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New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 163 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 20,693 )
Across
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Deadly biters : ASPS
5
Talks a blue streak : YAPS
9
Tend to, as a turkey : BASTE
14
London Fog product : COAT
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Passing remarks? : OBIT
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Razzle-dazzle : ECLAT
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Waikiki wiggles : HULA
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Sch. where John Wooden coached : UCLA
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Caribbean getaway : ARUBA
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Unique shades at the stable? : ONEHORSETONES
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99 shares of stock, say : ODDLOT
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Balkan native : SERB
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Managed care grp. : HMO
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It's a wrap : FUR
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Noticeably sad : TEARFUL
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George Sand's "Elle et ___" : LUI
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Laugh loudly : ROAR
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No-goodnik : LOUSE
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"Bring us doubles!"? : SENDINTHECLONES
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Belted hunter : ORION
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"___-Team" : THEA
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"ER" roles : MDS
44
"You missed the boat!" : TOOLATE
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Nine-digit ID : SSN
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Thesaurus wd. : SYN
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Squeal : SING
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Greeting from Santa : HOHOHO
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Regally decorated witches? : JEWELEDCRONES
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Lyrist of myth : ERATO
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Release the buttons of : UNDO
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Not take the heat well : WILT
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Short-short skirt : MICRO
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Bird crop : CRAW
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Loafer's bottom : SOLE
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Turnstile feeder : TOKEN
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Custodian's collection : KEYS
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___ about (roughly) : ONOR
Down
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Response to a sudden chill : ACHOO
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In good shape : SOUND
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Went white : PALED
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Lesley of "60 Minutes" : STAHL
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"Go ahead, play" : YOURTURN
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Kiddie education : ABCS
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Laundry loads : PILES
8
California redwood and others : STATETREES
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Dangerous pitch : BEANBALL
10
Plot part : ACRE
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Auditor's unwelcome discovery : SLUSHFUND
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Bill : TAB
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I ___ Pi (playful fraternity name) : ETA
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Sock-in-the-gut response : OOF
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Lode load : ORE
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59-Across and others : MUSES
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Bullring bravos : OLES
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Curse of the jinxed : ROTTENLUCK
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Wiggle ___ : ROOM
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A bad, bad Brown, in song : LEROY
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British standard : UNIONJACK
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Fan fave : IDOL
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"Say ___" : AHH
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Barflies : SOTS
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Dizzy with rapture : INASWOON
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Money machines, so to speak : CASHCOWS
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No-win situation? : TIE
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Scand. land : NOR
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Literature class : GENRE
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"Care to elaborate?" : HOWSO
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Popular parody newspaper, with "The" : ONION
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"Anybody there?" : HELLO
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Blender brand : OSTER
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"To be" to Henri : ETRE
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Memorable June event : DDAY
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CPR specialist : EMT
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John Wayne's "___ Lobo" : RIO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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