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New York Times, Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Author:
Pete Muller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pete Muller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {S} Spans: 2 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 20,615 )

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Across
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Worry (about) : FRET
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Key related to F# minor: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Not together : APART
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Light : AIRY
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Nickname for the Aqueduct Racetrack : BIGA
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Little wax remover : QTIP
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Alternative to nude : ECRU
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Prepare for winter takeoff : DEICE
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What you may notice about the puzzle you are doing, part 1 : ACERTAINCOMMON
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Period : DOT
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Tartan cap : TAM
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Termination : END
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Mined rock : ORE
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Byzantine emperor called "the Armenian" : LEOV
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Carmine, for one : RED
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What you may notice, part 2 : LETTERWILLNOTBE
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Utah winter recreation area : ALTA
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Rocker Brian : ENO
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The "E" of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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What you may notice, part 3 : FOUNDANYWHEREIN
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Medical bag : KIT
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Lewd look : LEER
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Greek H : ETA
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Append : ADD
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Bathroom, in Brighton : LOO
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Bronze ___ : AGE
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What you may notice, part 4 : THEPUZZLETODAY
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Greatly bother : EATAT
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Pledge : OATH
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Garbage bag choice : GLAD
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Over : ABOVE
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Nick at ___ : NITE
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Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Jumbled together : MIXED
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River to the Fulda : EDER
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Not colored naturally : DYED
Down
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Common Web page: Abbr. : FAQ
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Hayworth of "Pal Joey" : RITA
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Olympian Heiden : ERIC
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Not handwritten : TYPED
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Helper in crime : ABETTER
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Layered mineral : MICA
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Prefix with cultural : AGRI
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Quick trip : JAUNT
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Midbody : ABDOMEN
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Ode or haiku : POEM
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Cartoon art : ANIME
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Military info-gathering : RECON
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Vogue : TREND
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Part to play : ROLE
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Director Reiner : CARL
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Norwegian monarch : OLAF
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Move, to a Realtor : RELO
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"___, Brute?" : ETTU
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"A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
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Old record material : VINYL
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Hardly an idler : DOER
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Vehicle with a gun turret : TANK
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Actor Rob : LOWE
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Birch or beech : TREE
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Tempting food : BAIT
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Italian exploder : ETNA
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Watered down : DILUTED
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Complete gamut : ATOZ
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Moor flora : HEATHER
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Therefore : ERGO
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Top group : ATEAM
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Abu ___, oil emirate : DHABI
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You can do it in rehab : DETOX
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Kind of layer protecting the earth : OZONE
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Barely beaten : EDGED
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Cover a road : PAVE
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Like an egg : LAID
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Ending with major : ETTE
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Join (with) : ALLY
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An Ivy : YALE
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"Dear old" guy : DAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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