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New York Times, Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Poodle sounds : ARFS
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Aspirin target : ACHE
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Hymn accompanier : ORGAN
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*Angler's float : CORK
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Terrifying dino : TREX
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*Bush's 2004 foe : KERRY
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Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Assists, three-pointers, turnovers, etc. : STATS
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
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Not systematic : RANDOM
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___ dixit : IPSE
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*1960's Richard Chamberlain TV role : DOCTORKILDARE
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Tease, with "on" : RAG
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Nap under a sombrero : SIESTA
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*Ava Gardner's co-star in "The Sun Also Rises" : TYRONEPOWER
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Resistance unit : OHM
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Wished otherwise : RUED
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Will Smith biopic, 2001 : ALI
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Fateful March day : IDES
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Little devil : IMP
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*Deli request : HOLDTHEMAYO
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Nursery rhyme opening : BAABAA
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Miner's find : ORE
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What the answers to the seven starred clues all are or contain : IRISHCOUNTIES
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Persian sprite : PERI
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Harangue : TIRADE
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590, to Caesar : DXC
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Partner of dangerous : ARMED
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Comic actor Jacques : TATI
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Cry of fright : YIPE
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*Writer ___ Boothe Luce : CLARE
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Tucson-to-New Orleans route : ITEN
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*Quilt filling : DOWN
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It may be perfect : TENSE
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Actress Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Eye sore : STYE
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"It'll be ___ day in hell ..." : ACOLD
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Bull-riding event : RODEO
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Pre-euro money : FRANC
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Shade of blue : SKY
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Not in custody : ATLARGE
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Model T feature : CRANK
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Storied Swiss miss : HEIDI
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Praise highly : EXTOL
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Approves : OKS
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Quit for good, jobwise : RETIRE
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Welch's product : GRAPESODA
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Kennedy Center focus, with "the" : ARTS
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Wall Street inits. : NYSE
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Equine color : ROAN
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Store stock: Abbr. : MDSE
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Trampled : TROD
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Publicize : AIR
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___ Might Be Giants (rock group) : THEY
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Schoolyard retort : AMSO
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"Lou Grant" newspaper, with "the" : TRIB
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Arizona city : YUMA
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Tool kit carrier : REPAIRMAN
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Buddy : PAL
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Bygone : OLD
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Puns and such : WIT
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"___ a traveler ...": "Ozymandias" : IMET
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Malt-drying kiln : OAST
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Erich Weiss, on stage : HOUDINI
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Fish-eating eagle : ERNE
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Prickly plants : BRIERS
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Cry to the band : HITIT
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Fruit-packing unit : CRATE
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Western flick : OATER
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Birdbrain : IDIOT
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Multilane rte. : EXPWY
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Noisy public fight : SCENE
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Treaty : PACT
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Author ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Actress Ruby : DEE
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Football gains or losses: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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