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New York Times, Monday, May 8, 2006

Comment at the end of a long, hard day

Author:
Norm Guggenbiller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Guggenbiller.
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© 2006, The New York Times5/8/06 ( No. 20,635 )
Across
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Jellied garnish : ASPIC
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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"That was close!" : PHEW
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Zachary, for daiquiri, e.g. : RHYME
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Island near Lanai : MAUI
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Narrow path : LANE
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Atkins diet no-nos : CARBS
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Pickpockets' targets : BILLFOLDS
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Worker with polish and a 23-Across : SHOESHINEBOY
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Furthermore : AND
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Tattered cloth : RAG
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Pitching star : ACE
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Acts like : IMITATES
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Sprinkle with spices : SEASON
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60's war zone, briefly : NAM
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Her talk is, like, totally ... : VALLEYGIRL
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Colorado resort : ASPEN
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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"Me, too!" : SODOI
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Southern fellow : GOODOLEBOY
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Nav. rank : ENS
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Make certain : ENSURE
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Reacts angrily toward : SNARLSAT
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Chicago-to-Tampa dir. : SSE
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Bumped into : MET
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Anonymous John : DOE
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Madonna, with "the" : MATERIALGIRL
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Shady, as a street : TREELINED
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Full of vigor : LUSTY
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Worker's compensation : WAGE
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Ration (out) : DOLE
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Glowing coal : EMBER
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Run ___ (go crazy) : AMOK
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"A Day Without Rain" singer : ENYA
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Thick : DENSE
Down
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Circle segments : ARCS
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Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
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Fire fancier, for short : PYRO
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Comment at the end of a long, hard day : IMBEAT
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Big name in small planes : CESSNA
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Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
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Brother of Abel : CAIN
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Sovereign : RULER
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Primer type : OILBASE
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Clever tactic : PLOY
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Computer in "2001" : HAL
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Conclusion : END
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"Scream" director Craven : WES
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Old-fashioned types : FOGEYS
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Modern viewing option, for short : HDTV
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Actors' lines to no one in particular : ASIDES
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Eclipse phenomenon : CORONA
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Sign up : ENLIST
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Since way back when : INAGES
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Bricklayers : MASONS
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Levy : IMPOSE
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Simplicity : EASE
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Thick chunks : SLABS
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In the past : AGO
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Diving bird : LOON
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University Web address suffix : EDU
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Like a body temperature of 98.6° : NORMAL
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Water current with the wind : LEETIDE
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In triplicate, a Seinfeld catchphrase : YADA
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Wheeled (out) : ROLLED
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Peanut, for one : LEGUME
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Mortise insert : TENON
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Submissive : MEEK
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Count (on) : RELY
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"You have no ___" : IDEA
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Library ID : ISBN
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Numbered rds. : RTES
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Greek harp : LYRE
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Howard Hughes's airline : TWA
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Hit head-on : RAM
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Psychologist's "I" : EGO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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