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New York Times, Monday, November 5, 2007

Author:
Jeremy Horwitz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Horwitz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Horwitz. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1105 ( 21,181 )
Across
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"Lady Marmalade" singer ___ LaBelle : PATTI
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Musical phrase : RIFF
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On the briny : ASEA
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Poet ___ Khayyám : OMAR
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Butter slices : PATS
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T. S. Eliot title character who measures out his life with coffee spoons : JALFREDPRUFROCK
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Not just recent : ALLTIME
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Muck : GOOP
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"The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
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Light throw : TOSS
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Studio sign : ONAIR
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Actress MacDowell of "Groundhog Day" : ANDIE
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Really impressed : AWED
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Geller with a spoon-bending act : URI
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Light golden lager : PILSNER
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___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
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Editor out to smear Spider-Man : JJONAHJAMESON
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Parti-colored : PIED
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Dance class outfit : LEOTARD
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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Sheep cries : BAAS
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Rapids transits : RAFTS
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A goose egg : ZIPPO
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Phobia : FEAR
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Unfortunate sound when you bend over : RIP
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Hay storage locale : LOFT
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Saw-toothed : SERRATE
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Vice president who once famously mashed "potato" : JDANFORTHQUAYLE
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Come to shore : LAND
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Baby bassoon? : OBOE
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War horse : STEED
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Lyric poems : ODES
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Puppy bites : NIPS
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Sexy nightwear : TEDDY
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___ party (sleepover) : PAJAMA
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Frankie of "Beach Blanket Bingo" : AVALON
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Cultivated the soil : TILLED
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President who later served as chief justice : TAFT
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Initials on a cross : INRI
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Where you might hear "Ride 'em, cowboy!" : RODEO
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Little devil : IMP
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Distant : FAR
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Lively '60s dance : FRUG
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Kitchen spill catcher : APRON
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Brazil's largest city : SAOPAULO
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And so on: Abbr. : ETC
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"___ and ye shall receive" : ASK
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CPR pro : EMT
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Grocery offering : FOOD
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California city in a 1968 Dionne Warwick hit : SANJOSE
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Accumulation on the brow : SWEAT
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Persia, today : IRAN
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Its first ad touted "1,000 songs in your pocket" : IPOD
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German article : EIN
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Singsong syllables : LALA
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Grain bundle : SHEAF
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Beef quality graders: Abbr. : USDA
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Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
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747, e.g. : JETPLANE
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Be mistaken : ERR
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La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
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Hit, as on the noggin : BOFF
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Worn at the edges : FRAYED
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Like the Marquis de Sade or the Duke of Earl : TITLED
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Rapid : SPEEDY
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Unilever skin cream brand : PONDS
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Fireplace remnants : ASHES
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Necessary: Abbr. : REQ
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Roger Rabbit or Donald Duck : TOON
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Corrosion sign : RUST
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Appraise : RATE
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Female singer's 2001 album that debuted at #1 : JLO
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"Dear old" guy : DAD
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Slugger's stat : RBI
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Blouse or shirt : TOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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