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New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 2006

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 20,584 )
Across
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Get close to : CUDDLE
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Shantytown shack material : TARPAPER
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Inuit garment : ANORAK
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Singer of the 2002 #2 hit "Beautiful" : AGUILERA
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The silent treatment? : MIMING
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They take stock : RUSTLERS
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Put on a lousy show, say : STINK
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Common vending machine site : RESTSTOP
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Snow in Nashville : HANK
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Manual laborers in a convent : LAYSISTERS
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Mesopotamia dweller : ARAMEAN
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Grp. concerned with defense : ABA
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Luxury items : FINERIES
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Strongly suggested : URGED
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Middle square, say : TAC
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1988 Bush campaign adviser : ATWATER
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1951 play by Literature Nobelist Nelly Sachs : ELI
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Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
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Theater lobby purchases : PROGRAMS
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Author of the story collection "Little Birds" : NIN
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Was naturally present : INHERED
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Manhunt assistants : POLICEDOGS
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Variable star in Cetus : MIRA
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Aria from "Otello" : AVEMARIA
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"L'Évolution créatrice" author Bergson : HENRI
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Fairy tale parent : MAMABEAR
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Signaled, on a quiz show : RUNGIN
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Screenplay skeleton : PLOTLINE
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Axis nickname : ILDUCE
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How some medicines are administered : ASNEEDED
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Reacted to a sudden pain, say : GASPED
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Auto engine parts : CAMSHAFTS
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Christian who does not believe in the Trinity : UNITARIAN
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Unquestioned #1 status : DOMINANCE
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Label obeyed by Alice : DRINKME
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Lacking any curl : LANK
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Spiky readout: Abbr. : EKG
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Be reluctant to go : TARRY
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Fits : AGUES
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Efrem Zimbalist's birthplace : RUSSIA
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Home of the H. J. Heinz Co. : PITTSBURGH
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Overflowing with talent : ALLSTAR
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Quarterback Rodney : PEETE
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Bug : ERROR
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Woodworking tools : RASPS
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Café addition : LAIT
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In a different way : ANEW
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Not permanent : ERADICABLE
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Gull : SAP
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Preparing (for) : GEARINGUP
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"Dream Girl" playwright, 1945 : ELMERRICE
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Refused to recognize : DISDAINED
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Smart-looking, in British lingo : TRIG
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Great times : EONS
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Inspirit : ANIMATE
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Puts another patch on : REMENDS
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One of Poseidon's attendants : NEREID
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Argentine grassland : PAMPA
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Toilet seats, e.g. : OVALS
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Dud : LEMON
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Title girl in a 1982 #1 John Cougar hit : DIANE
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Used a blade : OARED
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___ Bowl : HULA
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Oil company facility : RIG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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