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New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 2007

Height in feet of the Statue of Liberty, expressed in Roman numerals

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times2/10/07 ( No. 20,913 )
Across
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Top in a certain contest : WETTSHIRT
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1988 Olympics superheavyweight gold medalist : LEWIS
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Reply on a ship : AYEAYESIR
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Transcontinental railroad city : OMAHA
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Tanzanian tourist destination : SERENGETI
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It has a cap in the kitchen : MOREL
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Hesitate in speaking : HEM
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One of two N.T. books : COR
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Coastal feature : RIA
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Tell : RAT
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___ Bank (U.S. loan guarantor) : EXIM
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Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
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Wrong : TORT
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Expired : RANOUT
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"I think," succinctly : IMO
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Soil : SMIRCH
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Artist on the cover of a 1969 Life magazine : PETERMAX
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"___ Her Go" (Frankie Laine hit) : ILET
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W.W. II city on the Vire : STLO
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Brest friends? : BONSAMIS
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TV producer Don : HEWITT
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Prefix with -stat : RHEO
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Puck : IMP
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Key of Brahms's Fourth : EMINOR
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C.D., e.g.: Abbr. : ACCT
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"Peter ___ Greatest Hits" (1974 release) : NEROS
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Tot minder : NANA
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Afg. neighbor : PAK
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Catch in a pot : EEL
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While, briefly : THO
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It may be AM or FM: Abbr. : STN
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Crony of Tony on "The Sopranos" : ARTIE
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One of the five major circles of latitude : ANTARCTIC
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Up to : DOING
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Become disconnected : GOOFFLINE
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Coasts, say : SLEDS
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Hot-blooded ones : SPITFIRES
Down
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They have loads of work to do : WASHERS
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Task to focus on : EYEEXAM
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Extreme ends : TERMINI
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Inventor's inits. : TAE
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See 27-Down : SYNC
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With 22-Down, disgruntled remark about a failed partnership? : HEGOTTHEMINE
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Alpine feeder : ISERE
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Score abbr. : RIT
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Ancient vessels : TRIREMES
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Glen Gray's "Casa ___ Stomp" : LOMA
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Rock genre : EMO
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Center for strategic planning : WARROOM
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"Right on, brother!" : IHEARYA
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Oppressive measure that helped spark the French Revolution : SALTTAX
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See 6-Down : IGOTTHESHAFT
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French Impressionist Berthe : MORISOT
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With 5-Down, match, in a way : LIP
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Add : THROWIN
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Ralph Bunche's alma mater : UCLA
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Basic: Abbr. : ELEM
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Delays : TIMELAGS
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Ones doing push-ups? : BRAPADS
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1959 Neil Sedaka hit : OHCAROL
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Windsor, e.g. : NECKTIE
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A season: Abbr. : SPR
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Bothered : INASTIR
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Annuity scheme : TONTINE
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Spells : TRANCES
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10th-century emperor known as "the Great" : OTTOI
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Hosp. procedures : EEGS
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"Trionfo di Afrodite" composer : ORFF
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Poll abbr. : IND
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Alphabet trio : NOP
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Height in feet of the Statue of Liberty, expressed in Roman numerals : CLI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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