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New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 2008

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: The circled letters in the answers to the seven starred clues, reading left to right or top to bottom, spell words that can complete familiar phrases that start with "break."
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P
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A
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S
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S
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L
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A
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V
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A
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A
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F
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B
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S
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A
W
O
L
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A
D
I
N
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A
T
R
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A
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B
R
A
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N
D
E
A
D
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R
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U
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L
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M
P
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L
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Y
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A
O
M
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G
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O
P
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M
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N
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L
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S
T
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P
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A
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M
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T
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A
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X
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J
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O
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R
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R
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A
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V
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W
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I
T
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D
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D
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A
B
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S
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F
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S
S
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E
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L
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H
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T
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A
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O
L
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Q
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U
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Z
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R
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N
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K
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S
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A
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L
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E
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P
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M
P
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L
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B
E
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A
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P
P
L
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T
A
R
T
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L
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E
R
S
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C
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L
L
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O
L
I
O
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A
N
N
A
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H
W
Y
S
66
P
E
N
N
© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0131 ( 21,268 )

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Across
1
Throw : PASS
5
It may be found in a cone : LAVA
9
Homes for mil. planes : AFBS
13
Object of a manhunt, maybe : AWOL
14
Score just before winning : ADIN
15
Skylit courts : ATRIA
16
*Not just stupid : BRAINDEAD
18
Where William the Conqueror died : ROUEN
19
Kerosene : LAMPOIL
20
N.B.A. center who has pitched for McDonald's, Pepsi and Visa : YAOMING
22
*Setting in Sherlock Holmes's "The Man with the Twisted Lip" : OPIUMDEN
24
The hots : LUST
25
Snow ___ : PEA
26
Les Trois Mousquetaires, e.g. : AMIS
28
Strain : TAX
31
"Eat at ___" : JOES
34
Shopaholic's delight : SPREE
35
Canyon part : RIM
36
Daily or weekly, e.g.: Abbr. : ADV
37
*Perplexed state : WITSEND
39
1970s polit. cause : ERA
40
Early sixth-century year : DII
41
Partner of aids : ABETS
42
Come clean, with "up" : FESS
43
Slippery swimmer : EEL
44
"The ___ Report," 1976 best seller : HITE
45
Co. with a triangular logo : AOL
47
Grill : QUIZ
49
*Informers : RATFINKS
54
Seven Sisters grads : ALUMNAE
57
Major Italian tourist site : POMPEII
58
"Ich ___ dich" (German words of endearment) : LIEBE
59
*Dessert made from a product of a 10-Down : APPLETART
61
Satyric looks : LEERS
62
Sleeper ___ : CELL
63
This and that : OLIO
64
"Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
65
Major rtes. : HWYS
66
Ivy League school in Philly : PENN
Down
1
Cellist Casals : PABLO
2
"That's ___!" (director's cry) : AWRAP
3
"Ditto" : SOAMI
4
Blunders : SLIPUPS
5
"Well, ___!" : LADIDA
6
___ Hugo, 1975 Isabelle Adjani role based on a real-life story : ADELE
7
Through : VIA
8
Granatelli of auto racing : ANDY
9
Bits : ATOMS
10
*Orchard part : FRUITTREE
11
"Très ___" : BIEN
12
Did a number : SANG
15
Stimulated : AROUSED
17
1890s gold rush city : NOME
21
Completely strange : ALIEN
23
Music download source : NAPSTER
27
They replaced C rations : MRES
29
Pretense : AIRS
30
Short holiday? : XMAS
31
Shade of green : JADE
32
Garfield's housemate : ODIE
33
*Fairy tale meanie : EVILQUEEN
34
Put back in : STET
37
Some luau dancers : WAHINES
38
Resort island ESE of Valencia : IBIZA
42
Cigarette box feature : FLIPTOP
45
Ocean rings : ATOLLS
46
"How foolish ___!" : OFME
48
Planetary shadow : UMBRA
50
Be in force, as a rule : APPLY
51
Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
52
Popular Japanese beer : KIRIN
53
Squelch : SITON
54
Milan's Teatro ___ Scala : ALLA
55
Collateral option : LIEN
56
Individually : EACH
60
Church perch : PEW

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

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