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New York Times, Friday, April 21, 2006

Early lesson in foreign language instruction

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 232 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2006, The New York Times4/21/06 ( No. 20,618 )
Across
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Tiny margin : EYELASH
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Tacit : UNSAID
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Teens' hangout, once : SODASHOP
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Fret : REPINE
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Tribe around Lake Superior : CHIPPEWA
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College ___ : BOARDS
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Doesn't keep : ROTS
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Historical word forms : ETYMA
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Hot rod? : SPIT
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"Lookee here!" : OHO
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Joints : PRISONS
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Francis ___, "Love Story" composer : LAI
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"Which is ___ ...?" : WORSE
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"Holy Toledo!" : MAN
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Over : AGAIN
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Cost of something dear : APRETTYPENNY
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Early lesson in foreign language instruction : DAYSOFTHEWEEK
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Court session : TENNISLESSON
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Conference: Abbr. : ASSOC
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Night spot : INN
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Recitals showing promise : OATHS
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Mint : NEW
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Monodactylous : ONETOED
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Old truck maker : REO
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Andean peak ___ Cruces : TRES
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Query found in Matthew : ISITI
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The Philippines' ___ Archipelago : SULU
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Endangered : ATRISK
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Antique sources of light : OILLAMPS
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Second shot : RETAKE
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March Madness contest : NCAAGAME
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They travel by air : AROMAS
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Some soil contaminants : ETHANES
Down
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Certain account : ESCROW
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Refrain from piracy? : YOHOHO
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Post office worker? : EDITOR
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Goes one up on : LAPS
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Poison source : ASP
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Utter : SHEER
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"It's getting late" : HOWTIMEFLIES
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Concentrated, in a way : URBAN
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___-Kantian : NEO
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Bath features : SPAS
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Place for cabins : AIRPLANE
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Calligrapher's medium : INDIAINK
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Lot : DESTINY
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Focuses : PAYSATTENTION
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Landlord's entitlement, with "a" : MONTHSNOTICE
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Tropicana's parent : PEPSICO
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Whence maple syrup : SAPWOOD
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Refuse : SAYNO
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Oscar winner Davis : GEENA
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Children's author/ illustrator Asquith : ROS
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Cry made with a fist-pump : YES
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Court-martial candidate : DESERTER
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Be supervised by : ANSWERTO
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Brassy blast : TANTARA
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"Plain Speaking" biographee : TRUMAN
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Signal for a good samaritan : HELPME
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Pickled specimens : SOUSES
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Some sneaks : NIKES
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Gulf of Aqaba city : EILAT
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Musical kingdom : SIAM
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Siegfried and Sigmund's story, e.g. : SAGA
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Music for Mods and Skinheads : SKA
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"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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