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New York Times, Friday, September 22, 2006

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 20,772 )
Across
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Lake St. ___, between Michigan and Ontario : CLAIR
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Ones turning on stoves? : SPATULAS
14
Informal greeting : HOWDO
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1966 Frank Sinatra hit : THATSLIFE
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Exotic locale in old literature and song : ARABY
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Had nowhere to go but up : HITBOTTOM
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Boxer Tommy, loser to Joe Louis in a 1937 title bout : FARR
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Successor to Goldberg on the Supreme Court : FORTAS
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X-___ (big, in commercial names) : TRA
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Popular weekend event : FLEAMARKET
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Arizona's ___ Canyon Dam : GLEN
24
Where Dick Cheney grew up : CASPER
25
Peak : CREST
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Sidestepped : AVERTED
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It may be found under an umbrella : MAITAI
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Decorative covers : GRILLES
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___ acid (preservative) : BENZOIC
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Matched : AGREED
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Deeply tan : BRONZED
33
Very loosely knit : NETTY
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Emulate a base runner? : GOAWOL
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Lion prey : GNUS
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Sword swallowing, e.g. : VARIETYACT
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W.W. II map: Abbr. : ETO
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M-1 rifle inventor : GARAND
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Be in preparation : BREW
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Totally unlike : DISPARATE
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Star of "The One," 2001 : JETLI
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Free : UNOBLIGED
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Old-fashioned buildings in the English countryside : OASTS
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Excerpts : PASSAGES
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"Same Time, Next Year" happening : TRYST
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Refuse : CHAFF
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Major defense contractor : LORAL
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Omniscient : AWARE
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Name jewelry : IDBRACELETS
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Literally, "king" : ROY
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Slipped out of : SHIRKED
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Magician's forte : PATTER
8
Diamond datum : ATBAT
9
Chinese menu word : TSOS
10
Last: Abbr. : ULT
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Fifth of five : LITTLETOE
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As above : AFORESAID
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Like some differences : SEMANTIC
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Athletes Jim and Ian : THORPES
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Had nothing : FASTED
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Ghost of literature : MARLEY
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Yellowstone sight : GRIZZLYBEAR
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Lacks what it takes : CANNOT
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1978 and 1986 World Cup winner : ARGENTINA
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Masters : VIRTUOSOS
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Reacted kittenishly : MEOWED
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Bullied, in a way, with "on" : GANGEDUP
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Hit with an errant pitch, maybe : BRAINED
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Certain salts : BORATES
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Tower's end? : GARAGE
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Carrier whose logo is an eight-pointed star : VARIG
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Like craft shows : ARTSY
38
Early Europeans : CELTS
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It's a surprise : TWIST
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Many a charity event : GALA
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"Zoboomafoo" network : PBS
45
Bit : JOT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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