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New York Times, Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1219 ( 20,860 )
Across
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Dogie catcher : LASSO
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What a tout may tout : ODDS
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Cheese in a mousetrap, e.g. : BAIT
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Road runners : AUTOS
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Uncommon : RARE
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Rage : WRATH
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Fedora feature : BRIM
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James of TV's "Las Vegas" : CAAN
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Racehorse, slangily : NAG
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Sweater selection? : KNITPICKING
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Versifier : POET
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Mal de mer symptom : NAUSEA
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Shrek's lady, e.g. : OGRESS
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Exams for would-be attys. : LSATS
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Feudal tribunal? : KNIGHTCOURT
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Tennis umpire's call : LET
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Aids in storming castle gates : RAMS
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It's put in an env. : LTR
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Prefix with space : AERO
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Wonderment : AWE
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Bow with a price tag? : KNOTFORSALE
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Secretly run off together : ELOPE
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Sent to the canvas : DECKED
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Defeat in a footrace : OUTRUN
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Brother of Cain and Abel : SETH
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Was familiar with a summertime allergen? : KNEWMOWNHAY
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"Many years ___ …" : AGO
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It follows a curtain's rise : ACTI
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Ancient Andean : INCA
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No longer dirt : PAVED
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Ball in a sewing room : YARN
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Beam with a 90 degree bend : LBAR
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Bacteria in an outbreak : ECOLI
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Healthful resorts : SPAS
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Cloth measure : YARD
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Taste or touch : SENSE
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Homeowner's pride : LAWN
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Distinctive atmosphere : AURA
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Guys-only : STAG
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Boozer : SOT
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Wisconsin city on Lake Winnebago : OSHKOSH
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All the way around : ORBIT
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Feathered missile : DART
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What icicles do : DRIP
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Advanced study group : SEMINAR
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Jim of "Gilligan's Island" : BACKUS
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Cockamamie : INANE
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Island nation east of Fiji : TONGA
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Home of straw, maybe : NEST
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Women's suffrage leader Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
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Coatrack parts : PEGS
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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Bite like a beaver : GNAW
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Frost : RIME
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Singer Lenya : LOTTE
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Catch waves : SURF
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Hoofbeat : CLOP
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Faucet fault : LEAK
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Pigeon-___ : TOED
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Polish-born author Sholem : ASCH
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Supermodel Heidi : KLUM
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Greaseless : NONOILY
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Old-fashioned music halls : ODEA
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Fixes, as a report : RETYPES
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Field marshal Rommel and others : ERWINS
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Gives the go-ahead : OKAYS
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Open, as a toothpaste tube : UNCAP
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Prefix with fluoride : TETRA
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Bit of shattered glass : SHARD
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Los Angeles Sparks' org. : WNBA
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Neighbor of Tenn. : NCAR
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Bell-ringing company : AVON
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Breast implant materials : GELS
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Comics dog : ODIE
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One-spot : ACE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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