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New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JW} This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0316 ( 22,043 )

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Across
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One "in the woods" : BABE
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Troop group: Abbr. : BSA
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Tiny light that's here and gone : BLIP
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Classic door-to-door marketer : AVON
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Manufactured : BUILT
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Radames's love, in opera : AIDA
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Something that swings : MOOD
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Keyboard key : ENTER
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Manual reader : USER
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Show ___ : BIZ
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Stand-up comic's material : GAGS
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Film bomb of 1987 : ISHTAR
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"You can't make me!" : IREFUSE
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Sch. with home games at Pauley Pavilion : UCLA
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Speediness : HASTE
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Kwame ___, advocate of pan-Africanism and the first P.M. of Ghana : NKRUMAH
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Stewed to the gills : BLOTTO
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Pronto : PDQ
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Half-off event : SALE
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Lucy of "Kill Bill" : LIU
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Period of low activity : OFFHOUR
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Bamboozle : CON
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Sell : VEND
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Buff thing : BOD
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Figure-skating figures : EIGHTS
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Dressed to the nines : DUDEDUP
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Computer data acronym : ASCII
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Makes public : AIRS
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Gasoline additive : ETHANOL
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What 3-, 13-, 14- and 28-Down may be : LOADED
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Soft white cheese : BRIE
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Program file-name extension : EXE
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Puppy's plaint : YELP
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Farm letters? : EIEIO
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Votin' no on : AGIN
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Poet laureate Dove : RITA
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Ryan in Cooperstown : NOLAN
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Newsman Roger : MUDD
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Pizazz : ELAN
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The Cards, on scoreboards : STL
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Low ratings : ONES
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Disney fawn : BAMBI
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To have, to Henri : AVOIR
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Tippler : BOOZEHOUND
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Remnant : END
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___ jumping : BUNGEE
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Plops down : SITS
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Ballantine product : ALE
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German design school founded in 1919 : BAUHAUS
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Grocery shopper's aid : LIST
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It's a thought : IDEA
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Catherine ___, last wife of Henry VIII : PARR
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Donkey, for one : BEASTOFBURDEN
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"How many months have 28 days?," e.g. : TRICKQUESTION
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Zest : GUSTO
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Professional's camera, for short : SLR
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Too heavy : FAT
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Cancel : UNDO
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Rat-a-tat-tat weapon : MACHINEGUN
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Very much : ALOT
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Chickens that come home to roost : HENS
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Hollywood or Sunset: Abbr. : BLVD
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Place : LIEU
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Third degree? : PHD
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Dandy sorts : FOPS
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Expressionless : DEADPAN
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Scala of "The Guns of Navarone" : GIA
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Fizzle : DIE
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Formerly common rooftop sight : AERIAL
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Water or rust : OXIDE
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Makes advances? : LENDS
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Instrument in ancient Greek art : LYRE
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Trompe l'___ : OEIL
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Utah ski resort : ALTA
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Big swig : BELT
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Cyclades island : IOS
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___, amas, amat ... : AMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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