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New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 2006

29-Down : Sagittarius, with "the"

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times5/30/06 ( No. 20,657 )
Across
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Swedish flag symbol : CROSS
6
Computer unit : BYTE
10
They take pics : CAMS
14
Musical speed : TEMPO
15
Rod attachment : REEL
16
Cheers for el matador : OLES
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Comic Williams appears in commercials : ROBINHAWKS
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Knowledgeable about : UPON
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Golfer Tom gulps : KITESWALLOWS
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Job parameters, for short : SPECS
24
"That is ___ commentary …" : ASAD
25
Gripped : HELD
26
Store runner: Abbr. : MGR
28
"___ Hope" (old soap opera) : RYANS
32
Form of "to be" : ARE
33
Entry in an ice-skating competition : PAIR
35
People wonder if it'll play there : PEORIA
36
Globetrotter Lemon avoids a punch : MEADOWLARKDUCKS
39
Remove bandaging from : UNTAPE
40
___ stick : POGO
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Hurry : HIE
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Noodles : PASTA
43
Candy in a dispenser : PEZ
44
Moistens : WETS
45
Vicinity : AREA
47
Fictional Scarlett : OHARA
49
Author Jonathan shows his unhappiness : SWIFTGROUSES
54
New Zealander : KIWI
55
Pitcher Gossage celebrates a victory : GOOSECROWS
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Object of worship : IDOL
60
Axlike tool with a curved blade : ADZE
61
When repeated, an ogler's cry : HUBBA
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Spanish child : NENE
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Bar bottles : RYES
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Early computer : ENIAC
Down
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Municipal bldg. : CTR
2
Early auto inits. : REO
3
Govt. fiscal grp. : OMB
4
Like a punk rocker's hair, maybe : SPIKED
5
Seattle cager, for short : SONIC
6
Scottish hillside : BRAE
7
Hedgerow trees : YEWS
8
William Shatner sci-fi novel : TEKWAR
9
"___ Dream" ("Lohengrin" aria) : ELSAS
10
Favor-asker's query : COULDYOU
11
Bowlful for Spot : ALPO
12
Plaint near a bowl of milk : MEOW
13
Nine-digit ID's : SSNS
18
Alts. : HTS
21
Major U.S./Mexico border crossing : LAREDO
22
One of the Williams sisters : SERENA
23
Pants folds : PLEATS
25
Make corny, as a skit : HAMUP
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Bag thickness : MIL
27
Red or green fruit : GRAPE
29
Sagittarius, with "the" : ARCHER
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Soviet leader Khrushchev : NIKITA
31
Encls. to editors : SASES
33
Warhol genre : POPART
34
Amaze : AWE
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U.P.S. delivery: Abbr. : PKG
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Information collection on a computer : DATAFILE
38
"Frasier" woman : ROZ
43
Mad magazine content : PARODY
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Appeared in a publication : WASRUN
46
Actress Samantha : EGGAR
47
Sweet suffix : OSE
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Ford's "Six Days Seven Nights" co-star : HECHE
49
Partner of bones : SKIN
50
Broad : WIDE
51
Victor's cry : IWON
52
Seep : OOZE
53
Applications : USES
56
Japanese sash : OBI
57
Org. that awards belts : WBA
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Baglike structure : SAC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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