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New York Times, Thursday, June 1, 2006

Author:
Ethan Cooper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Cooper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 20,659 )

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Across
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Fund-raiser, of sorts: Abbr. : IPO
4
Common insurance fraud : ARSON
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"Qué ___?" : PASA
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Here-there link : NOR
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Police : PATROL
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Former fruit ripening retardant : ALAR
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Go crazy with frustration : TEARONESHAIROUT
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Singer James : ETTA
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Mop & ___ : GLO
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Ravenous : GREEDY
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Element named for a mythical queen : NIOBIUM
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It may be raised at a party : CAIN
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What too many rules may do : CRAMPONESSTYLE
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"Give ___ whirl" : ITA
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Urban transports : ELS
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Amphilochus, in Greek myth : SEER
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Epidemic-fighting org. : CDC
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They're subject to the starts of 17-, 26-, 46- and 59-Across : MUSCLES
40
Put in, as hours : LOG
41
One of the house of 11-Down, e.g. : ARAB
43
Suffix with beat : NIK
44
Org. in Super Bowls I to IV : AFL
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Trick : PULLAFASTONEON
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Jefferson, to William and Mary : ALUM
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Powerful combos : ONETWOS
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Cane material : RATTAN
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Italian TV channel : TRE
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Plus : ALSO
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Exaggerate too much : STRAINCREDULITY
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Manner : VEIN
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Cy ___ (pitching awards) : YOUNGS
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Org. full of big shots? : NRA
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Irritant : PEST
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Gives (out) : METES
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___ in eagle : EAS
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One-___ chance : INTEN
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Idyllic, maybe : POETIC
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Demosthenic, e.g. : ORATORICAL
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Mil. address : APO
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Keyed into a cash register : RANGUP
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Patron of sailors : STELMO
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Approximately : ORSO
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Drama style : NOH
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Some authority figures : PARENTS
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Cosmetics additive : ALOE
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Royal house : SAUD
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Chichi : ARTY
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Excitable TV chef : LAGASSE
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World capital founded as a 12th-century fortress : RABAT
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Camera part : IRIS
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Certain cleric : IMAM
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Solar panel unit : CELL
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Makes out : NECKS
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Highway's center : YELLOWLINE
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Bill Clinton, to the stars? : LEO
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0.1 microjoule : ERG
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Limit : CAP
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R & B group ___ Hill : DRU
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Like one who's bombing : UNFUNNY
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Anna's adopted homeland : SIAM
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All there : SANE
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Hardly hidden : BLATANT
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Kind of position : FETAL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Sign in a house window : TORENT
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Tense : ONEDGE
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Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
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Some beans : SOYAS
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Accept or decline : RSVP
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Speaker in old baseball : TRIS
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Loyal : TRUE
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Dot-___ : COM
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Battleship letters : USS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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