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New York Times, Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0516 ( 20,643 )
Across
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Ray under water : MANTA
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Females in the fold : EWES
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On the go : BUSY
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"Super!" : GREAT
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Asia's landlocked ___ Sea : ARAL
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Direction from which el sol rises : ESTE
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What twins' clothes usually do : MATCH
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___ Bell : TACO
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Grazing lands : LEAS
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Officer's query to a speeder : WHATSTHEHURRY
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Latin lover's word : AMO
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Captain for 40 days and nights : NOAH
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"You stumped me!" : IGIVE
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Yellowish green birthstone : PERIDOT
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Fourth of July events : PARADES
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Univ. marching band? : ROTC
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All you need, to the Beatles : LOVE
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Officer's query to a speeder : WHYTHEBIGRUSH
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Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
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Fighting : ATIT
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Dugout gofers : BATBOYS
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"C'est magnifique!" : OOHLALA
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Trac II competitors : ATRAS
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Brake part : SHOE
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Truck scale unit : TON
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Officer's query to a speeder : WHERESTHEFIRE
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Actress Remini of "The King of Queens" : LEAH
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Mortgage company's claim : LIEN
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Like some communities : GATED
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Done : OVER
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Marriott rival : HYATT
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Talk like a godfather : RASP
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Canadian Conservative : TORY
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Bush's home : TEXAS
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"Ben-Hur" studio : MGM
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Astronomical altar : ARA
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Assets minus liabilities : NETWORTH
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Indicator of r.p.m.'s : TACH
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Close by : ATHAND
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Really bothers : EATSAT
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Ire : WRATH
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Apiece : EACH
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Plumlike fruit : SLOE
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Caviar producer : BELUGA
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Log-on need : USERID
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What a desperate dieter may do : STARVE
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Enthusiastic affirmative : YESYES
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Besides : TOO
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Personnel person, at times : HIRER
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Lending letters : APR
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Sound around a saucer of milk : MEOW
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Hardly hospitable : ICY
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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Student's stat. : AVG
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J.F.K.'s successor : LBJ
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"___ were the days ..." : THOSE
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Stable staple : HAY
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Masthead V.I.P.'s : EDS
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"Friendly skies" flier: Abbr. : UAL
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Some of it goes for roads and schools : STATETAX
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Spank but good : TAN
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Crybaby : BAWLER
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Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
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Goodies : TREATS
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Pub-crawl : BARHOP
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Porter's pen name : OHENRY
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Audible reaction to a punch : OOF
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Pinnacle : HEIGHT
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Out-and-out : SHEER
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Opening for a coin : SLOT
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One way to record a program : TIVO
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Zany Martha : RAYE
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Capt.'s prediction : ETA
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Souse's woe, for short : DTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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