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New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Author:
Lisa Wiseman
Editor:
Will Shortz
What the 52-Down have, in a saying
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Lisa Wiseman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Wiseman. Wednesday freshness: 11%
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© 2006, The New York Times6/14/6 ( No. 20,672 )
Across
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Unaccompanied : STAG
5
Under siege : BESET
10
Mannerly sort : GENT
14
1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
15
The last Oldsmobile made : ALERO
16
Floor votes : AYES
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___-Tass news agency : ITAR
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Sine or cosine : RATIO
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News source, perhaps : LEAK
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Body parts never driven through : CARPALTUNNELS
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Line to Amsterdam : KLM
24
Coop call : PEEP
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Mark up, maybe : RETAG
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Some stingers : RAYS
29
Nineveh's land : ASSYRIA
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Fire remnant : EMBER
34
Itinerary word : VIA
35
___ Darya (Aral Sea feeder) : AMU
36
Body parts never driven on : CAROTIDARTERIES
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Suit top? : ACE
42
Echidna morsel : ANT
43
Ball teams : NINES
44
Bowzer's singing group : SHANANA
47
___ Domini : ANNO
49
Cornball : HOKEY
50
Baseball family name : ALOU
51
Flock member : EWE
54
Body parts never driven over : DENTALBRIDGES
58
Trudge : PLOD
60
Tune from 44-Across : OLDIE
61
Some nest eggs, briefly : IRAS
62
Laugh heartily : HOWL
63
Places to wear mitts : OVENS
64
"Pretty Woman" actor : GERE
65
Fraction of a newton : DYNE
66
Pentacle bearer, perhaps : TAROT
67
Charon's river : STYX
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Rain-covered : SLICK
2
Completely destroy : TOTAL
3
Car buyer's option : ALARM
4
Robin Williams title role : GARP
5
Brewer's need : BARLEY
6
Makes rhapsodic : ELATES
7
Frame job : SETUP
8
"___ Brockovich" : ERIN
9
Goofy or Daffy, e.g. : TOON
10
Oar site : GALLEY
11
Result of computer overuse, maybe : EYESTRAIN
12
PBS supporter : NEA
13
"Shame!" : TSK
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In pieces : APART
22
Life-saving locales, for short : ERS
26
Actress Anouk : AIMEE
27
Magnetic induction unit : GAUSS
28
Speed Wagon maker : REO
29
Natural gas? : AIR
30
Did nothing : SAT
31
Online shopper's expenditure : ECASH
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Far from wimpy : MACHO
33
Reason to call for a tow : BREAKDOWN
34
Dyer's aid : VAT
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Author Fleming : IAN
38
"Jurassic Park" stuff : DNA
39
The blahs : ENNUI
40
Carnival city : RIO
45
LP spinner's buy : NEEDLE
46
Author Rand : AYN
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White rat, e.g. : ALBINO
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What the 52-Down have, in a saying : NOREST
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Tree with catkins : ALDER
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Plumed wader : EGRET
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See 48-Down : WEARY
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Anglo-Saxon kingdom : ESSEX
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Traffic sound : TOOT
56
T.A.E. part : ALVA
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Home, informally : DIGS
58
High degree : PHD
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Frequent Powell co-star : LOY

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