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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0310 ( 20,941 )

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Across
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Real name of a Disney title character : SIMBA
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Small drawing? : PUFF
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15-ml unit : TBSP
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Broadcasting : ONAIR
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Falls into decline : ATROPHIES
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With the help of : USING
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Providers of tip-offs? : NAILFILES
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Laurel and Hardy film with the line "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" : SONSOFTHEDESERT
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Middle-earth resident : ELF
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Gene ___, 1932 U.S. and British Open champ : SARAZEN
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Nikola Tesla, for one : SERB
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Information for the record : LINERNOTES
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Becomes an issue : ARISES
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Total : INALL
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Rock group whose members all assumed the same last name, with "the" : RAMONES
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Flip alternative : PAGEBOY
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Eclipses, to some : OMENS
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At the back : DORSAL
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Headmaster's faculty : DISCIPLINE
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"I must have missed the ___" : MEMO
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Concern for a hostess : SEATING
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Part of a certain college course : LAB
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Desserts from the South : SWEETPOTATOPIES
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Wild-haired stock character : MADDOCTOR
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One of the Traveling Wilburys : LYNNE
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Prepared to strike, perhaps : UNIONIZED
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Coat hangers-on : FLEAS
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Bristle (with) : TEEM
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Outfit : DUDS
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Lets fly : SENDS
Down
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Pickles : SOUSES
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It's often underfoot : INSOLE
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"Big iron," in hacker slang : MAINFRAMES
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Plastic containers : BINS
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Greek city that remained neutral during the Persian Wars : ARGOS
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Grocery stores : PANTRIES
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What many Latter-day Saints are : UTAHANS
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Architectural element often decorated with bas-reliefs : FRIEZE
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Computer desktop icon : FOLDER
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Radio's "___ American Life" : THIS
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Ill will : BILE
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Amphilochus, in Greek myth : SEER
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Sound from a test cheater, say : PSST
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Divisions of a mark : PFENNIGS
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Made-up : FALSE
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Unbroken mount : BRONC
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Witching hour follower : ONEAM
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Laundry that's often food-stained : TABLELINEN
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"Strange Magic" band, for short : ELO
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Designing : SLY
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Demand : INSISTON
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Retinal cell : ROD
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Any of the Three Musketeers : AMI
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Narrow-bladed weapons : PONIARDS
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"___ we all?" : ARENT
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Said the same : DITTOED
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___ AC (pharmacy purchase) : PEPCID
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"Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful" espouser : LAOTZU
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Female bacchanalian : MAENAD
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Take hold of, in a way : OBSESS
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Follows a course : GOLFS
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Scuzz : SMUT
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Flag : WANE
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Warhol actress Sedgwick : EDIE
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Birthplace of Herod the Great : EDOM
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One of Carter's charges, on TV : PYLE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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