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New York Times, Saturday, September 2, 2006

Author:
Mel Rosen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mel Rosen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Rosen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0902 ( 20,752 )

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Across
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"The Mod Squad" role : LINC
5
"Being John Malkovich" director : SPIKEJONZE
15
Clock starter? : ONEO
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Show in parts : MINISERIES
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Port whose harbor is in the crater of an extinct volcano : ADEN
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Rates : UNITPRICES
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Missed the point of : DIDNTGET
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Flying wedge members? : GEESE
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Larghetto : SLOWLY
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"Say ___" : WHEN
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"Our Gang" dog : PETEY
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Long glove : GAUNTLET
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Charity, often : DONEE
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Cuts out : QUITS
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Devon river : EXE
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Those, to José : ESOS
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Those making firm decisions? : SUITS
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Aragón appetizer : TAPA
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Thonon-___-Bains, France : LES
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Stable arrivals : FOALS
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Host at church, say : WAFER
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Romantic : IDEALIST
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Like some points : FINER
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"Crucifixion" artist : DALI
43
Suicidal : BANZAI
44
"Raising Dad" sitcom star : SAGET
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Naval escorts : FRIGATES
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Brew alternative : WINECOOLER
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Low square : NINE
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Garden transplants? : ADAMANDEVE
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Highlander of old : INCA
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BBC employee : NEWSREADER
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Pieces of the past : AGES
Down
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Put on : LOAD
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Unwilling : INDISPOSED
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Style of pliers : NEEDLENOSE
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Signifies : CONNOTES
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À la a stuffed shirt : SMUGLY
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Like some cleaning solutions : PINEY
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O.K., in a way: Abbr. : INIT
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Little vixen : KIT
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Abbr. in many dictionary definitions : ESP
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Curél competitor : JERGENS
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Situate : ORIENT
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"Great shot!" : NICE
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Puzzle pieces? : ZEES
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Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
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Affectedly dainty, in Derby : TWEE
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Stands by : WAITS
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Hogans : HUTS
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Kind of trip : GUILT
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Folivorous : LEAFEATING
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Go through : EXPERIENCE
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Fly : TEAR
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Torpedo's place : DELI
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Seeming : QUASI
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It can be seedy : SOIL
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Ngorongoro Crater locale : TANZANIA
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Roller without sides : FLATCAR
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Rugby position : WING
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Revokes, as a legacy, at law : ADEEMS
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Not so slanted : FAIRER
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Mark over an unstressed syllable : BREVE
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Pen, e.g. : SWAN
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___-mémoire (summarizing note) : AIDE
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Beleaguer, with "at" : GNAW
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Split : FLED
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Large amounts : SEAS
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Not split : ONE
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Site for Scheherazade : ODA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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