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New York Times, Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
With 26-Down, words to a young person showing great promise
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 39 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Estes. Wednesday freshness: 37%
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© 2006, The New York Times8/2/6 ( No. 20,721 )
Across
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Comment made with a sigh : AHME
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Dental care brand : ORALB
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Wiener schnitzel meat : VEAL
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Blueprint feature : ROOM
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Mrs. Arnold Schwarzenegger : MARIA
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Beginning drawing class : ARTI
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"Stop griping!" : DONTBESUCHACRAB
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Mo. for an apple festival : OCT
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All fouled up : INAMESS
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Ending with transit : ORY
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Butler on a plantation : RHETT
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Turkey neighbor : SYRIA
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Heed : HEARKENTO
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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See 34-Down : MEARA
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Language written with Persian-Arabic letters : URDU
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Have no doubts : KNOW
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Time and again : OFTEN
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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Owing money : INHOCK
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Horseshoe-shaped fasteners : UBOLTS
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Small treasure : PEARL
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"The Waste Land" monogram : TSE
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Annually : AYEAR
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Not get worked up over something : LETITPASS
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Sunburned and then some : REDASALOBSTER
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Money of Venezuela : BOLIVAR
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"Things aren't that bad" : CHEERUP
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Mosaic tile : TESSERA
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Dangers on the highway : HOTRODS
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"It's no ___" : USE
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Leaky tire sound : SSS
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Upper class: Abbr. : SRS
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Go down : SET
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Intense devotion : ARDOR
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Likker : HOOCH
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___ Leone, highest of the Lepontine Alps : MONTE
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Ambulance figure: Abbr. : EMT
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Black cat or eclipse, maybe : OMEN
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Calla lily, e.g. : ARUM
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Woe for Fido : LICE
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Outbursts from Scrooge : BAHS
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Hoover, informally : VAC
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What thsi clue has : ERROR
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Video game pioneer : ATARI
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Saharan land : LIBYA
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Fisherman's hope : BITE
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___ D.A. : ASST
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With 26-Down, words to a young person showing great promise : THEWORLDIS
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See 24-Down : YOUROYSTER
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Frenziedly : AMOK
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Call the shots? : REF
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"Krazy ___" : KAT
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Browning's "before" : ERE
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When doubled, an old sitcom goodbye : NANU
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Pass over : SKIP
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With 36-Across, popular comedic actress : ANNE
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Qatar's capital : DOHA
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Rub the wrong way : RILE
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Spreadsheet figures : DATA
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"Red" letters : USSR
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Splits in two : CLEAVES
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Droopy-eared dogs : BASSETS
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Vatican treasures : TIARAS
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Letters on a Cardinal's hat : STL
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They last a long time : EPOCHS
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Winter Palace residents : TSARS
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Can't stomach : ABHOR
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Some deer : ROES
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Alternatively : ELSE
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One who might take a bow : EROS
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Like a pusher, maybe : RUDE
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A/C meas. : BTU
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Winter hrs. in L.A. : PST

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