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New York Times, Thursday, September 7, 2006

Author:
Lucy Gardner Anderson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lucy Gardner Anderson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJKQVX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 20,757 )
Across
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5338 : BEES
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Food that's the subject of a museum in Austin, Minn. : SPAM
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4615 : SIGH
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Jarful for Italian cuisine : RAGU
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1961 biography/war film epic : ELCID
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Kournikova of tennis : ANNA
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Two in the news : ITEM
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Title ship in a 1951 best seller : CAINE
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Hail : LAUD
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With 35- and 53-Across, how to decipher each numerical clue : DISPLAYDIGITS
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Ending with insist : ENT
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Gridiron stat. : INTS
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Corolla part : PETAL
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Prefix in cloud names : ALTO
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Grocery section : PRODUCE
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Test stage : BETA
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370 : OLE
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Milk cap game piece : POG
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See 20-Across : ONACALCULATOR
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Major Eur. oil producer : NOR
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Diaper condition : WET
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___-raising : BARN
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Catherine or Elizabeth, e.g. : CZARINA
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Standardized H.S. exam : PSAT
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Some towed vehicles : REPOS
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Neophyte : COLT
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E.R. status : DOA
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See 20-Across : TURNTOSEEWORD
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Short tail : SCUT
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Film producer Carlo : PONTI
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"Enchanted" girl in a 2004 film : ELLA
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Animal with a 57-Across : HARE
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Fix, as a trench : REDIG
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6078 : BLOG
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Followers of a bellwether : EWES
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Genesis son : SETH
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Part of a New Year's Eve party song : SYNE
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Head of a train? : BRIDE
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Kind of kitchen : EATIN
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Excrete : EGEST
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Drainage pool : SUMP
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Trigonometric ratio : SECANT
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Seek the approval of : PLAYTO
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Causes of breakdowns : ACIDS
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Certain iPod : MINI
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Put (away) : SALTED
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Out of it : INASTUPOR
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Beard wearer : GNU
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Conned : HAD
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Univ. offering : DEG
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Purplish : LILAC
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Certain stock option, briefly : IPO
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Nut with bitter tannin : ACORN
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637 : LEG
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___ minimum : ATA
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Like men and women: Abbr. : PLU
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Belief sys. : REL
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32008 : BOOZE
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Thrill : ENRAPTURE
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Harvest time: Abbr. : OCT
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Wheat beard : AWN
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Place for a flock : LEA
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Let up : ABATE
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Bit of retribution : TAT
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Inits. at checkout : NCR
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Bus lines, e.g. : ROUTES
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Foe of Hezbollah: Abbr. : ISR
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Stickie : POSTIT
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461375 : SLEIGH
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___ Nast magazines : CONDE
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Warehouse roller : DOLLY
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Acrylic fiber : ORLON
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Bit of wisdom : ADAGE
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"Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!" airer : NPR
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Sock parts : TOES
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Entanglements : WEBS
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345 : SHE
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Avian cry : CAW

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

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