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New York Times, Friday, June 2, 2006

4-Down : Dating material

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 139 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times6/2/06 ( No. 20,660 )

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Across
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Having a bite : ACERB
6
Crack heads : SPAR
10
Well out of range : AFAR
14
Shipwreck Beach locale : LANAI
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Playboy : ROUE
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Disneyland's Space Mountain, e.g. : RIDE
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Moves along : PRODS
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Three strikes and you're out, say : STRICTLAW
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Dairy Queen orders : SPLITS
22
Price list word : EACH
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Gallic title: Abbr. : MME
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Mork's language : ORKAN
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Old swinger : HEPCAT
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Red-tags : DISCOUNTS
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Sight in the southern sky : ARA
33
Speck : IOTA
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Where tigers roam : ASIA
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Sweaters? : PORES
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Sideshow attractions : SWORDSWALLOWERS
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___-loading : CARBO
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Israir alternative : ELAL
43
Parent : REAR
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"Silent Night" adjective : YON
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Times of crisis : REDALERTS
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Pal around : HOBNOB
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Famous people : NAMES
51
Resetting setting : OOO
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Tear : RACE
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Potsdam Conference attendee : ATTLEE
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"And …" : WHATSMORE
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Drop off : SLUMP
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A Balkanite : SERB
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Has a hand out : BEGS
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Bottled spirit? : GENIE
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Track calculation : ODDS
66
Tranquil scene : IDYL
67
Elocute : ORATE
Down
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Range of some singers : ALPS
2
Beef : CARP
3
___ ether : ENOL
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Dating material : RADIOCARBON
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Small bar : BISTRO
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Yearbook div. : SRS
7
What something has before it's dropped : POTENTIALENERGY
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What a seer may see : AURA
9
Clinton cabinet member : REICH
10
It might be framed : ART
11
Work in pictures : FILMCAREER
12
Olmos's "Battlestar Galactica" role : ADAMA
13
Keep from desiccating : REWET
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Inexpensive, slangily : CHEAPO
21
Large seabirds : SKUAS
25
Come back : ANSWER
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One who works for pin money? : PROWRESTLER
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45, e.g. : DISC
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Straw poll setting : IOWA
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TV advertiser's prep work : STORYBOARD
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Popular tea : SALADA
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"Sicut ___ in principio" (doxology phrase) : ERAT
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Old union members: Abbr. : SSRS
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Need for some drives : DONORS
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Pack carrier : LLAMA
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"Get a move on!" : LETSGO
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"In what way?" : HOWSO
48
Marveled aloud : OOHED
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Highest-grossing movie of 1942 : BAMBI
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Ole Miss miss, e.g. : COED
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Soviet space probe : LUNA
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Broadcast : EMIT
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A masked competitor waves it : EPEE
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"Dinner and a Movie" channel : TBS
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Subj. for some future bilinguals : ESL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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