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New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 2006

Author:
Tony Orbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1119 ( 20,830 )
Across
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Most distant : ICIEST
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Big Twelve team : KANSAS
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Last of the Minor Prophets : MALACHI
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First Ford : MODELA
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Philippine port : ILOILO
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Nonrecurring publication : ONESHOT
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33.8 ounces? : AMERICANLITER
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Some honky-tonk music : RAGTIME
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Decoy site, maybe : POND
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Boil : SEETHE
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Screen figure : ICON
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Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
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Friend of Dorothy, on "Sesame Street" : ELMO
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Disconnect : UNLINK
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Stalwart plumber's credo? : THESHOWERMUSTGOON
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Pharmaceutical chemist ___ Lilly : ELI
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[Wham!] : POW
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End : DEMISE
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Father of the Titans : URANUS
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Special attention, for short : TLC
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Al ___ : DENTE
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Ratchets (up) : AMPS
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Spoken : VERBAL
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Pros : YEAS
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Teetotaling nun? : SOBERSISTER
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Straight : TRUE
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Saint in Brazil : PAULO
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Pops : DADAS
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Prefix with comic : SERIO
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Long ago, long ago : ERST
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Fur, e.g. : COAT
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___ Blaster (classic arcade game) : ASTRO
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"Se ___ inglés?" : HABLA
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Make a bad copy of? : FORGE
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Winner's cry : YAHOO
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Fiddle (around) : FUTZ
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Oddly colored shoe? : OLIVELOAFER
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Tide type : NEAP
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One line at passport control : ALIENS
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U.S. highway with a ferry connection between Delaware and New Jersey : NINE
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Language of India : TAMIL
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Parts of apts. : RMS
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Karate teacher : SENSEI
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San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
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Neth. neighbor : GER
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___ rose : TEA
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What the wet, baggage-laden passenger might take at the train station? : ANYPORTERINASTORM
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Former British royal : FERGIE
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Newcastle's river : TYNE
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Old print : SEPIA
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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And others : ETALII
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Calls a game : UMPS
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Western setting: Abbr. : PST
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One on the left : LIBERAL
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The ram in "A ram walks into a bar …"? : BUTTEROFAJOKE
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Rich green : EMERALD
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Abet, in a way : ENABLE
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Contract-negotiating pro : CLOSER
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Garments at a 44-Down : SARONGS
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Certain smokes : SALEMS
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Chargers : STEEDS
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Eastern inn : IMARET
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Approaches in the Bible? : COMETH
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Think : IDEATE
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Ending with how : EER
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Sloppy : SLIPSHOD
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Kind of shell : TACO
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Light : KINDLE
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Word before, after — or both before and after — "in" : ALL
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Harmful : NOISOME
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Spot : SITE
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On the safe side : ALEE
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Kind : SORT
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Oscar winner for "West Side Story" : MORENO
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Something to give an Alabama cheerleader? : ANA
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Race part : LEG
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John of "Freaky Friday," 1977 : ASTIN
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Rooster? : CHICKENBROTHER
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Human genus : HOMO
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Highway damaged by hurricane Katrina : ITEN
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Again : ANEW
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Most imposing : HUGEST
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Venom carrier : ASP
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Film character whose first name is Longfellow : MRDEEDS
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Home of "Winged Victory" : LOUVRE
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About : INRE
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Is into : OWES
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Home of the N.C.A.A.'s Minutemen : UMASS
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California's ___ Valley : SIMI
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
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Outdoor party : LUAU
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Place for a 44-Down : ISLE
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Craftsperson : ARTISAN
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Enter : TYPE
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Aid for a detective : LEAD
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Like some C.S.I. evidence? : CAUGHTINAFIBER
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Game show contestant's option : NODEAL
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Way to the top : TBAR
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Dirtbags : SLEAZES
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No-goodnik : RAT
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Respect : ESTEEM
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Venus or Mars : ORB
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Unit of hope? : RAY
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Whisper sweet nothings : COO
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Dais delivery : ORATORY
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Film company : AGFA
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Stray : ROAM
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"Not good!" : OOPS
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Behind : LOSING
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Quick : FLEET
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Quick : FAST
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Title apiarist of film : ULEE
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Peeved : INAPET
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Soave or Orvieto : VINO
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Bldg. planner : ENGR
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World capital on a gulf of the same name : RIGA
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At hand : NEAR
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Healthful food claim : LESSSALT
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1970 #1 song and album : LETITBE
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Rd. : RTE
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Investors' info : YIELDS
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Hardens : INURES
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Captain of the Nautilus : NEMO
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Fight : OPPOSE
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Put on the line : RISKED
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Mums : MATERS
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Month before febrero : ENERO
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Praise for toreadors : OLES
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Home of the oldest university in the continental Americas : LIMA
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Lincoln and others : ABES
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___ Park, old Coney Island attraction : LUNA
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Emphasized: Abbr. : ITAL
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NCO's charges : PFCS
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Tore : RAN
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Some H.S. math : ALG
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American ___ : ELM
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Mr. Average : JOE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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