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New York Times, Friday, February 10, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 9, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 20,548 )
Across
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Light show? : SITUATIONCOMEDY
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Small player : TRANSISTORRADIO
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Big 12 team : OKLAHOMASOONERS
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Math ratio : SINE
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It's made in Japan : YEN
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Press : INK
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Bit of shrink rap? : ISEE
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Frequent portrait subject : SELF
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Incoming clutter : SPAM
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Vet's memory, maybe : NAM
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Rest of the afternoon : SIESTA
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Coin with 12 stars on it : EURO
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Often-dunked item : OREO
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"I don't buy it" : PSHAW
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Bug elimination : TROUBLESHOOTING
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In danger of snapping : TENSE
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Belafonte catchword : DAYO
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Fool on the ice : DEKE
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Evergreen shrubs : ERICAS
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Casual states? : SEZ
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European tongue : ERSE
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Jabba the ___ of "Star Wars" : HUTT
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Match maker? : SETS
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Navy noncom : CPO
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Farm butter : RAM
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Quintillionth: Prefix : ATTO
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Kingdoms by the sea : MARITIMENATIONS
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Hogan's hero? : CROCODILEDUNDEE
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Pet expression? : LOVEMELOVEMYDOG
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Pou ___ (vantage point), from the Greek : STO
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Tees off : IRKS
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Bones connected to fibulae : TALI
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One whom everyone is for : UNANIMOUSCHOICE
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Contents of some urns : ASHES
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Brother of un padre : TIO
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Follower or Lenin or Stalin : ISM
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"Our Gang" assent : OTAY
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They're often held under water : NOSES
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Cacklers : CRONES
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It might be struck south of the border : ORO
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Annexation justification : MANIFESTDESTINY
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Hebrew for "delight" : EDEN
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Highlander's weapon : DIRK
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Attention-getters : YOS
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Form of ether : ENOL
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Like cornstalks : EARED
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T'ang dynasty poet : LIPO
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Otto preceder : SETTE
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Relatively white : PURER
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Rice-___ : ARONI
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Road Runner cartoon backgrounds : MESAS
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More likely to retire : SHIER
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Does very poorly, in slang : TANKS
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Coy compliment response : AWGEE
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"Now I remember!" : OHYES
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Steady : BEAU
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Move imperceptibly : OOZE
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Pace : STRIDE
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Certain Sri Lankan : TAMIL
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Kristy's "Little Darlings" co-star : TATUM
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Italian term of endearment : CARO
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P.E.I., e.g. : PROV
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Dramatic opening? : MELO
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Mary in the White House : TODD
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___ cat : ONEO
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Year in the reign of England's King Stephen : MCL
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Fictional uncle : TOM
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Sparks setting: Abbr. : NEV
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Drink additive? : ADE
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Line part: Abbr. : SEG

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