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New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 2007

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0510 ( 21,002 )

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Across
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Fix up, informally : REHAB
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Where Beetle Bailey can often be found : ONKP
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Not toss : KEEP
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Province west of Madrid : AVILA
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Shape of a mandolin's body : PEAR
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Collar's locale : NAPE
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= : TENADDEDTOSEVEN
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Prime rib cut : END
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Big ___ (V.I.P.'s) : GUNS
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New World flycatchers : PEWEES
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Infielder's cry : MINE
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"The Cosby Show" boy : THEO
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= : HUNDREDOVERFOUR
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One in a chain, often : ATOLL
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Bonny girl : LASS
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Rapping "Dr." : DRE
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Cousin of Bigfoot : YETI
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Pops : DADDY
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Early photojournalist Jacob : RIIS
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"... ___ quit!" : ORI
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"An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" author : HUME
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Pound parts : PENCE
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= : FIFTYMINUSEIGHT
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Scene stealers : HAMS
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Longtime Georgia senator : NUNN
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Wise guy : SMARTY
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"Mighty Aphrodite" co-star Sorvino : MIRA
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"The Loco-Motion" singer Little ___ : EVA
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= : FIVETIMESELEVEN
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Fund-raising letter, basically : PLEA
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Scuttled mission : NOGO
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University in Peterborough, Ont. : TRENT
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"O mighty Caesar! ___ thou lie so low?": Shak. : DOST
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Hood catcher : GMAN
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Gridiron gain or loss : YARDS
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Be held in esteem : RATE
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___ so : EVEN
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Rear : HIND
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Home of the first capital of the Confederacy: Abbr. : ALA
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Not just a tease : BADGIRL
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Performed prior to the main act : OPENED
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Neighbor of Homer, and others : NEDS
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Kit ___ bar : KAT
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Predict : PROPHESY
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Was familiar with : KNEWOF
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Ice dam site : EAVE
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Foil alternative : EPEE
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Stockyard divisions : PENS
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Natural flood protection : DUNE
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Palm readers, e.g. : SEERS
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Year the National University of Mexico was founded : MDLI
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Spot : TVAD
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Make ___ (throw into confusion) : HAYOF
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Development sites : UTERI
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"___ I can help it!" : NOTIF
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Ancient : OLDEN
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Taking too much : ODING
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"Vega$" star : URICH
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Odometer button : RESET
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Preparing, as a layout, with "up" : DUMMYING
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People a Frenchman may address, after "mes" : AMIS
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Cupid holder? : REIN
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Sheraton rival : HYATT
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Foul result : PENALTY
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It might be idle : THREAT
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Tandem : UNISON
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Ban alternative : SURE
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Bay Area blues: Abbr. : SFPD
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Actor O'Shea : MILO
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Bird classification : AVES
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Start of something big? : MEGA
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At all : EVER
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Market : VEND
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Antenna holders : ANTS
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Quaint tattoo : MOM
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Century 21 competitor : ERA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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