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New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 2008

First batter to hit a home run against every Major League Baseball team

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {KQVZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Hook.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/3/08 ( No. 21,240 )
Across
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Having surmounted : ATOP
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Semicircular room : APSE
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Poor box contents : ALMS
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Pleasure seeker : ROUE
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Respectable : NICE
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Obtain : REAP
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Ad icon since 1914 : MORTONSALTGIRL
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Acupressure technique : SHIATSU
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Tree sacred to Druids : YEW
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Regular at Kelsey's Bar, on TV : ARCHIE
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Crow's nest? : TEEPEE
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Rebel yell : WAHOO
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One may hold the mayo : JAR
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Mend : ATONE
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"Hurry!" : ASAP
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It could easily go up : FIRETRAP
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Candied side dish : YAM
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Oswald Cobblepot's nom de crime : PENGUIN
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Boxer's hand : PAW
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Prig : BLUENOSE
43
Backsplash component : TILE
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"The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
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Bach's "Partita No. 6 ___ Minor" : INE
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Cézanne colleague : MONET
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Recipient of a 1937 wooden Oscar : BERGEN
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Contains : HOUSES
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___ Paradise, protagonist of "On the Road" : SAL
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Impatient : ANXIOUS
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What 16- and 37-Across and 11- and 24-Down were all known to do : CARRYUMBRELLAS
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Antler feature : TINE
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Roast setting : DAIS
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Big ___ Conference : EAST
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Reason to say "Now what do we do?" : SNAG
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Being, to Brutus : ESSE
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First batter to hit a home run against every Major League Baseball team : SOSA
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Half a huge cost? : ARM
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Unduly : TOO
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Lord's Prayer start : OUR
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Place to pick up a puppy : PETSHOP
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Musical with the song "Easy Street" : ANNIE
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Arno city : PISA
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Ignore the lyrics? : SCAT
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Sniggler's take : EELS
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Bol. neighbor : ARG
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Ring around the collar? : LEI
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Caretaker for the Banks household : MARYPOPPINS
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Ill will : SPLEEN
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Allegheny + Monongahela : OHIO
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Famous nine-year-old king : TUT
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Itty-bitty : WEE
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Vacationing : AWAY
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Tabula description : RASA
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Churchill predecessor : CHAMBERLAIN
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Have coming : EARN
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Fraternity chapter : ETA
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Bottled spirit : JINNI
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Element whose name roughly means "lazy" : ARGON
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Do something else with : REUSE
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Charge : FEE
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Undo a lead : TIE
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Untarnished : PURE
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Out of harm's way : ALEE
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Moistens : WETS
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Half a huge cost? : LEG
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Dishevels : TOUSLES
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Isn't stoic : REACTS
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Grimace : MOUE
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Passing obstruction? : NAY
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Silver, for one : HORSE
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Art class figure : NUDE
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Opening day? : XMAS
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Everglades denizen : IBIS
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Genetics abbr. : RNA
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___ U.S. Pat. Off. : REG
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Seven-faced doctor of film : LAO
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Ninny : ASS
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RR bldg. : STA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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