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New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 2008

Achievement by 30-Down that had been previously unattained

Author:
Frederick J. Healy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frederick J. Healy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQUXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Healy.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/12/08 ( No. 21,249 )
Across
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Energize : KICKSTART
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Food fight noise : SPLAT
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"Tom Jones" beat it for Best Picture of 1963 : CLEOPATRA
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Singer Bryson : PEABO
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Cocky competitors might take them on : ALLCOMERS
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Star Steeler Stautner : ERNIE
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Sends off again : RESHIPS
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Beards : DEFIES
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Not do anything about : LETSLIDE
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Basketmaker? : SCORER
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Touristy resort borough SE of Scranton, Pa. : MTPOCONO
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Christmas story bad guy : HEROD
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Record holder : REGISTRAR
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Writer of a five-volume Henry James biography : EDEL
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Curling setting : SALON
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Young 'uns : TADS
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Much unscripted fare : REALITYTV
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High hideaway : AERIE
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Acquisition before becoming a resident : MDDEGREE
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Comparatively close : ASNEAR
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Fits behind the wheel? : ROADRAGE
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1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
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House style : CAPECOD
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Middle Eastern dish : PILAF
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Recording session starter : FIRSTTAKE
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Stampless I.R.S. submission : EFILE
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Sultana-stuffed treat : RAISINPIE
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Exercise : WIELD
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Showed : INDICATED
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Plymouth Reliant, for one : KCAR
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River at Rennes : ILLE
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Frames a collector might frame : CELS
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"Citizen ___" (1992 autobiography) : KOCH
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Having turned : SPOILED
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Monkey : TAMPER
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Historically significant trial : ATEST
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Elementary school trio? : RRR
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Univ. helpers : TAS
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Small trunks : SPEEDOS
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Achievement by 30-Down that had been previously unattained : PERFECTTEN
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Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
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Rose's beau on Broadway : ABIE
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Web sites? : TOES
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Take a bit of one's savings, say : DIPIN
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Place of refinement : SMELTER
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State second: Abbr. : LTGOV
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Col. Potter on "M*A*S*H," to pals : SHERM
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Turned over : CEDED
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Title sport in a 1975 James Caan film : ROLLERBALL
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"Laborare est ___" ("to work is to pray") : ORARE
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Big name at the 1976 Olympics : NADIA
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1987 world figure skating champion : ORSER
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Having spokes : RAYED
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Leave in difficulty : STRAP
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Acknowledgment on a slip : IGOOFED
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Sterile : ASEPTIC
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1994 U.S. Open winner : AGASSI
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Sharp : ACRID
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Shoot out : SPEW
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Record holder : HIFI
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Designer Saab : ELIE
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View from Catania : ETNA
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Hands are under one: Abbr. : CAPT
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Steinbeck figure : OKIE
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Title : DEED
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Many workers look forward to it: Abbr. : FRI
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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