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New York Times, Sunday, November 5, 2006

Author:
Derrick Niederman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 84 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Niederman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1105 ( 20,816 )
Across
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Fooling (around) : MESSING
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Open, in a way : UNCAP
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7, on modern phones : PQRS
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Alternatively : ELSE
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"Way to go!" : ATTABOY
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Weeping daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
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Perfectly, after "to" : ATEE
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Must have : NEED
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White ___ House : CHRISTMASTREE
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Moved to and fro : WIGWAGGED
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Adds to the pot, say : RAISES
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Each : PER
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"The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
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Hunting canine : SALUKI
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Intermittently, after "off" : ANDON
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Small spray : SPRIG
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Muse of mimicry : ERATO
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Singer Mann : AIMEE
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Big name in faucets : MOEN
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N.L. East team, on scoreboards : ATL
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Double ___ play : CROSSWORD
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Sun. talks : SERS
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Loop loopers : ELS
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Streamlined : SLEEK
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Some E.M.S. cases : ODS
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Address : SPEECH
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U.S. 1, for one: Abbr. : RTE
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Ultrapatriot : JINGO
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Ole Miss rival : BAMA
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Postgrad degs. : MAS
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Orange ___ Bowl : JULIUSCAESARSALAD
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Sign of love … or rejection : SMACK
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Bruin : UCLAN
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One given "unto us," in Isaiah : ASON
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Sundae topper : CHERRY
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Spur (on) : EGG
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Defeater of R.M.N. : JFK
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Latin twinklers : ASTRA
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Monocle part : LENS
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Easter ___ bunny : SEALSOFFKEYCHAINSAWDUST
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Airline rarity, increasingly : MEAL
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Had a lame-duck session, say : REMET
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Part missing from a vest : ARM
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Poet laureate before Southey : PYE
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Fails to : DOESNT
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Attending to the matter : ONIT
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Too, in Toulouse : AUSSI
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Skater Slutskaya : IRINA
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Had : OWNED
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e ___ Bay : GSTRINGSUPSETBACK
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Comprehend : GET
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Answer to the riddle "The higher it goes, the less you hear it" : AJET
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Stand : EASEL
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Early third-century year : CCI
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Alternatives : PLANBS
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Engine part : CAM
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Nada : ZILCH
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F.B.I. facility : LAB
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Thickening agent : AGAR
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New ___ Latin : GUINEAPIG
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Head's opposite : TOE
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Only: Fr. : SEUL
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Fanatical : RABID
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Fab Four name : STARR
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Whacks : CHOPS
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Part of MGM : METRO
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Tropical fruits : GUAVAS
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Like many benefit tournaments : PROAM
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Computer file suffix : EXE
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University in Greenville, S.C. : FURMAN
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Like the 1915 San Francisco Mint $50 gold coin : OCTAGONAL
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Flag ___ Day : FOOTBALLFIELD
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Exhausted : SHOT
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Seconds : MORE
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Words after "put an" or "see no" : ENDTO
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Fit for consumption : EATABLE
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Time long past : YORE
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Cornerstone abbr. : ESTD
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"The Exorcist" actor, with "von" : SYDOW
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:-)  :-)  :-) : SMILEYS
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It's tied up in knots : MACRAME
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Tractor powerer, maybe : ETHANOL
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Progress : STRIDES
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Printemps, par exemple : SAISON
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Norwegian playwright : IBSEN
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Relatives of AND's and OR's in Boolean logic : NOTS
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High school class : GYM
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Big name in auto racing : UNSER
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Kind of acid : NITRIC
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Where streets meet: Abbr. : COR
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Support : ABET
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Noblewoman : PEERESS
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Contents of some patches : PAWPAWS
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i ___ Pod : QTIPTOPBANANASPLITPEA
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Gas station abbr. : REG
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Darns : SEWS
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Body ___ language : ENGLISH
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Lentil or bean : LEGUME
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Petitioner : SEEKER
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Whirlpools : EDDIES
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Bond rating : AAA
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MGM motto opener : ARS
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Start of many Québec place names : STE
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Former Patriots QB Steve : GROGAN
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Pub offerings : ALES
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Something carbon monoxide lacks : ODOR
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Rep.'s opposite : DEM
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Render speechless : STUN
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German canal name : KIEL
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Nut in mixed nuts : CASHEW
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Varig destination : RIO
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Hush-hush govt. org. : NSA
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Abdominal pouches : MARSUPIA
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Down's opposite: Abbr. : ACR
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Blue shade : SKY
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Average guys : JOES
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Spur (on) : URGE
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Bone connector : LIGAMENT
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Take into custody : CUFF
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Beauty queen's wear : SASH
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"The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
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Actress Martin, star of TV's "National Velvet" : LORI
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Tape, say : MEND
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Dollar, slangily : CLAM
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Shock : JOLT
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It's the law : ACT
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Suffix with Congo : LESE
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Bit of beachwear : SANDAL
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Setting for part of "King Henry VI, Part 2" : KENT
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Mideast bigwig : EMIR
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Himalayan sighting : YETI
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Hindu titles : SRIS
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Harmony : SYNC
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Furniture wood : TEAK
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Follow relentlessly : DOG
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Show a deficit : OWE
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Reproducing without fertilization : AGAMIC
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Letters at sea : USS
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1956 trouble spot : SUEZ
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Desire : ITCH
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Goal for a D.H. : RBI
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Trivial Pursuit edition : GENUS
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Latin "behold!" : ECCE
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Former CBS military show : JAG
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Buck ___ eye : PRIVATE
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In a tangle : SNARLED
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Chianti containers : CARAFES
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Part of L.A. : LOS
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"Go away!" : LETMEBE
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With respect to hearing : AURALLY
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Lightheaded people? : BLONDES
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Fleet of ships : ARGOSY
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Bola user : GAUCHO
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One who suspends an action, at law : ABATOR
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Leandro's love, in a Mancinelli opera : ERO
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Urban renewal target : GHETTO
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Soap format : SERIAL
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Hammarskjöld of the U.N. : DAG
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U-shaped river bend : OXBOW
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Civvies : MUFTI
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A portion : SOME
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When repeated, a top five hit of 1968 or 1987 : MONY
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Deception : FLAM
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Turndowns : NOS
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Like 9 or 5 : ODD
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Former defense secretary Aspin : LES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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