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New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 2006

Author:
Kevin McCann
Editor:
Will Shortz
Instruction for 17-, 23-, 46- and 58-Across
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Kevin McCann

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. McCann. Thursday freshness: 4%
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© 2006, The New York Times7/20/6 ( No. 20,708 )
Across
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Some bearded men : AMISH
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Rain forest features : MISTS
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Spiegel who produced "On the Waterfront" : SAM
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Scoop up : LADLE
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Schoolyard retort : AMTOO
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Actor Gulager : CLU
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Travel to the end of the earth : POLAREXPEDITION
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Ivan Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Stage : TIER
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Way out : AFAR
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"Why, yes" : IDONTMINDIFIDO
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"Give ___ kiss!" : MEA
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Gridiron abbr. : INT
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Orchestra group : OBOES
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See 18-Down : JAMES
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Eerie kind of powers : PSI
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Instruction for 17-, 23-, 46- and 58-Across : FINDTHELOSTDOGS
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Mailman, to a canine? : FOE
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Fire : LETGO
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Pump outlet? : AORTA
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Bifteck seasoning : SEL
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Stopover : INN
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Isn't likely to succeed : LACKSPOTENTIAL
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PayPal owner : EBAY
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For words? : YEAS
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Year Attila invaded Gaul : CDLI
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Something that can't be undone : WATEROVERTHEDAM
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Medium for playing the Blues? : ICE
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Westminster Kennel Club show, e.g. : EVENT
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Tennis star Dementieva : ELENA
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Paul McCartney, for one : SIR
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Last word : SAYSO
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"Discus Thrower" sculptor of ancient Greece : MYRON
Down
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Boxer's fare : ALPO
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Polynesian language : MAORI
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Stayed put : IDLED
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Took a zigzag course : SLALOMED
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___ highness : HER
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FHM competitor : MAXIM
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John Hancock Tower designer : IMPEI
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Finger-wagging, say : STERN
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Strauss's "___ und Verklärung" : TOD
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"___ gather" : SOI
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Video store section : SCIFI
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Take ___ off : ALOAD
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Short-story writer Alice : MUNRO
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With 32-Across, "Tell Mama" singer, 1967 : ETTA
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1920's chief justice : TAFT
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Snuggles : NESTLES
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Doesn't go on : DIES
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Flash : INSTANT
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Command to a pooch on a couch, maybe : OFF
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Feature on A&E : BIO
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Purina ___ (pet food) : ONE
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Fountain feature : JET
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Math subj. : ALG
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Jersey call : MOO
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___ avión (stamp on a letter to Spain) : POR
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___ Pepper : SGT
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"The Heart ___ Lonely Hunter" : ISA
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Cry to a St. Bernard? : HELP
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Serve its purpose : DONICELY
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Kind of terrier : SKYE
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M.I.T. part: Abbr. : INST
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Explorer with Sacagawea : LEWIS
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You can count on them : ABACI
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Do dinner? : CATER
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Cry of dismay : OYVEY
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Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, e.g. : TEENS
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Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
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Summer : ADDER
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Treeless plain : LLANO
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Mogadishu-born supermodel : IMAN
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Drops of golden sun? : RES
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Largest cells in the human body : OVA
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Constrain, with "in" : HEM

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