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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 2006

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 20,820 )
Across
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Informal jazz sessions : JAMS
5
Item that may be swiped at work : BADGE
10
See 59-Across : ROOM
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Bailiwick : AREA
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Most of Gabby Hayes's films : OATERS
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Blind relative? : ANTE
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Bluesman who sang "Got My Mojo Working" : MUDDYWATERS
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Heaters : GATS
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"All finished!" : ITSDONE
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Sides in a battle : ARMIES
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Gulager of "The Return of the Living Dead" : CLU
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Clint Eastwood title role : DIRTYHARRY
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Nuke, perhaps : REHEAT
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Liam of "Darkman" : NEESON
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Beer brand with two apostrophes in its name : ODOULS
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Break points? : ADS
34
Detroit-based org. : UAW
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Humankind … or a title for this puzzle : PEOPLEOFTHEEARTH
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Abbr. at a photo lab : ENL
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It makes SADD sad : DUI
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"And how!" : ILLSAY
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Familiar : FRIEND
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Ranch settings : SALADS
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N.L. Manager of the Year, 1993, 1997 and 2000 : DUSTYBAKER
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"Mr. ___ Passes By" (Milne play) : PIM
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They're produced by degrees : ALUMNI
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Lights into : ASSAILS
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With 10-Across, 1963 hit for the Beach Boys : INMY
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Tony winner for "A Thousand Clowns," 1963 : SANDYDENNIS
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Beneath serious consideration : LAME
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Spots : ESPIES
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Indianapolis pro : COLT
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Graduating class info : YEAR
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Scintilla : SHRED
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First asteroid landed on by a spacecraft : EROS
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"Twister" actress Gertz : JAMI
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Mired, after "in" : ARUT
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Center of operations? : MEDSCHOOL
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Get ready to ride : SADDLEUP
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Bleated : BAAED
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Call letters? : ATT
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Improvement on an eff : DEE
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[Stay out of my yard!] : GRR
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Some SAT answers : ESSAYS
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Scrappy sort? : RAGMAN
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Broadcasting : ONAIR
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Old coat material : OTTER
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Fraught with complications : MESSY
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Pershing's ___ (nickname for the U.S. Army Band) : OWN
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Term of address in the South : YOUALL
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Pi follower : RHO
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Down : INAFUNK
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Dangerous algal bloom : REDTIDE
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Radio host John : TESH
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Lasso : ROPE
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Hebrew for "delight" : EDEN
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K'ung Fu-___ (another name for Confucius) : TSE
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Neighbor of Draco : URSAMINOR
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Slightly : ATAD
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Explanations : WHYS
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Concert venues : ODEA
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Cologne cooler : EIS
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Go by : ELAPSE
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Union : ALLIANCE
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Home of the U.S. Army Band : FTMYER
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Rembrandt van ___ : RYN
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Frog eaters with curved bills : IBISES
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Like some routines : DAILY
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Foreleg parts : ULNAE
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Diploma word : SUMMA
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Like golden asters : RAYED
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Tom Hayden org. of the 60's : SDS
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Stitch's pal in the movies : LILO
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Concordes : SSTS
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Blonde type : ASH
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"Performance Today" airer : NPR
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Cry repeated to a vampire : DIE

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

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