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New York Times, Friday, August 4, 2006

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
What you might give someone you don't like
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 237 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 2006, The New York Times8/4/06 ( No. 20,723 )
Across
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Mowgli's friend in "The Jungle Book" : AKELA
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Secondary education? : LESSONTWO
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Half a robotic name : DETOO
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Besides : OTHERTHAN
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Pairing : UNION
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"Just one cotton-pickin' minute!" : WHOATHERE
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Changing places : LOCKERROOMS
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Mature : AGE
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___ question (inquire) : ASKA
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Place to get a date? : OASIS
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Farm call : BRAY
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Hit list : THETOPTEN
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Short shot, e.g. : GIMME
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Take the bait? : EAT
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Goes quickly : HIES
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Held up : BUOYED
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Votes for : AYES
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Time pieces : DAYS
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Bed occupant : OYSTER
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Existed : WERE
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Football Hall-of-Famer Blount : MEL
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Satchmo, really : LOUIS
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What you might give someone you don't like : AHARDTIME
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Saw stuff? : DUST
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Fix one's eyes : STARE
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Grandson of Leah : ONAN
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Pump stuff : GAS
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Sights before nights : SETTINGSUNS
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Thoughtlessly : ONIMPULSE
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Indian tea source : ASSAM
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On and on and on and on and : ADNAUSEAM
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TV sports personality Rodney : PEETE
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Quartz variety : TIGERSEYE
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Museum Folkwang site : ESSEN
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Flatter too much : ADULATE
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Wisconsin city : KENOSHA
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Modern travel convenience : ETICKET
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Consider : LOOKAT
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Bang-up : AONE
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One-star hotel attraction : LOWRATES
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Sets of guiding beliefs : ETHOSES
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Certain winner : SHOOIN
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Coal sites : SEAMS
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Pet food, maybe : ORTS
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___ power : NTH
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A fighting force : THEARMY
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Strategist's creation : WARGAME
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Like Polyphemus, in Greek myth : ONEEYED
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More wiry : ROPIER
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Who's Who contents : BIOS
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"Now I remember!" : OHYES
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Secured by rope, e.g. : GUYED
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Fruitless : BARREN
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Slaving away : ATIT
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"Heavens to Betsy!" : DEARIEME
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Geezer : OLDGOAT
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We : YOUANDI
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Figuring (out) : SUSSING
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"How about it?" : WHATSAY
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Downsides : MINUSES
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Issue : EMANATE
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Photogs : LENSMEN
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Potsdam Conference attendee : ATTLEE
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Bronco actions : TOSSES
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"The Lorax" author : SEUSS
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Side track : SPUR
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Be wide open : GAPE
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Daisy ___ : MAE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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