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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 2006

Author:
Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christina Houlihan Kelly

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0622 ( 20,680 )
Across
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Bow and arrow user : AMOR
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Alley cat : STRAY
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Locate : PINPOINT
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Trim : PARE
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Brownish gray : TAUPE
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Student's challenge : ORAL
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Reflexologists touch them : PRESSUREPOINTS
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Missing the boat, say : LATE
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Music instructor's cry : TEMPO
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Says so : STATES
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Getting tiresome : OLD
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"The Canterbury Tales" character : PRIORESS
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Ace? : POINTOFNORETURN
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"Yikes!" : EGAD
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Lead-in to much : INAS
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Crow, e.g. : TRIBE
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Expense report attachment : RECEIPT
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"May I sew you to another sheet?" speaker : SPOONER
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Tournament favorites : SEEDS
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Fishing partner of 62-Down : REEL
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Plains Indian : CREE
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Craft store offerings : NEEDLEPOINTKITS
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Road tests? : POTHOLES
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Supped : ATE
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Typos : ERRATA
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Football Hall-of-Famer Graham and others : OTTOS
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Does runs : SKIS
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Driving exam challenge : THREEPOINTTURN
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One of the Sinatras : TINA
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Black : EBONY
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
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Free throw value : ONEPOINT
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Duck : DODGE
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Unappetizing serving : SLOP
Down
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Engagement calendar entry: Abbr. : APPT
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Nag, maybe : MARE
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City next to the Uinta National Forest : OREM
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Answered : RESPONDED
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Name that's an alphabetic trio : STU
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Blacken : TAR
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Paris's ___ de Vaugirard : RUE
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Name : APPOINT
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Cadet's reply : YESSIR
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Frigid : POLAR
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Steamed : IRATE
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Archibald and Thurmond : NATES
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Inane : POINTLESS
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Stag : SOLO
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Scout master? : TONTO
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Annoyance for an insomniac : DRIP
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School mtg. holder : PTA
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___ Crouse, 1946 Pulitzer winner for Drama : RUSSEL
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Some advice : POINTERS
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Deal with : FACE
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Menu offering : ENTREE
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They get their kicks at Radio City Music Hall : ROCKETTES
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Crucifix letters : INRI
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Symbol of redness : BEET
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Part of a Spanish 101 conjugation : ERES
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"What ___ to like?" : ISNOT
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S O S, basically : PLEA
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McBain and McMahon : EDS
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Tickled pink : ELATED
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Like much travel : POINTTOPOINT
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Pasta topping : PESTO
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Big name in pest control : ORKIN
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Group of three : TRINE
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Argues sensibly : HASAPOINT
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Rock's Jethro ___ : TULL
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Guesstimator's phrase : ORSO
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Breeze : SNAP
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"Deadwood" airer : HBO
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See 43-Across : ROD
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Liberal arts major: Abbr. : ENG
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Watch : EYE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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