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New York Times, Monday, October 8, 2007

Author:
Steve Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 21,153 )

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Across
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Witty sorts : WAGS
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Make sense : ADDUP
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Choice word : ELSE
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Think tank nugget : IDEA
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On the lam : LOOSE
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Gerund, e.g. : NOUN
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Bond villain : GOLDFINGER
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Saw red? : OWED
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Ph.D. thesis: Abbr. : DISS
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Gets corroded : RUSTS
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Bemoan : LAMENT
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"Beats me" gesture : SHRUG
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Rub out : ERASE
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Certain trout : STEELHEAD
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Basis of a suit : TORT
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Endless, poetically : ETERNE
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Fraternity P : RHO
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"Survivor" shelter : HUT
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Some red wines : CLARETS
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Obey the coxswain : ROW
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Cheroot residue : ASH
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Wings it : ADLIBS
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Place for a hoedown : BARN
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Classic blues musician : LEADBELLY
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Intuit : SENSE
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The "35" in John 11:35 : VERSE
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Prodded : GOADED
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Woods or Irons : ACTOR
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Flair : ELAN
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Laugh heartily : ROAR
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Patriarchal gorilla : SILVERBACK
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Pond organism : ALGA
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Primp : PREEN
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Natural soother : ALOE
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Lounge in the sun : BASK
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Feel nostalgia, e.g. : YEARN
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Crips or Bloods : GANG
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Faux 'fro? : WIG
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Goo in a do : GEL
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Most mournful : SADDEST
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Most-wanted group for a party : ALIST
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Puts on : DONS
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Follow everywhere : DOG
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Put to work : USE
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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"Stop!" : ENOUGH
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Wall Street minimums : LOWS
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Fatty treat for birds : SUET
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Pulls the plug on : ENDS
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Ticket cost? : FINE
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Game sheet : RULES
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Deadly : LETHAL
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Work up : AROUSE
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First first lady : MARTHA
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Germ-free : STERILE
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As a result of this : HEREBY
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Patronizes U-Haul, e.g. : RENTS
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Plays for time : STALLS
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Gofer's job : ERRAND
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When repeated, cry by Shakespeare's Richard III : AHORSE
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Consumed heartily : DOWNED
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Octogenarian, for one : ELDER
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Pole tossed by Scots : CABER
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Nontraditional chair style : BEANBAG
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Czech composer Antonín : DVORAK
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Go up, up, up : SOAR
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Filmdom's Close : GLENN
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Omani, e.g. : ARAB
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Fast-food drink : COLA
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Makes "it" : TAGS
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"... ___ after" : EVER
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U-2 pilot, e.g. : SPY
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Ill temper : IRE
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Carte start : ALA
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Bamboozle : CON
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Fraternity party setup : KEG

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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