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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Petty creature of the Rockies, with 56-Across?

Author:
Barbara Olson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Olson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times11/29/06 ( No. 20,840 )

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Across
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Classified ___ : ADS
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Part of a U.R.L. : WWW
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What a famous woman may play in a movie : HERSELF
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Depress, with "out" : BUM
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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Pigged out : ATEALOT
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Bowlegged comic of classic films : CHAPLIN
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See 27-Down : HOTLIPS
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Talk with an Irish brogue, e.g. : LILT
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Bamboo muncher : PANDA
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Unwanted mail : BILL
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Ostrich cousins : EMUS
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Height: Prefix : ACRO
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Some cartridges : AMMO
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Not agin : FER
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Lament : BEMOAN
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Classroom missile : SPITBALL
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Caron of "An American in Paris" : LESLIE
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Suffix with west : ERN
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Canadian Thanksgiving mo. : OCT
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Wide's partner : FAR
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Orthodontist's deg. : DDS
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Matthew of "Full Metal Jacket" : MODINE
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Carom : RICOCHET
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Ran sandpaper over : EVENED
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Mork's planet : ORK
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Prefix with magnetic : AERO
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Composer Rorem and others : NEDS
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0-star movie : BOMB
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Not speak clearly : RASP
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Cooking pots : OLLAS
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At any time : EVER
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See 3-Down : BIGFOOT
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One who knows the score? : MAESTRO
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Friendly : AMIABLE
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"We ___ the World" : ARE
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Wrap up : END
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Walks the beat : PATROLS
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They're burned on purpose : CDS
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Mom's mate : DAD
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"Dynasty" airer : ABC
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"Isn't that obvious?!" : DUH
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Petty creature of the Rockies, with 56-Across? : SMALLMINDED
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Bulwark : WALL
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Pallid pirate, with 32-Down? : WHITEFACED
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Pallid : WAN
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Laughter : HAHAS
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Prince's school : ETON
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Abbr. after many a general's name : RETD
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Bows : SALAAMS
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Whitney who invented the cotton gin : ELI
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Cut (off) : LOP
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Mil. installations : FTS
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Gas stove light : PILOT
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Knitter's stitch : PURL
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Diamond figures : BASEMEN
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Be on the mend : IMPROVE
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Sandwich from the oven : MELT
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Merciless "M*A*S*H" medic, with 19-Across? : COLDHEARTED
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Indiana Jones's entourage : RAIDERS
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Convenient kind of shopping : ONESTOP
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See 5-Down : BLACKBEARD
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Study (up on) : BONE
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Not budging : FIRM
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To the extent that, with "as" : INSOFAR
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Little kangas : ROOS
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Gives a hoot : CARES
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Creepy motel of filmdom : BATES
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Gray wolf : LOBO
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Lie around : LOLL
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Churchillian gestures : VEES
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Protestant denom. : BAP
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"___ little teapot ..." : IMA
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"Scram!" : GIT
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Bucko : MAC
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Biology class abbr. : RNA
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Otherworldly : ODD

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