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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Author:
Damon J. Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

In 2016, Mr. Gulczynski followed up this puzzle with a similar one about 90s FADS.

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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 20,685 )
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Cut and paste : EDIT
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Feminist Abzug : BELLA
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Trojan War hero : AJAX
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Late-night TV "jaywalker" : LENO
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Met highlights : ARIAS
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One in a will : HEIR
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Workout wear : LEGWARMERS
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___ mater : ALMA
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Shelled out : SPENT
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Black cattle breed : ANGUS
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Science writer Willy : LEY
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Helpful connections : INS
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Some Pacific salmon : SOCKEYES
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Bandit's lair : HIDEOUT
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Elvis's swivelers : HIPS
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Commotions : ADOS
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Prosperous period : BOOM
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Politically incorrect Bill : MAHER
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Go astray : SIN
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17- and 66-Across and 11- and 30-Down, e.g. : 80SFADS
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Source of iron : ORE
44
Nonsense : HOKUM
46
Paint can instruction : STIR
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Chow ___ : MEIN
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Cast-of-thousands film : EPIC
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Lowered in value : DEBASED
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Pronounce : SAYALOUD
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Tail motion : WAG
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Type : ILK
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Supporter of the arts? : EASEL
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Auto mechanics rotate them : TIRES
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School since 1440 : ETON
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Six-faced puzzler : RUBIKSCUBE
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Barn topper : VANE
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Riyadh resident : SAUDI
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"Dancing Queen" quartet : ABBA
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Hence : ERGO
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Rocker John : ELTON
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Minus : LESS
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Right-angle bends : ELLS
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Seemingly bottomless : DEEP
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Locals near a campus : TOWNIES
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Keep out : BAR
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Claims on homes, e.g. : LIENS
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Slowly, musically : LARGO
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Per se : ASSUCH
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"Got it!" : AHA
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Clear plastic footwear : JELLYSHOES
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Actress Anouk : AIMEE
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Dentists' pictures : XRAYS
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Periodic table fig. : ATNO
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Reads quickly : SKIMS
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Really, really cold : SUB0
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Clean air org. : EPA
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"Slung" dish : HASH
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Prefix with -syncratic : IDIO
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Classic arcade game : DONKEYKONG
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Fling : TOSS
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Frequently, to bards : OFT
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Motel employee : MAID
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Pennsylvania port : ERIE
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Tear apart : REND
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2002 Eminem movie : 8MILE
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Sketched : DREW
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___ tree (trapped) : UPA
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Like Harry Potter's world : MAGICAL
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Like a rasp file : COARSE
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Is at the plate : BATS
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Kitchen item full of holes : SIEVE
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Sacrifice site : ALTAR
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The ___ suspects : USUAL
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Coming-out : DEBUT
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Italian resort : LIDO
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Unsophisticated sort : RUBE
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Falls back : EBBS
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Huge expanses : SEAS
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Keanu Reeves's "The Matrix" role : NEO
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Reunion folks : KIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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