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New York Times, Monday, March 27, 2006

Author:
Janice M. Putney
Editor:
Will Shortz
Aunt Bee's charge on "The Andy Griffith Show"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Putney.
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© 2006, The New York Times3/27/06 ( No. 20,593 )
Across
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Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
5
Loathe : ABHOR
10
Pillage : SACK
14
___ bean : LIMA
15
Parisian pancake : CREPE
16
Fashion magazine : ELLE
17
Native Saudi : ARAB
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"Little Lulu," for one : COMIC
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Pre-1917 monarch : TSAR
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Actor's New York home? : GARYCOOPERSTOWN
23
Longtime West Virginia senator : BYRD
24
Grp. that entertains troops : USO
25
Unit of pearls : STRAND
28
Rod at a pig roast : SPIT
30
Brand of briefs : BVD
33
Calculators with beads : ABACI
34
One who's just too funny : RIOT
35
Phobia : FEAR
36
TV host's Tennessee home? : DICKCLARKSVILLE
39
Types : ILKS
40
Decorative molding : OGEE
41
Sign before Taurus : ARIES
42
Overhead trains : ELS
43
Color tones : HUES
44
Opposite of liabilities : ASSETS
45
Groupie : FAN
46
Working without ___ : ANET
47
Business mogul's Pennsylvania home? : JPAULGETTYSBURG
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Drops the ball : ERRS
56
One of the Muses : ERATO
57
Workplace watchdog grp. : OSHA
58
Strike out, to a typesetter : DELE
59
Puerto ___ : RICAN
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Rivers of Spain : RIOS
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N.Y.S.E. debuts : IPOS
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Sleep soundly? : SNORE
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Ogden who wrote "The Bronx? / No, thonx!" : NASH
Down
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Refined waste : SLAG
2
Old Italian money : LIRA
3
Gen. Bradley : OMAR
4
Some ribs : BABYBACKS
5
Honda model : ACCORD
6
Ones a mother hen mothers : BROOD
7
Rope fiber : HEMP
8
Aunt Bee's charge on "The Andy Griffith Show" : OPIE
9
New arrivals at camp : RECRUITS
10
Fight : SETTO
11
In addition : ALSO
12
Cat's scratcher : CLAW
13
Jerome who composed "Show Boat" : KERN
21
Sour sort : CYNIC
22
Retired jet, for short : SST
25
Hawkins of "Li'l Abner" : SADIE
26
Govt. note : TBILL
27
Ball holders in pool : RACKS
28
Fathers on a farm : SIRES
29
Jab : POKE
30
Contradict : BELIE
31
A man's man : VALET
32
Gown : DRESS
34
Fad : RAGE
35
Heir to a throne, typically : FIRSTBORN
37
Sun deck figures : LOUNGERS
38
Ming objects : VASES
43
Broadway's ___ Prince : HAL
44
Random person : ANYONE
45
Circuit breakers replaced these : FUSES
46
Fragrant oil : ATTAR
47
"Star Wars" knight : JEDI
48
Make ready, briefly : PREP
49
Guthrie who sang "City of New Orleans" : ARLO
50
"___ go bragh!" : ERIN
51
Stuffed tortilla : TACO
52
Voice of America grp. : USIA
53
Preceders of sigmas : RHOS
54
Deep cut : GASH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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