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New York Times, Friday, March 2, 2007

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 20,933 )
Across
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Waylay : ACCOST
7
Object of ailurophobia : CAT
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Penny : pound :: ___ : krone : ORE
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Bug's midsection : SHORTU
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"Hollywood Homicide" actress, 2003 : OLIN
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Box to check on a form : SEX
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TV show that earned Jane Wyman a Golden Globe : FALCONCREST
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Protestant denom. : BAP
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Handy thing to know?: Abbr. : ASL
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Like some church matters : LAICAL
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List heading : TODO
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Try : STAB
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Band components : SNAREDRUMS
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Polo of "Meet the Fockers" : TERI
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Archaeological handle : ANSA
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Out of this world : EERIE
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The Oscars, e.g. : GALA
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What two zeroes after a dot may mean : NOCENTS
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1978-80 F.B.I. sting that forced a U.S. senator to resign : ABSCAM
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Big bills : CNOTES
36
Green shade : AVOCADO
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First name in architecture : EERO
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One not pure of heart : HATER
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Boss for agents Youngfellow and Rossi : NESS
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Object of a scout's search : PASS
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Alcohol-laced cookie : BRANDYSNAP
47
Blue prints? : SMUT
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Play bit : LINE
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"Willow Song" opera : OTELLO
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Cost : ARE
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Here, over there : ICI
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Common and cheap : ADIMEADOZEN
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French pronoun : SES
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Certain asst. : SECY
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Snap out of it : COMETO
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Bygone flier : SST
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Animal with a white rump : ELK
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Destroys : ERASES
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Equally quick : ASFAST
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Pure : CHASTE
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Arrest : COLLAR
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Dungeons & Dragons beast : ORC
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Adaptable aircraft : STOL
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Sandwich filler : TUNASALAD
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End-of-season event : CLEARANCESALE
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It divides people : AISLE
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"We know drama" sloganeer : TNT
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Rocker with the 1981 triple-platinum album "Diary of a Madman" : OSBOURNE
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Signs back in : READMITS
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Some "60 Minutes" pieces : EXPOSES
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Ocean threats : ORCAS
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Dessert garnish : CINNAMONSTICK
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Dangers for paragliders : TREETOPS
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Hoo-ha : BIGSCENE
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Ornamentation : DECOR
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"What ___!" : ACARD
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It's to the left of a dot : ONESPLACE
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Misers' feelings : AVARICES
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Plant supervisor? : BOTANIST
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Words of contentment : AHBLISS
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Other side : ENEMY
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Floors : AMAZES
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France's F.B.I., formerly : SURETE
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Some assistants : STENOS
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Tyrolean refrain : YODEL
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Must, say : ODOR
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Medical suffix : OMA

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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