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New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 144 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 20,609 )

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Across
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Fresh from the oven : HOT
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Work by Chagall : MURAL
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French clerics : ABBES
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"Inventive" monogram : TAE
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Bit of marine life : AMEBA
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Medea, to Circe : NIECE
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Noted 1928 musical work, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
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What gentle strokes may produce : PURR
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Hope chest material : CEDAR
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Egyptologist's study : TUT
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Regarding : ASPER
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Prickly heat : RASH
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Excoriate : SCATHE
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All tied up : INKNOTS
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Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
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Lingo : ARGOT
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Author Turgenev : IVAN
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Marches may be written in it : FOURQUARTERTIME
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Bill of Rights advocacy grp. : ACLU
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"I'm game!" : TRYME
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Earth Day mo. : APR
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Prescribed time : SETDATE
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Frenzied woman : MAENAD
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P.M. after Eshkol : MEIR
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Contests ending in draws? : DUELS
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Chapel vow : IDO
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Vexes : RILES
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Dreamcast company : SEGA
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Some fancy vocabulary : FIVEDOLLARWORDS
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More aloof : ICIER
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Shrovetide treats : BLINI
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Gender ___ : GAP
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Like Tom Thumb : TEENY
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Wrap around a sandwich : SARAN
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Cries of dismay : OYS
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Start of a Web address : HTTP
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Home of the bygone Aloha Bowl : OAHU
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Hawaii, before 1959: Abbr. : TERR
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Daisy ___ : MAE
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Worker often seen crouching : UMP
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Volleyball ace Gabrielle : REECE
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"Li'l ___" : ABNER
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Touch down : LAND
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Cold weather attire : ANORAK
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Marcel Marceau character : BIP
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In the style of the "Moonlight Sonata" : BEETHOVIAN
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Linen shade : ECRU
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Stock exchange purchase : SEAT
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Ball in a basket, maybe : YARN
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Cager O'Neal, to fans : SHAQ
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Indiana city named for a foreign country : PERU
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Agitation : SNIT
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Davenports : SOFAS
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"I Got a Name" singer, 1973 : CROCE
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"Devil in Miss Jones," for one : ADULTMOVIE
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___-bitty : ITTY
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The Bucs stop here : TAMPA
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Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
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Admission receipts : GATE
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Legendary Bruin : ORR
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Lacking in tact : RUDE
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One-named supermodel : EMME
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Bona fide : REAL
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Put on the clothesline : AIRDRY
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Many a jazz combo : TRIO
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Sinclair rival, once : ESSO
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Street seen on "Perry Mason" : DELLA
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Carrier once with an American flag logo : USAIR
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"___ looks like a duck …" : IFIT
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Casino needs : DICE
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Foreign attys.' degrees : LLBS
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As a result … : ERGO
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Hello from Canberra : GDAY
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Dangerous biters : ASPS
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Twilight, to Tennyson : EEN
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Cellular stuff : RNA
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Take the gold : WIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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