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New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 20,668 )

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Across
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Product line : MAKESAGREATGIFT
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One whose pieces are slanted : EDITORIALWRITER
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Post office department : GENERALDELIVERY
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It's full of x's: Abbr. : ALG
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Puts down : ABASES
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Slip : ERR
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Pernicious pets : BITERS
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First name among diarists : ANAIS
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Operating : INUSE
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Put down : DEPOSITED
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Cabeza, across the Pyrenees : TETE
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Sparkle : LIVELINESS
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Mini-shutout on the court : LOVESET
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Repair shop stock : SPAREPARTS
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Parmenides of ___ : ELEA
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Some legal restrictions : EASEMENTS
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Harsh calls : BRAYS
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Sprays : MISTS
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They can be dulled : SENSES
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"___ lied!" : SOI
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Burrow stash : ACORNS
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There's a holy one every yr. : THU
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Variety show host inspired by the Grand Ole Opry : GARRISONKEILLOR
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It might ward off a war : ENTENTECORDIALE
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Flips : LOSESONESTEMPER
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Storage unit : MEGABIT
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Virginia Woolf's given birth name : ADELINE
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Well-preserved one : KINGTUT
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Busy time in Saint-Tropez : ETE
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1957 Jimmy Dorsey hit : SORARE
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Descendants of Ishmael : ARABS
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Coolidge Dam's river : GILA
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Units of 100 ergs per gram : RADS
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Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
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Leather stickers : AWLS
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Annual opener : TRI
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Relented : GIVENIN
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Stress, in a way : ITERATE
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Takes to the other shore : FERRIES
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Tax : TRY
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Saskatoon-to-Winnipeg dir. : ESE
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___ stands : ASIT
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Old march organizers: Abbr. : SDS
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Parlor piece : DIVAN
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Turn outward : EVERT
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Raid targets : PESTS
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Rousing cheers : OLES
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Bound : LOPE
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The Eagle and others : LEMS
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Relig. institution : SEM
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Buddy : PAISANO
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Catalogs : ASSORTS
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Many a senior : RETIREE
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East ender : ERN
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Track climax : LASTLAP
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Caller ID aid? : EYEHOLE
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One removing doubt : ASSURER
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Not pertinent to : BESIDE
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Browne-colored dog? : SNERT
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Communiqué segue : ASTO
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"The Man Who Wasn't There" director, 2001 : COEN
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Without repetition : ONCE
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Some old theaters : RKOS
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Deodorant variety : GEL
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Ruling party : INS
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Max. or min. : LIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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