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New York Times, Friday, December 8, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 9, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 20,849 )
Across
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"Hoc ___ in votis" : ERAT
5
Six-Day War hero : DAYAN
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Eponym of a classic Minnesota-brewed beer : HAMM
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Specify, in a way : NAME
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Pungent fish garnish : AIOLI
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Novel of the South Seas : OMOO
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Implement with a serrated front edge : GRAPEFRUITSPOON
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Forestalled potential impediments : RANINTERFERENCE
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Stink : ADO
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Fresh : PERT
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Biblical possessive : THY
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Start of a new season: Abbr. : SEP
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R.J. Reynolds brand : KOOL
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Sound associated with a 40-Across : AAH
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Shark's activity : PULLINGAFASTONE
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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___ Krispies : COCOA
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"Dial ___ Murder" : MFOR
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Doctor's tool : TONGUEDEPRESSOR
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___ Center (Chicago's second-tallest building) : AON
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End of abnormalities? : OSES
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Little ___ : UNS
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It's read for a price: Abbr. : UPC
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Bad thing to live in : FEAR
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Whip : TAN
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Lightheaded people? : PLATINUMBLONDES
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A century in American politics : SENATORIALSEATS
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Big dot-com headquartered in San Jose : EBAY
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Like some paper : LINED
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Track star elected to Congress in 1996 : RYUN
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HDTV component : TELE
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Quick scorers on the court : ACERS
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Store advisory : ASIS
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Hwy. dept. employee : ENGR
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Opera ___ (classical music record label) : RARA
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Passage leading to Panama? : AMANAPLANACANAL
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Halfhearted : TEPID
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Crackers : DAFT
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River of Leeds : AIRE
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Bar line : YOURPLACEORMINE
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Common biography subtitle : ALIFE
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Munitions compound : NITER
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Bad thing to abandon : HOPE
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Quite some time : AMONTHOFSUNDAYS
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Bum : MOOCH
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Composition of some rolls : MONEY
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Japanese mushroom : ENOKI
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Sp. misses : SRTAS
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Bar in a bar and grill : SPIT
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Dollar rival : EURO
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Hardly at all : ONCE
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Start of an invocation : OGOD
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Tourist stop conveniences : ATMS
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Big name in blocks : LEGO
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Swells : FOPS
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River to the Rhine : AARE
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Time to draw? : NOON
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Goes off : ERRS
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Flabby, e.g. : UNFIT
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These, in Cádiz : ESTOS
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Underdog's thrill : UPSET
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Newbie, of sorts : PLEBE
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"Waterworld" girl : ENOLA
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Goldfinger's first name : AURIC
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End of ___ : ANERA
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Diggs of "Rent" : TAYE
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Champ who lost his title to Braddock : BAER
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Geo. Washington and M.L.K. Jr. were awarded them : LLDS
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German iPod holder : ETUI
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Form data: Abbr. : SSNS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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