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New York Times, Thursday, December 7, 2006

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1207 ( 20,848 )
Across
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Sounds in a coffee ad : AHS
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Sight in a coffee ad : CUP
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Clothe : TOG
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Hindu V.I.P. : RANI
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Gross unit : DOZEN
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Proceed with difficulty (through) : WADE
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Maintain : AVER
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Remorseful : RUING
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Something to click : ICON
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Studs : BREEDERS
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Snub : IGNORE
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Addresses for churches : SERMONS
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"And she shall bring forth ___ …": Matthew : ASON
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"Anyone ___?" : ELSE
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Like orchard trees : FRUITED
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Time off, maybe : SUMMER
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Semidry American white wine : SAUTERNE
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Run up ___ : ATAB
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Año nuevo time : ENERO
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Brand with a giant target in its logo : TIDE
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Mingle : INTERMIX
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Louts : YAHOOS
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Where to find Rosa Parks Boulevard : DETROIT
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Life ___ know it : ASWE
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Deck officer : MATE
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Debark : STEPOFF
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Hedy of "Ecstasy," 1933 : LAMARR
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Tail : SHADOWER
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Hospital administration? : EXAM
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Spinachlike plant : ORACH
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Pot over a fire : OLLA
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Spanish "she" : ELLA
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Bird with a harsh cry : MACAW
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Bridge site : HELM
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"Makes sense, doesn't it?" : SEE
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AOL alternative : MSN
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Literary inits. : TSE
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Some show horses : ARABS
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Montana college town named after a French port : HAVRE
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Say derisively : SNEER
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Soup or salad : COURSE
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Fearsome weapons : UZIS
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Slammer : PEN
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Kind of shell : TACO
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Effluvium : ODOR
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Intron and exon site : GENE
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Play down? : IREMEMBERMAMA
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Dummy up? : DRENSREMITROM
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Line up? : NGISRUOYSTAHW
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Bear down? : WINNIETHEPOOH
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Hand (out) : DOLE
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Joint problem : GOUT
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Way out there : AFAR
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Huey, Dewey and Louie, e.g. : TRIO
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Prefix with spore : ENDO
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Honor society no-nos : DEES
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Put into words : SAID
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___ Reader (eclectic magazine) : UTNE
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Detective Houston : MATT
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Census category : SEX
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"In the Still of the ___" (Boyz II Men hit) : NITE
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Arena sound : ROAR
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Dumbstruck : AWED
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Depth charge, slangily : ASHCAN
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One hardly giving a hoot? : OWLET
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Brings down : FELLS
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Part of a bowling game : FRAME
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Some jeans : LEES
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Supporting shaft : AXLE
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32-Down option : MALE
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Small fluid holders : SACS
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Run into hard : RAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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