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New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQUWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0624 ( 20,682 )
Across
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Ivory Coast export : COCOABEANS
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Literally, "king" : SHAH
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Neroli oil source : ORANGETREE
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Blanchett of "The Aviator" : CATE
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Acting, say : ONTHESTAGE
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"Man of La Mancha" org. : ANTA
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Dynast : POTENTATE
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Primates, to humans : ORDER
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Bus driver's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
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Featured performer in Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" : VIOLIST
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Instance, in Évreux : CAS
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Good amts. to take in : RDAS
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Demonstration noise : CHANTS
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Opposite of relaxed : ANTSY
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Old Roman cry : ECCE
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Prayer pronoun : THEE
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Instant : SNAP
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Doesn't do the job easily : TOILS
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Verbal flourish : TADA
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Shadow : TAIL
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Dirt : INFO
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They're put away in bars : PINTS
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Rub down : ABRADE
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Bodily channel : ITER
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This may bring in the big bucks : DOE
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Divisions : SECTORS
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Future shepherd's place: Abbr. : SEM
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"Ariel" poet : PLATH
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1953 Eartha Kitt hit : CESTSIBON
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Different : ELSE
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Road gripper : RADIALTIRE
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Goat's look : LEER
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Celebrities : GLITTERATI
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What dieters eat : LESS
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Spots : SETSEYESON
Down
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Fowl territory? : COOP
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Little ___ ... : ORNO
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Women's rights pioneer : CATT
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"Rings ___ Fingers" (Henry Fonda film) : ONHER
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Go-between's business : AGENTRY
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Beat : BESTED
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Place in a Robert Redford movie : ETTA
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"Bond Smells ___" ("Diamonds Are Forever" soundtrack number) : ARAT
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Beersheba locale : NEGEV
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Sheepish explanation lead-in : SEE
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Composer of about 600 sonatas : SCARLATTI
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Together : HANDINHAND
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Gave evidence for : ATTESTEDTO
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Serenity : HEARTSEASE
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"I could go for that!" : OOH
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Does in : ICES
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Was charming? : CASTASPELL
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A wind chilled and killed her, in verse : ANNABELLEE
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Things that may wind down : STAIRCASES
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Coon's age : AEON
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Accounts of aliens, e.g. : SCIFI
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Falls in drops : SPLATTERS
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Stick together : CLOT
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Bank : TIER
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Singer with the 1960 #1 album "G.I. Blues" : PRESLEY
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Cartoon cry : DOH
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What's left behind : ESTATE
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Practice run? : SCALE
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Corner cut, in Cambridge : MITRE
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Clean copy? : EDIT
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Models : SITS
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Civil rights concern : BIAS
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"___ put it another way ..." : ORTO
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Teutonic turndown : NEIN
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Some N.F.L. linemen : RGS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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