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New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 2005

Author:
Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite
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CLUB
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C
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A
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R
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H
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U
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S
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H
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O
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P
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E
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N
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HEART
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S
O
M
E
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A
N
K
A
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C
A
R
O
B
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O
M
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T
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V
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N
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E
R
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T
U
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D
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C
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D
E
S
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O
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N
A
T
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A
R
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A
R
A
R
A
T
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P
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O
N
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C
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N
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S
O
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I
E
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S
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V
A
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M
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A
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T
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C
H
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M
E
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D
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C
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N
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E
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S
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E
L
O
I
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J
O
K
E
R
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C
A
R
A
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L
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S
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B
O
N
E
T
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F
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C
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R
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T
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N
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E
A
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G
E
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L
S
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O
N
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D
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E
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C
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K
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E
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N
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O
B
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R
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D
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I
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A
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A
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R
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M
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L
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R
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G
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A
L
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DIAMOND
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Y
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S
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SPADE
© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 20,386 )
Across
1
Mobile dining area : CLUBCAR
5
Quiet : HUSH
9
Kind of surgery : OPENHEART
14
Partly : SOME
15
"Put Your Head on My Shoulder" singer, 1959 : ANKA
16
Chocolate substitute : CAROB
17
Strike : OMIT
18
Shot's target, maybe : VEIN
19
"Un Ballo in Maschera" aria : ERITU
20
10's and 20's, e.g. : DECADES
22
Rampaging : ONATEAR
24
Literally, "high ground" : ARARAT
25
Subatomic particle : PION
26
U.P.S. unit: Abbr. : CTN
27
French silk : SOIE
29
Part of the Hindu trinity : SIVA
31
Success on a slot machine : MATCH
35
Preparations : MEDICINES
39
"The Time Machine" race : ELOI
40
It's not found within the four corners of this puzzle : JOKER
41
Italian sweetie : CARA
42
"The Cosby Show" actress : LISABONET
44
X-___ : FILES
45
Coconut fiber : COIR
46
Queue after Q : RSTU
48
Perennial subj. of federal funding debates : NEA
50
Hair products : GELS
52
Next : ONDECK
57
Dignify : ENNOBLE
59
Washington landmark, with "the" : ROTUNDA
60
1986 Turner autobiography : ITINA
61
Asian sea name : ARAL
63
Cartoonist Walker : MORT
64
Writer of the "April Theses" : LENIN
65
Red state : RAGE
66
Moisturizer ingredient : ALOE
67
Status-changing gift : DIAMONDRING
68
"___ choice" : YOUR
69
1929 literary character in San Francisco : SAMSPADE
Down
1
Mixer : CLUBSODA
2
Rising star : COMER
3
Lady friend in Italy : AMICA
4
Fix, as a drive : RETAR
5
Must : HAVETO
6
French individuals : UNES
7
Item between two poles : SKI
8
Former enemy capital : HANOI
9
Deep-sea : OCEANIC
10
Goal of a reading : PART
11
It opened in 1825 : ERIECANAL
12
Absent from : NOTAT
13
Possible result of a spicy meal : HEARTBURN
21
Certain race : DASH
23
Polite turndown : NOSIR
25
Impatient gift recipients : PEEKERS
28
"___ a roll!" : IMON
30
Last of a Latin trio : VICI
31
Sportscaster Allen : MEL
32
Ayatollah ___ Khamenei : ALI
33
Longtime NBC Symphony conductor : TOSCANINI
34
"Later" : CIAO
36
Police staff: Abbr. : DETS
37
Afore : ERE
38
European carrier : SAS
40
Superman's father : JOREL
43
How it all started, it's thought : BIGBANG
44
Old TV host Allen : FUNT
47
Shop worker : TOOLER
48
Singer with a 1978 #1 hit with Barbra Streisand : NEILDIAMOND
49
Log : ENTER
51
Actor/comedian Denis : LEARY
53
"Twenty Years After" author : DUMAS
54
___ Gay : ENOLA
55
Computer game format : CDROM
56
Bag lady? : KATESPADE
58
"Come ___" : ONIN
59
Prego rival : RAGU
62
1990's Indian P.M. : RAO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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