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New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 2007

Globe with olive branches, for the United Nations

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVWZ} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times3/15/07 ( No. 20,946 )
Across
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Brazilian dance : MAXIXE
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Matters of intl. concern : ATESTS
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Snares : ROPESIN
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Kaplan course, briefly : SATPREP
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Cause for a siren : AIRRAID
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Accumulator : ACCRUER
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Agent : PROXY
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Greyhound fare? : ALPO
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Sammy Davis Jr.'s "___ Can" : YESI
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Sound : SANE
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VW front? : STU
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Kind of number : FAX
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Sink : SAG
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Gen ___ : XER
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Fishing hook with a handle : GAFF
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Bring into harmony : ATTUNE
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High: Prefix : ALTI
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Private affair? : EXTRAMARITALSEX
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Marvel Comics hero : XMAN
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Affirmed's 1978 Triple Crown archrival : ALYDAR
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Prior to, in verse : ERE
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Evidences exposure to ultraviolet light : TANS
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Waterspout : JET
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Missile from a prankster : PIE
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Period of years : ERA
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Bruiser : APE
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Big, in adspeak : MAXI
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Deer ___ : XING
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Prefix with meter : HEXA
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Ribald BBC comedy, informally : ABFAB
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Fix firmly : INGRAIN
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Ump's call : BALLONE
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Moon of Saturn : TELESTO
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Disparage : SNEERAT
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"Shifting gears a little" and others : SEGUES
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Spicy cuisine : TEXMEX
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Actress Kelly : MOIRA
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Cover in the kitchen : APRON
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1738 Handel opera set in Persia : XERXES
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Brit's exclamation : ISAY
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Top of a clock : XII
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Wrap up by : ENDAT
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"The faster the better" : ASAP
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66-Across snack : TACO
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Abbr. after a comma : ETC
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Nimble : SPRY
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Like some questions : TRUEFALSE
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Checks in on : SEESAFTER
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Upbraids : RAPS
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Menu heading : PRIXFIXE
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Monopoly square : LUXURYTAX
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Army NCO : SGTMAJ
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Kind of battery : AAA
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Vance Air Force Base site : ENID
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Shoot over : RETAPE
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Hootenanny participant : GAL
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Informational sign on an Interstate : NEXTEXIT
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Some vets : EXMARINES
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Tilted : ATANANGLE
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Output from Washington Irving : TALE
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Hosp. workers : RNS
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Cal-Nev-___, Nev. : ARI
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Globe with olive branches, for the United Nations : EMBLEM
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Classic name in Milwaukee brewing : PABST
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Prior to, in verse : AFORE
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Popular antianxiety drug : XANAX
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"Yeah, sure!" : IBET
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Tennis star Rusedski : GREG
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"Women and Love" author Shere : HITE
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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___ Cross, James Patterson detective : ALEX
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Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
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Suffix with pent- : ANE

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

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