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New York Times, Tuesday, June 6, 2006

What 20-, 41-, and 56-Across all have

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times6/6/06 ( No. 20,664 )
Across
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Move like a butterfly : FLIT
5
School group? : FISH
9
Stood absolutely still : FROZE
14
South American capital : LIMA
15
"___ la Douce" (1963 film) : IRMA
16
Baltimore athlete : RAVEN
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Riyadh resident : ARAB
18
Boor : LOUT
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Publicist's assignment : EVENT
20
Things with 73-Across : GAMBLINGCASINOS
23
Jabber : YAP
24
"Say what?" : HUH
25
What to do to hats and waiters : TIP
28
Kind of computer connection : WIFI
31
Tank top? : GASCAP
36
J, F or K, e.g., in J.F.K.: Abbr. : INIT
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Stellar phenomenon : NOVA
40
Absurd : INANE
41
Things with 73-Across : AUTOMOBILERACES
44
TV host Lake : RICKI
45
Words before date and record : SETA
46
Terrific, in slang : PHAT
47
Parthenon site : ATHENS
49
Be stuck (on) : DOTE
51
Hosp. locales : ERS
52
Location identifier, for short : GPS
54
"___ treat!" : ILL
56
Things with 73-Across : EXCAVATIONSITES
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Addis ___ : ABABA
66
Sounded, as a phone : RANG
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Big fuss : TODO
68
Heels are attached to them : SOLES
69
Río contents : AGUA
70
___ of measure : UNIT
71
Banish : EXILE
72
Washington paper, with "the" : POST
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What 20-, 41-, and 56-Across all have : PITS
Down
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Jolly Roger, for one : FLAG
2
Old Italian currency : LIRA
3
Muslim leader : IMAM
4
Striped cat : TABBY
5
Tagalog speaker : FILIPINO
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Waffle maker : IRON
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Very pleased with oneself : SMUG
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Down the ___ : HATCH
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What a window fan brings in : FRESHAIR
10
Sitar master Shankar : RAVI
11
Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
12
Greek philosopher known for a paradox : ZENO
13
Tolkien forest creatures : ENTS
21
Police, with "the," informally : LAW
22
Hot time: Abbr. : AUG
25
Princess' adornment : TIARA
26
Northwest Territories native : INUIT
27
Throw : PITCH
29
Watch chains : FOBS
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Like some college buildings' walls : IVIED
32
Hypnosis ender : SNAP
33
Stash : CACHE
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Lend ___ (be attentive) : ANEAR
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Royal pains : PESTS
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Drag on a cigarette : TOKE
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Voice below soprano : ALTO
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Prized Chinese collectible : MINGVASE
43
Bothering badly : EATINGAT
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Vacation location : SPA
50
Golfer Ernie : ELS
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Rein, e.g. : STRAP
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Quickly brightened, as the face : LITUP
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Comfort : EASE
57
Microsoft game system : XBOX
58
Colombian city : CALI
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Genesis brother : ABEL
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Author Morrison : TONI
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Work on after filming : EDIT
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Ones likely to go "hic!" : SOTS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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