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New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 2006

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 20,823 )
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Big rays : MANTAS
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A little dirty : RACY
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Fly nets? : WEBS
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Deer hunter : PUMA
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Golden Crinkles maker : OREIDA
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Product in a tub : OLEO
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Mosque overseer : IMAM
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A part of : INON
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Bare : REVEAL
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In a ___, there's at least one fluid ounce of ___ : SINGAPORESLING
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In a ___, there's a volume of ___ that keeps it firm : PNEUMATICTIRE
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Designer Alvar : AALTO
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Symbol of Ireland : HARP
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"Sixteen Tons" singer's workplace : MINE
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In a ___, there's plenty of sweet ___ to be harvested : SUGARMAPLE
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Nonexistent : NIL
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Come by : STOPIN
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Root used in perfumery : ORRIS
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In a ___, you can periodically catch a ___ : METROSTATION
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Entry need, maybe : VISA
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Part of FWIW : ITS
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Stackable snackables : OREOS
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Burst of energy : SPASM
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See 5-Down : WEST
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Pounding : ACHE
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In ___, you might see some ___ hanging around : PUNCHCARDS
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The America's Cup trophy, e.g. : EWER
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Trueheart of "Dick Tracy" : TESS
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"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Kind of bran : OAT
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Region holding ancient Ephesus : IONIA
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Nuptial agreement : IDO
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Scattered : STREWN
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In a ___, there's no shortage of ___ to drink : BREWERY
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Targets : AIMSAT
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Red, white and blue letters : USA
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Mend a seam, say : RESEW
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Sutcliffe of the early Beatles : STU
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Stage sign : CUE
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Onetime host of "The Morning Show" and "The Tonight Show" : PAAR
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Iran-Iraq war weapon : SCUD
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In the ___, there's the greatest concentration of ___ : MOTHERLODE
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Latin word on a cornerstone : ANNO
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That isn't it : THIS
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Actress Kelly : MOIRA
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Grim, as a situation : NOWIN
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Dogfight enclosure : PIT
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"Get Smart" group : KAOS
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In a ___, many a ___ is rolled : BOWLINGALLEY
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Rejecters of modern technology : AMISH
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Advance again : RELOAN
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Co. that created the term "Buddy List" : AOL
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In a ___, there's lots of ___ in the machinery : WASHATERIA
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Lengthy time units : EONS
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Spritzer mixer : SODA
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R & B singer Marie : TEENA
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In ___, plenty of ___ is growing : GREENPASTURES
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In a ___, many a ___ is standing : FORESTPRESERVE
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Two-syllable unit : IAMBUS
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Aftershave sold in green bottles : BRUT
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Needle holder : ETUI
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Animal on Sri Lanka's flag : LION
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Stone used by pedicurists : PUMICE
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Philosophies : ISMS
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Some Hindu music : RAGA
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Items sometimes seen on car tops : SKIS
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Sets forth : STATES
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Go from person to person? : MORPH
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Team building : ARENA
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When pigs fly : NEVER
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Occupy : TIEUP
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With 51-Across, Caped Crusader portrayer : ADAM
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Site on St. Paul's first missionary journey : SALAMIS
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Violinist's need : ROSIN
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Role in Verdi's "Falstaff" : ALICE
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Copper : CENT
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He's flexible : YOGI
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Use a paper towel on : WIPEUP
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Punk music subgenre : EMO
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Rule out : BAR
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Bit of negative campaigning : SMEAR
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Supporting structure : PILLAR
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Measure of one's worth? : UNITPRICE
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Easter Island mysteries : MONOLITHS
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Oscar winner Lee : ANG
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Bad lighting? : ARSON
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Setting of Margaret Mead's first book : SAMOA
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Attacks with a lance : TILTSAT
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Collapse : GIVEWAY
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Plant resembling Queen Anne's lace : ANISE
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Double curves : ESSES
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Missing persons : NOSHOWS
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He-men's opposites : SISSIES
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Cartoon feline : TOM
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Looks hangdog : MOPES
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Burp : ERUCT
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Tone : TENOR
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"Arabian Nights" monster : ROC
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Mo. of Paul Revere's midnight ride : APR
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Nickname of Lincoln's youngest son : TAD
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Make furrows in : STRIATE
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Dam in a stream : WEIR
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Bit : ATOM
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Card game that uses jokers : CANASTA
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Have bills to pay : OWE
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Like fresh hay : NEWMOWN
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Active from dawn to dusk : DIURNAL
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Guilder's replacement : EURO
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Tough guy : BRUISER
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Wine list column : REDS
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Dark expression : SCOWL
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War hero Murphy : AUDIE
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Trifling : TEENY
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Nostalgic 1970's variety show : SHANANA
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Large oval fruit : PAPAW
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Short drawers? : ANIMATORS
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Immunity provider : ANTISERUM
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Onerous duty : CHORE
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Refinery input : OIL
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Prefix with city : TRI
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Chat room abbr. : LOL
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Extinct kiwi kin : MOA
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Turkic tribal leaders : KHANS
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Animals used as food on "Lost" : BOARS
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Dishes the dirt : GOSSIPS
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Some linen : SHEETS
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Raven-haired heroine of a Poe tale : LIGEIA
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Eye site : TATER
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End of a ballade : ENVOI
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Starts off : OPENS
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Highest, as honors : SUMMA
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The way of the world? : ORBIT
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Two in one's hand : DEUCE
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Fools : ASSES
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Wrigglers : EELS
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Stretched : TAUT
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Grp. in TV's "Criminal Minds" : FBI
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Sch. group : PTA
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Prayer ___ : RUG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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