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New York Times, Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 150 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1122 ( 20,468 )
Across
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Stamp or coin collecting, e.g. : HOBBY
6
Artist Chagall : MARC
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Men-only : STAG
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"Fidelio," for one : OPERA
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Margarine : OLEO
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Frau's partner : HERR
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Shouts of triumph : TADAS
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Rivers of comedy : JOAN
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"Green Gables" girl : ANNE
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Clueless reply : HOWSHOULDIKNOW
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Hightail it : FLEE
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Statistics calculation : MODE
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Camera type, briefly : SLR
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Highway access : RAMP
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Squelch : STIFLE
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Romances : WOOS
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Bump off : DOIN
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Skylit lobbies : ATRIA
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Clueless reply : ITSANYONESGUESS
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McQueen of "Bullitt" : STEVE
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52 cards : DECK
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Brazilian soccer great : PELE
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Con artists, slangily : HOSERS
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Lose control on the highway : SKID
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G-man or T-man : FED
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Pipe part : STEM
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Continental currency : EURO
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Clueless reply : CANTSAYFORSURE
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Autobahn auto : AUDI
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Bound : LEAP
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Game for peewee batters : TBALL
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Brit's baby buggy : PRAM
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Brontë governess : EYRE
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New York Harbor's ___ Island : ELLIS
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Rice wine : SAKE
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Monopoly acquisition : DEED
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Edited out : DELED
Down
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Supertrendy : HOT
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Brightly colored fish : OPAH
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Pleasant place, metaphorically : BEDOFROSES
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Slugfest : BRAWL
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Arafat of the P.L.O. : YASSER
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Voodoo spell : MOJO
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Outfielder Moises : ALOU
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Royal domain : REALM
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Purchased apartments : CONDOS
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Beatles command, baby, in "Twist and Shout" : SHAKEITUP
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Dollywood's state: Abbr. : TENN
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Got bigger : GREW
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Intoxicating : HEADY
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G.I.'s neckwear : IDTAG
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Nothing-but-net sound : SWISH
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Numbers game : LOTTO
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State of mind : MOOD
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Evergreens : PINES
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Slugfest : FREEFORALL
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Fine cotton fabric : LISLE
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Lightened (up) : EASED
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Uses a shortcut : SAVESTIME
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Head/shoulders connector : NECK
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"Doggone!" : NERTS
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Powder lover : SKIER
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Ready for mailing, as an envelope : SEALED
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Checked for prints : DUSTED
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"That's hogwash!" : MYEYE
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Moscow money : RUBLE
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Mushroom toppers : CAPS
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Ambience : AURA
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Bismarck's home: Abbr. : NDAK
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Cabby's client : FARE
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Newspaper's ___ page : OPED
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Psychedelic of the 60's : LSD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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