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New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 2006

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 20,739 )
Across
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Pop group with a hit Broadway musical : ABBA
5
"Dido and Aeneas," for an early English example : OPERA
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Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
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Smack : BUSS
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Pastelería offering : FLAN
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Had : DUPED
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Challenger's quest : TITLE
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Agitated, after "in" : APET
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Affectionate aquarium denizen? : CUDDLEFISH
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Opposed to getting more angry? : ANTIMADDER
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Changes a mansard : REROOFS
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Popular women's fragrance : ESTEE
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Force in the Trojan War : ARMADA
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French department : ORNE
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Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
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Hatched : CREATED
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Monty Python member : PALIN
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Two-time L.P.G.A. Championship winner Laura : DAVIES
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Grime fighter : CLEANER
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Dark suit : SPADES
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Hub of a wheel : NAVE
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Grade enhancer : PLUS
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Does one's part : AIDS
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"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" invaders? : PODDEDPLANTS
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Trombonist Winding : KAI
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Tiny amount : TAD
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Preceder of Peter in a phonetic alphabet : OBOE
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Ear flap? : HUSK
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Listing : ATILT
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Less taxing : EASIER
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They're all that matter : ATOMS
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A little flat? : STUDIO
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At a slow pace : TARDILY
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Evening thing : PLANE
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Sub : STANDIN
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Wannabe surfers : HODADS
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Pluvial : RAINY
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Cot on wheels : GURNEY
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"There's ___ for that" : ANAME
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Peach or beech : TREE
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Panama, e.g. : HAT
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"Miss Pym Disposes" author, 1946 : TEY
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Lettuce in the spring? : BUDDINGHEADS
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It's long in fashion : MAXI
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Actress Long and others : NIAS
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Beef cut : RUMP
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Discharged : SPEWED
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Stink : MALODOR
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It might raise a stink : HAMPER
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___-length : ANKLE
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Ranchero wraps : SERAPES
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Sine or cosine : RATIO
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Author of "Chaim Lederer's Return" : ASCH
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One offering compensation, maybe : ATONER
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Fit : TONED
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Calm : APPEASE
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Very scared insect? : SHUDDERBUG
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Tainted tapioca? : OFFPUDDING
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Start of the Order of the Garter's motto : HONI
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Bring down : ABASE
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Not done as well? : RARER
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Switch attachment? : EROO
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Puts on : ADDS
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Beat : TIRED
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Sty sound : SNORT
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Home, informally : NEST
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Patriots' grp. : AFC
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Memory, sometimes : BLUR
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Invited : BADE
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Sci-fi figures : ANDROIDS
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Concert hall : ODEON
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Made pants? : PUFFED
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Certain Prot. : EPIS
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Low-___ : RES
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Stuff on tape : ADHESIVE
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Union members : STATES
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Number in C.B. lingo : NINER
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Suffix with novel : ETTE
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Iran's Ayatollah ___ Khamenei : ALI
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Actor William of "My Three Sons" : DEMAREST
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Desperado : BADMAN
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Newscast segment : UPDATE
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Sowing machine : SEEDER
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Cremona product, for short : STRAD
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TV's Michaels : LORNE
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Stretch : AREA
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Part of many a Civil War statue : STEED
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Get out of : EVADE
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Blockhead : CLUNK
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It's administered in H.S. : PSAT
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Capital whose Parliament house is called Fale Fono : APIA
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The best time to elope? : LADDERDAY
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Choice words : ANDOR
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First or economy : CLASS
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Loot : SPOILS
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Feather in one's cap : PLUME
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Hypnotist's directive : OBEY
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Deceiving : PHONY
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Old Nick : SATAN
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Young warmonger? : KIDDYHAWK
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Others, in the Forum : ALII
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Pour ___ : ITON
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Lyricist's need : TUNE
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Faithful servant in "As You Like It" : ADAM
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Lesser cut, usually : SIDEB
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Not native : ALIEN
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It fades in the fall : TAN
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Play up : STRESS
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Pointer's reference : THAT
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Primo : AONE
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Oenone's husband, in myth : PARIS
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Like a defendant in court : SUED
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Police car feature : RADAR
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Purplish : GRAPE
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"So long" : ADIOS
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Beat : TEMPO
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Bit of skating practice : AXEL
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Marigraph activator : TIDE
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Take in too little : UNDEREAT
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Rub the wrong way : GRATE
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Cubans' locations : HUMIDORS
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Cousin of a herring : MENHADEN
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Went back and forth : PACED
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Kind of acting : METHOD
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Near : AROUND
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Tour de France cyclist Floyd : LANDIS
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Newspaper piece : OPED
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Like Captain Kidd : HANGED
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Modern-day rhymer : RAPPER
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Olympic skater Cohen : SASHA
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Awaken : ROUSE
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End of many a race : SPURT
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Way up : TBAR
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___-Asiatic : AFRO
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King : SIRE
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Hazzard County lawman : ENOS
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Category in baseball's Triple Crown: Abbr. : RBI
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Athletic supporter : FAN
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Caught on to : GOT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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