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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 2006

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 20,639 )

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With 7-Down, an ordering principle : IBEFOREE
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Program holders : CDROMS
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Comic born John Sanford : REDDFOXX
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Boeing rival : AIRBUS
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"For real!" : ITSAFACT
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Least : MEREST
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Sight from New York's Grand Central Parkway : SHEA
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The whim-whams : NERVES
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"Agreed" : YES
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Besteads : HELPS
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Going hand in hand : PAIRED
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Area map : PLAT
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California's ___ Observatory : PALOMAR
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Oil, e.g. : LUBRICANT
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___ Van Duyn, 1991 Pulitzer-winning poet : MONA
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Part of Hammurabi's code : ATOOTHFORATOOTH
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First name in sportscasting : MARV
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Yankee's home : THESTATES
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Encase : SHEATHE
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Valid conclusion? : ATOR
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Picked up : LEARNT
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Browning title character : PIPPA
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Contribute (to) : ADD
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Bivouac : ENCAMP
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Annoy no end : GALL
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Military wear : BERETS
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Be sleepy : NEEDANAP
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Saw : CLICHE
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Gloss : ANNOTATE
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II : SEQUEL
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Caribbean paradise : STTHOMAS
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Like the River Erne : IRISH
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"You ___ judge" : BETHE
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"The ___ is here to stay" (ill-considered corporate pronouncement of 1957) : EDSEL
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Need for drugs? : FDAAPPROVAL
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With 9-Down, like some interviews : OFF
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Reddish-brown : ROAN
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See 1-Across : EXCEPTAFTERC
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Spare : EXTRA
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See 5-Down : CAMERA
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Service station sign : DIESEL
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The basics, in a way : RRR
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Follow : OBEY
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Cogitate : MUSE
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Former boomers : SSTS
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Special privileges : VIPTREATMENT
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Cut : SLIT
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Japanese "thanks" : DOMOARIGATO
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Comment of frustration : ACH
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Not worth discussing : MOOT
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You might get a hand for it : ANTE
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Athletic support : RAHS
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Thrashes : LAMS
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Kings Peak locale : UTAH
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Drag : BORE
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Drama often with masks : NOH
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Prince Edward I. clock setting : AST
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Sporty car addition : TTOP
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Get set to bite : TEETHE
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Fairy tale brother : HANSEL
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Spoilers, at times : NANAS
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___ Games : PANAM
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South American silver : PLATA
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Mont Blanc and others : ALPES
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The basics : ABCS
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Strike out : DELE
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Popular 1940's radio quiz show : DRIQ
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Shut (up) : PENT
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French shield : ECU
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"I am such a dummy!" : DOH

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