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New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 2007

Artist who was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelites

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 56, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJKQVWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.71 This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times12/22/07 ( No. 21,228 )
Across
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Lobby, say : PRESSURE
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Where one can retire young? : CRIB
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Made further advances? : RELOANED
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Singles player : PHONO
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Lofty pursuit : IDEALISM
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Really moving, musically : PRESTO
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"The Treachery of Images" painter : MAGRITTE
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Whipps candy bar maker : REESES
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Some Tuscans : SIENESE
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Caret indication : INSERT
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Sporting news : TRADES
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French teacher : MAITRE
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Gizmo that measures gas properties : AEROMETER
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Back to back: Fr. : DOSADOS
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Online registration creations : USERIDS
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Tony-nominated "Pippin" actress : IRENERYAN
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Watergate judge : SIRICA
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San Diego suburb : LAMESA
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Deck figure : SEAMAN
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Puts down : ABASHES
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Kind of hero : UNSUNG
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Big herbicide producer : MONSANTO
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Mushroom producers : ATESTS
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Natural wave catcher : OUTEREAR
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Impetuses for some outrageous acts : DARES
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Comparison basis : STANDARD
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They, in São Paulo : ELAS
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Eyeballs : ASSESSES
Down
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Perhaps a little too neat : PRIM
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"His eyes are ___ fire with weeping": Shak. : REDAS
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Creditor's writ : ELEGIT
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One on the way up? : SOARER
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Kansas city : SALINA
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One : UNITED
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Is relaxed : RESTSEASY
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Dick Thornburgh's predecessor in the cabinet : EDMEESE
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Worse in quality, slangily : CHEESIER
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Artist who was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelites : ROSSETTI
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Encrypted? : INTERRED
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Stages of space exploration : BOOSTERS
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Tom, Dick or Harry : PRENAME
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Upper parts of piano duets : PRIMOS
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Roadsters : RUNABOUTS
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Opposite of encourage : DISSUADE
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___ shorthair (cat breed) : ORIENTAL
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Que follower : SERASERA
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Hostilities : ANIMUSES
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Transfers to another vessel, maybe : DECANTS
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Long-armed redheads : ORANGS
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Colorado city on the Rio Grande : ALAMOSA
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Targets of those catching some rays? : MANTAS
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Early Palestinian : ESSENE
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Museum of archaeology display : SHARDS
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Son of Aphrodite : AENEAS
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Indication of wonderment : STARE
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Traffic regs., e.g. : ORDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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