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New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 2006

Author:
Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gilbert H. Ludwig

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 20,652 )
Across
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Circuit : AMBIT
6
Some I.R.A. contents : CDS
9
Prison problem : GANGS
14
Void : QUASH
15
___ Lingus : AER
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Milton's "___ the Morning of Christ's Nativity" : ODEON
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Strips : UNDRESSES
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Missing dog in an Inge title : SHEBA
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Bio info : AGE
21
Farrier's aid : RASP
22
Garden tool : SEEDER
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Ordinary : RUNOFTHEMILL
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Michigan city of 50,000 that's home to a Fortune 500 company : BATTLECREEK
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Self-___ : AWARE
29
Actor MacLachlan of "Blue Velvet" : KYLE
30
Butts : RAMS
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"E-Z" : NOMESS
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Sweet snack : NOUGAT
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Info along a mtn. road : ELEV
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Powerful D.C. lobby : AARP
43
Island WSW of Majorca : IBIZA
44
Sleek train : STREAMLINER
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Nobelist who co-discovered the structure of DNA : FRANCISCRICK
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Mideast or Midwest : REGION
51
Campus site : HALL
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Sharp criticism : JAB
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Mideast bigwig : EMEER
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It's worth at least a couple bucks : RODEOBULL
58
Fool : DUNCE
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Prefix with butane : ISO
60
Wheel of Fortune holder : TAROT
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Late bloomer : ASTER
62
Nafta signer: Abbr. : MEX
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First president to visit the West Coast while in office : HAYES
Down
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Pool shade : AQUA
2
Kind of bean : MUNG
3
Wished : BADE
4
Modern site of ancient Caesarea: Abbr. : ISR
5
Things to follow : THERULES
6
Close-fitting robe : CASSOCK
7
Prepare, as onion rings : DEEPFRY
8
39-Across members: Abbr. : SRS
9
Hide's partner : GOSEEK
10
Hunt's "Abou Ben ___" : ADHEM
11
"___ say more?" : NEEDI
12
George with a 1950's comedy/variety show : GOBEL
13
Tie up : SNARL
18
Right-minded : SANE
22
Gloss : SHEEN
23
Prelate's title: Abbr. : RTREV
24
Bus. card abbr. : TEL
25
Cause of one's undoing : BANE
26
Unaccounted for : AWOL
27
Subdued : TAME
30
Early 1980's craze maker : RUBIK
31
Not fer : AGIN
32
Part of a lab experiment : MAZE
33
Headline : STAR
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Some upholstery material : SATIN
37
Durable table covering : OILCLOTH
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"___ Poetica" : ARS
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Picked anew : RECHOSE
42
Catch-22 : PARADOX
44
Goal kicker, e.g. : SCORER
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Hiker's measure : MILE
46
1970's singer Payne : FREDA
47
Legendary twin : REMUS
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Representative : AGENT
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One who cries "Uncle!"? : NIECE
52
Group of 12, maybe : JURY
53
Soothing stuff : ALOE
54
They may be stuck with toothpicks : BLTS
56
Canyon feature : RIM
57
Lea plea : BAA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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