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New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 2006

Author:
Kevan Choset and David Kwong
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset
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David Kwong

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Choset. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The secret to solving this puzzle is to THINK outside the box. Write that word outside each corner and it all makes sense. See answers below.

An interesting counterpart was published a few weeks earlier.

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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0401 ( 20,598 )
Across
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Request made while pointing at a display case : THOSE
5
Little bit : TAD
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Kind of patch : IRONON
14
Ups : HIKES
15
#4, once, in Boston : ORR
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Appear that way : SEEMTO
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Ltrs. may be written in them : ITALS
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One of 100 positions : SENATESEAT
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What some of the letters in this puzzle seemingly have : NOPLACETOGO
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Link : KNIT
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Sound at a spa : AAH
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Sound : LOGICAL
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Zoom : SOAR
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Nickname for young Skywalker : ANI
34
Words of concurrence : ASAMI
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An old Warner Bros. production? : CEL
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Carried away : ENAMORED
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How you have to think to solve this puzzle : OUTSIDETHEBOX
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Volunteered : ENLISTED
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Sleeveless Arab garment : ABA
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Go this way and that : WEAVE
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Where Billy the Kid was born, believe it or not: Abbr. : NYC
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River that rises in Monte Falterona : ARNO
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Argentine writer ___ Sábato : ERNESTO
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It's well-regulated : OIL
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Drop : OMIT
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Spills out, in the Bible : OVERFLOWETH
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Universal competitor : DREAMWORKS
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Language from which shawl and divan come : FARSI
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Astronaut Collins : EILEEN
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Start of an apology : MEA
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Not stick out : FITIN
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Feedback : ECHOES
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Suffix with planet : ARY
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Performed terribly, slangily : STANK
Down
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Try to pick up : HITON
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Striped animals : OKAPIS
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Do business with : SELLTO
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She, in Venice : ESSA
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Words repeated at the start of the "Sailor's Song" : TOSEA
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Hit 1986-87 R & B album : ARETHA
7
Movie with the opening line "I admire your courage, Miss …?" : DRNO
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Reply in a juvenile spat : ISTOO
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Elder, e.g. : TREE
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Row makers : HOES
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"Trust ___" (1937 hit) : INME
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Do, re or mi, in Italy : NOTA
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Tough problem : KNOT
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Sparkling : AGLINT
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Nice brushes : CARESSES
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Super Bowl souvenir : GAMEBALL
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Map line : ISOBAR
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Robert who wrote "The Power Broker" : CARO
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Kind of card : AMEX
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Coffee-to-go necessity : LID
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In eruption : ACTIVE
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Disadvantaged : NEEDY
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Bombed : LIT
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Opposite of "duh!" : AHA
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Humdinger : ONER
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___-Ude, Mongolia : ULAN
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Afresh : DENOVO
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Milk source : EWE
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Really good one : CORKER
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"Hold on!" : NOWAIT
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Mario Puzo best seller : OMERTA
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Dots on a map : TOWNS
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"Suppose …" : IFSAY
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"___ the bag!" : ITSIN
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First name in humor : ERMA
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Whacks : OFFS
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Insect repellent ingredient : DEET
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Delicious but fattening : RICH
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Precollege : ELHI
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Ages and ages : AEON
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Deferential : MEEK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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