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New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QUXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 142 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 20,539 )
Across
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Nightclub light : NEON
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Jorge's eight : OCHO
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Ace taker : JOKER
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Sailor's patron saint : ELMO
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Beethoven's "___ Joy" : ODETO
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Penthouse feature : VIEW
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6-Down's subj. : HIST
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Overseas assembly : SENAT
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Cowboy toppers : IOGALLONHATS
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Sports facilities : STADIA
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Spills the beans : TELLSALL
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Snookums : DEARIE
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French/English conflict that started in 1337 : IOOYEARSWAR
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Crime lab evidence : DNA
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Home mortgage stats : PCTS
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Moviegoer's reprimand : SHH
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A message may be left after it : BEEP
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"What a relief!" : AAH
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Resort area on the U.S./Canada border : IOOOISLANDS
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Annual carrier of toys : SLEIGH
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Push : GOAD
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Like George Carlin : SARDONIC
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Time for a 52-Down wake-up call? : FIVEAM
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Natalie Merchant's old group : IOOOOMANIACS
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Under : SHYOF
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Chicago paper, for short : TRIB
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Raised : BRED
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Christmas wish : PEACE
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Sight from Bern : AARE
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Film director Petri : ELIO
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Noted 1999 hurricane : FLOYD
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Flexible Flyer, for one : SLED
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Aid and abet: Abbr. : SYNS
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English-speaking Caribbean island : NEVIS
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"Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
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Watch word? : OMEGA
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In these times : NOWADAYS
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"Eet ees so nice!" : OOHLALA
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One of nine sisters in myth : CLIO
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Lacks : HASNT
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Words with go or cheap : ONTHE
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Rude subway rider : JOSTLER
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Sight from the Black Sea : ODESSA
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"Jeopardy!" supercontestant Jennings : KEN
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In-flight info: Abbr. : ETA
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Balderdash : ROT
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Money with Garibaldi's picture : LIRE
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"Betsy's Wedding" star : ALDA
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Fifth Avenue spa : ARDEN
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Like composition paper : LINED
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Springs : LEAPS
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Roughly : ORSO
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"No thanks!" : IPASS
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Seat of Marion County, Fla. : OCALA
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Census choice : OTHER
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Cinemax alternative: Abbr. : SHO
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Taylor or Tyler : WHIG
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Uneasy feelings : BADVIBES
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"Oops!" : IGOOFED
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"What a mistake!" : OHNO
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Convertible : SOFABED
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Reclined : LAIN
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Boneheadedness : IDIOCY
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Smidgens : IOTAS
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Pinkish hue : CORAL
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See 51-Across : EARLY
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___ the hole : ACEIN
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PC program : MSDOS
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Bog : MIRE
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Beach bottle letters : SPF
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Daughter of Loki, in Norse myth : HEL
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Altitudinous Ming : YAO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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