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New York Times, Saturday, March 3, 2007

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0303 ( 20,934 )
Across
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Rapper with an MTV show … whose name sounds like a word meaning "show" : XZIBIT
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Total : DEMOLISH
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Defiant dare : MAKEME
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Weigh : EVALUATE
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What some bars provide : ENERGY
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Any of the teens, say : CARDINAL
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Ducky : NEATO
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Madrilenian madams : DONAS
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Maker of many sprays : FTD
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Woodbine or twinberry : HONEYSUCKLE
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Special favor providers : INS
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With 8-Down, "Happy Trails" songwriter : DALE
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Steps on a scale : DOREMI
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Jolly exclamation : HOHO
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Manuel de Falla opera "La ___ Breve" : VIDA
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Cow's first stomach : RUMEN
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Items in many a still life : ORANGES
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Cuff link companions : TIEPINS
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"Since Marie Has Left ___" (Sinatra song) : PAREE
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They make charts : HITS
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Start to date? : ANTE
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Poultry preparation tool : SHEARS
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Fabric features : NAPS
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Setting at 0 degrees long. : GST
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Singer who wrote the poetry collection "The Lords and the New Creatures" : JIMMORRISON
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Terminal abbr. : POS
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Electrolysis particle : ANION
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Pioneer in the development of nuclear power : FERMI
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Baja California port : ENSENADA
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"Oryx and Crake" novelist, 2003 : ATWOOD
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One once again : REUNITED
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Modernize, as a factory : RETOOL
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What a lot may have a lot of : USEDCARS
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Intricate : KNOTTY
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Marvel Comics comic : XMEN
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"The Phantom" star Billy : ZANE
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Big name in furniture : IKEA
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Slip : BERTH
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"Nothing for me, thanks" : IMGOOD
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Writer Josephine : TEY
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Lured : DECOYED
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See 28-Across : EVANS
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Freeboot : MARAUD
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Something that has long needed settling : OLDSCORE
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Him, in Le Havre : LUI
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"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" author : IANFLEMING
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Showers of purchases : STATEMENTS
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Not allowed to go : HELD
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Finger-lickin' good : DELISH
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Place for a flock : NAVE
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He had a 1941 hit with "Drum Boogie" : KRUPA
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They offer hot links : IHOPS
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Her "Don't Know Why" was 2002's Record of the Year : NORAHJONES
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Initial public offering, e.g. : SHAREISSUE
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Atlas feature : INSET
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Two bells, in the Navy : ONEAM
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Make : ATTAIN
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Like the Danish language : GERMANIC
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Some surfers' choices, briefly : ISPS
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Forays : INROADS
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Liszt wrote only one : SONATA
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Cushion : SOFTEN
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Amendment : RIDER
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Hardly an old pro at : NEWTO
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Its flag has a vicuña on it : PERU
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Etymologist's concern : ROOT
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Kind of point : MOOT
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One way to sit : IDLY
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Last : END
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Sanctuary : ARK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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