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New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 2006

Author:
Levi Denham and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Levi Denham
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14 Words: 73, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Denham. This is puzzle # 156 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 20,554 )
Across
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Tosses in : ADDS
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Petrol provider : ESSO
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Small dogs, in brief : POMS
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Spanish peso : DURO
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Fleece : SCAM
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Merle Haggard, in song : OKIE
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When the cows come home? : FEEDINGTIME
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Drop off : WANE
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Floral leaf : SEPAL
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Full of eager excitement : FIERYEYED
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"Blast!" : DRAT
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A tee covers it : TORSO
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Self starter? : HER
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Idle : DORMANT
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Mystery writer Ambler : ERIC
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Whimsical : FEY
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"C.S.I.," e.g. : DRAMA
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Place : LIEU
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Ominous cry : FEEFIFOFUM
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Point : ITEM
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It may cover shells : PESTO
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"There's ___ in 'team'" : NOI
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Sheet of stamps : PANE
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Noted gateman : STPETER
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Sister or mother : NUN
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Bank robber's secret : CACHE
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___-poly : ROLY
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Fairy tales and urban legends : FOLKLORES
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Shade of brown : MOCHA
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Mrs. Dithers of "Blondie" : CORA
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Grope : FUMBLEABOUT
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Years in Isabella's reign : ANOS
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Ages : ERAS
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Cold capital : OSLO
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Put on film, in Variety-speak : LENS
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A few : SOME
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Satirist Freberg : STAN
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Commercial charges : ADFEES
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Bro : DUDE
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Leaves hanging : DRIPDRIES
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Salvager's equipment : SONAR
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Ultimate ending : EST
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Video store section : SCIFI
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Changeless : SAME
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Sequel to Puzo's "The Last Don" : OMERTA
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Show of control, slangily : POWERTRIP
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Green-lights : OKAYS
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Sal of "Giant" : MINEO
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Germ : SEED
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Tickled : GLAD
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Over there, poetically : YOND
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Chewy treat : TOFFEE
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Fab Four flick : HELP
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Great Lakes city : ERIE
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Purify : REFINE
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"Hogwash!" : MYFOOT
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Plays hooky : CUTSCLASS
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Regardless of the consequences : ATANYCOST
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File ___ : MENU
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"You got that right!" : AMEN
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Releasing more exhaust : FUMIER
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Emperor before Vitellius : OTHO
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Makes good cense? : PERFUMES
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Home of Aeropuerto de Fiumicino : ROMA
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Spitting image : CLONE
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Canton neighbor : AKRON
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Western wolves : LOBOS
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___ point : FOCAL
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Spanish river to the Mediterranean : EBRO
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Major dis : SLAM
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Wahine's dance : HULA
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Heaps : ATON
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Wind dir. : ESE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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