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New York Times, Monday, November 13, 2006

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 20,824 )
Across
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Practice boxing : SPAR
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Setting for "Hansel and Gretel" : WOODS
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Like very early education, for short : PREK
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Brand of blocks : LEGO
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___ Hoffman of the Chicago Seven : ABBIE
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Education by memorization : ROTE
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Region : AREA
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Religious belief : DEISM
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Super-duper : AONE
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One-L lama : BUDDHISTHOLYMAN
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Rational : SANE
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"___ Misérables" : LES
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Cutting up, as logs : SAWING
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Housekeeper : MAID
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Crow's call : CAW
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"___ goeth before a fall" : PRIDE
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Building with a loft : BARN
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Sulk : MOPE
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Two-L llama : ANDESPACKANIMAL
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Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Some Keats poems : ODES
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Put into law : ENACT
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Upper chamber member: Abbr. : SEN
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War god on Olympus : ARES
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Speakers' spots : DAISES
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No. of ft. above sea level : ALT
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.… : DOTS
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Three-L lllama? : BLAZEINBROOKLYN
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Toward the rising sun : EAST
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Ricochet : CAROM
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4, on a sundial : IIII
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Nick at ___ : NITE
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Express a thought : OPINE
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Lease : RENT
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Stuffed : SATED
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Actions on heartstrings and pant legs : TUGS
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Hunk of marble, e.g. : SLAB
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Where Lima is : PERU
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Elderly : AGED
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Locales for rest stops : ROADSIDES
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Using the kiddie pool, say : WADING
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More than fat : OBESE
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Sad news item : OBIT
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Gossip, slangily : DISH
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Wheat product used in making pasta : SEMOLINA
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Bows one's head in church : PRAYS
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Kitchen or bath : ROOM
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Eager : KEEN
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Fruit of the Loom competitor : HANES
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Conducted : LED
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Bombards with unwanted e-mail : SPAMS
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Golfer Palmer, to pals : ARNIE
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Expand, as a highway : WIDEN
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Old battle clubs : MACES
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Torah holders : ARKS
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Unconscious states : COMAS
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Quickly : APACE
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Whip marks : WELTS
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Wished : BADE
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Attire covering little of the legs : MINISKIRT
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Temple entrances : PORTICOS
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"Groovy!" : NEATO
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Drink often labeled XXX in the comics : ALE
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Heading to a bad end : DOOMED
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Indian conquered by the conquistadors : AZTEC
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Hum : DRONE
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The "B" of N.B. : BENE
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Hideout : LAIR
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___ Spumante (wine) : ASTI
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Auto parts giant : NAPA
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Londoner, e.g., informally : BRIT
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In ___ of (replacing) : LIEU
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___ Yang Twins (rap duo) : YING
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Things to pick : NITS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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