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New York Times, Monday, July 17, 2006

Author:
Larry Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Larry Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 20,705 )
Across
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Rollick or frolic : ROMP
5
Singer Seeger : PETE
9
It's a no-no : TABOO
14
Cleveland's lake : ERIE
15
"Roots" writer Haley : ALEX
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Summer TV fare : RERUN
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Eat : DINE
18
Crossworder's crutch: Abbr. : DICT
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Hopping mad : IRATE
20
Did accounting hanky-panky, to a housekeeper? : COOKEDTHEBOOKS
23
Chicken ___ king : ALA
24
Loaf with seeds : RYE
25
Free (of) : RID
26
Letters after els : EMS
28
Prefix with -gon : PENTA
30
Variety, in life, so it's said : SPICE
32
Visage overlooking Tiananmen Square : MAO
33
Made in the ___ : USA
35
___ v. Wade : ROE
36
Belgrade resident : SERB
37
Did crime scene work, to a housekeeper? : DUSTEDFORPRINTS
42
Popular pizza/grill chain, informally : UNOS
43
Newsman Rather : DAN
44
Speaks, informally : SEZ
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Thirsty : DRY
46
Hägar the Horrible's wife : HELGA
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Greek moralist : AESOP
52
... --- : SOS
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& : AND
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W-Z, e.g., in an encyc. : VOL
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"Able was I ___ ?" : ERE
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Handled Mob finances, to a housekeeper? : LAUNDEREDMONEY
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Threw : FLUNG
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Cape Town currency : RAND
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Cartoon opossum : POGO
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Chills and fever : AGUE
66
Jog : TROT
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Classic theater : ODEON
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Immodest look : LEER
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Right-minded : SANE
Down
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Baggage porter : REDCAP
2
Camden Yards player : ORIOLE
3
Dweller on ancient Crete : MINOAN
4
What not to do before December 25? : PEEK
5
Rice field : PADDY
6
Upper crusts : ELITES
7
Kind of support : TECH
8
Outside : EXTERIOR
9
Certain vacuum tube : TRIODE
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Prefix with nautical : AERO
11
Some railroaders : BRAKEMEN
12
Defeat with cunning : OUTSMART
13
Air Force ___ : ONE
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Rub out : ERASE
22
Muscle that's often shown off : BICEPS
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Blubbers : SOBS
29
Sounds of reproof : TUTS
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Part of a fork : PRONG
34
Part of a sum : ADDEND
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Petite or jumbo : SIZE
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Bombs without bangs : DUDS
38
Opened, as a carpet : UNROLLED
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Chow mein flavorer : SOYSAUCE
40
Nonsense: Var. : FALDERAL
41
Domain : REALM
46
"Not so fast!" : HANGON
47
Madison in New York or New York in Washington : AVENUE
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Title in Tijuana : SENORA
50
Beaver State : OREGON
51
Mescaline source : PEYOTE
55
Weirder : ODDER
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Golden rule preposition : UNTO
59
Fury : RAGE
60
Chooses (to) : OPTS
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Bushy do, for short : FRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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