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New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 2006

Russian writer Andreyev famous for his horrific tales

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BFJKQZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.48 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times12/9/06 ( No. 20,850 )
Across
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Mathematical grouping : COSET
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Is dishonest with : LIESTO
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Climbers' goals : APEXES
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Illinois home of Rotary International : EVANSTON
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Friend you may never have met : PENPAL
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Write seperately, say : MISSPELL
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Cinch : ENSURE
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Altogether : ENTIRELY
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Russian writer Andreyev famous for his horrific tales : LEONID
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Creepy crawler? : REPTILE
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Some pizzas : LARGES
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Mason, at times : GROUTER
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It's a sign : ARIES
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Chaplet relatives : LEIS
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"Le Mur" writer : SARTRE
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Goya, for one : ETCHER
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Connectors : ANDS
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Some vertical lines : YAXES
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Peaceful place : ARCADIA
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Row : SCRAPE
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Bull ___ : TERRIER
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Appellation for winter : OLDMAN
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Shade provider : COLORANT
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Somewhat green : NEWISH
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Note : EMINENCE
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Rejoinder to a doubter : ICANSO
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Dark : SINISTER
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It can be carved out : CAREER
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Things found by hounds : SCENTS
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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Auriga's brightest star : CAPELLA
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Full attention : OPENEARS
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Stimuli-perceiving brain parts : SENSORIA
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One who strikes out : EXPUNGER
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Least joyful : TEARIEST
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Taps, in the British military : LASTPOST
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Unmoved : INSITU
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Wit : ESPRIT
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Knighted essayist : STEELE
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Quasimodo, notably : TOLLER
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But : ONLY
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Winter Olympics equipment : SLEDS
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Surface : EMERGE
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Locales for trellises : VINERIES
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Sentencing judge's prerogative : LENIENCE
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Points from which light emanates : RADIANTS
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Light hybrid vehicle of the 1910's : CYCLECAR
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Trophies in a tournament, informally : HARDWARE
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Patient at a doctor's office : EXAMINEE
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Lapped again : REPASSED
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Freshwater fish of the perch family : DARTER
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Men of Manáos : SENHORS
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Minute : ATOMIC
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Fix, as an old swimming pool : RELINE
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Joe : CRONIN
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Undesirable part of a record : ARREST
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Kind of barrier : SONIC
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Tax, in Tottenham : CESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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