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BOOK BINDING

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 2010

Author:
Caleb Madison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 164, Blocks: 96 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0314 ( 22,041 )
Across
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Window boxes, for short? : ACS
4
Prefix with business : AGRI
8
F.B.I. scandal of the 1970s-'80s : ABSCAM
14
Actress Fox of "CSI" : JORJA
19
"Let's Talk About Sex" hip-hop group : SALTNPEPA
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Tony who directed "Michael Clayton" : GILROY
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Not just a little bow : SALAAM
24
Plot of a Willa Cather novel? : STORYOFOPIONEERS
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Cool-looking : SNAZZY
27
Río contents : AGUA
28
"Look what ___!" : IDID
29
Not so dry : WETTER
31
Lb. parts : OZS
32
Desert bloomers : YUCCAS
35
Ship to the New World : NINA
38
Beachgoer's item : PAIL
39
Tennis star nicknamed "Ice Man" : BORG
41
Unabridged version of a Philip Roth novella? : THELONGGOODBYECOLUMBUS
47
Maneuver : PLOY
48
Prepare for planting : TILL
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"Don't believe that!" : ITSALIE
50
Warts and all : ASIS
54
Bobby and others : ORRS
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Drifting : AIMLESS
60
"Authority is never without ___": Euripides : HATE
61
Pocket edition of a D. H. Lawrence novel? : LITTLEWOMENINLOVE
65
Singer Lambert : ADAM
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Trapped : SNARED
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Things that go through tubes : OVA
68
Analogy part : ISTO
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Ed who provided the lead voice in "Up" : ASNER
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Eyes : OGLES
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Most likely : APTEST
75
"The Closer" star Sedgwick : KYRA
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"Frost/Nixon" director's copy of a Graham Greene novel? : HOWARDSENDOFTHEAFFAIR
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No longer fresh : GAMY
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Takeoff : PARODY
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Bachelor's end? : ALTAR
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Weary : JADED
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It's molded : CLAY
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Ear part : COB
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Not casual : DRESSY
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Convertible, maybe : SOFA
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Final copy of a Cervantes novel? : THELASTDONQUIXOTE
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O.T. book read at Purim : ESTH
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It's read to the rowdy : RIOTACT
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Suffix at a natural history museum : SAUR
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Literary collections : ANAS
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1948 Literature Nobelist : TSELIOT
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Red ___ : HOTS
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Form of many Tin Pan Alley tunes : AABA
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Creased copy of a Jack Finney novel? : AWRINKLEINTIMEANDAGAIN
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Tennis star Tommy : HAAS
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One-named supermodel : EMME
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Sky: Fr. : CIEL
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C. S. Lewis land : NARNIA
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Louvre article? : LES
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Mass producer, for short : JSBACH
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Himalayan legend : YETI
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Community hangout, informally : THEY
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"Same here" : IDOTOO
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Illustrations in a Leo Tolstoy novel? : ARTOFWARANDPEACE
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Sour : MOROSE
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Brought up : REARED
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1957 film dog : OLDYELLER
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How a call may be picked up at the office : ONTWO
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They get added to pounds : STRAYS
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"A Serious Man" co-director, 2009 : COEN
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Head of state? : ESS
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Mineralogist's job : ASSAY
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String once used for cellos : CATGUT
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Not sit up : SLOUCH
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Whatever : ANY
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Mailing HQ : GPO
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Altered mortgage, briefly : REFI
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Touch, for one : IPOD
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Past : AGO
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Storage unit : BIN
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Plethora : SLEW
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Unsettling : CREEPY
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Blood lines : AORTAE
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Seer : MYSTIC
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Start of the yr. : JAN
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Suffix with Cray- : OLA
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Fuzz buster? : RAZORBLADE
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Duke Ellington band instrument : JAZZGUITAR
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Carter and Adams : AMYS
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Slightest residue : TRACE
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Mimicry : APING
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Lith., e.g., once : SSR
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Boob : IDIOT
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Kay Thompson title character : ELOISE
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Savoy peak : ALP
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Was helpless? : SOLOED
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"There is ___ in 'team'" : NOI
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Stevenson of Illinois : ADLAI
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Kind of line : BUS
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Marlon Brando, by birth : OMAHAN
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Neighbor of Swed. : NORW
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Spinner : GYRO
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Russian pancakes : BLINI
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Some blockers: Abbr. : LTS
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Feel like : SEEM
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Too : ALSO
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Indian P.M. Manmohan ___ : SINGH
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Throw around : STREW
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Hit hard : SMOTE
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Goal-oriented grp.? : MLS
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Shooting site : LOT
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Brought to mind : EVOKED
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"Gil Blas" author : LESAGE
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Still : EVEN
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Former Wall St. inits. : NASD
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Toy sound? : ARF
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Firefox alternative : SAFARI
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Byrd's rank: Abbr. : ADM
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Film with the line "Oh, we have 12 vacancies. 12 cabins, 12 vacancies" : PSYCHO
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Beat : TOP
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Celebratory cry : YAY
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"Lovely!," in dated slang : RAD
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It's undeniable : FACT
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Stepped : TROD
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Vagrants : HOBOS
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Vega of "Spy Kids" : ALEXA
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Fight announcement : ITSON
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Bob Marley, e.g. : RASTA
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Deli supplies : RYES
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"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator : JOSSWHEDON
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Roughly : AFTERASORT
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Flower once cultivated for food : DAHLIA
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Rent : LET
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___ mode : ALA
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Marina sight : YACHT
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South African city of 2.5+ million : DURBAN
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Biological bristle : SETA
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Mr. and Mrs. : TITLES
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Giving nothing away, in a way : STOIC
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Bread with chicken tikka masala : NAAN
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College locale : QUAD
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Seoul soldier : ROK
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Election winners : INS
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"I don't need to hear that!," informally : TMI
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"Ciao!" : SEEYA
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Ottoman honorific : AGA
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Locks up : EMBARS
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Ottoman hospice : IMARET
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Sweet drink : NECTAR
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Soviet co-op : ARTEL
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Not just puff : INHALE
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"Uncle!" criers, perhaps : NIECES
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Australia's ___ Rock : AYERS
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Stretch ___ : LIMO
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One of the Jonas brothers : JOE
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Dance typically done to "Hava Nagila" : HORA
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Rash preventer : TALC
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Intro to Chinese? : INDO
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Drag : TOW
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Bolivian bear : OSO
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Noted Palin impressionist : FEY
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O.E.D. entries: Abbr. : WDS
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Coloring : DYE
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Where you might find a long sentence? : PEN

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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