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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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Nancy Salomon
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQV} This is puzzle # 172 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0213 ( 20,916 )

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Across
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Scotch go-with : SODA
5
Each : APOP
9
Like an old Andean empire : INCAN
14
Got 100 on : ACED
15
Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Bond before Dalton : MOORE
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Do-it-yourselfer : HANDYANDY
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Attorney-___ : ATLAW
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Gets in the game : ANTES
21
Prude : NICENELLY
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Like bookie joints, sometimes : RAIDED
25
Forever and a day : EON
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That, south of the border : ESO
27
Some pitches at baseball stadiums : ADS
28
Ja Rule's genre : RAP
30
Wealthy widow : DOWAGER
33
Cold war side : NATO
35
Wee one : TOT
37
Vertical, at sea : APEAK
38
Hardly a beauty queen : PLAINJANE
42
Debate topic : ISSUE
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Tariff : TAX
46
Separate into lights and darks, say : SORT
50
Perpetual : NONSTOP
53
Danger for a fly : WEB
55
Stephen of "Citizen X" : REA
56
"Rope-a-dope" boxer : ALI
57
Cleanse (of) : RID
59
Reversible fabric : DAMASK
61
Natty dresser : DAPPERDAN
65
It may be at a tilt : LANCE
66
"The Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
67
Sourpuss : GLOOMYGUS
69
Fan mags : ZINES
70
Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
71
Borscht need : BEET
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3 on a par 5 : EAGLE
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Nikita's "no" : NYET
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Exxon abroad : ESSO
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Dry as a desert : SAHARAN
2
Song words before "We stand on guard for thee" : OCANADA
3
Driller and filler : DENTIST
4
Threw in : ADDED
5
Lawyers' org. : ABA
6
The Quakers of the Ivy League : PENN
7
Nostalgic number : OLDIE
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What you may have to do for goods bought by mail order : PAYCOD
9
"___ Old Cowhand" (1936 Bing Crosby hit) : IMAN
10
One with a staff position? : NOTE
11
Hall locale : COLLEGE
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Lake on the edge of Kazakhstan : ARALSEA
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Buffalo's home : NEWYORK
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Belgian river : YSER
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Brian of early Roxy Music : ENO
24
Facts and figures : DATA
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Luau fare : POI
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Pasty-faced : WAN
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King Kong's kin : APES
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Concerto, e.g. : OPUS
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Blasting material : TNT
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Tennis do-over : LET
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It may be cut by an uppercut : JAW
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Took a bough? : AXED
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Confused : INADAZE
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Sunrooms : SOLARIA
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Taking potshots : SNIPING
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Juicy fruits : ORANGES
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Bails out : RESCUES
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Learns easily : TAKESTO
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1960's-70's Boston Garden hero : ORR
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Hybrid language : PIDGIN
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Salve : BALM
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Dawdle : DALLY
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Waffler's answer : MAYBE
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Banana discard : PEEL
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"You're something ___!" : ELSE
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It smells : NOSE
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Stable staple : OAT

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