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New York Times, Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.60100
Lee Glickstein
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 160 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Most G.I.'s: Abbr. : PVTS
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Whispers sweet nothings : COOS
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Aug. 15, 1945 : VJDAY
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Center of a campsite : FIRE
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Apply to a whetstone : HONE
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Hubbub : HOOHA
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Detectives with their HQ in D.C. : FBIAGENTS
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Little rascal : SCAMP
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Phoenix neighbor : TEMPE
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Melville captain : AHAB
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Maui music makers : UKES
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Clumsy clod : OAF
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'Net letters : EMAIL
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Elite clientele : CARRIAGETRADE
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A majority : MOST
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1-Across's superior : NCO
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Mideast palace parts : HAREMS
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CPR specialist : EMT
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Scoundrel : RAT
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Form 1040 receiver, for short : IRS
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"Fantasia" frame : CEL
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Big name in little trains : LIONEL
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Author Umberto : ECO
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Broadway award : TONY
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Peg's place? : CRIBBAGEBOARD
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Home of the Ramses Hilton : CAIRO
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Piece of work : ERG
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Make content : SATE
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Aug. 15, 1945, e.g. : DATE
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Globetrotter's aid : ATLAS
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Port ___, Mich. : HURON
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Time of life … and a hint to 17-, 28- and 45-Across : MIDDLEAGE
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Cara of "Fame" : IRENE
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Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
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Shepard in space : ALAN
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Having reached its limit, with "out" : MAXED
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"Let stand" direction : STET
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Part of many a gas station nowadays : MART
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Kaput sound : PFFT
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Feeling, slangily : VIBE
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Quick haircut : TRIM
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Where ships come in : SEAPORT
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"Evita" role : CHE
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A Chaplin : OONA
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Like a jet-setter : ONTHEGO
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Bagel choice : SESAME
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Videotape letters : VHS
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Not serious : JOCULAR
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1940's-50's football legend ___ Walker : DOAK
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"Alas!" : AHME
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Talks, talks, talks : YAPS
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Fishing tackle and such : GEAR
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Sick-day attire : BATHROBE
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Win-or-lose auction offer : FINALBID
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Parts of finan. portfolios : IRAS
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"Dilbert," for one : COMIC
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Silents star Mary : ASTOR
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Don't just sit there : ACT
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Designer's concern : DECOR
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Make a correction : EMEND
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Funnyman Brooks : MEL
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Foxy : SLY
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Musical McEntire : REBA
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Cause of skidding : ICE
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"Way to go!" : NICEONE
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"I" guy : EGOTIST
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Wrestling pair : TAGTEAM
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Dumas duelist : ARAMIS
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Spoken : ORAL
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Carpenter's leveler : SHIM
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Subtle glow : AURA
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"Jurassic Park" menace : TREX
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Actress Sedgwick : EDIE
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Fa follower : LALA
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Culture content : AGAR
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Faxed, e.g. : SENT
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Dime novelist Buntline : NED
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Apr. clock setting, for many : DST

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

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