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New York Times, Monday, July 3, 2006

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0703 ( 20,691 )
Across
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"___ Las Vegas" (1964 Elvis movie) : VIVA
5
Armageddon : DOOM
9
Snapshot : PHOTO
14
Gulf of ___, off the coast of Yemen : ADEN
15
River of Spain : EBRO
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Pavarotti, notably : TENOR
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First digit in a California ZIP code : NINE
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Hammer's end : PEEN
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___-Seltzer : BROMO
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Those seeking attention? : YOUWHOYOOHOO
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Had a bite : ATE
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Obstinate one : ASS
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Convoy's front : LEADCAR
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Rapper Dr. ___ : DRE
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Waterfall effect : MIST
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Cheer for a torero : OLE
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Hearth contents : ASHES
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Dobbin's dinner : OATS
36
Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
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Mark on a Russian author's to-do list? : CHEKHOVCHECKOFF
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Gen. Patton, to George C. Scott : ROLE
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Pod contents : PEAS
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Subtle reminders : HINTS
43
First lady? : EVE
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Casino card game : FARO
45
Five-spot : FIN
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Graduates-to-be : SENIORS
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Chaney of horror films : LON
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U-turn from NNW : SSE
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A Bangkok drink I had? : MYTHAIMAITAI
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Clean in a tub : BATHE
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Go beyond a once-over : OGLE
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Make yawn : BORE
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TV studio sign : ONAIR
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Algerian seaport : ORAN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Twists out of shape : WARPS
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What it may take to answer the question "Does this make me look fat?" : TACT
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City near Carson City : RENO
Down
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Title uncle in a classic Russian play : VANYA
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Doofus : IDIOT
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Show's place : VENUE
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Once more : ANEW
5
Topple, as a ruler : DEPOSE
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Follows directions : OBEYS
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Splittable cookie : OREO
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Single-slab stone monuments : MONOLITHS
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J.F.K. commanded one in W.W. II : PTBOAT
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He ordered the execution of John the Baptist : HEROD
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Lennon's Yoko : ONO
12
Mr. Turkey : TOM
13
El Dorado's treasure : ORO
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Like an arctic winter : HARSH
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Hermann who wrote "Siddhartha" : HESSE
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: : COLON
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In the air : ALOFT
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Snorkeling destinations : REEFS
29
Hockey player's deceptive move : DEKE
30
Former Portuguese territory in 39-Down : MACAO
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1960's TV's "Green ___" : ACRES
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Subway rider's move : SHOVE
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Hunt of "As Good as It Gets" : HELEN
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Go too far : OVERSHOOT
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Related (to) : AKIN
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Dizzying museum display : OPART
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Home to 1.3 billion people : CHINA
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Gathering spots at intermission : FOYERS
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Instigate : FOMENT
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"Gotcha, bro" : IMHIP
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Shade of purple : LILAC
49
Ripped off : STOLE
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Food wrap : SARAN
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Old MacDonald refrain : EIEIO
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Letter-shaped girder : IBAR
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Arrow's shooter : BOW
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Road goo : TAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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