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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Author:
Edward Alch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Alch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1122 ( 20,833 )

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Across
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Secluded area : GLEN
5
Austrian's "Alas!" : ACH
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Bistro name starter : CHEZ
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16-Across for Groucho in "Duck Soup" : RUFUS
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La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
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See 12-Across : ROLE
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Author Segal : ERICH
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*Target for some bowlers : CANDLEPIN
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*Emmy-winning NBC comedy : WILLANDGRACE
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Tractor name : DEERE
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Row C abbr., maybe : IND
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Water holder : DAM
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Fable writer : AESOP
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Cooperstown's ___ Lake : OTSEGO
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Klinger player on "M*A*S*H" : FARR
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Bring (out) : TROT
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Not shy : VOCAL
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From the top : ANEW
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Ratty place : SEWER
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Bound along : LOPE
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Acquired relation : INLAW
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Withered : SERE
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Some roll-call calls : AYES
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Bejeweled toppers : TIARAS
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Bill add-on : RIDER
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Witch's work : HEX
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"___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
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Prefix with red : INFRA
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*"Saturday Night Fever" sequel : STAYINGALIVE
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*Something with gates and gaits : HORSERACE
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Mob honchos : CAPOS
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Newton or tesla : UNIT
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Pack away : STOW
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"Les ___ Mousquetaires" : TROIS
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Soccer ___ : MOMS
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Blaster's need : TNT
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
Down
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Shot up : GREW
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Like tabloid headlines : LURID
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Cyber-send to the I.R.S. : EFILE
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*Topic for a doomsayer : NUCLEARWAR
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Children's song start : ABCD
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Mountain goat's perch : CRAG
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Artist ___ de Toulouse-Lautrec : HENRI
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Native Canadian : CREE
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Quick trip : HOP
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N.F.L.'er Manning : ELI
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Meditative sect : ZEN
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Not hog : SHARE
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Hersey novel town : ADANO
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High-definition tube, for short : LCDTV
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Places to roost : NESTS
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Tricker : DECOY
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Clearly stunned : AGAPE
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Some spies : MOLES
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They need refinement : ORES
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Word that can follow the starts of the answers to the six starred clues : POWER
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*Cause of problems in radio communication : SOLARFLARE
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Islam or Buddhism : FAITH
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Sandy's mistress : ANNIE
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Chill out : RELAX
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Actress Polo : TERI
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Make even deeper : REDIG
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Ralph of "The Waltons" : WAITE
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Marks for life : SCARS
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Put on the books : ENACT
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Hilton competitor : HYATT
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Wisconsin college town : RIPON
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Retired fleet : SSTS
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Representation : ICON
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Politico Gingrich : NEWT
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Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
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Run smoothly : HUM
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Lennon's love : ONO
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Volcano feature : RIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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