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New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 2006

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 20,613 )
Across
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Berates : RAILSAT
8
Customary manner of doing things : DRILL
13
Orbital extremes : APOGEES
20
City near Fort Roberdeau : ALTOONA
21
Smooths : EASES
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Live it up : CAROUSE
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Tornado abhorrence? : DISGUSTOFWIND
25
Nice 'n Easy maker : CLAIROL
26
"___ Isn't So" (Hall & Oates hit) : SAYIT
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Merry-go-round music : LILT
28
Change, chemically : REACT
29
Where a prince might work at a hospital? : CHARLESINDISCHARGE
37
Sounds of understanding : AHS
40
These, in Madrid : ESTAS
41
Thicket : COPSE
42
Mekong River land : LAOS
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Never : NOTONCE
45
Swabs : QTIPS
47
Foreign, to an American, briefly : NONUS
48
Lesson from Jack Nicklaus? : GOLFDISCOURSE
51
Cargo on the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald : IRONORE
53
Close : SHUT
54
Nike competitor : AVIA
55
Fakes it : PRETENDS
56
Plunder : TAKE
57
Road warnings : SIRENS
59
Met highlights : ARIAS
60
Homily about gymnastics? : SERMONONTHEDISMOUNT
66
Dye-yielding shrubs : ANILS
67
Oozes : EXUDES
68
Ballet move : LEAP
70
Forsaker of the faith : APOSTATE
74
"___ here" : SAME
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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Users of barbells, e.g. : LIFTERS
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Losers on "The Apprentice"? : TRUMPDISCARDS
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Coin words : INGOD
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Brings in : REAPS
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Wore : SPORTED
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Onslaught of cold weather : SNAP
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Kind of princess : FAIRY
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K. T. of country music : OSLIN
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Cockney residence : OME
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Place for unhappy diners? : TABLEOFDISCONTENTS
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Schools for engrs. : INSTS
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Greek theaters : ODEA
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Represent : ACTAS
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Recent reputed spy organization scandal : CIAGATE
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Red Cross sales strategy? : BLOODDISCOUNT
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Like a size 8 blouse vis-à-vis a size 10 : TIGHTER
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"It's déjà vu all over again" speaker : BERRA
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Capitol feature : ROTUNDA
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Anarchists, sometimes : RIOTERS
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Fresh : SASSY
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Extreme joy : ECSTASY
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Dosage units : RADS
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Tiny, informally : ITSY
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This makes sense : LOGIC
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Boston area, with "the" : SOUTHEND
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Response: Abbr. : ANS
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Make lace : TAT
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Goes up against : DEFIES
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Grammy winner Lou : RAWLS
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Disciple's query : ISITI
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Cariou of Broadway : LEN
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Dropped stuff : LSD
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Entry : ACCESS
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Camelot sight : PALACE
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Spinachlike plant : ORACH
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Solo : GOITALONE
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Where Lux. is : EUR
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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French seasoning : SEL
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Spicy stew : OLLA
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Tears : RIPS
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Fungal spore sacs : ASCI
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Numbered rds. : RTES
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Mark Harmon action drama : NCIS
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Ninny : DOPE
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Babbled : RANON
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Noggin : GOURD
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Tough turns : ESSES
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Uneasiness : ANGST
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Uproars : HOOHAS
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"The beloved physician" : STLUKE
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More frequently, old-style : OFTER
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One of five : QUINT
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Makes a mess of : TRASHESUP
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"Untrue!" : NOTSO
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King of music : CAROLE
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Pizza places : OVENS
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Maya Angelou's "And Still ___" : IRISE
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Opens up a hole in : REAMS
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Self-congratulated : PRIDED
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Deep-sea fishing aid : SONAR
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Some O.K.'s, for short : INITS
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"What ___!" (famed Bette Davis line) : ADUMP
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Defeated, in a way : MATED
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Boards : EXAMS
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Cousin of radial : ULNAR
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Close by : NEARTO
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Two-seater : TANDEM
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___ basque (dance step) : PASDE
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Elite : ALIST
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Feather, zoologically : PINNA
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Gift ___ : OFGAB
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Traffic control : STOPLIGHT
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Actress Garr : TERI
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They can be caught at the beach : RAYS
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Vacation destination : ISLE
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Political slant : SPIN
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Spies' info : CONTACTS
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Relieves (of) : RIDS
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Nourish : FOSTER
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Dessert, in Dover : AFTERS
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Sometime in the future : ONEDAY
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Native South African village : STAD
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Related on a mother's side : ENATE
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Maker of Zima and Killian's Irish Red : COORS
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Locker room emanations : ODORS
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Recon, perhaps : SCOUT
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Kind of steak : TUNA
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Added conditions : ANDS
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"Don't go!" : STAY
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Municipal facility: Abbr. : CTR
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The "Rocky" film with Mr. T : III
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In the past : AGO
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Kids' ammo : BBS
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Grazing area : LEA
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Anger : IRE
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Assn. : SOC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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