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ANAGRAMMATIC WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 2006

Author:
Ashish Vengsarkar
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ashish Vengsarkar

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vengsarkar. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 20,704 )
Across
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Pelvic : ILIAC
6
P.M. times : AFTS
10
Fast feline : PUMA
14
They don't do Windows, as a rule : IMACS
19
Sheryl Crow's "All I ___ Do" : WANNA
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Goggle : GAZE
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City south of Moscow : OREL
22
Lollygag : TARRY
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EVIL BRAT IN THERE : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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Muchachas: Abbr. : SRTAS
27
Part of the refrain before "hey hey hey" in a 1969 #1 song : NANANANA
28
___ League : ARAB
29
Absorbed : INTENT
30
CANNY OLDER AUTHOR : ARTHURCONANDOYLE
34
Notches, usually : VSHAPES
38
Honk : TOOT
39
Frown : LOUR
40
School for King's Scholars : ETON
41
Not manual : AUTO
42
Signs : OMENS
44
Passers, briefly : QBS
47
TO APPEAR ON ELBA, NON? : NAPOLEONBONAPARTE
52
Diminutive suffix : ULE
53
Nevada county : NYE
54
Sharper : ACUTER
55
P.O. items : LTRS
56
1940's-50's All-Star Johnny : SAIN
57
Old cars with 389 engines : GTOS
58
Secretary of state before Shultz : HAIG
59
Diet doctor : ATKINS
61
EAGER TO USE LYRICAL MOLD : SAMUELTAYLORCOLERIDGE
68
Benedict XV's successor : PIUSXI
69
Vault : LEAP
70
Narc tail? : OSIS
71
Playfully roguish : ARCH
72
Jason ___, longtime Denver Bronco : ELAM
73
Touch : ADJOIN
76
Recipe instruction : ADD
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Sci-fi drug : TEK
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SEEN ALIVE? SORRY, PAL! : ELVISAARONPRESLEY
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Co. founded by Perot : EDS
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Old-fashioned contraction : TAINT
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Good buddy : CBER
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Abbey area : APSE
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Like some Fr. nouns : MASC
89
God whose wife had hair of finely spun gold : THOR
90
Storyteller's challenge : TOPTHIS
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EVER THE CRISP HERO : CHRISTOPHERREEVE
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Taos sight : PUEBLO
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Picnic hamperer : RAIN
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"Clever thinking" : NEATIDEA
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Esther of "Good Times" : ROLLE
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I VALUE NICER ROLE : LAURENCEOLIVIER
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Affaire : AMOUR
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Some wings : ELLS
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B'way showing : PERF
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Part of a platform : TENET
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Carryalls : TOTES
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Dying words? : OBIT
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It's usually slanted : ROOF
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Pete ___, 1970's-80's General Motors chief : ESTES
Down
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"Bingo!" : IWIN
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Source of basalt : LAVA
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___ uproar : INAN
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Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
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Short break : CATNAP
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Operatives : AGENTS
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Al ___ (Mideast group) : FATAH
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Philosopher Mo-___ : TZE
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Sun. talk : SER
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Herculean literary character? : POIROT
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Concentrated, in a way : URBAN
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Peach ___ : MELBA
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Cask contents : ALE
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"I give up" : ITSNOUSE
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St. Stephen, in the Bible : MARTYR
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Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
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One doing heavy lifting : CRANE
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Meth. : SYST
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Hopper : HARE
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Nocturnal animal: Var. : RACOON
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Start of a refusal : IDONT
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Part of an instrument measuring fluid pressure : UTUBE
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Kind of blade : ROTOR
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Pirates and Cards : NLERS
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Kind of diagram in logic : VENN
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Dog command : STAY
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Word before and after "against" : HOPE
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"Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANO
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Industrious one : ANT
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Some nerve : OPTIC
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Pulitzer-winning critic Jefferson : MARGO
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Dennis of "The Alamo" : QUAID
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Hip-hop jewelry, in short : BLING
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Pick up : SENSE
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Glove material : LATEX
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Potentially dangerous strain : ECOLI
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Boot : OUST
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Winged : ALAR
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Their tips turn up : SKIS
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Wax rhapsodic : GUSH
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Short flight : HOP
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Race of Norse gods : AESIR
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Group of three : TRINE
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Rush : SPATE
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Was on : AIRED
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Goos : MUCKS
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Texas hold 'em announcement : ALLIN
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Catalytic converter? : YEAST
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Temple tender : LAMA
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Flight maneuver : LOOP
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Boot : EVICT
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Pergola : ARBOR
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Bobby : DOERR
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Dad's namesake: Abbr. : JNR
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"Kubla Khan" river : ALPH
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First name in 50's TV : DESI
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Salon supplies : DYES
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Amazon.com and others : ETAILERS
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Stop from running, maybe : LASSO
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One-seeded fruit, botanically : ACHENE
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Parked oneself : SAT
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1959 #1 hit by the Fleetwoods : MRBLUE
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Craving : THIRST
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Start a drive : TEEOFF
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Like Ford's logo : OVAL
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Garment size : PETITE
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1980's-90's New York governor : CUOMO
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Spartan serf : HELOT
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Toothbrush handle? : ORALB
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1945 Physics Nobelist Wolfgang ___ : PAULI
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Madrid month : ENERO
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Something to fall on : PRAT
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Composer Charles : IVES
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Force : DINT
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Clown shoe width : EEEE
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Culture : ARTS
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August person : LEO
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"Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!" network : NPR
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Bus. driver? : CEO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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