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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 2007

Author:
Joy C. Frank
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy C. Frank

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Frank. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 20,908 )
Across
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1960's-70's draft org. : SSS
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Purse feature : STRAP
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Where hair roots grow : SCALP
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Photo : PIC
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Singers Ochs and Collins : PHILS
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Causing goosebumps : EERIE
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Excitement : ADO
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Pulitzer-winning biography of a Civil War general : RELEE
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Take in or let out : ALTER
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Modern fashion-conscious guys : METROSEXUALS
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Didn't participate in : SATOUT
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Circular staples : ADS
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Appropriate : APT
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Use a swizzle stick : STIR
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Reception amenity : OPENBAR
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Clubs or hearts : SUIT
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Central point : NUB
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Shinbone : TIBIA
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Unlikely showing at a multiplex : UNDERGROUNDFILM
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Germ cell : SPORE
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Day-___ paint : GLO
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
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Item on a gunslinger's hip : HOLSTER
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Perry Como's "___ Impossible" : ITS
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Nectar collector : BEE
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List at a meeting : AGENDA
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Yanks vs. Mets matchup, e.g. : SUBWAYSERIES
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Olympics craft : KAYAK
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"You ___ right!" : ARESO
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___ Lilly and Company : ELI
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Delight : ELATE
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Suddenly cut out, as an engine : STALL
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Rogue : CAD
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Nintendo products : GAMES
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Sprayed, as a sidewalk : HOSED
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Iris's place : EYE
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Sends unwanted e-mails : SPAMS
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Most-played half of a 45 : SIDEA
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Willard of "Today" : SCOTT
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Bamboo beginning : SPROUT
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1973 Newman/Redford movie : THESTING
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Annoy : RILE
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Billy Joel's musical daughter : ALEXA
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Prefix with intellectual : PSEUDO
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Circus performer with a ball : SEAL
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Disney collectibles : CELS
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Paintings : ART
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Fail a polygraph : LIE
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The "p" in r.p.m. : PER
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Lists : ROSTERS
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Dangerous hisser : ASP
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Hoffman of 1960's-70's radicalism : ABBIE
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Buckets : PAILS
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Mine transports : TRAMS
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Karel Capek classic : RUR
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LAX posting : ETD
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Cooler : NIFTIER
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Some Japanese cuisine : SUSHI
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Prepare to transplant : UNPOT
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Fan mail recipients : IDOLS
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Morass : BOG
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No longer working: Abbr. : RET
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Easy, as a loan : NOHASSLE
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Recede : EBB
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Clean again : REWASH
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Ancient : AGEOLD
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Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
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Nephew's sister : NIECE
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Holdup : DELAY
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In reserve : ASIDE
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Fill up : SATE
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Hawaiian strings, informally : UKES
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"Pro" votes : YEAS
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Beer bust purchase : KEG
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Like : ALA
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Thanksgiving side dish : YAM

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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