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New York Times, Thursday, August 3, 2006

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 164 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 20,722 )
Across
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Going off : ERUPTING
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Hostess offerings : CUPCAKES
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Little extra action : SIDEBET
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Was abased : ATEDIRT
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Scheme : CONNIVE
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Beat : PULSATE
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Hee-hawer : ASS
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Arlene of "Here Come the Girls," 1953 : DAHL
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Attend to a tear : SEW
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Brownish-gray : TAUPE
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Cooler : FAN
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Marooned person's message : SOS
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Cooler : ADE
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Fete : AFFAIR
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Butterfly, once : PUPA
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Exclamation with an apostrophe : DOH
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Nut case : BUR
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Represented symbolically : NOTATED
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Rococo painter Watteau : ANTOINE
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Conscience : SUPEREGO
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Pure : SINLESS
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All-purpose vehicle, briefly : UTE
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Get set? : GEL
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Lay a lawn on : SOD
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"Rats!" : OHCRUD
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Mare's morsel : OAT
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Elbow-bender : SOT
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Sales staffer : REP
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RR stops : STNS
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Giant successes, briefly : TDS
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Lab that's not very big, e.g. : PUPPY
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Sucker : DUPE
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E-mailed, e.g. : WROTETO
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Take the place of : PREEMPT
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Log holder : ANDIRON
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Relatively small : TEENIER
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Warhol subjects : SOUPCANS
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Jake ___, De Niro's role in "Raging Bull" : LAMOTTA
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Key in a corner : ESC
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Popular cruise port : RIO
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Legit : ONTHEUPANDUP
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Wound up : TENSE
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Big-billed bird : IBIS
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Ariz. neighbor : NEV
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Co. in the merger that formed Verizon : GTE
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Bullfighter's red cloak : CAPA
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"Action, not words!" : PUTUPORSHUTUP
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Part of a chamber orchestra : CELLO
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Zappers' targets : ADS
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Korean autos : KIAS
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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Brood : STEW
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Some forensic evidence : DNA
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Shouts of triumph : TADAS
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Dreamboat : ADONIS
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Inferior : NOTUPTOSNUFF
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From square one : AFRESH
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Bandy words : SPAR
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Rose's love, on Broadway : ABIE
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Safeguard : INSURE
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Reveille message … or a possible title for this puzzle : TIMETOGETUP
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Cyclades' sea : AEGEAN
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Put on a peg : TEED
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Dimbulbs : DOLTS
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Automotive innovator : OLDS
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Squawk, e.g. : CRY
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Puccini production : OPERA
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Outdoes : ONEUPS
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Holiday poem opener : TWAS
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Early Bond baddie : DRNO
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High hairstyles : UPDOS
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Diva Lily : PONS
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Think : DEEM
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Jerk : TIC
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"The ___ Club" of 1970's-80's TV : PTL
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Stephen of "Still Crazy" : REA
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Dear : PET
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La lead-in : TRA

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

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