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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Author:
Philip Thomson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Thomson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 20,462 )

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Across
1
Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
6
Mediterranean spewer : ETNA
10
Sobriquet for Haydn : PAPA
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Gabbed away : RANON
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Not fer : AGIN
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Drive away, as a thief? : ABET
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With 21-Across, there's no … : ACCOUNTING
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Fall shade : RUST
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Joanne of westerns : DRU
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See 17-Across : FORTASTE
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Hard to miss : SALIENT
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Sings in the Alps : YODELS
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Taters : SPUDS
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It may be hard on a construction worker : HAT
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Alley button : RESET
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Dish served with a lemon wedge : SOLE
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Good source of potassium : BANANA
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There's no … : PLACELIKEHOME
41
Brought up : RAISED
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"Little" boy of early comics : NEMO
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Bring a smile to : AMUSE
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___ Lingus : AER
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Take it off, take it all off : STRIP
50
Shiny cotton fabric : SATEEN
52
"Told ya!" : SOTHERE
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With 59-Across, there's no … : TIMELIKE
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"___ we there yet?" : ARE
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School with King's Scholars : ETON
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See 54-Across : THEPRESENT
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Asian princess : RANI
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Company that took over Reynolds Metals in 2000 : ALCOA
67
Lousy eggs? : NITS
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Quartz type : ONYX
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Former Japanese capital : KYOTO
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Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
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Raincoat, for short : MAC
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Mandela's org. : ANC
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"Sure, why not?!" : GOODIDEA
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Accustoms : ENURES
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Bother, with "at" : EAT
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Abbreviation said with a "Whew!" : TGIF
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Bogotá boy : NINO
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Steamed : ANGRY
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Memorial Day event : PARADE
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Takes advantage of, say : ABUSES
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Mortar's partner : PESTLE
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Swear (to) : ATTEST
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Taker of vows : NUN
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Service reading : TORAH
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Pressure cooker's sound : SSS
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Each, slangily : APOP
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Break in the action : LULL
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Comedian's Muse : THALIA
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Licorice-scented herb : ANISE
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"Any ___?" : TAKERS
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Arthur of "The Golden Girls" : BEA
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ABC newsman Potter : NED
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Angler's basket : CREEL
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Sneakily : ONTHESLY
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Trifling : MERE
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Namer of a representative to OPEC, maybe : EMIR
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Unlock, to a poet : OPE
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Rearward : ASTERN
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Drink made with curaçao : MAITAI
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Maximum : UTMOST
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Interpreted to be : SEENAS
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Run of luck : STREAK
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Funny-car fuel : NITRO
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Something that may be seen in a bank : OAR
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Genghis ___ : KHAN
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Start of a kid's counting rhyme : EENY
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Fotos : PIX
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Prefix with friendly : ECO
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"___ so!" : NOT
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The way of the Chinese : TAO

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

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