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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 2006

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 20,764 )

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Across
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Part of the head : JOWL
5
Slip : SKID
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___ Bay, Sunshine Skyway locale : TAMPA
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Foreign friend : AMIE
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Child's plea : CANI
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Night hunter : ORION
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Novelist ___ Mae Brown : RITA
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Roughly : ORSO
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"The Winslow Boy" screenwriter/director David : MAMET
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See note : THRILLEDTOBITS
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Nancy Drew's beau : NED
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Zigs : VEERS
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It may be sweet or hard : CIDER
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River to the North Sea : WESER
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Big inits. in bowling : AMF
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Whup : TAN
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Shire dweller : HOBBIT
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See note : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
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Like a bad night's sleep : FITFUL
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Lemon or peach : HUE
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Java neighbor : BALI
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Scotland's Firth of ___ : TAY
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Constraining : TIGHT
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Blend : ADMIX
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Actor Willem : DAFOE
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Presidential nickname : ABE
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See note : PLEASEDASPUNCH
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Eponym of a physics lab near Chicago : FERMI
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___ Novello Award for songwriters : IVOR
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___ Oscar (entree) : VEAL
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Villain : FIEND
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Nix : VETO
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Automaker Ferrari : ENZO
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Café cup : TASSE
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Shortly : ANON
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A.A.A. options : RTES
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Jolt : JAR
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Leave off : OMIT
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Beside : WITH
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Heard about : LEARNEDOF
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Shrew : SCOLD
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Baedeker of the Baedeker travel guides : KARL
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See note : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
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Circuit components : DIODES
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Optimist's focus : TOMORROW
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Relatives of Moors : ARABS
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Actress Rogers : MIMI
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Meter reader? : POET
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Ones heading for the hills? : ANTS
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Comparative suffix : IER
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Giggle : TEEHEE
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Tenant farm, in Britain : CROFT
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Aegean region : IONIA
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A bit crazy : DOTTY
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Auxiliary service member, once : WAF
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Presidential middle name : ABRAM
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Music's ___ Vanilli : MILLI
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Army post near Mt. Holly, N.J. : FTDIX
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"L'chaim," literally : TOLIFE
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"Gilligan's Island" star : BOBDENVER
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Table : PUTASIDE
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QB's cry : HUT
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Chocolate maker : GODIVA
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"Aladdin" monkey : ABU
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Curses : DAMNS
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Aircraft parking spot : APRON
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[Fizzle] : PFFT
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Sci-fi princess : LEIA
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Start of a Cockney toast : ERES
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"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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Small change : CENT
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Skyline obscurer : HAZE
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Acapulco article : LOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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