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New York Times, Monday, April 10, 2006

"Fourscore and seven years ___ ..."

Author:
Gary J. Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Whitehead.
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© 2006, The New York Times4/10/06 ( No. 20,607 )
Across
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Glass container in a lab : VIAL
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Not fresh : STALE
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Notre ___ : DAME
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Prefix with European : INDO
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Resting place in a garden : ARBOR
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Martinique et Guadeloupe : ILES
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College professors travel in them : ACADEMICCIRCLES
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Sidekick, in the Southwest : AMIGO
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The tiniest bit : ONEIOTA
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Openings : GAPS
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Full of the latest happenings : NEWSY
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Bead counters : ABACI
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Partner of "or" : EITHER
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___ to go : RARIN
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Ballpark stat. : RBIS
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"You've got mail" co. : AOL
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Fiancées wear them : ENGAGEMENTRINGS
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"Fourscore and seven years ___ ..." : AGO
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Gossip : DIRT
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The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
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Flat peppermint candy : PATTIE
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Cold shower? : SLEET
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Name a criminal goes by : ALIAS
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Juice drinks : ADES
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Echo locations : CANYONS
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Vetoes : NIXES
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Alternatives to stoplights : TRAFFICROTARIES
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Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
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Magna cum ___ : LAUDE
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Not a natural blonde, say : DYER
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Glowing remnant : EMBER
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Kennel cry : YELP
Down
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By way of : VIA
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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One who raised Cain : ADAM
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Jersey city south of Paramus : LODI
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Locale of Margaret Mead study : SAMOA
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Prefix with cycle : TRI
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"Boston Legal" network : ABC
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Bonkers : LOCO
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Dublin's home : ERIN
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More problematical : DICIER
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Let happen : ALLOW
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Track events : MEETS
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Op-ed piece : ESSAY
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Prodding : EGGING
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Mathematician Descartes : RENE
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Let happen : PERMIT
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Cold place to be banished to : SIBERIA
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Locale : AREA
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Gun sound : BANG
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Spy org. : CIA
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Like some windows : TINTED
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President after F.D.R. : HST
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Toss in a chip, say : ANTE
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Shrek, for one : OGRE
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Aspiring atty.'s exam : LSAT
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Summer hrs. in N.Y.C. : EDT
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Where 24-Down is : RUSSIA
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Under the weather : ILL
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Treat, at a restaurant : PAYFOR
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Starting from : ASOF
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Played on stage : ACTED
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King of TV : LARRY
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Cockamamie : INANE
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Exit's opposite : ENTER
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Cairo's waterway : NILE
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Rip-off : SCAM
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Like Superman's vision : XRAY
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Dublin's home : EIRE
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Dump, as stock : SELL
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Massage : RUB
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Poem titled "To a ..." : ODE
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Soak (up) : SOP

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

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