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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 2006

Stamp on an envelope without enough stamps

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times10/9/06 ( No. 20,789 )

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The life of Riley : EASE
5
Blessings : BOONS
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"How about ___?!" : THAT
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Voting group : BLOC
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AM/FM device : RADIO
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Rabbit moves : HOPS
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When one might wear a hat : BADHAIRDAY
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Singer India.___ : ARIE
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Binary code digit : ONE
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Presidential advisers : CABINET
23
Done permanently, as writing : INPEN
26
The first "T" of TNT : TRI
28
Smart ___ (wiseacres) : ALECS
29
Neighbor of Vietnam : LAOS
30
Gidget player in "Gidget" : SANDRADEE
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"___ Abner" : LIL
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Popular soap : DIAL
35
Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
36
Motto of New Hampshire : LIVEFREEORDIE
41
Western treaty grp. : OAS
42
Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
43
Bit of hair cream, say : DAB
45
Generic modeling "clay" for tots : PLAYDOUGH
49
Bull in a bullfight : TORO
50
Airs, in Latin : AURAE
51
___ Beta Kappa : PHI
52
"A right ___ old elf" (Santa) : JOLLY
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Three-letter combo : TRIGRAM
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Mooer : COW
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Ascent : RISE
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Stamp on an envelope without enough stamps : POSTAGEDUE
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Verb type: Abbr. : INTR
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Late civil rights activist Parks : ROSA
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"What ___!" ("How cool!") : AGAS
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Fashion : STYLE
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Headliner : STAR
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Flow's partner : EBB
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Chicken ___ king : ALA
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Lawn makeup : SOD
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Sounds in an empty hall : ECHOES
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Cheese from France : BRIE
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Boater's blade : OAR
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Like 1, 3, 5, 7 ... : ODD
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An essential vitamin : NIACIN
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Kind of bean : SOYA
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It was once Siam : THAILAND
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Like bulls' heads : HORNED
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Each : APIECE
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Sleeping sickness carrier : TSETSE
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Raggedy ___ : ANN
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Singer Streisand : BARBRA
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Running a temperature, say : ILL
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Hammer's target : NAIL
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___ sci (college major, informally) : POLI
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Pre-1917 Russian ruler : TSAR
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North Carolina's capital : RALEIGH
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"Vaya con ___" ("Go with God") : DIOS
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More tired : DEADER
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Assuming that's true : IFSO
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Travelers : VOYAGERS
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Relating to grades 1-12 : ELHI
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British rocker Billy : IDOL
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Countess's husband : EARL
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"Whew!" : BOY
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Homeland, to Horace : PATRIA
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Tempting : LURING
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Record label for many rappers : ARISTA
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Highest : UPMOST
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TV transmission sites : TOWERS
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Morning run, perhaps : JOG
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"Planet of the ___" : APES
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24 cans of beer : CASE
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Hog haven : STY
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No. with an area code : TEL
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Period : DOT
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Land north of Mex. : USA
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End point for an iPod cord : EAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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