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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 2006

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 20,605 )
Across
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Appear briefly, as a parade float : PASSBY
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Spanish priest who famously opposed the conquistadors : LASCASAS
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Unbroken : ENTIRE
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She played a jilted wife in "Intermezzo," 1939 : EDNABEST
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Note takers : STENOS
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Handyman's kit : TOOLCASE
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TV, unflatteringly : THEIDIOTBOX
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Wrinkle-faced pooch : PUG
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Went through the motions on stage, perhaps : LIPSYNCHED
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Reaction to bad news : MOAN
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W shelfmate : ELLE
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Poor marks : DEES
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Margin : VERGE
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Like Fagin : SLY
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The ravages of time : WEAR
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King's card : JESTER
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She won the 1983 Oscar for Best Song : IRENECARA
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Went over the line? : TRACED
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Southeastern Conf. powerhouse : BAMA
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Memory unit, for short : MEG
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Mantle's jersey number : SEVEN
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___ Lachaise (Paris's largest cemetery) : PERE
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Builders at Uxmal : MAYA
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Underground treasures : ORES
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Big moments : MILESTONES
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Land on the Arctic Cir. : NOR
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Star of a "CSI" spinoff : DAVIDCARUSO
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Animal that's often exempt from "no pets" restrictions : GUIDEDOG
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Author of the Three Laws of Robotics : ASIMOV
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How chatterboxes talk : ATLENGTH
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Togs : ATTIRE
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Diagnostic administered at home : SELFTEST
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Put in order : NEATEN
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Apothecaries' tools : PESTLES
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Colonial home? : ANTHILL
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With a high grade : STEEPLY
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Star of a "CSI" spinoff : SINISE
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Watts's "King Kong" co-star, 2005 : BRODY
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"I should say so!" : YESINDEED
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Famous first words : LETTHEREBELIGHT
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Desert dwellings : ADOBES
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Hair confiner : SNOOD
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Metal oxide : CALX
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"The Lone Ranger" airer, 1949-57 : ABC
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City on the water : SEAPORT
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Soften : ASSUAGE
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"Angle of Repose" author : STEGNER
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Current location? : OCEAN
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City founded by Mormon pioneers : MESA
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Aloe additive? : VERA
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Small-but-loud songbird : WREN
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Actor originally slated to play Michael Corleone in "The Godfather" : JAMESCAAN
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Seals, in a way : ICES
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Minded : CARED
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Massachusetts senator succeeded by Kerry : TSONGAS
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Send another way : REROUTE
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Earl in the Baseball Hall of Fame : AVERILL
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Release from slavery : MANUMIT
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Blight : EYESORE
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Flame-based cooker : GASOVEN
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Revolves : PIVOTS
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Akio ___, co-founder of Sony : MORITA
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Daughter in Inge's "Picnic" : MADGE
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Discrimination : TASTE
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Small bit of progress : DENT
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Absolutely, in slang : DEF

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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