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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} Scrabble average: 2.16 This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Rude sorts : BOORS
6
Play a kazoo : HUM
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Fix, as a photocopier : UNJAM
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Naval convoy menace : UBOAT
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Prefix with metric : ISO
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Supercool : NEATO
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Pitcher of baseball's Gas House Gang : DIZZYDEAN
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Speedpass-accepting gas company : EXXON
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Old codger : GEEZER
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Exactly : TOAT
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Man of Steel's symbol : ESS
24
Says : UTTERS
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Pass along, as an e-mail: Abbr. : FWD
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Golf's 1984 U.S. Open winner : FUZZYZOELLER
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Dines : HASAMEAL
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Top-shelf : AONE
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Signs to heed : OMENS
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Sleep phase, for short : REM
40
Cottage cheese, essentially : CURDS
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Ibuprofen target : PAIN
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Lunchtimes, typically : NOONDAYS
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Patriarch on an MTV reality show : OZZYOSBOURNE
48
Born, on the society page : NEE
49
Skier's lodging : CHALET
50
Draft org. : SSS
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Like an eagle's vision : KEEN
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"Same goes for me" : IDOTOO
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With "cum" and 32-Down, a diploma phrase : MAGNA
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The Fresh Prince's partner DJ : JAZZYJEFF
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How the confident solve : INPEN
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Eggs, in labs : OVA
65
Really bother : EATAT
66
Really bothers, with "at" : GNAWS
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Equinox mo. : SEP
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Girlie man : SISSY
Down
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Move a bit : BUDGE
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Theater awards since 1956 : OBIES
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Moves like molasses : OOZES
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Bronx cheer : RAZZ
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Eyelid woe : STYE
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Hotfoot it : HIE
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___ Today : USA
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Exotic dancer Lola : MONTEZ
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Fidgety feeling : UNEASE
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Barber's call : NEXT
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The Jaguars, on scoreboards : JAX
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___ Z (the gamut) : ATO
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Start of the work wk., for many : MON
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Syrian/Lebanese religious group : DRUZE
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___ y plata : ORO
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Russian autocrat: Var. : TZAR
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Popular reliever of aches : TYLENOL
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Fauna's partner : FLORA
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"Peter Pan" heroine : WENDY
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Get decked out : DRESS
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Keister : FANNY
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Vocal stumbles : UMS
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See 57-Across : LAUDE
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Motorcyclist's invitation : HOPON
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Knock the socks off : AMAZE
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Take forcibly : SEIZE
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Pouty look : MOUE
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Anderson Cooper's channel : CNN
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Baseball's David, nicknamed "Big Papi" : ORTIZ
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Vast amounts : OCEANS
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That ship : SHE
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Dixieland instruments : BANJOS
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"Keep it in" notations : STETS
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Love seats, e.g. : SOFAS
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Kindhearted sort : SOFTY
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Had down pat : KNEW
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Tattooist's supply : DYES
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Town near Santa Barbara : OJAI
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Russian fighter : MIG
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Cape ___, Mass. : ANN
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4.0 is a great one : GPA
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Forum greeting : AVE
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Microwave : ZAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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