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New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 2006

Author:
Ethan Friedman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Friedman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Friedman. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

In this schizophrenic puzzle about emperor penguins and daily newspapers, the answer for 46 Across can be either BLACK or WHITE. Each works for all the crossing clues.

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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 20,715 )
Across
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"No kidding!" : ITSAFACT
9
___ mama (rum drink) : BAHAMA
15
Enter full-force : LEAPINTO
16
One who skips church, maybe : ELOPER
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Subjects of a hit 2005 documentary : EMPERORPENGUINS
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Recess : APSE
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Charge for using : LEASETO
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Vegas V.I.P. : PITBOSS
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High school class, informally : ECON
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Part of an ear : COB
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How 46-Across can be answered : TWICE
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Setting for a check : CHESS
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Most flamboyant : SHOWIEST
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Con's opposite : PRO
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Overstay one's welcome, e.g. : IMPOSE
36
"I can't he-e-ear you ...!" : LALALA
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Currency exchange shop abbr. : USD
41
Architectural space above an arch : SPANDREL
43
Thomas of "That Girl" : MARLO
46
Shade of 17- and 57-Across : BLACK
47
Computer storage unit, informally : MEG
48
Plenty mad : IRED
49
Coquette's trait : COYNESS
51
Akin : SIMILAR
53
Double Stuf treat : OREO
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Part of the press : DAILYNEWSPAPERS
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Eventually : INTIME
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Many a door feature : PEEPHOLE
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Remove the pits from : DESEED
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This answer and others : ACROSSES
Down
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Intestinal parts : ILEA
2
Sub : TEMP
3
Hardly geniuses : SAPS
4
Without ___ (silently) : APEEP
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Wreath material : FIR
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Julio to julio : ANO
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Mid. : CTR
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#1 : TOP
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Elaine ___ of "Seinfeld" : BENES
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Bit of scum : ALGA
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Census unit : HOUSEHOLD
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Each : APIECE
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"The Freshmaker" candy : MENTOS
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Some insurance frauds : ARSONS
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"Or ___!" : ELSE
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"Yes, indeed!" : ITISSO
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English professor's wear, stereotypically : TWEED
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Again, in music : BIS
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When the Sup. Court's new term begins : OCT
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TV juggernaut started 10/6/2000 : CSI
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Eponymous physicist : OHM
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Dizzy Gillespie specialty : BOP
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Construction site sights : CRANKS
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"You don't believe me?" : WOULDILIE
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Home, for one : PLACE
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Coat part : ARM
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Gen. Robert E. ___ : LEE
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Math subj. : ALG
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Not open : SLY
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Skewer : PAN
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Erred on : MISDID
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French rocket : ARIANE
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Sends, as payment : REMITS
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Had on one's back : BORE
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Punished with a stick : CANED
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Second-year collegians, informally : SOPHS
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Old ___, Conn. : LYME
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Olds oldies : REOS
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Sweet suffixes? : OSES
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New Deal org. : WPA
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Instant, in slang : SEC
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Each : PER
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Mil. address : APO

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

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