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New York Times, Friday, July 28, 2006

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.52 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 20,716 )
Across
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Handle holders : CBERS
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Bone near the shoulder : SCAPULA
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"Phenomenology of Spirit" author, 1807 : HEGEL
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Exposed : LAIDOPEN
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Make bank withdrawals? : ERODE
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State flower of Nebraska : GOLDENROD
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Number of mari : SETTE
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Staple of a Rudolph Valentino film : LOVESCENE
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Risqué business? : STRIPPOKER
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Do stuff : HAIR
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Pistols, e.g. : SIDEARMS
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Beepers : HORNS
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Qajar dynasty's domain : PERSIA
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Best Musical of 1999 : FOSSE
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Batters have them : STANCES
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Hesitant about committing oneself : CAGEY
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Emulated Isocrates : ORATED
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Untagged : NOTIT
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Like teeth after some dental visits : WHITENED
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Flatten : IRON
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Laundry challenge : GRASSSTAIN
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Friendly snake? : CONGALINE
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It's a rush : SEDGE
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Exercise routine : KNEEBENDS
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Not on the edge : INSET
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Studs, e.g. : EARRINGS
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Event drawing intl. criticism : NTEST
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Falls off : LESSENS
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Big name in oil … and oils : GETTY
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"Through the Looking-Glass" game : CHESS
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Some soldiers' wear : BERETS
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What a big winner might be on : EGOTRIP
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Shellfish contaminant : REDTIDE
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Certain shower gift : SLEEPERSET
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Relieves : SALVES
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Fruit drink : CIDER
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Rain gear : PONCHOS
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Raises : UPREARS
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Strong and regal : LEONINE
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Physicist Angström : ANDERS
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Biker's cry : LOOKMANOHANDS
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Joyful hymn word : GLORIA
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Sick-looking : PASTY
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Greeting at the door, serving the hors d'oeuvres, etc. : HOSTESSING
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Guinness Book listings : FEATS
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They're more than pinches : CRISES
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Haloes : CORONAE
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They make things up : ATONERS
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Teriyaki spices : GINGERS
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Accord : ENTENTE
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Fixed : DEADSET
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Football defense that employs five defensive backs : NICKEL
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Gets with great difficulty : WRINGS
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It makes a long story short : DIGEST
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Orbiter of note : GLENN
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Meshed : NETTY
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Rosemary's love in a classic Anne Nichols play : ABIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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