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New York Times, Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Author:
Robert Zimmerman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Zimmerman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JWX} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Zimmerman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 21,155 )
Across
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C-shaped gadget : CLAMP
6
Breastplate, e.g. : ARMOR
11
"Kinda" suffix : ISH
14
Spokes, essentially : RADII
15
Break from service : LEAVE
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E-file preparer, briefly : CPA
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Good-looking, briefly : EZONTHEEYES
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Part of a confession : SIN
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Oscar winner Tomei : MARISA
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Like a woodland : FORESTED
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Inventor Rubik : ERNO
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Bounty letters : HMS
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Thumbscrew ridges : KNURLS
27
Final Four org. : NCAA
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Dom or earl : TITLE
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Low man : BASSO
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Taylor Hicks, e.g. : IDOL
35
Sharp as a tack : KEEN
38
Cable network owned by NBC Universal : USA
39
Oh-so-cute carnival prizes, briefly : QPDOLLS
42
Pirouette pivot : TOE
43
Adoption agcy. : SPCA
45
Projector unit : REEL
46
"Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
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Of yore : OLDEN
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Fall setting : EDEN
52
Dry rot, e.g. : FUNGUS
54
Bustle : ADO
55
"Don't forget ..." : ALSO
59
Prayer wheel inscriptions : LITANIES
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"Oops!" list : ERRATA
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Phoenix-to-Albuquerque dir. : ENE
64
Risky person to do business with, briefly : CDCHARACTER
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Holy ones: Abbr. : STS
67
Made public : AIRED
68
Possessive pronoun in an old hymn : THINE
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It may be cocked : HAT
70
Some are proper : NOUNS
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Church assembly : SYNOD
Down
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___ fraîche : CREME
2
Agent Swifty : LAZAR
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Deck out : ADORN
4
Flunkies : MINIONS
5
Places to refuel : PITS
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Toby filler : ALE
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Marine hazards : REEFS
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Deli supply : MAYO
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It's too much : OVERKILL
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Take umbrage at : RESENT
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Winter hazards, briefly : ICSTREETS
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Hawker's line : SPIEL
13
Deck crew : HANDS
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"That's a laugh!" : HAHA
22
Be a sourpuss : SULK
25
Fair one? : MAIDEN
28
"Le ___ d'Or" : COQ
29
Rang out : TOLLED
30
H.O.V. lane user : BUS
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Shakespeare's "poor venomous fool" : ASP
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Student writing competition, briefly : SACONTEST
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Buck's mate : DOE
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Aurora, to the Greeks : EOS
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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Fortress of old : PRESIDIO
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Sault ___ Marie Canals : STE
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Kelp, for one : ALGA
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Possible result of a natural disaster : ANARCHY
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Victim of Macbeth : DUNCAN
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Active sort : DOER
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Crayola color changed to "peach" : FLESH
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___ Mountains, home of King's Peak : UINTA
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Ghostly pale : ASHEN
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Like most South Americans : LATIN
57
Note taker : STENO
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Propelled a shell : OARED
60
Hose shade : ECRU
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Mafiosi who "flip" : RATS
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Online revenue sources : ADS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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