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New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Author:
Timothy Powell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Powell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Powell.
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© 2006, The New York Times9/5/06 ( No. 20,755 )
Across
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Not a hologram, say : REAL
5
First mate? : ADAM
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Somewhat, slangily : KINDA
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Kind of clef : ALTO
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Whittle (down) : PARE
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Fiery feeling : ARDOR
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"There's a call for you, Mr. Gates" : PHONEBILL
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Talk big : BOAST
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Swatch rival : TIMEX
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Rummy : SOT
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In tune : ONKEY
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Milk, on an Rx : LAC
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Garbage boat : SCOW
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"Calm down, Mr. Wahlberg" : EASYMARK
32
Faithful servant in "Otello" : EMILIA
36
Inits. on a telly : BBC
37
Mick Jagger and fellas, with "the" : STONES
39
Singer k. d. ___ : LANG
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Sufficient, informally : ENUF
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Blackens, in a way : SOOTS
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Suffix with electro- : LYTE
44
Hart family sitcom : REBA
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Build up, as a river's edge : EMBANK
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Coffee holder : URN
48
In poor taste : TRASHY
50
"Get out of the chair, Mr. Boone" : STANDPAT
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Swarm : TEEM
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Trial lawyer's advice : SUE
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TV doctor : WELBY
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Part of F.W.I.W. : ITS
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Popular exercise system : TAEBO
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One way to read : ALOUD
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"Clean up, Mr. Stewart" : SHOWERROD
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Bing Crosby's record label : DECCA
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Toledo's lake : ERIE
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Event not run in the Olympics : MILE
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Sausage flavor : SMOKY
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Hold sway : RULE
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What a ring doesn't have : ENDS
Down
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Fully absorbed : RAPT
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K-12 : ELHI
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Positron's place : ATOM
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Unfriended : LONELY
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P.D. alert : APB
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Honoree's place : DAIS
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Turns to mush : MELTS
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Comic book blast : KABOOM
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"Press on, Mr. Smith" : IRONWILL
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Bismarck's locale: Abbr. : NDAK
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One tablespoon, e.g. : DOSE
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A bit pretentious : ARTY
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Boards, e.g. : EXAMS
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Colorful marble : CATSEYE
26
Some corporate planes : CESSNAS
27
Critic Roger : EBERT
28
Capp lad : ABNER
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Look at coral reefs, maybe : SCUBA
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Part of an accusation in the game Clue : ROOM
31
Old TV features : KNOBS
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Simple two-pointer : LAYUP
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The "I" in IUD : INTRA
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Cut taker : AGENT
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Louisiane ou Floride : ETAT
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"At once, Mr. Owens" : FASTBUCK
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Coach Rockne : KNUTE
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Prime time : HEYDAY
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"Alas!" : DEARME
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Silas Marner, e.g. : MISER
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Rolls of dough : WADS
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Boron or bohrium: Abbr. : ELEM
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Bats : LOCO
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Drive-___ : THRU
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Potter's buy : SOIL
62
Land of poetry : ERIN
63
Typeface option : BOLD
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Sapphic works : ODES
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Minuscule : WEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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