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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Word that defines 21- and 55-Across and 3- and 35-Down

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times9/19/06 ( No. 20,769 )
Across
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Cube creator Erno : RUBIK
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Rudely ignore : SNUB
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Computer graphics file format : JPEG
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"Saturday Night Live" alum Cheri : OTERI
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Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
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Push for : URGE
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Two-time Oscar winner Dianne : WIEST
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Roseanne, formerly : BARR
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Camera type, briefly : SLR
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See 33-Down : KITCHENITEM
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Points a finger at : BLAMES
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Leases again : RELETS
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Nogales nap : SIESTA
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Oliver's request : MORE
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Indianapolis gridder : COLT
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Be slack-jawed : GAPE
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Pool measurement : DEPTH
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Hole-making tool : AWL
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Is a member : BELONGS
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"Yes, madame" : OUI
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"You never know …" : MAYBE
44
Decorative case : ETUI
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Barely manages, with "out" : EKES
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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S.F. Giants' div. : NLWEST
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Map feature : LEGEND
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Less complicated : EASIER
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See 33-Down : ILLEGALDRUG
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Aunt Polly's nephew, in a Twain classic : TOM
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Yugoslavia's Josip ___ Tito : BROZ
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Heart of the matter : GIST
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Throw with effort : HEAVE
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Boxer's prefight attire : ROBE
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"Able was I ___ …" : EREI
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Kindergartners : TYKES
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They sometimes "have it" : AYES
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Telemarketer's aim : SALE
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Tea leaf readers, e.g. : SEERS
Down
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Seating sections : ROWS
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Gas, e.g.: Abbr. : UTIL
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See 33-Down : BEERBELLY
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Form 1040 org. : IRS
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Popular Hershey bar : KITKAT
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Do lutzes, e.g. : SKATE
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Pushers' pursuers : NARCS
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Six-sided state : UTAH
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Ravel classic : BOLERO
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On fire, as some desserts : JUBILEE
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Ramble on : PRATE
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White-plumed wader : EGRET
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Listerine targets : GERMS
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Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
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The out crowd : NERDS
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D-Day craft : LST
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Shell game : SCAM
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Corn Belt state : IOWA
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List of options : MENU
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Drinks with heads : ALES
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Word that defines 21- and 55-Across and 3- and 35-Down : POT
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See 33-Down : POKERTAKE
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Mardi Gras, e.g.: Abbr. : TUES
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H.S. subject : HIST
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It's alive : BEING
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Kind of knife advertised on TV : GINSU
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Summer coolers : BREEZES
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Farm female : EWE
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"Let sleeping dogs lie" and others : ADAGES
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Start of a director's directive : LIGHTS
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Virgo's follower : LIBRA
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Jetson boy : ELROY
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Shakespeare's theater : GLOBE
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1950's automotive embarrassment : EDSEL
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Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
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The euro replaced it : LIRA
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All done : OVER
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Military meal : MESS
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Artist's asset : EYE

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

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