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New York Times, Saturday, April 29, 2006

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0429 ( 20,626 )
Across
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Quick : APT
4
Course yardstick : PAR
7
Standard pass : SPIRAL
13
Hoity-toity : LAHDIDAH
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Unfrequented : LONELY
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Taking a grand tour, say : INEUROPE
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It's measured in radians : ARCSIN
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Buckthorn trees with medically useful bark : CASCARAS
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___ Island, home for part of the Gateway National Recreation Area : STATEN
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Transistor electrodes : EMITTERS
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Stud : HEMAN
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Postulate : ASSERT
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Doesn't properly follow through : RENEGES
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Not the common way : SIDESTREET
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Things to pass in : LANES
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Puffer's place : SEA
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Flip : SASSY
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N.H.L'.ers, e.g. : ICESKATERS
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Tops : BETTERS
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Routs : MOPSUP
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Ran over : SPILT
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Volleys : BARRAGES
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Spam producer : HORMEL
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Moving about : AMBULANT
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Go into banks, perhaps : AVIATE
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1972 #1 hit with the lyric "I'm right up the road / I'll share your load" : LEANONME
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Leaf sides : RECTOS
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Person with a plan : INTENDER
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Makes oneself appear smart : PREENS
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Actor Wass : TED
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Cape ___ : ANN
Down
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Caterpillar engager : ALICE
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Boater alternative : PANAMA
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Need for a third degree? : THESIS
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Take illegally : PIRATE
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Big fans : ADORERS
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Beat poets? : RAPARTISTS
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Couple in a date : SLASHES
8
Signs : PORTENTS
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Privately : INCAMERA
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Does, as a Tennessee Williams play : RESTAGES
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Heirs, legally : ALIENEES
12
Port on Massachusetts Bay : LYNN
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They bring tears to one's eyes : DUCTS
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Big name in oil : HESS
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Treaty violation, maybe : REARMAMENT
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Place of debauchery : STY
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Media center? : DEE
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William Gladstone, politically: Abbr. : LIB
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Winning full house, for short : ACESOVER
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Shelled-out amount : NETPRICE
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Judge : ESTIMATE
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Halloween costume : SKELETON
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Natural : ARTLESS
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Potassium ___ (food mold inhibitor) : SORBATE
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Cut back : PRUNED
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Beauty spot : SALON
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Pre-1962 British protectorate : UGANDA
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Scribes : PENMEN
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Mt. Agung locale : BALI
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Demanding : STERN
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Dwell : HARP

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

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