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New York Times, Saturday, November 4, 2006

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 179 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1104 ( 20,815 )
Across
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Words accompanying a flash : THISJUSTIN
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Dickens's pen? : GAOL
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Drifting time? : WINTERTIDE
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"Three Sisters" sister : OLGA
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"Huh?!" : IDONTGETIT
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Troubles : ILLS
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Mil. title : GEN
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High roller? : SEMI
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Female donkey : JENNET
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Freshness : SASS
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Composer Boccherini : LUIGI
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Words to a boxer : SICEM
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Hand over : CEDE
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Use unlimited minutes, say : GAB
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"___ Ordinary Man" ("My Fair Lady" song) : IMAN
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Without vigor : SLUGGISHLY
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Relish : GETACHARGEOUTOF
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Custodian's charge : MASTERKEYS
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Literally, "god," in Sanskrit : DEVA
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Anti-apartheid org. : ANC
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Wasn't true : LIED
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Comparatively unadorned : BARER
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Comes down : RAINS
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Big name in footwear : MCAN
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Antilles tribe : ARAWAK
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Worn smooth : BALD
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Kind of case in gram. : OBJ
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Conclusion : CODA
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Man on the street : AVERAGEJOE
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Converse : TALK
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Nobel Prizes, e.g. : GOLDMEDALS
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Fictional sailor : SMEE
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Geometric figures : ELLIPSOIDS
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One may help support a nest egg : TWIG
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Screen : HIDE
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Not excluded from : INON
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Boarding place: Abbr. : STN
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Emergency discards : JETSAM
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Impulses : URGES
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Comes (from) : STEMS
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Capuchin monkey relative : TITI
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Former name in tyranny : IDI
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Court figures : NETJUDGES
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Successful : GOING
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It may be pulled : ALLNIGHTER
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Eye : OGLE
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Wear : LAST
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Nonsensical refrain : EIEIO
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Loi maker : SENAT
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Like a Rockettes show : LEGGY
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Standard deviation symbol : SIGMA
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Explanation starter : IMEAN
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Children's game for two : CATSCRADLE
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Preserved, in a way : CURED
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"___ Supreme" (classic Coltrane jazz album) : ALOVE
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Easily : BYFAR
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Inventory ___ (euphemism for shoplifting) : SHRINKAGE
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Finger ___ : LAKES
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Arab League member : SUDAN
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"Drink to me only with thine eyes" dedicatee : CELIA
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Some stars : BADGES
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Up : AWAKE
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Calendrier column : MARDI
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Squeeze : CLAMP
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Follower of John : ACTS
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Drift : ROAM
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Carillon component : BELL
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California's ___ Valley : OJAI
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Forward : BOLD
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Old heavyweight champ Willard : JESS
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TV control: Abbr. : VOL
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Japan's ___-Tokyo Museum : EDO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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