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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 2007

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 60, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Average word length: 6.33 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0106 ( 20,878 )
Across
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Cranberry center : CAPECOD
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Runs through : STABS
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Wears out : OVERUSES
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Inventories : STORES
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Title for a duchess : HERGRACE
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Valuable fur : MARTEN
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Settings for some TV dramas : ERS
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Narcissists : EGOTRIPPERS
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Blame : RAP
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Having very little kick : RECOILLESS
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Protection : EGIS
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Not spontaneous : STUDIED
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Make more sanitary, in a way : DERAT
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Sir Frank ___, historian of Anglo-Saxon England : STENTON
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People often leave them with cuts : DELIS
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Toast, after "a" : GONER
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Vernacular : DEMOTIC
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Handrail supporter : NEWEL
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Halves of Córdoba couples : SENORAS
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Legitimate : TRUE
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Relish : PICCALILLI
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Two out of nine? : ENS
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Like a string bean : TALLANDSLIM
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Grunts : GIS
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Postulate : ASSERT
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Five-time Art Ross Trophy winner : ESPOSITO
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Salad greens : CHARDS
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Chiselers : STONEMEN
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To-do list : TASKS
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Asses with dorsal stripes : ONAGERS
Down
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Was logically consistent : COHERED
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Found the middle of? : AVERAGED
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Didn't stay dry : PERSPIRED
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Tiny fraction of a British thermal unit : ERG
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Tobacco farm employee : CURER
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Some Siouans : OSAGES
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Boils down : DECOCTS
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"The Rose Tattoo" Tony winner, 1951 : STAPLETON
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Naval defense : TORPEDONET
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Sevillian skills : ARTES
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Drafts, say : BEERS
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Some ID's : SSNS
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Leave : SETOUT
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Apparently pleased : SMILING
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Fair selection : RIDE
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One being counter-productive? : SALESCLERK
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They get punched : TIMECARDS
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Result of a coup : NEWREGIME
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Voiced bits of speech : SONANTS
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Investigator who finds someone's birth mother, say : REUNITER
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"I ___ you!" : TOLD
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Garden bouquet : IRISES
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Summons : CALLSTO
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Schoolwork : LESSONS
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Get into easily : SLIPON
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Tom Courtenay's "Doctor Zhivago" role : PASHA
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Characters in "Casablanca" and "Judge Dredd" : ILSAS
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"___ roll!" : IMONA
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Poise : TACT
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Line part: Abbr. : SEG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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