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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Whence the line "It is more blessed to give than to receive"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 238 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times9/6/06 ( No. 20,756 )

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Across
1
Bunsen burner fuel : GAS
4
Womb contents : FETUS
9
Identical socks : MATES
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Dadaist Jean : ARP
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___ Sea, home of the Isle of Man : IRISH
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Unfriendly way to respond : ICILY
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Muumuu accessory : LEI
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Queen's place : GAMEOFCHESS
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"Tsk tsk" elicitor : SADCASE
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Pushed around, as food : POKEDAT
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Listen here : EAR
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Sunburned : RED
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Queens place : FARROCKAWAY
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Fall behind : LAG
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Race assignment : LANE
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Voting second in a voice vote : ANTI
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Comstock ___ : LODE
37
U.S. rocket with a name from classical myth : ARES
38
Dr. Bartolo in Mozart's 4-Down : BASSO
40
"Put a lid ___!" : ONIT
41
Cushiony forest seat : MOSS
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#2 : VEEP
43
"The African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
44
"Say 'ah'" doc : ENT
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Queens place : SHEASTADIUM
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Call ___ day : ITA
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Snack bar content : GRANOLA
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Hoedown staples : FIDDLES
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Queen's place : DECKOFCARDS
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King Kong, e.g. : APE
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Bubbling on the stove : ABOIL
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Attribute : TRAIT
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Straight out of the box : NEW
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Is wide open, as a chasm : YAWNS
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"Ready, ___!" : SETGO
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Animal house : DEN
Down
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Molls and dolls : GALS
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Tiler's measurement : AREA
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Queen's place, in fiction : SPIDERNEST
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See 38-Across : FIGARO
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Pitching stats : ERAS
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What prisoners do : TIME
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"What's the ___?" : USE
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Yellow Pages listing : SHOP
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It's a knockout : MICKEY
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Needed to be kneaded, maybe : ACHED
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Ready to go into overtime : TIED
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Lioness of book and film : ELSA
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
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"___ good time …" : FORA
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Give strokes : CARESS
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Inamorata, say : FLAME
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With whom Moses went to Egypt : AARON
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Semi section : CAB
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Jack : KNAVE
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Mixed up : ATSEA
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Smartens (up) : WISES
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Queens' place : LONGISLAND
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Farewell : ADIEU
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"Don't let those fellas escape!" : GETEM
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Filthy rich : LOADED
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Select, with "for" : OPT
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Counter positions : STOOLS
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Not quite a majority : HALF
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Piles on : ADDSTO
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Finalize, as a cartoon : INKIN
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Aussie greeting : GDAY
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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"Don't have ___, man!" : ACOW
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Whence the line "It is more blessed to give than to receive" : ACTS
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Sig Chi, e.g. : FRAT
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"Gotcha!" : IDIG
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Sport with masks : EPEE
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Tailor-made : SEWN
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"Chances ___" : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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