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New York Times, Monday, August 28, 2006

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0828 ( 20,747 )
Across
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Bullets and such : AMMO
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High-tech appt. books : PDAS
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Duo times four : OCTET
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Gather, as grain : REAP
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The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Plant life : FLORA
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"It's true!" (#1) : TAKEMYWORDFORIT
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Shorthand pro, for short : STENO
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Cousin of contra- : ANTI
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"The King and I" heroine : ANNA
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Emcee : HOST
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"I get it, stop nagging me!" : OKOK
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Chinese temples : PAGODAS
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Leap day's mo. : FEB
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Astern : AFT
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Hooey : ROT
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Prefix with continental : INTER
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"It's true!" (#2) : TRUSTINWHATISAY
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Places to build on : SITES
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Crew member's implement : OAR
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Ends up with : NETS
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Abbr. on a golf scorecard : YDS
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___ green : PEA
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Palestine's locale : MIDEAST
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U.N. member through 1991 : USSR
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Leave port : SAIL
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Verdon of Broadway : GWEN
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Hemingway nickname : PAPA
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Greedy king of myth : MIDAS
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"It's true!" (#3) : YOUCANBELIEVEME
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Fable's end : MORAL
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Where the Euphrates flows : IRAQ
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Give off : EMIT
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Skiing locale : SLOPE
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Cows chew them : CUDS
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Installs, as an outfield : SODS
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Sciences' partner : ARTS
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Beef or bacon : MEAT
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Cobble together : MAKE
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Realtor's event : OPENHOUSE
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Be worthwhile : PAY
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Baker St. assistant : DRWATSON
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Poetic adverb : ANON
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In a way : SORTOF
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Not quite oneself : OFF
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Part of a Dracula costume : CLOAK
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Unable to decide : TORN
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Nickname for Ireland : ERIN
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Informal farewell : TATA
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Frame of mind : MOOD
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Flood protector : DIKE
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Calcutta attire : SARI
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Newspaper notice : OBIT
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Unwitting victim : PATSY
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Sharply stinging : ACRID
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Overstuffs : GLUTS
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Between ports : ATSEA
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Outstanding accomplishments : FEATS
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Secret meeting : TRYST
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A wee hour : TWO
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Cat's asset, it's said : NINELIVES
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
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Post-Easter sandwich content : HAMSALAD
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Puccini piece : ARIA
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Fox Sports alternative : ESPN
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Official language of Libya : ARABIC
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Thin coin : DIME
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Open, as a toothpaste tube : UNCAP
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Workout centers : GYMS
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Scarf material : WOOL
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Money in Madrid : EURO
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Cuzco's country : PERU
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Floor model : DEMO
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In the thick of : AMID
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Collect-'em-all collections : SETS
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Drink on draught : ALE
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Mental measures, for short : IQS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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