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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0206 ( 20,909 )

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Across
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Computer character set, for short : ASCII
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Fruity alcoholic brand : ZIMA
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Alternative to whole or 2% : SKIM
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Bombards with bogus offers, say : SPAMS
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Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM
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Office missive : MEMO
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Booze : HAPPYJUICE
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John, in Russia : IVAN
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Followers of appetizers : ENTREES
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Comic's gimmick : SCHTICK
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Sport ___ (vehicle) : UTE
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Chemistry Nobelist Otto : HAHN
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Hopalong Cassidy player William : BOYD
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Sparked, as curiosity : PIQUED
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Vampire's form : BAT
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Offshoot of the Winnebago tribe : OTOE
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Sandwich go-with : SOUP
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Princess' accessory : TIARA
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Ignores : SHUNS
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Isn't anymore : WAS
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How much music is sold nowadays : ONCDS
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Stearns & Foster competitor : SERTA
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Mars' Greek counterpart : ARES
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Horn sound : TOOT
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"___ you kidding?" : ARE
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Suffered defeat at the hands of : LOSTTO
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Professor 'iggins : ENRY
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Ballerina's garb : TUTU
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Yalta conf. attendee : FDR
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Church candle lighter : ACOLYTE
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Some cowboys : GAUCHOS
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Bearded animal : GOAT
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Czar's treasure : FABERGEEGG
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Yalta conf. locale : USSR
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Airs : ISON
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Not exactly a brainiac : IDIOT
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Soul singer James : ETTA
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Preacher's reading : TEXT
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Uncool sorts : NERDS
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Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
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Approximately 1,600 feet, for the Brooklyn Bridge : SPAN
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Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
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Not wise : IMPRUDENT
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"The best ___ to come" : ISYET
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Chief Olympian : ZEUS
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Mean Amin : IDI
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Soft shoes, informally : MOCS
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Mustachioed Don of classic films : AMECHE
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Most common U.S. surname : SMITH
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"Apollo 13" co-star : KEVINBACON
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Colorful computer : IMAC
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"Monty Python and the Holy Grail" figure : MONK
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Wranglers, e.g. : JEEPS
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"It ___ Be You" : HADTO
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___ nova : BOSSA
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Not this or that : OTHER
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Comment to a goner : YOURETOAST
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Offshoot of the Winnebagos : IOWAS
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Milk purchase : QUART
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In a lather : UPSET
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Fervency : ARDOR
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Yummy : TASTY
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Serve as a mediator : INTERCEDE
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Like most potato chips : SALTY
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Up to now : SOFAR
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Costume : OUTFIT
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Hardly a moderate : ULTRA
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Started eating : DUGIN
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Malarial symptom : AGUE
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How much to pay : COST
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Lady's escort : GENT
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Crown prince, e.g. : HEIR
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Prayer start : OGOD
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Some NCO's : SGTS
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Go a few rounds : BOX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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