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New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QU} This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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1983 Mr. T flick : DCCAB
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Greeted the day : AROSE
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Bro or sis : SIB
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Sitcom character who got married on 10/28/74 : RHODA
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Cut : SEVER
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Fleischer with the 2005 memoir "Taking Heat" : ARI
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"Swell" 50's footwear : SADDLESHOES
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Small matter: Abbr. : MOL
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Never-dying : ETERNAL
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Taboo : NONO
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Class distinctions? : HONORS
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"Keen" 50's apparel : BOBBYSOX
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Clark's co-star in "Mogambo" : AVA
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R.R. stop : STA
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Cardin rival : ARMANI
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Combo sessions : JAMS
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Cousin of a vandyke : GOATEE
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"Nifty" 50's threads : LETTERSWEATER
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Tossed salad ingredient : RADISH
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Deceive but good : SNOW
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Security checkpoint item : IDCARD
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One on whom subtlety is lost : OAF
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Sèvres summer : ETE
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"Cool" 50's hairstyle : PONYTAIL
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"That's O.K." : NOPROB
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1961 space chimp : ENOS
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Final part of a journey : LASTLEG
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Bird watcher, maybe : CAT
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"Neato" 50's fashion : POODLESKIRT
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Mugful : ALE
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It takes your breath away : APNEA
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Leaked out : OOZED
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Things sometimes found in towers : CDS
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Bare minimum : LEAST
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Athletic events : MEETS
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Laura and Phil, for two : DRS
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When repeated, a dance : CHA
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Operation Desert Fox, e.g. : CODENAME
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Supplement : ADDTO
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Haymaking machines : BALERS
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Part of Nasdaq: Abbr. : ASSN
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Exercise may be part of it : REHAB
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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"Savvy?" : SEE
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Med. drama sites : ERS
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Indian turnover : SAMOSA
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Many a decal : IRONON
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City hit by hurricane Katrina : BILOXI
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Once, long ago : ERST
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"Miracle" team of '69 : NYMETS
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Leon Uris novel, with "The" : HAJ
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Like some lockets : OVAL
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Diminish : BATE
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La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
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Prefix with cultural : AGRI
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Doesn't keep to the straight and narrow : STRAYS
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Org. in old spy stories : OSS
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"Horton Hears ___" : AWHO
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Lip-puckering : TART
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Old Icelandic literary work : EDDA
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Pep up : ENERGIZE
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___-Rooter : ROTO
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Place to site-see? : WEB
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Syrup of ___ : IPECAC
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Duck whose birthday is March 13 : DONALD
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Big bills : CNOTES
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Penny ___ : ANTE
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Prison in a Johnny Cash song : FOLSOM
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Actress Massey of "International Lady" : ILONA
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Puts on cargo : LADES
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Tea kind : PEKOE
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Bed board : SLAT
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Amigo : PAL
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"Morn did ___ / Its pale eyes then …": Shelley : OPE
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Part of A.A.R.P.: Abbr. : RET
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QB's goals : TDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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