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New York Times, Friday, August 19, 2005

Author:
David Liben-Nowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Liben-Nowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Liben-Nowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 20,373 )
Across
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"Do you want me to?" : SHALLI
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"Brava!" : ATTAGIRL
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Add insult to injury : PILEON
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Rake over the coals, say : BARBECUE
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One seen in Häagen-Dazs : UMLAUT
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On the run : SCOOTING
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Whoop it up : ROISTER
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Some cats : TOMS
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Barrie buccaneer : SMEE
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Definitely no Yankee fan : REB
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Popular sandwich, informally : PBANDJ
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Images on some Christmas wrapping : SANTAS
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Summer vacation spot, with "the" : SHORE
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Gray, in a way : AGE
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Team that last won a World Series in 1954 : GIANTS
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Superstar : IDOL
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Military rule : DONTASKDONTTELL
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Guy : DUDE
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Ally : TEAMUP
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___-Blo fuse : SLO
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Bind tightly : TRUSS
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Bites : SNACKS
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"___ Sings Dylan" (1965 folk album) : ODETTA
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"Oh, no!" : ACK
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Stir : TODO
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Thousands may be in it : CAST
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It keeps some parts in place : HAIRGEL
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Lord of the rings? : PTBARNUM
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Bayed : WAILED
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Knightly activity : JOUSTING
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Current amount : AMPERE
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Duke's fall, e.g. : SEMESTER
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First name of a 1994 Peace Nobelist : YASSER
Down
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Projecting mountain ridges : SPURS
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Bleachers sign : HIMOM
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Title character in a 1980's sitcom : ALLIE
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Auto dealer's paperwork : LEASES
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Oaf : LOUT
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Organ expert : INTERNIST
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Car safety feature, for short : ABS
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Opposite of gaucheness : TACT
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Band : TROOP
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Mushroom producers : ABOMBS
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Singles, e.g. : GETSAHIT
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In this localité : ICI
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Hose problem : RUN
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Race part : LEG
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New shoots : RETAKES
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Makeshift mask, maybe : BANDANA
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Points of origin : NODES
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À la Nash : DROLL
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Kind of mold : JELLO
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Near Eastern honorific : AGA
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It can have knots : STOMACH
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Increase : ADDTO
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Natural flask : GOURD
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Provide : ENDUE
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Hardly went out with a bang : SNUCKAWAY
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Legal position determiner : TESTCASE
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It may be associated with an "I": Abbr. : TPK
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Pitching statistic : STARTS
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Reveals all? : STRIPS
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In ___ (agitated) : ASNIT
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Checks out suggestively : OGLES
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Big maker of snowblowers : DEERE
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More advanced : OLDER
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Whistler's whistle : TUNE
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"___ Dancer" (Nureyev documentary) : IAMA
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Some flannels, briefly : PJS
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Part of a pair of tights : TOE
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No-good : BUM
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Sched. coordinator : MGR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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