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New York Times, Saturday, July 29, 2006

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {KQWX} This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0729 ( 20,717 )
Across
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Supporters of women's athletics : SPORTSBRAS
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Gossip : DISH
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Don't be cruel : HAVEAHEART
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Catch ___ : ONTO
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Boardwalk buy : ITALIANICE
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Leader in the Crimean War : TSAR
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Announcer who was the first to call DiMaggio "Joltin' Joe" : MELALLEN
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Hoaxes : PUTONS
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It's a blast : TOOT
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Plot (with) : COLLUDE
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Ratify : AFFIRM
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Hits solidly : CONNECTS
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Greek island that was a source of fine white marble in ancient times : PAROS
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Meryl Streep's first film : JULIA
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Hotness : IRE
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Mastermind : PLAN
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Steady worker : ROBOT
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"Double Indemnity" writer, 1936 : CAIN
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High no.? : ALT
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Cone bearer : CEDAR
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Babushkas : NANAS
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Landed : REELEDIN
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Disturb : JOSTLE
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Hittable : INRANGE
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Whence the line "Whither thou goest, I will go" : RUTH
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Fast starter : TINDER
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1959 death row movie, with "The" : LASTMILE
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"What ___ for Love" ("A Chorus Line" song) : IDID
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Number of people : ANESTHESIA
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Fall through the cracks? : OOZE
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Will Rogers's humorous self-description : POETLARIAT
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Giant or D'back : NLER
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Requests to compare and contrast, maybe : ESSAYTESTS
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Level : SHIM
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Crown : PATE
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Amphitheater : OVAL
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Tie : RELATION
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They'll give you fits : TAILORS
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Peace in the Middle East : SHALOM
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"The Devil and Daniel Webster" writer : BENET
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Eavesdropper? : RAIN
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Path across the sky : ARC
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Put the pedal to the metal : STEPONIT
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Plug of half-smoked tobacco : DOTTLE
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Carefree : INSOUCIANT
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Face the people : STANDTRIAL
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Savvy : HORSESENSE
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One out on a limb : ULNA
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Some commentary : COLOR
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Shade : APPARITION
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1948 Ralph Richardson film, with "The" : FALLENIDOL
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Consort : FRATERNIZE
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Daiquirí resident : CUBAN
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Sweetin who played Stephanie on "Full House" : JODIE
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Cabernet, say : REDGRAPE
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Sweater choice : CASHMERE
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End of an epoch? : CENE
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"It can't be!" : NOTTHAT
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Hierarchy : LADDER
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Without bias : JUSTLY
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Jah worshiper : RASTA
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Remains : LEES
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Goddess worshiped at the Temple of Philae : ISIS
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"South Pacific" girl : LIAT
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Fills the bill? : EATS
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Directory listings: Abbr. : NOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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