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New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 2007

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 56, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FHJQVXYZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 5 Average word length: 6.71 This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0120 ( 20,892 )
Across
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Lock locale : CANAL
6
Licks : BESTS
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Some rocket fuel : KEROSENE
14
One lost through divorce : INLAW
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He said "Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers" : ALANKING
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Not disparate : ALIKE
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Pooh-bah : BIGTIMER
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Matching, with "the" : SAMEAS
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Chat room info : USERNAME
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Mournful : TRISTE
22
Potluck panfuls : LASAGNES
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Words before a sarcastic "ha ha" : IGETIT
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Now : ATPRESENT
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Part of a pound : PIASTER
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Put on again : RESTAGE
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Review unfairly : UNDERRATE
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Political leader from Georgia : STALIN
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Driving range device? : ODOMETER
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Name in high fashion : ARMANI
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Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
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Nickname in tabloids : NESSIE
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Eyelet creator : STILETTO
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Deux or trois lead-in : PASDE
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Chewed on : PONDERED
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Of a pelvic bone : ILIAL
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Some store officials : ORDERERS
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Knight's list : DEEDS
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Peter and Paul, but not Mary : TSARS
Down
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In opposition to : CONTRA
2
Kind of price : ASKING
3
American painter of sports scenes : NEIMAN
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Half of an old comedy duo : ANNEMEARA
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Deck chair part : LEGREST
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Radial alternative : BIASTIRE
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Supplements : ENLARGES
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Most vile : SLIMIEST
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Breaks with service? : TAKESTEA
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Producing bullets? : SWEATING
11
World capital on a river of the same name : KABUL
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Woman in a "Paint Your Wagon" song : ELISA
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Shows no sign of abating : RAGES
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Otto's preceder : SETTE
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Lions and tigers and bears : PREDATORS
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U.N. beachhead during the Korean War : PUSAN
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Stout : INTREPID
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Water : ADAMSALE
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Part of an Ethiopian emperor's title : SELASSIE
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Columbus discovery of 1498 : TRINIDAD
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The Big Easy : ERNIEELS
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Most coveted position : TOPSPOT
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Brazilian beach resort : OLINDA
38
Crumble : MOLDER
39
Foreign dignitaries : EMEERS
40
British chemist's solution strength : TITRE
41
Maze marking : ENTER
42
Chancel symbols : ROODS

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

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