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New York Times, Thursday, March 16, 2006

Author:
Ben Tausig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ben Tausig

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0316 ( 20,582 )
Across
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Shark rival : JET
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Rosemary and sage : SHRUBS
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National, previously : EXPO
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Flurry : ADO
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Berate : RAILAT
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Pick stuff up : SHOP
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Manipulative technique : REVERSEPSYCHOLOGY
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Parks of Alabama : ROSA
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Letter that's not really at the end of the Greek alphabet : ZETA
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She, in Italy : ESSA
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Web surfer, e.g. : USER
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They can carry a tune : IPODS
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Thrown in the air : UPCAST
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Discrimination against a majority : REVERSERACISM
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"Dallas" mother : ELLIE
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Baloney : ROT
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Kind of consciousness : CLASS
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Asian capital whose name means "place of the gods" : LHASA
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More lustrous : SLEEKER
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Lay off : ABSTAIN
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Kicking dance : CONGA
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Over and over : OFTEN
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Stand at home? : BAT
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Booker, at times : AGENT
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What mirrors show : REVERSEIMAGES
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Something in the air : OXYGEN
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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Satisfy : MEET
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Stage actress Caldwell and others : ZOES
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Watch part : FACE
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Arctic exclamation : BRRR
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Search-by-definition tool : REVERSEDICTIONARY
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Film lead-in for Cop : ROBO
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Love letter salutation : MYDEAR
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Make it while the sun shines : HAY
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Checkup : EXAM
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Puts forth : EXERTS
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Casual greetings : YOS
Down
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Rapper who co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records : JAYZ
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Hipness : EDGE
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Binge : TOOT
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Hit sign : SRO
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"That'll show him!" : HAH
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Put through a sieve : RICED
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Novel that begins "Stately, plump Buck Mulligan …" : ULYSSES
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Low pitch : BASS
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Minnesota twin? : STPAUL
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Red Sox fans' slogan until 2004 : REVERSETHECURSE
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Nelson Mandela's native tongue : XHOSA
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Sits for a shot : POSES
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Eyeball benders : OPART
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Like some church matters : LAIC
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Bundle : PACKAGE
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Shield border : ORLE
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Heineken, e.g. : PILSNER
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Richie's mom, to the Fonz : MRSC
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Play alone : SOLO
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Coast-to-coast hwy. : ITEN
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Future atty.'s hurdle : LSAT
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Middle name of The King : ARON
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Rhyme scheme of the "Rubáiyát" : AABA
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Kingdom in a 1951 Broadway musical : SIAM
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No pro : ANTI
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Home equity conversion : REVERSEMORTGAGE
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"Eso ___" (Paul Anka hit) : BESO
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N.S.A. headquarters near Baltimore : FTMEADE
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It may cause a breakdown : ENZYME
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Knack : GIFT
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Card game without 8's, 9's and 10's : OMBRE
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Copy : XEROX
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San Francisco's ___ Buena Island : YERBA
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Grant portrayer in 1970's-80's TV : ASNER
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Endangered antelope : ORYX
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Hurting : ACHY
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"Ta-ta!" : CIAO
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"Grand" brand : EDYS
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Granola grain : OAT
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Auditing org. : IRS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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