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New York Times, Monday, February 20, 2006

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Doug Peterson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0220 ( 20,558 )
Across
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Honda's home : JAPAN
6
Classic shark movie : JAWS
10
Performed an aria : SANG
14
Lacking a partner : ALONE
15
Toledo's lake : ERIE
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Dark doings : EVIL
17
Bush cabinet member : CONDOLEEZZARICE
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Door opener : KEY
21
See 18-Down : LORN
22
Like presents : GIVEN
23
Feel aggrieved : HAVEABEEF
26
Akin (to) : RELATED
29
Like shopping done all in the same place : ONESTOP
33
Intestinal bacteria : ECOLI
34
12 months in Madrid : ANO
35
Female with a wool coat : EWE
36
Hasn't a clue : DOESNTKNOWBEANS
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"Kidnapped" author's inits. : RLS
42
Web address ending : ORG
43
Unexpected victory : UPSET
44
"Make up your mind!" : YESORNO
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Gary Cooper title role : MRDEEDS
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Photographer's request : SAYCHEESE
51
From the top : AGAIN
54
"Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
55
Chiang ___-shek : KAI
58
What the last words of 17-, 23-, 36- and 49-Across might be : BURRITOFILLINGS
62
Neighbor of Java : BALI
63
Victor's cry : IWIN
64
Chucklehead : IDIOT
65
Old radio's "___ 'n' Andy" : AMOS
66
Mexican moolah : PESO
67
Square one, slangily : GETGO
Down
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"You don't know ___" : JACK
2
Burn soother : ALOE
3
Youngster's mount : PONY
4
In addition : AND
5
Post-Renaissance language : NEOLATIN
6
Expressed derision : JEERED
7
Fight site : ARENA
8
1975 musical set in Oz, with "The" : WIZ
9
Utters, informally : SEZ
10
Typographical embellishments : SERIFS
11
Tel ___, Israel : AVIV
12
Not naughty : NICE
13
Secluded valley : GLEN
18
With 21-Across, heartsick : LOVE
19
James who wrote "The Morning Watch" : AGEE
23
Dutch artist Frans : HALS
24
Globetrotting rock star/political activist : BONO
25
Sufficient, in verse : ENOW
26
Put back in the kiln : REDRY
27
French school : ECOLE
28
Windblown soil : LOESS
30
Flirt with : TEASE
31
Had title to : OWNED
32
Annoyers : PESTS
34
"Brokeback Mountain" director Lee : ANG
37
Theater award : TONY
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McDonald's founder Ray : KROC
39
Fay Vincent's successor as baseball commissioner : BUDSELIG
40
Sporting sword : EPEE
45
Egyptian god of the underworld : OSIRIS
46
Rajah's mate : RANI
47
Fine sheep's wool : MERINO
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True-to-life : REAL
50
LP players : HIFIS
51
"Mamma Mia" quartet : ABBA
52
Where America's Day Begins : GUAM
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Folk's Guthrie : ARLO
55
Make bootees, e.g. : KNIT
56
Obviously eager : AGOG
57
"What ___ become of me?" : ISTO
59
Visible part of an iceberg : TIP
60
Have bills due : OWE
61
Suffix with hydrox- : IDE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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