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New York Times, Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Author:
David Pringle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Pringle

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 20,748 )
Across
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Computer key abbr. : ALT
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Greek salad cheese : FETA
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Duke or earl : NOBLE
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Tree hugger? : BARK
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Model married to David Bowie : IMAN
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Chasm : ABYSS
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Advice for saving money : BUYINBULK
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Be a bad winner : GLOAT
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Keynote giver, e.g. : ORATOR
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Deluxe : ELEGANT
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More toothsome : TASTIER
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On the A-list : ELITE
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Put out : ISSUE
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"Hang on!" : ONESEC
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"The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
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North Carolina fort : BRAGG
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Tokyo, to the shoguns : EDO
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Santa's sackful : TOYS
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Mournful song : DIRGE
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Radar signal : BLIP
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Stubbed thing : TOE
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Roused : WOKEN
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Packing pounds : HEFTY
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Protester's sign word : UNFAIR
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Model add-on : DECAL
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Vision-related : OPTIC
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Thoroughly enjoyed : SAVORED
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Denver gridders : BRONCOS
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Mexican missus : SENORA
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Place for a bucket of balls : RANGE
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Like many immigrants : BILINGUAL
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Orchestra-tuning instruments : OBOES
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Game delayer : RAIN
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___ good example : SETA
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Coolidge's vice president : DAWES
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Kind of belt : AMMO
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"There's ___ in 'team'" : NOI
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Monastery head : ABBOT
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One of the Bushes : LAURA
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"___ I might …" : TRYAS
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Threads, to a Brit : FIBRES
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Big bird : EMU
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Something to spin : TALE
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Bracelet site : ANKLE
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Shrew's activity : NAGGING
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Not quite spherical : OBLATE
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Alone : BYONESELF
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Aspiring atty.'s exam : LSAT
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Guinness Book suffix : EST
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Chip holders : KITTIES
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Brouhaha : NOISE
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Funeral homage : ELOGE
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Cube creator : RUBIK
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Blew it : ERRED
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Trim to fit, maybe : EDIT
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Cheat on a test, in a way : COPY
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Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
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Wacko : LOON
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"Later!" : BYEFORNOW
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De Mille of dance : AGNES
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Column style : DORIC
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Fits in : BELONGS
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Testimony giver : WITNESS
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Safe place : HAVEN
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High point for Sputnik : APOGEE
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Slots locale : CASINO
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Hooded snake : COBRA
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City on the Seine : ROUEN
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Rummy treat : BABA
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Historic silk center : SIAM
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Engine part : ROD
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Calculus calculation: Abbr. : LIM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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