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NEWSPAPER DIRECTORY

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 2006

Element whose name comes from Greek for "inactive"

Author:
Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Johnson.
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© 2006, The New York Times6/11/06 ( No. 20,669 )
Across
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Where to stick a pick : AFRO
5
Stay-at-home dad : MRMOM
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Volunteer's words : ICAN
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Spanish eyes : OJOS
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Seller of Kenmore appliances : SEARS
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Belly button type : OUTIE
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Well-known : NAME
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Chianti or Orvieto : VINO
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Horoscope Writer : KRYSTALBALL
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Hostlers : STABLEMEN
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___ kwon do : TAE
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"Two eggs over easy," e.g. : ORDER
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Look : MIEN
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Illegal lighting? : ARSON
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Hardly a hipster : OLDFOGY
33
Puzzle Editor : ANNAGRAMM
37
Rainbow component : HUE
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Fifth word of the Gettysburg Address : AGO
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Bakery offering : BRIOCHE
40
The son on "Sanford and Son" : LAMONT
42
Foreign Affairs Editor : WARRENPEACE
46
"Jurassic Park" terror, for short : TREX
48
Soldiers of Saruman, in Tolkien : ORCS
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Connecticut collegian : ELI
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Go over again, in a way : RETELL
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Like a prima ballerina : SVELTE
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Nickname for Dartmouth : BIGGREEN
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Peak in Thessaly : OSSA
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Pince-___ : NEZ
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Washington city on Puget Sound : EVERETT
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"Handyman's Corner" Columnist : JERRYRIGGS
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Survivor : RELICT
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Sicilian seaport : PALERMO
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Debonair : RAKISH
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Obituary Writer : DOUGGRAVES
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Start eating : DIGINTO
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Clear (of) : RID
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Survive : LAST
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Dogs that rarely bark : BASENJIS
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Lettuce : DOREMI
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Sparkle : ESPRIT
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A as in Amiens : UNE
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Coin in Cancún : PESO
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Nero's love : AMOR
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Book Reviewer : PAIGETURNER
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Some are blessed : EVENTS
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Opposite of kick : RECEIVE
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One way to go : APE
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It may be run up : TAB
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Travel Editor : SKIPTOWNE
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Fruit with a pit : APRICOT
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Like the stone that slew Goliath : SLUNG
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It's just over a foot : SHIN
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Cockpit need : RADIO
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Isaac Asimov mystery "Murder at the ___" : ABA
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Lost one? : HESITATER
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Weather Page Editor : APRILRAINES
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Shamu, for one : ORCA
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Bounder : ROUE
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News in sports : TRADE
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Traditional Sunday fare : ROAST
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Oom-___ (tuba sounds) : PAHS
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Something that's struck : POSE
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Alternative to stamp : METER
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Cinematic beekeeper : ULEE
Down
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Send an invitation for : ASKTO
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Untamed : FERAL
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Like the crown of the Statue of Liberty : RAYED
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Places for M.D.'s and R.N.'s : ORS
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Antiquated : MOLDY
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Any of TV's Clampetts : RUBE
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Turkey's highest point : MTARARAT
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Quaker State, e.g. : OIL
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Tillis who sang "I Ain't Never" : MEL
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Viewable : INSIGHT
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Party professional : CATERER
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Maytag acquisition of 2001 : AMANA
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Colo. neighbor : NEB
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[continued on the other side] : OVER
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High School Sports Reporter : JIMSHORTZ
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Perfume quantity : ONEOUNCE
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14-liners : SONNETS
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Butt of jokes : STOOGE
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Element whose name comes from Greek for "inactive" : ARGON
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Holy man : LAMA
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Non-PC? : MAC
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Away's partner : FAR
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"Good shot!" : NICE
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Present time in France? : NOEL
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A year before the Battle of Hastings : MLXV
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Fats Domino's "I've ___ Around" : BEEN
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Velvety cotton fabric : MOLESKIN
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Physicist with a unit named after him : WEBER
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Ticking : ALIVE
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Star in Orion : RIGEL
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___ à manger (ready to eat, in France) : PRET
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Morales of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : ESAI
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"M" star : LORRE
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Hire : ENGAGE
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Area between posts : GRIDIRON
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Change, as part of a computer program : RECODE
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Accusatory phrase : ETTU
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British actress Sylvia : SYMS
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"No seats left" : SRO
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Pantry stock : JARS
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Put on cloud nine : ELATE
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Race : REV
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Spanish cubist Juan : GRIS
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Org. whose members' lies are discussed on TV : PGA
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Twain's ___ Joe : INJUN
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"Goosebumps" author R. L. ___ : STINE
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Canadian lout : HOSER
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Light : GLIM
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See : DATE
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Gardening Columnist : ROSEBUSCH
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The N.B.A.'s Elvin Hayes, to fans : BIGE
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First Irish P.M. : DEVALERA
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Ski wear : MASK
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Hurl everywhere : SPEW
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Number's target? : PAIN
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Person living along a large stream, informally : RIVERRAT
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Litter site : PETSHOP
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Lover of Eurydice, in myth : ORPHEUS
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Gold watch recipient, maybe : RETIREE
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Animal with a flexible snout : TAPIR
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Turmoil : UPROAR
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King, in Portugal : REI
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Air Force noncom: Abbr. : TSGT
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Shell game : CON
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Schoolyard retort : ISTOO
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Chicago's ___ Planetarium : ADLER
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Lock site : CANAL
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Scale-busting : OBESE
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Discrimination : TASTE
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Peeples and Vardalos : NIAS
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White House worker : AIDE
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Dadaist Jean : ARP
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NCR product : ATM
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Ante- : PRE
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Slip in a pot : IOU

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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