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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 2006

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 20,768 )
Across
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Comedian Foxworthy : JEFF
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Tiff : SPAT
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Manhandle : PAWAT
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Early TV role for Ron Howard : OPIE
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Author Victor : HUGO
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Comment to the audience : ASIDE
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1960's series about a boy and his bear : GENTLEBEN
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Outsides of lemons and limes : RINDS
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12th-grader : SENIOR
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Swiss-based relief group : REDCROSS
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Johnny of "Pirates of the Caribbean" : DEPP
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Itsy-bitsy : WEE
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Choose : OPT
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Greeting with a hug and a kiss, say : WARMWELCOME
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Cawing birds : CROWS
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Go bankrupt : FAIL
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Ever and ___ : ANON
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Kind of lamp at a luau : TIKI
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Composer Franz : LISZT
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Give temporarily : LEND
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Genesis garden : EDEN
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___ Major : URSA
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Popeye's burly foe : BLUTO
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Feature of the Christian God : TENDERMERCY
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Cathedral seat : PEW
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Dernier ___ (the latest thing) : CRI
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Cold and damp, as a basement : DANK
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Home of a hypothetical monster : LOCHNESS
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"I haven't the foggiest" : NOIDEA
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Miss ___ of TV's "Dallas" : ELLIE
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Compliment : KINDWORDS
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Grabs (onto) : GLOMS
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Object of devotion : IDOL
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Mailed : SENT
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"Full House" actor Bob : SAGET
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Being nothing more than : MERE
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"The Bridge on the River ___" : KWAI
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Runs for exercise : JOGS
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Sporting sword : EPEE
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Huckleberry ___ : FINN
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Offensive-smelling : FETID
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Mountain climber's guide : SHERPA
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Place to play darts : PUB
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Chemical used by document forgers : AGER
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Dial ___ : TONE
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Package : PARCEL
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"If memory serves …" : ASIRECALL
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Overindulger of the grape : WINO
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Throws in : ADDS
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___ Trueheart of "Dick Tracy" : TESS
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Big name in movie theaters : LOEWS
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Lived (in) : DWELT
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Employer of flacks : PRFIRM
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Santa's reindeer, minus Rudolph : OCTET
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Egotist's sin : PRIDE
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Subway coin : TOKEN
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En ___ (as a group) : MASSE
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Harry Potter, for one : WIZARD
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Outdo by a little : ONEUP
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Three-card scam : MONTE
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Furnish with a fund : ENDOW
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Porch music maker : WINDCHIME
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Alison who won a Pulitzer for "Foreign Affairs" : LURIE
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Previously, up to this point : BYNOW
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Polar explorer Shackleton : ERNEST
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Wick holder : CANDLE
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Newsstand : KIOSK
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Chicken drumsticks : LEGS
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Earthenware pot : OLLA
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Job for a drain cleaner : CLOG
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Read over hurriedly : SKIM
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Pro or con : SIDE
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Provoked, as enemy fire : DREW
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Wine-producing region of Italy : ASTI
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Neither hide ___ hair : NOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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