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New York Times, Friday, February 16, 2007

Author:
Charles Barasch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles Barasch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QWX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Barasch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 20,919 )
Across
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Bristly : SETOSE
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Sports anchor's offering : RECAP
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Henry Clay's estate in Lexington, Ky. : ASHLAND
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1997 Michael Douglas film : THEGAME
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Unexplained phenomena : STRANGEGOINGSON
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Quai d'Orsay setting : SEINE
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Possible sentence in the slammer : FIVETOTEN
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Unfriendly : ILL
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Whom Pocahontas married : ROLFE
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U.K. award : OBE
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"___ and Louis" (1956 duet album) : ELLA
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It doesn't stay in for long : PASSINGFAD
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Like silhouettes, typically : REARLIT
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Subject to debate : MOOT
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1950's-90's singer called "The High Priestess of Soul" : SIMONE
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Ones forging : SMITHS
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Congregation location : NAVE
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Finish a hole : PUTTOUT
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There are no plans for this : JAMSESSION
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18-Across feeder : AUBE
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"Of course!" : AHA
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Footballer Haynes : ABNER
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Former state: Abbr. : SSR
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Some misses : SENORITAS
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On the other hand : AGAIN
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Classic 1894 swashbuckler, with "The" : PRISONEROFZENDA
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Bound : ENLACED
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Satisfied customer's request : REORDER
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Send another invitation : REASK
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Sharp : DRESSY
Down
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Relatively smart : SASSIER
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George's mother on "Seinfeld" and others : ESTELLES
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HBO showing of 1975 : THRILLAINMANILA
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1937 Oscar role for Luise Rainer : OLAN
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Less likely to lose it : SANER
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College dept. : ENG
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Torn : RENT
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Kellogg's brand : EGGO
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Epic achievement? : CASTOFTHOUSANDS
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Blob : AMOEBA
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Put down : PENNED
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Let down : DEFLATE
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Carroll creatures : TOVES
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Scoot : HIE
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Some PC image files : GIFS
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Conjectures : OPINES
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Two-time A.L. home run champ Tony : ARMAS
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Exempt : IMMUNE
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"___ can't be!" : NOIT
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Stevie Wonder's "___ Have You" : GOTTA
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Something often fallen out of : LOVE
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Supporter : SPONSOR
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Falls off : SUBSIDES
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Threefold : TERNARY
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The "blood" in bloodstone : JASPER
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Brian of "Juarez," 1939 : AHERNE
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Full : SATED
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Bridge piece : IBAR
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Close cutter : RAZOR
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Cub bearers, in Spain : OSAS
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Swing alternative : ROCK
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Glass finish : INE
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"The Cotton Club" star : GERE
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Put paper into : FED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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