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New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1101 ( 20,812 )
Across
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Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
6
Wield, as influence : EXERT
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Lens holder, for short : CAM
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Statesman known popularly as Panditji, or "Scholar" : NEHRU
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Mister abroad : SENOR
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Draft choice? : ALE
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Kind of acid : OLEIC
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Place to see a Goya : PRADO
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Cookie holder : TIN
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Show hospitality at the door : ASKIN
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*Coin collector's purchase : MINTSET
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Tom, at birth : KITTEN
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Game pieces : MEN
27
Splitsville? : RENO
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*It has "E pluribus unum" on it : GREATSEAL
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Broker's quarry : BUYER
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Setting for many a joke : BAR
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Peccadilloes : SINS
33
Donnybrooks : MELEES
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*Has a clear conscience : RESTSEASY
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Small military craft : PTBOAT
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Release : EMIT
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Side in checkers : RED
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Butler at Tara : RHETT
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*"Friends" was once part of it : MUSTSEETV
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Cosmetics maker ___ Laszlo : ERNO
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It may not be easy to shoot : PAR
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Fixed, as a loose lace : RETIED
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*"Dig in!" : LETSEAT
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Menace to society : FELON
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Suffix with Moon : IES
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Rockne of Notre Dame fame : KNUTE
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"A Faust Symphony" composer : LISZT
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G.I. chow : MRE
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Wiesel and namesakes : ELIES
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One form of ID : SSN
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Was out : SLEPT
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Soprano Fleming : RENEE
Down
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It begins with enero : ANO
2
Partner of poivre : SEL
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Play ground? : THEATER
4
Record label founded by Clive Davis : ARISTA
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*Sports car feature : BUCKETSEAT
6
Disney-owned channel : ESPN
7
Gen ___ : XER
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Nail polish : ENAMEL
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"The Gates of Hell" sculptor : RODIN
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Pioneering 1982 sci-fi film : TRON
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*Colorful marble : CATSEYE
12
Property receiver : ALIENEE
13
Gurus : MENTORS
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Not give an inch : INSIST
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In fact : TRULY
24
Org. in which Putin was once an officer : KGB
25
Roth ___ : IRA
26
Rubber : MASSEUR
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Suffix with differ : ENT
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*What a writer hopes to write : BESTSELLER
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Teacher at an école : MAITRE
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Old newspaper sections : ROTOS
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Grp. gotten by dialing 911 : EMS
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Tourney starters : PRELIMS
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Education fundamentals : THREERS
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*1988 vice-presidential candidate : BENTSEN
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Restrains : REINSIN
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When the French fry? : ETE
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Movie format : DVD
44
Adultlike : MATURE
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Prima ballerina : ETOILE
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Jury : PANEL
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Squeezes (out) : EKES
51
Pedal pushers : FEET
54
Show instability : TIP
56
Last of 26 : ZEE
57
Literary monogram found in the answers to the nine asterisked clues : TSE

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