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New York Times, Saturday, December 2, 2006

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1202 ( 20,843 )

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Across
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Closing bars : TAPS
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Leaves for dinner : SWISSCHARD
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"The Green Hornet" trumpeter : HIRT
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Mixed drink? : WINECOOLER
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Whereabouts : AREA
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Roosevelt Island locale : ANTARCTICA
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Boxer on the cover of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : LISTON
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Battle of Endor fighter : EWOK
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Submit : BOW
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Brand of chips : INTEL
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Thin fastener : BRAD
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Anita Loos's autobiographical "A ___ Like I" : GIRL
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Lots : AGOODMANY
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Musical notation pioneer : GUIDO
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Blows : FLUBS
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Hamper : BASKET
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Legs : STAMINA
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Light housecoats : DUSTERS
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It's said to be everything : TIMING
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Third highest trump in card games : BASTA
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Saxophonist great, familiarly : TRANE
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Common reply to a parent's demand : DOIHAVETO
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Plain sight : HERD
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Inner ears : COBS
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Ranger, e.g. : NHLER
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Alexander Pope's "Solitude," e.g. : ODE
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Unlocked? : BALD
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Hybrid women's clothing : SKORTS
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Jackpot : MOTHERLODE
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Actress Petty of "A League of Their Own" : LORI
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Park Avenue retailer? : AUTODEALER
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Cross : SPAN
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Not the biggest thoroughfare in town : STOPSTREET
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Flap : TODO
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Name shared by a Grace and a Muse : THALIA
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Putting on : AIRING
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Fast : PRESTO
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Attitude : STATEOFMIND
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Sweet ___ of Avon (epithet for Shakespeare) : SWAN
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One in column A? : WIN
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Washington posts : INTERNS
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Main lane : SEAWAY
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Provincetown entree : SCROD
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Tilt : COCK
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In : HOT
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One making excuses : ALIBIIKE
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Black box : RECORDER
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Decide by chance : DRAWLOTS
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Conservative : OLDLINE
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Dessert whose name means "peasant woman" : BABA
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English composer of the opera "The Perfect Fool" : GUSTAVHOLST
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Kind of bean : MUNG
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Regular container? : GASTANK
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Amateurish : BUSH
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Columbus discovery of 1493 : STTHOMAS
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Wiped : TIREDOUT
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Alabama slammer ingredient : AMARETTO
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Toaster setting? : DAIS
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Author of the memoir "One Soldier's Story" : BOBDOLE
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Thing that shrinks when inflated? : DOLLAR
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Cheap cigar, slangily : ELROPO
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Monopoly's railroads, e.g. : TETRAD
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"If music be the food of love, play on" speaker : ORSINO
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Addition symbol : CARET
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Sacks : BEDS
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GE Building muralist : SERT
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Spring : HOP
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Grand finale? : DEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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