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New York Times, Thursday, April 6, 2006

Start of a quote by Lord Jeffery, 18th-century literary critic and judge

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Early.
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© 2006, The New York Times4/6/06 ( No. 20,603 )

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Across
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Former steel giant : ARMCO
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It may be raised in an argument : IRE
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Draw up a new plan : REMAP
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Picked up : HEARD
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___ ami : MON
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Start of a quote by Lord Jeffery, 18th-century literary critic and judge : AGOODNAME
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Numbskulls : DODOS
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Body of British peers : BARONAGE
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Father, Son and Holy Ghost : TRIUNE
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Quote, part 2 : LIKEGOODWILLIS
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Magazine no. : ISS
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Star in Orion : RIGEL
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Blacks : EBONS
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Lindbergh baby kidnapper ___ Hauptmann : BRUNO
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Made a fast stop? : ATE
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It keeps its head above water : BERG
35
Quote, part 3 : GOTBY
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3-D tests : MRIS
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"___ Mir Bist du Schön" : BEI
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Elegance : CLASS
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Carlos y Felipe, e.g. : REYES
40
Neutral colors : ECRUS
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Part of a wheel : COG
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Quote, part 4 : MANYACTIONSAND
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Charge : ATTACK
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More like Midas : GREEDIER
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Kind of call : CRANK
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End of the quote : LOSTBYONE
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Bright-eyed Couric : KATIE
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Something you can use but I can't : ARE
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Like some bridge suits, sometimes : UNBID
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Pass : SPEND
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Russia, once: Abbr. : SSR
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Regards : DEEMS
Down
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One-legged literary character : AHAB
2
August : REGAL
3
Native New Zealander : MAORI
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Bending : CROOKING
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Idiosyncrasy : ODDNESS
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Insect stage : IMAGO
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Friar Laurence said to him, "Thou art wedded to calamity" : ROMEO
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Detroit-to-Montreal dir. : ENE
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Spanish composer Joaquin : RODRIGO
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Twinkler in le ciel : ETOILE
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Relating to bone marrow : MEDULLARY
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Rice-___ : ARONI
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Struck things : POSES
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Ones bet on by bettors : NAGS
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Like strong string : TWINY
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Beats but good : DRUBS
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Flow's partner : EBB
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Old-fashioned social : BEE
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Get positioned : ORIENTATE
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"We're #1!," e.g. : BOAST
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Some footballers: Abbr. : RTS
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Couple : TIE
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Snaky character : ESS
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"La clemenza di Tito" composer : GLUCK
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10 newtons : MEGADYNE
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Like the Liberty Bell : CRACKED
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Mystery word in "Citizen Kane" : ROSEBUD
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Dye used on photographic plates : CYANIN
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Popular online tech. news source : CNET
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Big trucks : MACKS
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"Watch out! It's ___!" : ATRAP
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Sikorsky et al. : IGORS
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Skating champ Brian : ORSER
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Daughter of Tantalus who was turned to stone : NIOBE
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Blue material : DENIM
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Roulette bets : REDS
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Musical syllables : LAS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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