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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 2006

With 66-Across, where one might find 16-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across

Author:
David Sullivan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Sullivan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sullivan.
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© 2006, The New York Times8/1/06 ( No. 20,720 )
Across
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With 66-Across, where one might find 16-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across : YARD
5
Broadway opener : ACTI
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Tombstone lawman : EARP
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Lace end : AGLET
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Cancel, on a PC : UNDO
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Photos for a pittance? : CHEAPSHOTS
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Horse coloration : ROAN
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___ lane (rush-hr. convenience) : HOV
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"Fine by me" : OKAY
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Minuscule : TEENSY
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Stereo setting : TREBLE
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Signal to a road hog : HONK
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Engine parts on clearance? : REDUCEDCARBS
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New Zealanders, informally : KIWIS
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Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
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Granola grain : OAT
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Bengals' home, familiarly : CINCY
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When doubled, a Pacific island : BORA
40
U.K. record label : EMI
41
Farfalle or fusilli : PASTA
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Pushover : SOFTY
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PC's for peanuts? : VALUESYSTEMS
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Takes home : NETS
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Unoccupied : VACANT
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Bearded leader : CASTRO
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Pitchfork-shaped letters : PSIS
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Off-the-wall response? : ECHO
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Blankets for the taking? : FREETHROWS
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German Expressionist ___ Nolde : EMIL
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Islamic decree : FATWA
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Guitarist Atkins : CHET
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Text message command : SEND
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British gun of W.W. II : STEN
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See 1-Across : SALE
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Cruise in style : YACHT
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Detest : ABHOR
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Superman player : REEVE
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Narc's org. : DEA
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Be too sweet : CLOY
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Song from "Mame" starting "Light the candles …" : ITSTODAY
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"I've got it!" : EUREKA
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Shortly, to a bard : ANON
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Vitamin bottle figs. : RDAS
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Pay, with "up" : PONY
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"Since you ___ …" : ASKED
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Gdansk denizens : POLES
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S.A.S.E., e.g.: Abbr. : ENCL
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Spreadable cheese : BRIE
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Jazz lover, in old slang : HEPCAT
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Sperry/Burroughs merger company : UNISYS
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Euro fractions : CENTS
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It's over your head : ROOF
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S.F. rail service : BART
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Dog command : STAY
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Chicken ___ : KIEV
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Banshee's cry : WAIL
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"Survivor" losers : CASTOFFS
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Pear type : BOSC
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Equal : PEER
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Big, big hit : SMASH
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Still a secret : UNTOLD
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Madonna musical : EVITA
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Kauai goodbye : ALOHA
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Staircase post : NEWEL
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"Take a bite" : TASTE
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Middling marks : CEES
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Wile E. Coyote's supplier : ACME
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Tibia's place : SHIN
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Tennis ace Sampras : PETE
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Mended : SEWN
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Squealer : RAT
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Some colas : RCS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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