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New York Times, Monday, May 22, 2006

Author:
Edgar R. Fontaine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edgar R. Fontaine

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Fontaine. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 20,649 )
Across
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Early 20th-century art movement : DADA
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Dernier ___ (the latest thing) : CRI
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Turtle cover : SHELL
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Designer Christian : DIOR
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Decay : ROT
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Gather into a bundle, as wheat : SHEAVE
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Forest unit : TREE
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Flying saucer fliers, for short : ETS
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Awful : HORRID
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Island east of Australia : NEWCALEDONIA
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Tile art : MOSAIC
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Grasp : HOLD
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Title for Prince Andrew : DUKEOFYORK
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Dashboard meas. : RPM
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Onionlike plant used in cookery : LEEK
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Bake, as eggs : SHIRR
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___ de France : ILE
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Enlarge : ADDTO
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Angel topper : HALO
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Org. with an academy near Colo. Springs : USAF
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Western Indian : OTO
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Proselytizer's success : NEWCONVERT
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Horned animal : ELK
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Diva's delivery : ARIA
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Teens' rooms, typically : MESSES
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Gary Cooper title role : SERGEANTYORK
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Opus Dei member : PRIEST
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"___ the land of the free ..." : OER
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Tiniest bit : IOTA
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Ancient markets, old-style : AGORAE
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Letter between ex and zee : WYE
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Atomic particle : MUON
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Schlepper : TOTER
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Actor Beatty : NED
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Zebras, for lions : PREY
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Banned pesticide : DDT
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A lungful : AIR
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A deer, a female deer : DOE
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Where the action is : ARENA
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Soldier's hairstyle : CREWCUT
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Campus mil. program : ROTC
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Lyric in the song named by the starts and ends of 19-, 27-, 45- and 53-Across : ITSAHELLUVATOWN
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Poorly made : SHODDY
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Medal recipient : HERO
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Make, as an income : EARN
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Roman 57 : LVII
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Helen's mother, in Greek myth : LEDA
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Bookcase unit : SHELF
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Duck with soft down : EIDER
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W.C. : LOO
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Bog : MARSH
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Parentless child : ORPHAN
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Cute as a button, for one : SIMILE
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China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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No longer funny : OLD
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Makes over : REDOES
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Stovetop vessel : KETTLE
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Wackos : KOOKS
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Use an oar : ROW
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180° from WNW : ESE
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Time ___ time : AFTER
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Like a Brink's truck : ARMORED
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"Et tu, Brute?" utterer : CAESAR
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Speak from a soapbox : ORATE
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Diarist Anaïs : NIN
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Cut corners : SKIMP
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Tiff : SPAT
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It then follows that ... : ERGO
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Protest gone bad : RIOT
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Actor Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
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Style of 1960's French pop music with a repetitive name : YEYE
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Lord's Prayer start : OUR
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Foot's end : TOE
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Whichever : ANY

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

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