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New York Times, Monday, April 17, 2006

Author:
Larry Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Larry Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 20,614 )
Across
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Club in "Casablanca" : RICKS
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Impel : URGE
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Heading on a list of errands : TODO
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Nerdy, say : UNHIP
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Ballyhoo : TOUT
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Music box? : IPOD
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Acted incautiously : SKATEDONTHINICE
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Sum up : RECAP
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Proceeds furtively : SNEAKS
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Letter after chi : PSI
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Believer with a turban : SIKH
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Sees romantically : DATES
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Jokes : JESTS
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Garlicky mayonnaise : AIOLI
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When a plane is due in: Abbr. : ETA
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Arab or Jew : SEMITE
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Aquarium fish : LOACH
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Grew tired : RANOUTOFSTEAM
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Wash hard : SCRUB
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Did fill-in work : TEMPED
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"The Early Show" airer : CBS
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Muslim's holy book : KORAN
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Lose-weight schemes : DIETS
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Clock/radio feature : ALARM
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Creature that goes "ribbit!" : FROG
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Fam. member : REL
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Bequest receivers : DONEES
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Low opera voices : BASSI
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Experienced trouble : GOTINTOHOTWATER
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Genesis garden : EDEN
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Praise : LAUD
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Have ___ of gab : AGIFT
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Gives hue to a do : DYES
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Unrestrained revelry : ORGY
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Big faux pas : GAFFE
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Moscow's home: Abbr. : RUS
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It's more permanent than pencil marks : INK
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Personal magnetism : CHARISMA
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Toy with a tail : KITE
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Design detail : SPEC
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Perfect world : UTOPIA
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Hollywood's Howard : RON
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Pit of the stomach : GUT
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Ordinal endings : ETHS
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Skin problem : TINEA
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Drug that dulls the brain : OPIATE
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Court calendar : DOCKET
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City on the Black Sea : ODESSA
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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Charged with a crime : INDICTED
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Bedwear, informally : PJS
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Futures analyst? : SEER
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Unit of pressure : KILOBAR
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Horse's foot : HOOF
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Cookie containers : TINS
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Cowboys : STOCKMEN
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Endure : LAST
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21st-century currency : EURO
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Prefix with sphere : HEMI
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Gang land : TURF
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Absinthe or ouzo : APERITIF
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Parcel (out) : METE
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Alternate to dial-up, for short : DSL
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Sponged : CADGED
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Red from an injury : BLOODY
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Dakota tribe : SANTEE
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Nonentity : NOBODY
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Coachman's handful : REINS
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Gangster's gun : GAT
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Normandy town : STLO
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Booty : SWAG
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Drawn-out drama : SAGA
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Crew member : OAR
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"Welcome home" greeting : HUG
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Grade below dee : EFF
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Hwy. : RTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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