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THINKING GREEN

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 2007

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 20,942 )
Across
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Prefix with red : INFRA
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Denpasar is its capital : BALI
10
"Concord Hymn" writer's inits. : RWE
13
Green ___ : CHEESE
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Green, for instance : COLOR
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Christmas team : REINDEER
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Trunk lines : AORTAS
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Green 55-Down : KNACKFORGROWINGPLANTS
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"Me too" : SAMEHERE
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Make messy : SOIL
28
Enzyme ending : ASE
29
Gremlins and Pacers : AMCS
33
Codger : COOT
34
Fella : MAC
36
Rat follower : ATAT
38
A hero might have it : SALAMI
40
Box in many homes : TIVO
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Bracelet : BANGLE
44
Green 83-Down : SPECIALFORCESSOLDIER
49
Like : ALA
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Trademarked chilled drink : SLURPEE
51
Neighbor of Lanai : MAUI
52
Live : ARE
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Ding : DENT
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Be listless : MOPE
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Lot of money : MINT
58
Channel for debates : CSPAN
60
Fast runners : HARES
63
Some socials : TEAS
65
Corroding, with "into" : EATING
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Green 58-Down : DOCUMENTFORIMMIGRANTS
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Cry from a balcony : OROMEO
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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Legless creatures : APODS
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Quarter of a deck : CLUBS
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Skid row sounds : HICS
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Yves's eve : SOIR
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Natural flavoring : HERB
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His or her, to Henri : SES
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Computer connection : PORT
86
Destruction : CARNAGE
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The third of September : PEE
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Green 8-Down : SIGNALTODRIVEYOURCAR
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Cartoon character with a big nose : SNOOPY
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Mideast money : RIAL
97
Old TV part : TRIODE
98
Map parts: Abbr. : AVES
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Still : YET
100
Kathryn of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" : ERBE
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"Put it back in" : STET
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The sun : SOL
107
Utah city : OREM
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Like turncoats : DISLOYAL
112
Green 13-Across : WHATTHEMOONISNTMADEOF
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Tony-winning actress Martin : ANDREA
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Inferior : LOWGRADE
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Server of Norm, Cliff and Frasier, on "Cheers" : CARLA
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Not overdone : MODEST
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Stopover : INN
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Those caballeros : ESOS
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Cap sites : KNEES
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"Eww!" : ICK
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Dijon denial : NON
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Part of Dixie: Abbr. : FLA
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Bird in the "Arabian Nights" : ROC
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Sacred chests : ARKS
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Stomach settler : BROMO
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Correo ___ (airmail) : AEREO
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Green ___ : LIGHT
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About : INRE
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Fix, as a rug : REWEAVE
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Early Chinese dynasty : WEI
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Marine birds : ERNS
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First person indicator : CAPITALI
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Early colonizer of America : HOLLAND
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Great time : ERA
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Mountain whose name in Greek means "I burn" : ETNA
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Hurdles for high schoolers, for short : SATS
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Being, to Brutus : ESSE
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Furry-tailed rodents : DORMICE
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Spa treatment : FACIAL
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Tend to : GOABOUT
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Syrian president : ASSAD
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Word before or after sugar : MAPLE
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Scrub : CLEAN
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Egg holder : SAC
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Philosophical study of the universe : COSMISM
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___ Friday's : TGI
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Bad start? : MIS
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Mountain view : TREETOPS
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Not think things through first : LEAPIN
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Off course : ERRANT
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Measure of light : LUMEN
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Cold coat : FROST
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Enemy: Abbr. : OPP
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Start of many a city name : SAN
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Some M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : ENGS
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Green ___ : THUMB
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It's connected to a boom : MAINSAIL
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Green ___ : CARD
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Hideaway : STASH
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NASA's ___ Research Center : AMES
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Old truck maker : REO
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Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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___ trip : EGO
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Bone setters : DOCS
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End of an estimate : ORLESS
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Close relative : COUSIN
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Place with a moving line : FACTORY
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Ship in 1898 headlines : MAINE
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Start of a supplication : IPRAY
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Papal court : HOLYSEE
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N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
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One of the Wright brothers, for short : ORV
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Center of entertainment : EPCOT
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"The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
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Green ___ : BERET
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Kindergarten handicraft : PAPERHAT
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Preparing for shipment : CRATING
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"Rah!" : GOTEAM
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E.E.C. part: Abbr. : EUR
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Indian tourist destination on the Arabian Sea : GOA
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They're not pro : NOVOTES
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Fade out : DIEDOWN
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Loire laugh : RIS
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Actress Lanchester and others : ELSAS
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Repetitive musical piece : RONDO
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Storage units : BYTES
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Did laps : SWAM
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"Yikes!" : OHNO
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Actor Alan : LADD
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Year in the middle of this century : MMLI
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Father : SIRE
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Need : LACK
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One-fifth of quindici : TRE
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Suffix with ball : OON
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Best-selling author Brown : DAN
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"___ Sleep Comes Down to Soothe the Weary Eyes" (Dunbar poem) : ERE
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"Rah!" : OLE
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Points on a scale : FAS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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