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New York Times, Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0214 ( 20,917 )
Across
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Own (up to) : FESS
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Freezes : HALTS
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Hardly racy : TAME
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Chichi : ARTY
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Old Intellivision rival : ATARI
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Hoedown site : BARN
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Recoiled : SHIED
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Place for studs : TIRE
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Hurricanes or Lightning : ICEHOCKEYTEAM
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Suggest, as a price : ASK
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Zip : NIL
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Ship sent for breadfruit in 1787 : BOUNTY
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Blasts of the past : NTESTS
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"Out of the question" : ICANT
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Links obstacle : WATERHAZARD
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Valentine and others: Abbr. : STS
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Periodic table abbr. : ATWT
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Actor Kilmer : VAL
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___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
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Royale of old autodom : REO
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Device patented by Thomas Savery in 1698 : STEAMENGINE
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Sharp-witted : QUICK
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You can take it with you : NETPAY
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Pierce with a point : IMPALE
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Horned Frogs' sch. : TCU
50
Opposite of great, to Burns : SMA
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Put more pressure (on) … or a title for this puzzle? : TURNUPTHEHEAT
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Stuck, after "in" : ARUT
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Turner autobiography : ITINA
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"The Naked Maja" artist : GOYA
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Turner who was called the Sweater Girl : LANA
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Off : NOTON
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Their milk is used to make Roquefort : EWES
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Corrida cries : OLES
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All in : SPENT
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Completely lose patience : SNAP
Down
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Terrif : FAB
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Part of B.C.E. : ERA
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Full-count cry : STRIKETWO
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Harmony : SYNC
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Contents of some hookahs : HASHISH
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Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
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Of the flock : LAIC
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All-day hike : TREK
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Court conference : SIDEBAR
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Expression of annoyance : TUTTUT
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U.F.O. pilot : ALIEN
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Charlotte Corday's victim : MARAT
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Other side : ENEMY
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___'acte : ENTR
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In the distance, poetically : YOND
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Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
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Cabinet department : STATE
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Spot for a scene : SET
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___ Walton, author of "The Compleat Angler" : IZAAK
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Like the eye of a hurricane : CALM
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Picasso's "Colombe ___ fleurs" : AVEC
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Takes a powder : SKIPSTOWN
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Pre-noon time : TENAM
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"Ciao" : SEEYA
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Police rank: Abbr. : SGT
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Original Enterprise navigator : SULU
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Cravat adornments : TIEPINS
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Captivate : ENCHANT
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Modern, to Mahler : NEUE
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"The Spirit of Australia" sloganeer : QANTAS
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Diego Rivera work : MURAL
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Snip what's superfluous : PRUNE
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Mortise's mate : TENON
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Sunroof alternative : TTOP
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"The ___ Report," 1976 best seller : HITE
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Matures : AGES
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Roll call vote : YEA
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Nile biter : ASP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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