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13 x 2 = 26*

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 2006

Author:
Derrick Niederman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Niederman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 20,732 )
Across
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Pitch in : ASSIST
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Sight near an igloo : SLED
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Show utter disrespect to : SPITON
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Something in France : QUELQUECHOSE
19
Plastic surgeon's target : HOOKNOSE
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*Discount brokerage formed in 1996 : TDWATERHOUSE
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*Site of a famous drawing? : OKCORRAL
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Scorch : SINGE
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My dear man : SIR
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Run the show : EMCEE
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Ratio phrase : ISTO
29
Hardly raining? : SLEETY
32
*Writer who coined the word "booboisie" : HLMENCKEN
35
Wane : ABATE
38
Fee follower : FIE
39
Biological rings : AREOLAE
40
Satellite counterpart : AMFM
41
*Deceased writer whose work was the basis for a hit 2005 film : CSLEWIS
44
Kiss, in "Harry Potter" : SNOG
45
Former Span. money : PTA
48
Something a bride may have : REGISTRY
50
Newsman Potter and others : NEDS
52
Doll : SUGAR
54
Old man of the sea, to Homer : PROTEUS
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Pop : LANCE
57
How 265-pound football Hall-of-Famer Larry Little was named? : INAPTLY
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Legal hearing : OYER
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Bonus : PERK
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1939 Best Picture nominee banned in the Soviet Union : NINOTCHKA
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Year Chaucer died : MCD
65
*Kids' cookie makers, informally : EZBAKEOVENS
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Folk duo ___ & Sylvia : IAN
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Johnnycake : CORNBREAD
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Porcelain piece : EWER
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Alpine sight : TBAR
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Some takeout : CHINESE
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Spy, at times : TAPER
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Damned doctor : FAUSTUS
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First two words of "Waltzing Matilda" : ONCEA
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Building contractor's study : CODE
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These provide relief : BULLPENS
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___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
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Language whose name means "army" : URDU
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*1970's-80's TV villain : JREWING
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Knick rival : CELT
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French West Indies isle, informally : STBARTS
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Bit of a comic : GAG
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Peter the Great's co-czar : IVANV
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*It was retired in 2005 : MXMISSILE
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Chestnut : OLDSAW
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Make ___ for it : ARUN
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Capital of Belarus : MINSK
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As well : TOO
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Daily ___, "Spider-Man" newspaper : BUGLE
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*QB who was the 1963 Player of the Year : YATITTLE
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*World order : UNRESOLUTION
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Dumps : EYESORES
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"Mission: Impossible" types : SECRETAGENTS
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Skip : DEPART
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Seven ___ : SEAS
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Treat as a villain : HISSAT
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Its logo is four rings : AUDI
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Iced, with "up" : SEWN
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Waste : SLAG
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*Measure of brightness : IQTEST
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Attorney's advice : SUE
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Breviloquent : TERSE
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Peewee : SHORTIE
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Record producer ___ Adler : LOU
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Regard : DEEM
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Barefoot : SHOELESS
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"Gotta catch 'em all!" sloganeer : POKEMON
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Its logo is five rings: Abbr. : IOC
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How Holmes beat Ali in '80 : TKO
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How chicken à la king may be served : ONRICE
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Scandinavian language, to natives : NORSK
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Milk purchases: Abbr. : QTS
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In the main : CHIEFLY
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Fill up : SATE
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University of North Carolina : ELON
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Prot., for example : CHR
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Some college staff : LECTURERS
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Tree that's a symbol of sorrow : YEW
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"Don't Bring Me Down" grp., 1979 : ELO
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Pesters : NAGSAT
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Continental abbr. : AMER
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*It provided tires for Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis : BFGOODRICH
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Good relations : AMITY
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"Just ___!" : ASEC
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French Dadaist : ARP
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Ones getting coll. counseling, maybe : SRS
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Harry Bailly, in "The Canterbury Tales" : INNKEEPER
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*Not for everyone : PGTHIRTEEN
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___ blue streak : TALKA
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Kind of race : ARYAN
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Go with : SEE
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Setting for part of Kerouac's "On the Road" : DENVER
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Kind of symbol : UPC
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Precipitate : LEADTO
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What Indiana once pursued : ARK
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River to the Danube : INN
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"A seductive liar": George W. Ball : NOSTALGIA
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Grp. with balls and strikes : PBA
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Ending with cash : IER
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Singer Marilyn : MCCOO
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Film executive Harry and others : COHNS
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#26 of 26 : ZEE
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Fall behind : OWE
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Brussels-to-Amsterdam dir. : NNE
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Nice ones : BEAUTS
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Neighbor of Rom. : BUL
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Lab safety org.? : ASPCA
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Hot and heavy, e.g.: Abbr. : ADJS
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Crosswords, say : FUN
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The Runnin' Rebels, for short : UNLV
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Mach 1 passer : SST
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Like Larry of the Three Stooges, surprisingly : CURLIEST
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Healthy amount : BIGDOSE
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Football positions: Abbr. : RBS
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Pioneering German auto : DAIMLER
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___ boost : EGO
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Barbara on the cover of 15 TV Guides : WALTERS
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"Apollo 13" actor : SINISE
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Symbol of perfection : TEN
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*Beetles : VWBUGS
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Lee of the old Milwaukee Braves : MAYE
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Look inside : XRAY
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Quiet, now : MUTED
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Truth, old-style : SOOTH
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Figure (out) : SUSS
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Common arthroscopy site : KNEE
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Mountain West Conference team : UTES
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Actress Gershon : GINA
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1990's Senate majority leader : LOTT
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Nav. designation : ENS
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Zenith : TOP
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Singing syllable : TRA
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Zenith rival : RCA
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Chou En-___ : LAI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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