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New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 2008

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 79, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The second half of each theme answer recycles the letters of the first half.

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C
2
L
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I
4
M
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B
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I
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S
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L
9
A
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R
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A
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G
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S
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C
A
N
O
E
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S
T
A
R
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T
E
D
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P
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L
U
T
E
S
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A
U
S
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R
A
L
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A
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E
R
E
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T
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R
A
C
T
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O
P
A
L
S
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F
A
S
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T
B
U
C
K
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C
U
P
I
D
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T
E
E
M
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O
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R
A
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E
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T
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W
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I
N
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N
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A
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H
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A
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B
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H
A
N
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S
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E
C
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D
E
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R
O
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E
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A
X
E
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L
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R
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T
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R
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V
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N
Y
S
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N
U
N
N
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E
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S
S
A
Y
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G
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R
I
P
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W
A
K
E
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B
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R
A
H
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C
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H
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M
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T
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S
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P
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U
L
Y
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A
K
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M
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H
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A
S
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I
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O
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A
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B
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G
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G
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T
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E
L
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K
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1127 ( 21,569 )
Across
1
Attain new heights : CLIMB
6
Chile's ___ de Pascua : ISLA
10
Castaway's clothing : RAGS
14
Rapids transit? : CANOE
15
Established : STARTEDUP
17
Troubadours carried them : LUTES
18
Country that has won the most Cricket World Cups : AUSTRALIA
19
Poetic preposition : ERE
20
Parcel of land : TRACT
22
Export of 18-Across : OPALS
23
Day trader's wish : FASTBUCK
25
He brings people together : CUPID
26
Abound : TEEM
27
Stand and deliver : ORATE
29
Between : TWIXT
31
Zero ___ : INON
32
King in I Kings : AHAB
36
Dynasty in which Confucianism became dominant : HAN
37
Break away : SECEDE
39
Attained new heights : ROSE
40
Jump that may be doubled : AXEL
42
"I couldn't ___!" : RESIST
44
Accelerate : REV
45
Org. with a National Historic Landmark building in lower Manhattan : NYSE
46
Ex-senator Sam : NUNN
47
Op-ed piece : ESSAY
49
Bellyache : GRIPE
51
Danger for small craft : WAKE
52
Contemporary of Kepler : BRAHE
54
Formula formulators : CHEMISTS
58
Actor Shore : PAULY
59
Prince ___, Eddie Murphy's role in "Coming to America" : AKEEM
60
Step on it : HIE
61
Location of two of the classical Seven Wonders : ASIAMINOR
63
Domicile : ABODE
65
Spicy biscuit served at English teas : GINGERNUT
66
Sole pattern : TREAD
67
Cannonball Adderley's "Somethin' ___" : ELSE
68
Dr. ___, 1990s TV therapist : KATZ
69
Before sunrise : EARLY
Down
1
Symbol seen on viola music : CCLEF
2
1944 film noir by Preminger : LAURA
3
Digestive system parts with recycling? : INTESTINES
4
Baseball's Berg : MOE
5
Most promising options with recycling? : BESTBETS
6
Son of Sarah : ISAAC
7
Took a risk with recycling? : STUCKONESNECKOUT
8
Caboose's place : LAST
9
Upscale office décor : ART
10
Come back with recycling? : REAPPEAR
11
Two-time loser to Ike : ADLAI
12
Craft union of old : GUILD
13
Rest spots : SPAS
16
Freshwater catch : TROUT
21
Ingredient in a Bahama Mama : RUM
24
La. neighbor : TEX
25
Victorian gents' accessories : CANES
28
"The Age of Bronze" artist : RODIN
29
Comparative follower : THAN
30
Like Stilton cheese : WAXY
31
Put on a winter coat? : ICEUP
33
Livery blacksmith with recycling? : HORSESHOER
34
Like pirates : ASEA
35
Large group : BEVY
38
Naively optimistic Muppet : ERNIE
41
Imposition on drinking with recycling? : LEGALAGE
43
Sporting colleague with recycling? : TEAMMATE
48
Kind of run : SKI
50
Have common ends, in a way : RHYME
51
Lilliputian : WEE
52
So-called "king of herbs" : BASIL
53
Mayan pyramids, e.g. : RUINS
55
Enterprise rival : HERTZ
56
Like some currents : TIDAL
57
Poorly kept : SEEDY
58
Ask for by name : PAGE
59
Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
62
Discommode : IRK
64
Sports ___ : BRA

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

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