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New York Times, Monday, December 4, 2006

With 52-Down, showbiz's Mary-Kate and Ashley

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times12/4/06 ( No. 20,845 )

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Variety of poker : STUD
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Vice president Spiro : AGNEW
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Prefix with glycemic : HYPO
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
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Dog's restraint : LEASH
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Unlock : OPEN
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Not all : SOME
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"Heavens to ___!" : BETSY
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"Sahara" co-star, 2005 : PENELOPECRUZ
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Capital of New Mexico : SANTAFE
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Lagasse of the Food Network : EMERIL
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Shack : HUT
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Up to, briefly : TIL
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Prefix with tiller : ROTO
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Luggage attachment : IDTAG
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Theme : MOTIF
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Ukraine, e.g., once: Abbr. : SSR
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Trip to Tahiti, for example : SOUTHSEASCRUISE
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What andirons support : LOG
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Blocked from sunlight : SHADY
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Result of a hit by a leadoff batter : ONEON
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Med. school subject : ANAT
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"Pick a card, ___ card" : ANY
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Getting on in years : OLD
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Shooting star : METEOR
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Italian city on the Adriatic : TRIESTE
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Groups collecting litter : CLEANUPCREWS
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Ones attracted to flames : MOTHS
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___ Hashanah : ROSH
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Landed (on) : ALIT
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Sharpshooter Oakley : ANNIE
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"Puppy Love" singer Paul : ANKA
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Heredity unit : GENE
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All gone, as food : EATEN
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Ship's petty officer, informally : BOSN
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Mall units : SHOPS
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Aggressive, as a personality : TYPEA
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Ivy League school in Phila. : UPENN
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Words after "been there" : DONETHAT
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Become lenient (on) : GOSOFT
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Act on a sudden itching for a hitching : ELOPE
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Title : NAME
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Photo book : ALBUM
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Codger : GEEZER
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Singer ___ King Cole : NAT
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Letter before tee : ESS
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Philosopher's question : WHY
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Guffaws : LAUGHS
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Archaeological find : RELIC
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O'Donnell of "The View" : ROSIE
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"___ easy to fall in love" (1977 lyric) : ITSSO
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Sophia of "Two Women" : LOREN
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Fawner : TOADY
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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Muhammad's religion : ISLAM
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"Lorna ___" : DOONE
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Gently pull on : TUGAT
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Average : MEAN
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Merry play : FROLIC
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Stock unit : SHARE
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20 or less, at a bar : UNDERAGE
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Computer whiz : TECHIE
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Parentless child : ORPHAN
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With 52-Down, showbiz's Mary-Kate and Ashley : OLSEN
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Walrus features : TUSKS
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Tennis's Monica : SELES
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See 49-Down : TWINS
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Syrian or Yemeni : ARAB
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Taboo : NONO
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Sex kitten West : MAE
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Go ___ rampage : ONA
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Explosive letters : TNT

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