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New York Times, Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 20,553 )
Across
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Handball playing surface : WALL
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Regions : AREAS
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Happy : GLAD
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Cranial bulb? : IDEA
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Certain tribute : ROAST
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With 17-Across, one in a million : RARE
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See 16-Across : FIND
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No ordinary joe? : MOCHALATTE
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How to color neatly : INSIDETHELINES
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Notable Dumbo features : EARS
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Was in the van : LED
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Drives out of bed : ROUSTS
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B, gradewise : GOOD
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"The ___, the proud, the Marines" : FEW
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"Hey, don't you recognize this voice?!" : ITSME
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Long, long time : AEON
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Fisherman's story : TALE
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Forward-thinking : AHEADOFTHECURVE
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Sea bird : TERN
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Spanish newspaper El ___ : PAIS
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Pressed : URGED
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MGM motto word : ARS
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Procter and Gamble shampoo : PERT
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Choir section : TENORS
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Actress Jillian : ANN
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Fall sound : THUD
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Irrelevant : BESIDETHEPOINT
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Manager with scientific expertise : TECHNOCRAT
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Fan sound : WHIR
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Unvarnished : BARE
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John who wrote "Ten North Frederick" : OHARA
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Portion for Mother Hubbard's dog : NONE
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Make jaws drop : STUN
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Hardly nail-biters : ROMPS
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Glasses, slangily : SPEX
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Kind of connection for traveling computer users : WIFI
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Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
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Camera's eye : LENS
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Lothario : LADIESMAN
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Gun suppliers : ARMERS
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Unseen parts : ROOTS
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With 25-Down, what couples have : EACH
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___ Stadium in Queens : ASHE
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Best Actor/Original Screenplay nominee of 1976 : STALLONE
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Thou : GRAND
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Pushing midnight, say : LATE
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Song and dance? : ARTS
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Grade above ef : DEE
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Dissembled and then some : LIED
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Saw : DATED
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Calf catcher : RIATA
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See 7-Down : OTHER
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Hopheads : USERS
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"See?" : GETIT
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Circus reactions : OOHS
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North Dakota city : FARGO
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Glass eel : ELVER
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Gardeners' bane : WEEDS
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Way off : AFAR
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Rejections : TURNDOWNS
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McKinley policy for China : OPENDOOR
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Prepare to play : CUEUP
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1957 Nabokov novel : PNIN
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Some sorority women : THETAS
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Drained of color : ASHEN
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Choreographer Twyla : THARP
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Thump : BEAT
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Neutral color : ECRU
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Say the same thing as : ECHO
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Transport for a short distance : TRAM
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24-hr. breakfast place : IHOP
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Excellent gymnastics score : NINE
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Fearsome dino : TREX
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Atlanta-based channel : TBS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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