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New York Times, Friday, October 29, 2010

Missile that sank a British destroyer in the Falklands War

Author:
Barry Boone
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVW} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Boone.
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© 2010, The New York Times10/29/10 ( No. 22,270 )
Across
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Fixes, as some fairways : RESODS
7
Charm the pants off : BEDAZZLE
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Missile that sank a British destroyer in the Falklands War : EXOCET
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Words before many a foolish act : IDAREYOU
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"I'm not listening ..." : LALALA
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April shower? : CALENDAR
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I love the classic way? : AMO
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Causes of breakdowns : ENZYMES
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Old Asian capital : EDO
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Capital of Shaanxi province : XIAN
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Far from a sure thing : DICEY
26
Lingerie shop specification : CCUP
27
Ancient empire builders : INCAS
29
Abbr. of politeness : PLS
30
Bit of wishful thinking : IHOPE
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Company at the forefront of the dot-com boom : NETSCAPE
33
Home of Lewis-Clark State Coll. : IDA
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Like brutal tactics : GESTAPO
35
Not so tenuous : SOLIDER
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One with a small nest egg? : ANT
40
Make purr, as an engine : FINETUNE
41
Poisonous mushroom producer, briefly? : HTEST
44
Club cousin : BLT
45
Star in the Swan constellation : DENEB
46
Shield border : ORLE
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It's worn while driving : TREAD
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Top: Prefix : ACRO
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"Sk8er ___" (2002 top 10 hit) : BOI
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Locale for an Olivier Award winner : THEATRE
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One may suffer a blow : EGO
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1980 Maxwell Smart film, with "The" : NUDEBOMB
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Extract : ELICIT
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Clearing : OPENAREA
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Really lit : ABLAZE
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"Hang in there!" : BESTRONG
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Copied a capo : RASPED
Down
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In a hammock, say : RELAXING
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Many a patient : EXAMINEE
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Ones with the motto "One for the road"? : SOLOACTS
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Andean tuber : OCA
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Strike : DELE
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See 7-Down : STAND
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With 6-Down, common sight outside a school building : BICYCLE
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Mingo player of 1960s TV : EDAMES
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Sawyer's successor in Chicago : DALEY
10
Longtime enemy of Wonder Woman : ARES
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Discipline symbolized by a painted circle : ZEN
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Style associated with washboards : ZYDECO
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Stuff : LOADUP
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It covers 2% of the earth's surface : EUROPE
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Lighter option : ZIPPO
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The court's Bucharest Buffoon : NASTASE
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Latte alternative : CHAITEA
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Opposite of ample : SCANT
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Wasn't employed : IDLED
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Quick to get things : APT
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Plasma bit : ION
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Join, as a table : SITAT
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Quaint humiliator : DUNCECAP
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Pep up : ENERGIZE
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Responded to a crash, maybe : REBOOTED
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No posh hotel : FLEABAG
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Hang (with) : HOBNOB
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51-Across unit : TROUPE
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Uses shortening on? : ELIDES
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State surrounded by Lower Saxony : BREMEN
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Complete, informally : THORO
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"How pallid, chill and ___!": Keats : DREAR
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Alternative to a carpet lift : TBAR
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Part of the Tuscan Archipelago : ELBA
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Apnea diagnoser, briefly : ENT
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They, in Calais : ILS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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