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New York Times, Saturday, March 15, 2008

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0315 ( 21,312 )
Across
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Judy Garland or Liza Minnelli : GAYICON
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Sushi covering : SEAWEED
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It began in 1968, for tennis : OPENERA
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Targetable : INRANGE
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"Family Ties" family : KEATONS
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Football coaching figures : XSANDOS
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Combustion product : ASH
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Slice, say : SODAPOP
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An end to peace? : NIK
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Behind : RUMP
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Bashkir's close cousin : TATAR
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Station : POST
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Weapon for Wonder Woman : TIARA
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TV shopper's option : QVC
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Undertake : SETTO
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Dancer's guider, for short : STNICK
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Shallow : SKINDEEP
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Big name in notebooks : MEAD
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Chips-in-a-can brand from Lay's : STAX
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Silicon Valley city : LOSALTOS
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Top of a slope? : SKIHAT
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Hill of law : ANITA
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Milieu for Katarina Witt : EIS
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Old Testament patriarch : ENOCH
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Romance, e.g. : TALE
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Female demon : LAMIA
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People's 1999 Sexiest Man Alive : GERE
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City ESE of Utrecht : EDE
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Botched salon job : BADPERM
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OB, e.g. : DOC
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Lagged : RANLATE
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1970 western named for a fictional Texas city : RIOLOBO
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Virtuoso : ARTISTE
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Ethnic conflict : RACEWAR
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Jacket option : LEATHER
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Banderas's "The Mambo Kings" co-star, 1992 : ASSANTE
Down
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Some four-wheelers : GOKARTS
2
Popular costume party costume : APESUIT
3
"Groovy" : YEAHMAN
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Undesirable result of making a pass?: Abbr. : INT
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High-ranking suits : CEOS
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"... then again, maybe I'm wrong" : ORNOT
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Market for Microsoft : NASDAQ
8
Bodybuilders' prides : SIXPACKS
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"Scandalized Masks" painter, 1883 : ENSOR
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"But hark! ___ comes gently to the door": Robert Burns : ARAP
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Weak : WAN
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What a superscript in a text might refer one to : ENDNOTE
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Chanel fragrance for men : EGOISTE
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Place for a trash can : DESKTOP
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Some four-wheelers, for short : ATVS
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Episcopal leader : PRIMATE
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Warning about people moving from side to side? : PEDXING
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Speedy express : ACELA
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Wind : SNAKE
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Piece of a candy bar? : KAT
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"___ O.K." : ITS
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Rodgers and Hammerstein refrain starter : DOEADEER
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Side : LATERAL
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One way to do something stupid : ONADARE
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Bit of cocoa? : SILENTA
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Fool : SIMP
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55-Down with fiddles : HOEDOWN
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Flipper : ACROBAT
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2003 sci-fi disaster film featuring a subterranean team of "terranauts" : THECORE
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Bimonthly magazine for environmentalists : SIERRA
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Stimulating order : LATTE
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Met's lineup? : ARIAS
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Blowout : BASH
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Casual footwear, briefly : MOCS
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Bombed : LIT
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Setting for an idyll : LEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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