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New York Times, Monday, July 31, 2006

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQV} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 147 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0731 ( 20,719 )
Across
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House in Spain : CASA
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Keach of the small screen : STACY
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Peter the Great, for one : CZAR
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European auto : OPEL
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Machine shop tool : LATHE
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River to the Seine : OISE
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Little ___, Dickens girl : NELL
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Place for sketches : ARTISTSPAD
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Introduction in a Dr. Seuss book : IAMSAMSAMIAM
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Go on all fours : CRAWL
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Coffee dispenser : URN
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Computer data holders : DISKS
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Order that may be scrambled or sunny-side up : EGGS
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Passed, as laws : ENACTED
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Onetime Illinois governor Stevenson : ADLAI
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"See ya!" : BYE
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Golfer Ernie : ELS
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Introduction in "Moby-Dick" : CALLMEISHMAEL
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U.S./Gr. Brit. separator : ATL
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6 on a phone pad : MNO
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Answer : REPLY
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Like Marcel Duchamp's "Mona Lisa" : GOATEED
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Jolt provider in a car : BUMP
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Typical Court TV programming : TRIAL
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Berlin's land: Abbr. : GER
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Showbiz twin Mary-Kate or Ashley : OLSEN
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Introduction in an NBC sitcom : MYNAMEISEARL
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Cleans up financially : MAKESAMINT
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100% : PURE
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Line of rotation : AXIS
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Dweebs : NERDS
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Like ___ not : ITOR
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___ messaging (modern communication) : TEXT
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Judge the value of, as ore : ASSAY
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Congers : EELS
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Shaped like a dunce cap : CONIC
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"… partridge in ___ tree" : APEAR
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1965 Alabama march site : SELMA
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"Things are fine …" : ALLSWELL
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Door-closing sound : SLAM
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Set of foot bones : TARSUS
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Perfume from petals : ATTAR
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Passageways for Santa : CHIMNEYS
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"Can" opener? : YESI
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"Like wow, man" : COSMIC
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Five-digit number on an envelope : ZIP
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Happy ___ lark : ASA
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Ketchup-colored : RED
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"Look, I did it!" : TADA
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Like pond scum : ALGAL
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Stainless ___ : STEEL
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Clarkson who won the first "American Idol" : KELLY
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Radical 60's grp. : SDS
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"Hand it over, buster!" : GIMME
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First P.M. of modern India : NEHRU
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Thespian : ACTOR
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Life story : BIO
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Chess finales : ENDGAMES
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Office messages : MEMOS
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With mom, symbol of Americanism : APPLEPIE
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15-percenter: Abbr. : AGT
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Least wild : TAMEST
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Tarzan player Ron and others : ELYS
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Starr of the comics : BRENDA
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Mideast leaders : EMIRS
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Cook, as onions : SAUTE
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Swashbuckler Flynn : ERROL
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Mets and Cubs, for short : NLERS
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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Small rug : MAT
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Logger's tool : AXE
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General Mills cereal : KIX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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