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New York Times, Friday, June 23, 2006

Author:
Bruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stella Daily

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Venzke. This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Daily. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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"You know … THAT woman" : OLDWHATSHERNAME
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"It's not an option" : YOUHAVENOCHOICE
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Deviant, in a way : SADOMASOCHISTIC
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Sale word : LESS
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It might help you make the cut : HONE
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His kids' book "Falling Up" is dedicated to his son Matt : SHEL
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Fractions of watt-seconds : ERGS
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Increase, old-style : EKE
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Respecting : ASFOR
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Emergency advice : RUN
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Lets have it : READSTHERIOTACT
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Was doomed from day one : NEVERHADACHANCE
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Does some encroaching : STEPSONONESTOES
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Asian celebration occasion : TET
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Christian observances : LENTS
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Do-over : LET
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Range : ROAM
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It may get burned up : ROAD
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Low-___ : CARB
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Canadian coin image : LOON
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Methodically, point by point : ONETHINGATATIME
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Meteorological phenomenon : AURORAAUSTRALIS
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Zones out, in a way : STARESINTOSPACE
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Sounds of tsuris : OYS
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"Aloha nui ___" ("Much love," in Hawaii) : LOA
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It doesn't go off well : DUD
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Like some milk : WHOLE
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"Hill Street Blues" actress : HAMEL
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Clark's "Mogambo" co-star and others : AVAS
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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___-Off (windshield cover brand) : SNO
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High, in Heidelberg : HOCH
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Narcissus spurned her : ECHO
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Main outlet : RHINE
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Brown-___ : NOSER
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Small island : AIT
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Call letters? : MCI
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Lux. was one of its charter members : EEC
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BBQ annoyance : SKEETER
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Stop, to a sailor : HEAVETO
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It's available in bars : GRANOLA
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Go places : SUCCEED
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German-born Dadaist : ERNST
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City northwest of Worcester, Mass. : ATHOL
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1953 film whose title character says "A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it" : SHANE
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Was parasitic to : FEDON
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Praying figure, in art : ORANT
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Reduces to bits : RICES
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Producer of a large mushroom : NTEST
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Passbook abbr. : DEP
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High-grade group?: Abbr. : SRS
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Sounds of sympathy : OHS
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Sylvester, to Tweety : TAT
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Part man? : ACTOR
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Skiing gold medalist at Sarajevo : MAHRE
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Nature calls? : ROARS
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Available : ONTAP
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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Start of some Jewish congregation names : BNAI
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Not fizzle out : LAST
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Camp Swampy pooch : OTTO
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Mex. was one of its charter members : OAS
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Hound : NUT
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The 50's, e.g. : ERA
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Something that may be packed : GUN
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Pier grp. : ILA
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Recording abbr. : MIC
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Race conclusion? : ESE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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