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New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 2006

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQXY} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 20,724 )

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Across
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Hardly poker-faced : AGAPE
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Hamper contents : WASHABLES
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Nancy's friend, in the comics : ROLLO
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It may be moderated : EMAILLIST
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Hard to change : INPEN
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O.M.B. director under Carter : BERTLANCE
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Word with heat or meat : DEAD
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Pays attention : LENDSANEAR
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16-team grp. : NFC
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___-wip : REDDI
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Back cover : CAPE
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Hirer of the stunt man in "The Stunt Man" : ELI
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Dollar alternative : AVIS
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Skiing brothers of the 1984 Olympics : MAHRES
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Excavation site : SANDPIT
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Course in African history : NILE
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Go as far down as : STOOPTO
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Dialog box fill-ins : USERIDS
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One may be hereditary : PEER
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Give the benefit of the doubt : TRUSTIN
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Upwardly mobile people : RISERS
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Tom Lehrer's anti-censorship song : SMUT
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Yacht heading: Abbr. : SSE
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Early 80's TV police comedy : ENOS
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Is touching : FEELS
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Separator of family names : NEE
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Hot : ALLTHERAGE
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Great-grandfather of David : BOAZ
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Don't stop : MOVEALONG
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Stop : PAUSE
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From then on : EVERSINCE
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In the main? : ATSEA
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Many a conservative : REDSTATER
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Treasury : CHEST
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Drought : ARIDNESS
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Fizzled out : GONEFLAT
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Tony winner for "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?" : ALPACINO
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Argued : PLED
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It goes on and on : EON
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Help in constructing sites : WEBEDITOR
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They're made after a fight : AMENDS
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A Manhattan restaurant is named for him : SARDI
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Angels' wishes : HITS
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___ parmigiana : ALLA
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They're obviously shocked : BLANCHERS
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Progressing sequentially : LINEAR
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Divertissement : ESCAPE
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Metric volume units : STERES
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Hebrew tribe : LEVITES
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Q-Tip, for example : RAPPER
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Reason for a coup d'état : MISRULE
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Many Pribilof Islanders : ALEUTS
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Ones making sports predictions : DOPESTERS
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Connecticut resident : NUTMEGGER
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Frustrated cry : ITSNOUSE
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Screeners' targets : DISEASES
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Make light of : SNEEZEAT
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Tool with a spiral : REAMER
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Swept off one's feet : INLOVE
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Completely filled, say : SOLVED
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Contact point? : SEANCE
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Vanguard : FRONT
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Biblical verb : HAST
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"Distant Correspondents" writer : ELIA
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Big loss : BATH
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Campaign statement listing : PAC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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