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New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 2006

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 20,711 )
Across
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Corp. honcho : PRES
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Some Filipinos : MOROS
10
Starter's need : GUN
13
TV alien : MORK
17
Storyteller of Samos : AESOP
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Virtuous sort : SAINT
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Duration of many a TV show : ONESEASON
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Wine that causes incoherent talk? : RAMBLINROSE
25
Vietnamese city painted in soothing colors? : PASTELHUE
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Pseudopod formers : AMEBAS
27
Capital on the Mississippi : STPAUL
29
"Missed it!" : TOOLATE
30
Literary governess : EYRE
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Girl's name that's a Texas county seat : EDNA
33
Second word of many limericks : ONCE
34
What a dummy! : SNERD
37
French priest born in early July? : CANCERCURE
41
Worry, it's said : AGER
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Calif. hub : LAX
46
Not quite right? : ACUTE
48
Mint hardware : DIES
49
Fillet : DEBONE
51
Poppy derivative : OPIATE
53
W.W. II-era enlistee : WAC
55
They're trident-shaped : PSIS
57
Dries, in a way : BLOTS
58
Popular British society magazine : TATLER
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Steamed : IRATE
61
Authorize : ACCREDIT
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Life of ___ : EASE
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Monologist of note : LENO
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Start of Montana's motto : ORO
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Source of iron : ORE
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Defeats regularly, in sports lingo : OWNS
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Cracker spread that's a little sparse on top? : BALDINGPATE
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Shook down : BLED
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Game with matchsticks : NIM
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Yearbook sect. : SRS
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Brownie, e.g. : GIRL
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___' Pea : SWEE
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Dasher, to Dancer : TEAMMATE
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Gave in : CAVED
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Haberdashery item : TIEBAR
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Put out : ISSUE
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It melts in your mouth : OLEO
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Journal add-on? : ESE
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Attire : ENROBE
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Bungled, with "up" : MESSED
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Common order, with "the" : SAME
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Bit of sports news : TRADE
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Foreign exchange option : YEN
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Kind of engr. : ELEC
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Discontinued investigative series? : OVEREXPOSE
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Chanson de ___ : GESTE
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Some choristers : ALTI
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Spot in a Manilow tune : COPA
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Ad headline : SALE
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Centers of squares, maybe : STATUES
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Brute : ANIMAL
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Deli offering : SALAMI
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Expert in ornamental fabrics? : LAMEBRAIN
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Rate at which a personnel manager works? : RESUMESPEED
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Orchard starter : APPLESEED
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Cream : ELITE
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"Not my problem!" : SORRY
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1940's first lady : BESS
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Rehabilitated, in a way : DRY
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Boxer-turned-actor : DANZA
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Ring : TOLL
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Jumper, briefly : PARA
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Enlarge, in a way : REAM
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Salinger dedicatee : ESME
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Lamenting one : SOBBER
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Common Internet letters : MSN
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Bireme gear : OARS
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Sidesplitter : RIOT
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With no guarantees : ONSPEC
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Was of use to : STEADED
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Make it big : GOPLACES
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___ corda (music marking) : UNA
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Trojan War sage : NESTOR
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Like pure gold : MALLEABLE
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Dept. of Labor div. : OSHA
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Romp : ROUT
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Place for a pad : KNEE
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After-school arrangements : PLAYDATES
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Punished, in a way, in the Bible : STONED
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Fair-hiring org. : EEOC
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U.S. ally since '48 : ISR
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Green : UNRIPE
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Old five-franc coin : ECU
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Place on the schedule : SLOT
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Auto parts giant : NAPA
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Trick shot that knocks the balls off a French pool table? : EXITENMASSE
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Freely : ATWILL
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Drew nigh : NEARED
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Old "public diplomacy" org. : USIA
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Enthusiastic cheering section at a bullfight? : GOODOLEBOYS
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Unbroken : ENTIRE
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Just back from vacation, say : RESTED
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They do the thinking : CEREBRA
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River whose delta is Cape Tortosa : EBRO
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[sigh] : ALAS
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"Please?" : CANI
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St. Andrews golf club member : SCOT
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Pacific kingdom : TONGA
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Like a cardinal : CRESTED
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Promptly : ONTIME
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Peace Nobelist called a "messenger to mankind" : WIESEL
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Concerning : ASTO
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"Had enough?" : GIVE
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Lively tempo : PRESTO
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Catkin bearers : ALDERS
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Kind of blast : BEER
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J. M. Barrie pirate : SMEE
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Flute, e.g. : WINEGLASS
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Sweet after-dinner drinks : MUSCATELS
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Additionally : ELSE
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"You've got to be kidding!" : COMEON
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Lend support to : ABET
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___ Coty, predecessor of Charles de Gaulle : RENE
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Simple, pretty songs : EARCANDY
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Grandparents, often : DOTERS
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No longer good : EXPIRED
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He hoped to succeed H.S.T. : AES
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Authorized to travel : VISAED
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Actress Anderson : PAMELA
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Fishing gear with fine mesh wire : EELPOT
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Garage job : LUBE
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Simple headstone : SLAB
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Put on record, but not actually on a record : TAPE
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Intensifies, with "up" : AMPS
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Clarifying phrase : ASIN
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Rink leap : LUTZ
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Sleek, for short : AERO
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Jazzman Saunders : MERL
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Tranquil scene : IDYL
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Suffix with front : IER
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Apology starter : MEA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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