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New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Author:
Frances Hansen (1919-2004)
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.63110881
Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 121 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 20,595 )

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Across
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Baseball datum : ATBAT
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Word after a sneeze : SALUD
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TV part : CRT
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Constellation next to Scorpius : NORMA
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Gladiators' locale : ARENA
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Stephen of "V for Vendetta" : REA
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Something that's pitched : TRASH
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Breezy "Of course!" : NATCH
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School mo. : APR
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Hunkpapa leader : SITTINGBULL
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Proactiv target : ZIT
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J.F.K. posting : ETA
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Toledo-to-Columbus dir. : SSE
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Talkative one : MYNA
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The Big Easy, to Louisianans : NAWLINS
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William Tell, e.g. : ARCHER
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Apache leader : GERONIMO
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Cry of pride : VOILA
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Matterhorn or Jungfrau : ALP
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Graceful tree : BIRCH
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Shawnee leader : TECUMSEH
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Go after, in a way : SUE
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Start of a doubleheader : OPENER
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Del Monte facility : CANNERY
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Opposite of pobre : RICO
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Ceiling : CAP
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Jimmy Durante's "Inka Dinka ___" : DOO
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The works : ALL
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Nez Percé leader : CHIEFJOSEPH
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Company V.I.P. : CEO
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Actress Anouk : AIMEE
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Fiats : DICTA
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Baseball's Gehrig : LOU
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Jack : KNAVE
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"The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Tug-of-war position : END
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Gnawed away : EROSE
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Colonial workers : ANTS
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Bagels, mathematically : TORI
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Teacher's handful : BRAT
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___ Light : AMSTEL
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Polynesian paradise : TAHITI
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Warbled : SANG
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Most Al Jazeera viewers : ARABS
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"___ pray" : LETUS
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Tref, in Judaism : UNCLEAN
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Actress Arlene : DAHL
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Oglala Sioux leader : CRAZYHORSE
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Fret : REPINE
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Kind of control : TARTAR
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Da ___, Vietnam : NANG
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Year Theodore Roosevelt took office : MCMI
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Home of Eureka County: Abbr. : NEV
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Iowa leader : WHITECLOUD
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Sewing juncture : SEAM
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Josh : RIB
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"Kidnapped" author's inits. : RLS
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Grp. that has the world over a barrel? : OPEC
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"Jaywalking" guy : LENO
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Serve perfectly : ACE
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Mongrel : CUR
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"Listen!" : HEY
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Gamins : URCHINS
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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Delphi forecaster : ORACLE
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Keep adding to a heap : PILEON
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Noggin : NOODLE
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More prying : NOSIER
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Draw a bead on : AIMAT
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Annoy : PEEVE
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Birthday order : CAKE
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Lawyers' charges : FEES
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Water well feature : ECHO
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Frequent fund-raising grps. : PTAS
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Tortoise racer : HARE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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