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New York Times, Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Author:
Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Like farmland : ARABLE
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Mandela's org. : ANC
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"The Naked Maja" artist : GOYA
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"On a similar note" and the like : SEGUES
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Fa follower : SOL
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Mathematician Niels Henrik ___ : ABEL
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Oscar-winning Jodie Foster role : CLARICESTARLING
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They can be a handful : REINS
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Kind of number : SERIAL
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Suffix with Euclid : EAN
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Posthumous Best Actor winner of 1976 : PETERFINCH
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Suppose : ASSUME
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Works on copper, say : ETCHES
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The city and beyond : METROAREA
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Builder's need : LOT
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Former N.B.A. star with a hint to 17-, 23-, 52- and 60-Across : LARRYBIRD
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Colorado hrs. : MST
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Describes : SETSFORTH
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Get off the fence : CHOOSE
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Stick : ADHERE
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"Soak Up the Sun" singer, 2002 : SHERYLCROW
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Up to, informally : TIL
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___ Largo, James Bond villain : EMILIO
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Half a 45 : BSIDE
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Architect who was a founding member of the Royal Society : CHRISTOPHERWREN
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Local area, slangily : HOOD
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Brian known as the father of ambient music : ENO
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"Bonanza" star : GREENE
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Singer James : ETTA
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Rep.'s counterpart : SEN
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Says hi to : GREETS
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Really funny : ASCREAM
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Put in theaters : RELEASE
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Pro's opposite : AGAINST
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Beachgoer's woe : BURN
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Oahu keepsakes : LEIS
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Upper-left key : ESC
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Balance sheet entry : ASSET
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Actress Danes : CLAIRE
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French : GALLIC
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Sash with a bow : OBI
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You might buy a Nintendo game with this : YEN
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High sch. math : ALG
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Suffix with Canton : ESE
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Marooned sailor's construction : RAFT
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Kind of brandy : PEAR
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Hart Memorial Trophy org. : NHL
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Private jet V.I.P., maybe : CEO
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Pres. when the cold war began : HST
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Modern form of address : URL
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Extinct relative of the ostrich : MOA
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Monopoly foursome: Abbr. : RRS
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Spy satellite, metaphorically : EYE
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Noted U.S. dance grp. : ABT
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Dr. Seuss's "And to Think That ___ It on Mulberry Street" : ISAW
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"Mayberry ___" : RFD
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Homeric cry? : DOH
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Hosts, briefly : MCS
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Theater injunction : SHH
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Piggy : TOE
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Many a Sunshine State resident : RETIREE
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Popular gum : TRIDENT
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Author Hanff and others : HELENES
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Big name in the frozen food aisle : OREIDA
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Sylvia of "The World of Suzie Wong" : SYMS
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Chosen groups : ELITES
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"Star Wars" army member : CLONE
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Bad-mouth : RIPON
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Cry at a circus : OOH
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Winter comment : BRRR
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___' Pea : SWEE
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Comrade of Fidel : CHE
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Sexy : HOT
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Go bad : ROT
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Grade A item : EGG

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

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