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New York Times, Friday, December 22, 2006

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 20,863 )
Across
1
Seminal computer game of 1989 : SIMCITY
8
Special delivery? : QUINTS
14
Shop steward, briefly : UNIONREP
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When some hands join : ATNOON
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"Sold!" : ITSADEAL
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Touching : NEXTTO
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1982 Richard Pryor flick : THETOY
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Kick in : ADD
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It's east of Mayfair : SOHO
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Farm stand units : EARS
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Spider's legs, e.g. : OCTAD
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Article of apparel akin to a tarboosh : FEZ
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Dump : STY
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Entangles : MIRES
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Wonderland directive : EATME
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Relaxed : TYPEB
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Take the top off : BEHEAD
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Superstition that a rookie's second season will fail : SOPHOMOREJINX
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Under the table : TANKED
38
Key of the "Eroica" : EFLAT
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Kind of blade : WIPER
40
Break or time follower : OFDAY
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Go bad : ROT
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Slangy intensifier : OLA
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Tallinn's St. ___ Church, once said to be the tallest building in Europe : OLAFS
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Turn over : CEDE
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Saragossa is on it : EBRO
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Squeeze : EKE
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Major milk maker : BORDEN
53
Met who won the 1985 Cy Young Award : GOODEN
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Doesn't let differences cause conflict : COEXISTS
57
Stumblebum : GALOOT
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Show stopper? : TVREMOTE
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Catering aid : STERNO
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Took over : ANNEXED
Down
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Some executive offices : SUITES
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Because : INTHAT
3
Good thing to be put out of : MISERY
4
Lab wear : COATS
5
Chinese leader? : INDO
6
Small heart, say : TREY
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It helps in passing : YEA
8
Lecture follow-up : QANDA
9
Language related to Bannock : UTE
10
Band featured on the reality show "Rock Star" : INXS
11
Rarely : NOTOFTEN
12
100% : TOTHEMAX
13
Went out for a while? : SNOOZED
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Clinical trial phenomenon : PLACEBOEFFECT
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Problem while drying out : DTS
24
Utah city : OREM
25
Party hiree : DEEJAY
28
Rescuee's cry : MYHERO
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It can help you carry a tune : IPOD
31
Take ___ (suffer loss) : AHIT
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Highlighted rte. on a map : TPKE
33
Hungarian filmmaker Tarr : BELA
34
It may be found in a slip : SAILBOAT
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Just out, maybe : ONPAROLE
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Some mail services: Abbr. : RFDS
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Breakfast order : TWOEGGS
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An oenophile might detect a hint of this : OAK
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Winner of the first World Series (as the "Americans") : REDSOX
42
"Swan Lake" princess : ODETTE
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Stiffened : TENSED
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Slow : LENTO
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It may appear on a record : CRIME
49
Something picked up in a gym : ODOR
51
Universal Postal Union headquarters : BERN
52
Strong team : OXEN
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It's a big stretch : EON
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Large cells : OVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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