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KEEPING COMPANY

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 2006

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 20,683 )
Across
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Day-___ : GLO
4
Hat trick trio : GOALS
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Envelope opener : STEAM
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Racket : DIN
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Race : REV
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Greenwich Village resident of a hit 1980's sitcom : ALLIE
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Low clouds : STRATI
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Ponte Vecchio's river : ARNO
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Pastel shade : LILAC
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Jeweled pieces : TIARAS
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Hand holder : MITT
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"The Sound of Music" role : MARIAVONTRAPP
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Channel bought by TV Guide in 1999 : PREVUE
30
Many new corp. hires : MBAS
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Flock member : EWE
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Stout relatives : ALES
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Comparison shoppers : PRICERS
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Capital of Pas-de-Calais : ARRAS
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Lab vessel : VIAL
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Prefight ritual : WEIGHIN
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Fixing up a house in Britain : REMODELLING
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See 7-Down : HANSEN
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"No problems here" : IMEASY
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Wear : SPORT
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Not the most maneuverable ship : TUB
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Endorse : BACK
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Series of shocks? : MANE
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Come across as : SEEM
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Epoch 50 million years ago : EOCENE
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Month after Shevat : ADAR
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Toothpaste tube abbr. : ADA
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They're out of reach : ACES
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National flower of Mexico : DAHLIA
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Home of golf's Blue Monster : DORAL
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Asian country in which English is an official language : SINGAPORE
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Puts (away) : SALTS
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Clothed : ENDUED
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Too smooth : OILY
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2002 champion at 62-Across : ELS
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Da-dah, da-dah, da-dah, poetically speaking : FEET
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Cocktail with 108-Down : MAITAI
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Cold spot : POLE
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___ were : ASIT
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Overthrows first, e.g. : ERRS
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"Love is my ___ …": Shak. : SIN
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Lose badly : CHOKE
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Lei Day greetings : ALOHAS
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Become active : AWAKEN
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Ones with guns put away : OFFDUTYCOPS
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Shut (up) : CLAMMED
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Heroic verse : EPOS
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Bouncing off the walls : MANIC
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Noisy censure : DECRIAL
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In the past : OVER
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Fox dialect : SAC
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Dealer in futures? : SEER
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Chemical "twin" : ISOMER
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Former western English county : HEREFORDSHIRE
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Prep exam, for short : PSAT
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Capital city captured by Mussolini's forces in 1939 : TIRANA
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Heads-up : ALERT
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Edible South American tuber : OCA
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Mark of a ruler : INCH
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Toughens : INURES
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Item often stored upside-down : CANOE
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Pro ___ : TEM
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"Ixnay" : NAH
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Set, as a price : NAMED
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Lady love? : TRAMP
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Help-wanteds, e.g. : ADS
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What this clue ain't got? : GRAMMAR
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Former Buick : LESABRE
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Kind of pitch : OVERARM
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Inaugural ball, e.g. : GALA
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It may be stuck in a bar : OLIVE
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Sanction : ALLOW
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With 42-Across, an NPR host : LIANE
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Part that's broken off : SECT
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Leaflet appendage : STIPEL
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Tourist hazards : TRAPS
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___ candy (pop music) : EAR
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___ loss : ATA
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Like some highly collectible paper money : MISPRINTED
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Quick deposit receiver : DRIVEINTELLER
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Successively : INTURN
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Jottings : NOTES
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Year-round camp : STALAG
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Don of "Cocoon" : AMECHE
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Golfer ___ Aoki : ISAO
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Monsoonal : RAINY
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Truck stop stoppers : RIGS
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Tree in a Christmas song : PEAR
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Reagan program inits. : SDI
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It has two jaws : VISE
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Maine radio station whose call letters spell a pronoun : WHOM
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Rachel's baby on "Friends" : EMMA
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Phoned-in info : LEADS
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Tropical porch : LANAI
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Like land not drained : SEEPY
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Baja bread : PESO
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One that makes one : UNITER
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Wild things : BEASTS
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Noted German spa : BADEMS
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Hebrew title for God : ADONAI
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Arizona football V.I.P. : CARDINALCOACH
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Reuben ingredient : KRAUT
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Musical exercise : SCALE
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Intl. assn. created in 1948 : OAS
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Make sore : CHAFE
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Like a tightrope walker : AGILE
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Herd hangout : LEA
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Breakfast place : NOOK
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Fix, as a golf green : RESOD
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Root of diplomacy : ELIHU
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"Laugh-In" host : DICKMARTIN
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Yds. rushing, e.g. : STAT
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Golf course feature : POND
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Melmac alien et al. : ALFS
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No-goodnik : HEEL
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Up to, in poetry : AFORE
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___ orch. : SYM
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Friendliness : WARMTH
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Caen confidante : AMIE
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"Lakmé" and "Lulu" : OPERAS
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Alternative to plastic : CASH
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The tiniest amount : ONEIOTA
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Like some ears : PIERCED
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Begs (for) : SCREAMS
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Company that makes the Skyhawk : CESSNA
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Smoothed : EVENED
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Use, as one's savings : DIPIN
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Tony-winning actor Denis : OHARE
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Kind of panel : SOLAR
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Combat zone : ARENA
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Info holder : CDROM
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Not fancy : FACT
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One foot forward : STEP
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___ panic : INA
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See 75-Across : RUM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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