitcher : SALESMAN
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See 87-Across: Abbr. : SNL
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Turn red or yellow, say : DYE
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Dunk : IMMERSE
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Singer Lopez : TRINI
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Achieve through trickery : FINAGLE
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___ St.-Louis, Paris : ILE
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Mabel who sang "Fly Me to the Moon" : MERCER
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Lighthouse signals : BLINKS
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Aptly named author Charles : READE
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Film buff's channel : AMC
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Key of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 1 : DFLAT
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Pine : YEARN
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Overseas assembly : SENAT
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Mozart's ___ Symphony (No. 36) : LINZ
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Mail letters : USPS
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College application nos. : GPAS
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"Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
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Sign of success : SRO
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Kisser : MUG

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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