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New York Times, Saturday, August 26, 2006

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 20,745 )
Across
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Possible indicators of a change of heart? : STRESSTESTS
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Hang together, with "around" : PAL
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"Dunno" : IHAVENOIDEA
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Pro : ACE
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Tip-off : FOREWARNING
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Easter bloom, in Évreux : LIS
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TNT part : TRI
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Things to stroke : EGOS
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Evidence of guilt, informally : GOODS
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Board : ENTER
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Computer security threat : SPYWARE
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Turns red, say : DYES
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Japan's largest lake : BIWA
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Snap : ELAN
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"Moto Perpetuo" composer : PAGANINI
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"___ Autumn" (hit 1941 song) : TIS
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Long-running TV show featuring match-makers : CONCENTRATION
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Hit the jackpot : WON
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He'd like you to put up with him : HOTELMAN
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17-Across, perhaps : OMEN
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1990 Tony winner for "Gypsy" : DALY
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Masterpieces : GEMS
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Passing notes? : REQUIEM
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Lure : DECOY
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With 47-Down, speaker's place : SOUND
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Golfer Aoki : ISAO
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Religious reformer Jan : HUS
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Agcy. headquartered in Knoxville : TVA
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First to see the sun, maybe : EASTERNMOST
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"I am worse than ___ I was": "King Lear" : EER
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Fondue ingredient : SWISSCHEESE
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2000 title role for Richard Gere : DRT
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Activity during which the blinds are never lowered : TEXASHOLDEM
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Went (through) : SIFTED
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Full of complexities : THORNY
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Something not often seen in France : RARITE
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One-named rapper with a self-titled sitcom : EVE
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"Les Misérables" locale : SEWER
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Hitch : SNAG
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Snowthrower brand : TORO
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Hamburger's one : EINS
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Controversial 1980's plan: Abbr. : SDI
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Some people take it to relax : TEN
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Hardly snug : SAGGY
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Mexican War battle site : PALOALTO
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Environmental woe : ACIDRAIN
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Lets up : LESSENS
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Be short : OWE
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"Dream Job" network : ESPN
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Going around and around : SWIRLY
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Onetime name atop N.Y.C.'s MetLife Building : PANAM
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Not a big chicken : BANTAM
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Chip maker : INTEL
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Essen cry : ACH
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Keeper for a rock collector : GEODE
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-ess overseas : ITA
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Visit : COMEOVER
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What many saucepans hold : ONEQUART
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William ___ Center for the Arts, in Kansas : INGE
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Kind of yarn : WORSTED
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Mother or sister : NUN
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Parroted : ECHOED
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Lock holder? : MOUSSE
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See 51-Across : SYSTEM
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Clarification lead-in : IDEST
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Singer backed by the Aliis : DONHO
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"___ bird! ..." : ITSA
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Mtg. : SESS
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Sly : ARCH
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Shock's partner : AWE
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Pack quantity, perhaps : SIX
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Football Hall-of-Famer Hein : MEL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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