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New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 2007

"___ Drives Me Crazy," #1 hit by the Fine Young Cannibals

Author:
Tom Heilman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas Heilman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Heilman.
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© 2007, The New York Times8/21/07 ( No. 21,105 )

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Private stash : CACHE
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Eighty-six : TOSS
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Very smart : CHIC
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Earthy pigment : OCHER
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Double-reed woodwind : OBOE
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Ruffian : HOOD
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Police ploys : STINGOPERATIONS
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Old Russian ruler : TSAR
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Lid trouble : STYE
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Omar of TV's "House" : EPPS
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Farm milk producers : EWES
27
Type : ILK
30
End-of-day spousal salutation : HONEYIMHOME
35
Clear, as a winter windshield : DEICE
37
Crossed out : XED
38
Sign of things to come : OMEN
39
When said three times, a W.W. II movie : TORA
40
Give the giggles : AMUSE
42
Gallery showing works by Turner, Reynolds and Constable : TATE
43
Calendario units : ANOS
44
Debussy's "La ___" : MER
45
Lead down the aisle : USHER
46
"Call when you get the chance" : GIVEMEABUZZ
50
Flutter : ADO
51
Pocket particles : LINT
52
Sandbox item : PAIL
54
Univ. lecturer : PROF
56
Way to go : PATH
58
Duchess of ___, Goya subject : ALBA
62
Bogart/Hepburn film : THEAFRICANQUEEN
65
Work in the garden : WEED
66
Use of a company car or private washroom, say : PERK
67
Took a shot at : TRIED
68
Birds whose heads can rotate 135 degrees left or right : OWLS
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"Got it" : ISEE
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Full of lip : SASSY
Down
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How much to pay : COST
2
Play parts : ACTS
3
Quickly growing "pet" : CHIA
4
Painter Matisse : HENRI
5
Wee bit of work : ERG
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Best-seller list : TOPTEN
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Toe the line : OBEY
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What a welcome sight relieves : SOREEYES
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Neptune's realm : SEA
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Lofted approaches to the green : CHIPSHOTS
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Earring shape : HOOP
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Charged particles : IONS
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They may be burned and boxed : CDS
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1993 Israeli/Palestinian accords site : OSLO
19
Swarm : TEEM
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"___ Drives Me Crazy," #1 hit by the Fine Young Cannibals : SHE
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Like some smiles and loads : WIDE
27
Holder of a dog's name and owner info : IDTAG
28
Téa of "Spanglish" : LEONI
29
Russian ballet company : KIROV
31
Outlying community : EXURB
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D-Day beach : OMAHA
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Apportioned : METED
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First month in Madrid : ENERO
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Social workers' work : CASELOADS
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"You got that right!" : AMEN
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Pastries in "Sweeney Todd" : MEATPIES
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Action film firearm : UZI
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Tick off : MIFF
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Mental grasp : UPTAKE
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Newswoman Paula : ZAHN
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First lady after Hillary : LAURA
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"What a relief!" : PHEW
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Rod's partner : REEL
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Decent plot : ACRE
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Island garlands : LEIS
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Theme of this puzzle : BEES
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Pop artist Warhol : ANDY
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First and last digit in a Manhattan area code : TWO
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Parts of gals. : QTS

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