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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 2006

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 20,785 )
Across
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A Bing Crosby/Bob Hope film locale : BALI
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Ache : CRAMP
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Actress Gershon : GINA
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Baseball's Rodriguez : ALEX
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Blue, e.g. : COLOR
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Bogart was one : ICON
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Challenges : STANDSUPTO
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Clothing item worn over a shirt : VEST
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Coast Guard equipment : SONAR
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Definite article : THE
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Drain connections : PIPES
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Dumb laugh : YUK
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Elevated, in a way : ALPINE
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Embrace : HUG
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Embryonic shape, at first : BLOB
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Fighter Marvin : HAGLER
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Filmdom's Merkel : UNA
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Five Nations tribe : SENECA
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Giant role for Peter Fonda, 1997 : ULEE
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Girl : MISS
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Graves of "Mission: Impossible" : PETER
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Hair salon job : PERM
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He and she in a gossip column : ITEM
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High-pitched warbling sounds : TRILLS
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Inez's aunt : TIA
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Intense worker : DYNAMO
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Itch reliever : CLAW
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James Brown hit "___ Machine" : SEX
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John Reed's predecessor as N.Y.S.E. chairman, Richard ___ : GRASSO
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Just average : PAR
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Kangaroo pocket openings : SLITS
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Ken Stabler's pride : ARM
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Kinds of clouds : NIMBI
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La or fa : TONE
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Late-fall door adornment : INDIANCORN
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Lexington and others, in N.Y.C. : AVES
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Manuscript marks : STETS
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Margarine : OLEO
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Musical sign : REST
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Napoleon relatives : TARTS
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No longer standing, as a tree : HEWN
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"Nozze di Figaro" part for Dr. Bartolo : BASS
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Opera villainess, typically : ALTO
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Option at a butcher's, maybe : LEAN
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"Over my dead body!" : IXNAY
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Patient's dosage measure, for short : CCS
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Powerful defeat : ROUT
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Puzzler's alert: the clues in this crossword are all in this : ALPHABETICORDER
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Quarters costing dollars? : MOTEL
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Quid ___ quo : PRO
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Quitting : GIVINGUP
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Raindrops after freezing : ICEPELLETS
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Rhinoplasty target : NOSE
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Ruiners of some picnics : ANTS
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Shellacs : DRUBS
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Singer Zadora : PIA
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Sticky-fingered types : KLEPTOS
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Thoroughbred film of 1983 : PHARLAP
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"Three H's" component : HUMID
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Togetherness : UNITY
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Ubiquitous auto features : GASENGINES
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Unique person : ONER
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Unnatural : EERIE
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Very big name in home-selling : REMAX
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Voltaic ___ : CELL
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Voting category in a high school yearbook : SMARTEST
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Wide receiver Lynn of Steelers fame : SWANN
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Women with young 'uns : MAS
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Workshop owner of note : SANTA
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Xerox competitor : RICOH
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Xmas tree topper : STAR
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XOXOXO alternative : LOVE
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Yankee's wear : MITT
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Yard pest : MOLE
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Yeasty drink : BREW
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Zero ___ : INON
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Zion's tail? : IST
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Zoo animal : ASS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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