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New York Times, Monday, June 26, 2006

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 20,684 )
Across
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Untidiness : MESS
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Gillette razor : ATRA
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Felt good about : LIKED
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Border on : ABUT
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Karate blow : CHOP
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___ Pendragon, King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Crime bigwig : CAPO
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Genuine : REAL
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Beauty queen's headgear : TIARA
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"The Man Who …" (1956) : KNEWTOOMUCH
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Basinger of "Batman" : KIM
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Cincinnati team : REDS
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Homo sapiens, for man : SPECIES
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Jogged : RAN
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Ladder rung : STEP
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Jackie's second spouse : ARI
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Sightings the U.S.A.F. may investigate : UFOS
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Notion : IDEA
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Debate : ARGUE
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"The Man Who …" (1973) : LOVEDCATDANCING
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Muse of love poetry : ERATO
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Cruel : MEAN
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Time ___ half : ANDA
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Bird that hoots : OWL
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Actress Meg : RYAN
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Deity : GOD
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England/France connection : CHUNNEL
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Give up, as territory : CEDE
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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"The Man Who …" (1976) : FELLTOEARTH
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Musical with the song "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" : EVITA
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Long, long time : AEON
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Seldom seen : RARE
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Bit in a bed of roses : PETAL
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Repair : MEND
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Hip bones : ILIA
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50's Ford flop : EDSEL
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Boy ___ door : NEXT
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Ted with TV's old "Original Amateur Hour" : MACK
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Exploding star : SUPERNOVA
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Vermont ski resort : STOWE
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Verse with a hidden message : ACROSTIC
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Lt. Kojak on "Kojak" : THEO
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Wander : ROAM
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Great grade : APLUS
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Protestant who believes in the Book of Concord : LUTHERAN
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"Lord, is ___?" : ITI
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Park ranger's uniform color : KHAKI
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Apothecaries' units : DRAMS
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
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Asst. on taxes : CPA
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About : CIRCA
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Reign : RULE
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Get an ___ effort : AFOR
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Paul and Mary's partner in folk music : PETER
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___ Hall University : SETON
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"An apple ___ keeps …" : ADAY
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Canada Dry product : GINGERALE
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Destroy : UNDO
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Old oath : EGAD
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Waterloo : DOWNFALL
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Amazon menace : ANACONDA
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Harper who wrote "To Kill a Mockingbird" : LEE
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Jacqueline Kennedy ___ Bouvier : NEE
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Breakfast item with syrup : CREPE
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Made a home, as bees : HIVED
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The U's in B.T.U.'s : UNITS
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Andean animal : LLAMA
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Bobby who sang "Beyond the Sea" : DARIN
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Sideways glance : LEER
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Musical signal : TONE
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Cereal with a rabbit mascot : TRIX
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Oven setting : HEAT
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Menlo Park inits. : TAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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