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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 103 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1020 ( 21,165 )
Across
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Small suit : SPEEDO
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Cheese with a greenish tint : SAPSAGO
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"The Outsiders" author : HINTON
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Band seen at parties : STREAMER
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Available if needed : ONCALL
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Aircraft for the Red Baron : TRIPLANE
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Without reservation : WHOLLY
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"The Blessed Damozel" poet : ROSSETTI
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"Mr. ___," 1983 comedy : MOM
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Military classification : ACTIVE
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Result of a day at the beach? : PEEL
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"Infidel" author Ayaan Hirsi ___ : ALI
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___ Island : RHODE
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Object of Oliver Twist's request for "more" : GRUEL
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Semimonthly ocean occurrence : NEAPTIDE
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Somewhat : FAIRLY
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"___ and Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
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Linguist Okrand who created the Klingon language : MARC
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It's "heavier freight for the shipper than it is for the consignee": Augustus Thomas : HATRED
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Poem whose first, third and seventh lines are identical : RONDELET
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Ready to explode : IRATE
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Garçon's counterpart : FILLE
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Application file extension : EXE
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Big seller of smoothies : TCBY
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Economist who wrote "The Theory of the Leisure Class" : VEBLEN
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___-Hulk (Marvel Comics character) : SHE
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Goshen raceway's length : HALFMILE
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It's cleared for a debriefing : THROAT
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In a despicable way : ODIOUSLY
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Play a flute : TOOTLE
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Details : MINUTIAE
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Book before Job : ESTHER
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Future hunters : EAGLETS
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Does a landscaper's job : RESODS
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Troupe leader : SHOWMAN
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Camera obscura feature : PINHOLE
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Laudations : ENCOMIA
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Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
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National chain of everything-costs-the-same stores : DOLLARTREE
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Eloise of Kay Thompson books, e.g. : ONLYCHILD
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Made an effort : STROVE
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Become evident : ARISE
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Enlivens, with "up" : PEPS
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Figure seen in a store window : SALEPRICE
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Pan American Games participant : AMATEUR
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Refined : GENTEEL
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Author of the 2006 best seller "Culture Warrior" : OREILLY
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Big step : STRIDE
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Disturbance : TODO
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Typically green tube : GARDENHOSE
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Gaffe at a social gathering, in modern lingo : PARTYFOUL
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Often-unanswered missive : FANLETTER
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Tough's partner : MOLL
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Seemed particularly relevant : HITHOME
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Pan's realm : ARCADIA
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Putting aside temporarily : TABLING
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Hearty entree : RIBEYE
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Country of two million surrounded by a single other country : LESOTHO
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Let the air out, say : EXHALED
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Betrays unsteadiness : TEETERS
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Guys : FELLAS
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See : VISIT
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Universal remote button : MUTE
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Breaks down : ROTS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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