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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 2006

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQWYZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 20,645 )
Across
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Malodorous part of the farm : PIGLOT
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Palm Pilot, e.g. : PDA
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Going ___ : ATIT
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Hockey score before overtime, perhaps : ONEONE
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Three-point line's shape : ARC
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Cartoon fish : NEMO
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Sears showroom display : STOVES
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Meatless day during W.W. II: Abbr. : TUE
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Grizzlies or Bears : TEAM
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Apartment window sign : TORENT
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Apartment ad abbreviation : RMS
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"Devil Inside" group, 1988 : INXS
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Barehanded : UNGLOVED
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Icy coating : RIME
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Grade sch. class : SCI
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Zest : PEEL
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San Simeon castle builder : HEARST
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Hand (out) : DOLE
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Camus's birthplace : ORAN
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Bargain hunter's destination : OUTLET
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Best in the polls : OUTVOTE
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Reddish purple : FUCHSIA
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For one : APIECE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Like gymgoers : FIT
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Bridge supports : CABLES
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Minotaur, e.g. : BEAST
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Release : LETGO
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Staff : ROD
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Must : HASTO
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Noted race loser : HARE
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Title girl in a song by 35-Down : RITA
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Patio furniture material : RATTAN
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"The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
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Fell for a joke : BIT
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Attraction : ALLURE
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Tempo : PACE
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Language suffix : ISH
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Hang in the balance : TEETER
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Peeves : IRKS
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"___ loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah …" : SHE
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Value : ASSESS
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Display a notice publicly, informally : POSTUP
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Chant : INTONE
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One-quarter of 35-Down : GEORGE
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Lyric by 35-Down : LOVELOVELOVE
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How a box may be set : ONEND
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Put out a feeler, maybe : TEST
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Fatherland, to Flavius : PATRIA
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Ringo, e.g. : DRUMMER
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Tip-top : ACES
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Shenanigan : ANTIC
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35-Down, once : TEENIDOLS
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Big screen : IMAX
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Thumb and others : TOMS
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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In a tight spot : STUCK
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"I do ___ proud man …": "Troilus and Cressida" : HATEA
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Things that may be saved : SOULS
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Hawaiian souvenir : LEI
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Fraternity letter : ETA
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Johnny ___, "Key Largo" gangster : ROCCO
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Focus of this puzzle : THEBEATLES
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Buffoon : OAF
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News org. : UPI
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"Hey Jude" or "Help!" : TITLETRACK
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Insert coins in, as a parking meter : FEED
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Like the invasion led by 35-Down : BRITISH
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Detest : LOATHE
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Sharp : ASTUTE
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Gawks : STARES
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Copier supplies : TONERS
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They help make you you : GENES
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Nathan and others : HALES
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Southwestern tribe : HOPI
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Banned apple spray : ALAR
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Slugger's stat. : RBIS
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Pro ___ : RATA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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