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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 2006

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0929 ( 20,779 )
Across
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78th Academy Awards host : JONSTEWART
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Slugger known as the Big Cat : MIZE
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Honolulu Harbor landmark : ALOHATOWER
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"May It Be" singer, 2002 : ENYA
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Modern loading site : CDROMDRIVE
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Häagen-___ : DAZS
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Retail chain started near Detroit in 1962 : KMART
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A person might drop one while dieting : DRESSSIZE
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Certain giftwrap design : SANTAS
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"Bridal Chorus" bride : ELSA
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Bad: Prefix : DYS
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It's like -like : OID
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___ Gen. : MAJ
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Byzantine emperor called "the Wise" : LEOVI
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Theo. Roosevelt Natl. Park locale : NDAK
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Admirer, and then some : BIGGESTFAN
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"Any man who wants to be president is either an ___ or crazy": Dwight Eisenhower : EGOMANIAC
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Two-sided : BIPARTISAN
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Comanche relative : HOPI
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Fictional town in a 1945 Pulitzer-winning novel : ADANO
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Maze : WEB
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Place to take stock? : PEN
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N.H.L. star nicknamed St. Patrick : ROY
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Pacer and Rambler : AMCS
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___ Raiders (activist group) : NADERS
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It has a place in "herstory" : WOMENSLIB
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Étoile's field : DANSE
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Site of a 1992 Al Qaeda attack : ADEN
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Security alert : DONOTENTER
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Zest : RIND
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Conversation closer : OVERANDOUT
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Suffix with leather : ETTE
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Mae West, for one : SEXGODDESS
Down
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State capital on the Pearl River : JACKSON
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Alternative to war : OLDMAID
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Rouyn-___, Quebec : NORANDA
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Cheat, in a way : SHORT
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Percussion instrument : TAMTAM
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Sched. info : ETD
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Promise : WORD
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"Bird on ___" : AWIRE
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Cut loose : REVEL
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Bit of salon waste : TRESS
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Pharmacy stock, for short : MEDS
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Helping : INAIDOF
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Destructive tropical American weevil : ZYZZYVA
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Starts gently : EASESIN
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Dip choice : SALSA
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Cousin of a clog : SABOT
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First name in psychedelic rock : JIMI
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Fix firmly : ETCH
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New Jersey's ___ University : KEAN
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Something graded between E and F? : GAS
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Bother, with "at" : GNAW
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German article : EINEN
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[Not more homework!] : GROAN
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Shakers and tongs, e.g. : BARWARE
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Red Skelton musical comedy : IDOODIT
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It can make you square : PAYMENT
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Like some pumps : OPENTOE
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Rescuer of Andromeda, in myth : PERSEUS
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Wedges : INSERTS
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A villain might come to one : BADEND
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Platform introduced in 1981 : MSDOS
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Relative of a rose apple : CLOVE
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Nasal spray brand : SINEX
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Classic fantasy game, informally : DANDD
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"The Neverending Story" author Michael : ENDE
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Evil "Star Trek" group, with "the" : BORG
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Eastern path : TAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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