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SEVEN BLURBS FOR SEVEN BIOGRAPHIES

New York Times, Sunday, March 3, 2013

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Samuel A. Donaldson

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 64 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Donaldson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0303 ( 23,126 )
Across
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Insect pupa sold as fish food : ANTEGG
7
Doesn't get the memo, maybe : MISREADS
15
Make do : COPE
19
Show instability : TEETER
20
Offering with potato chips : ONIONDIP
21
Amount owed by an insurance policy holder : COPAY
22
"It's worth it just for Ms. Behar's famous lasagna recipe" : THECOOKINGOFJOY
24
Crop up : ARISE
25
Cleverness : WIT
26
TV's Peter and literature's Ben : GUNNS
27
Walk through : TOUR
28
Mathematician Paul : ERDOS
29
Bolivian bears : OSOS
31
Born as : NEE
32
British actress Diana : DORS
33
"Start already!" : GETONIT
35
"An insightful look at how playing Miss Brooks took its toll on Ms. Arden" : THEDESTRUCTIONOFEVE
39
Spanish beaches : PLAYAS
41
Cole Porter title woman : KATE
42
Slickers and galoshes : RAINWEAR
43
Conger catcher : EELER
44
Captain Hook's alma mater : ETON
46
Engine attachment : HOSE
47
Crumbs : ORTS
48
"You don't have to be a gardener to dig this book about Kerouac's tools" : THESPADESOFJACK
52
Long time follower? : NOSEE
53
Sight at a supermarket or golf course : CART
54
Pack number : SIX
55
Indisposed : ILL
56
Relief : AID
57
Anesthesiologists' locales, for short : ORS
58
"Finally, we learn how one Jonas brother defined an entire generation" : THETIMEOFNICK
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Jaguar rival : BMW
66
Frozen dessert name : EDY
67
It could pave the way : TAR
68
Second most populous continent: Abbr. : AFR
69
On the safe side : ALEE
70
Legal helpers, briefly : PARAS
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"Clinton's a well-known southpaw, so this exposé on his other-handed punches is an eye-opener" : THERIGHTSOFBILL
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"Really?" : ITIS
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Writer ___ Hubbard : LRON
80
Many an aria : SOLO
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Notable flop : EDSEL
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Chicago lakefront attraction : NAVYPIER
84
Family head : CAPO
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Nasty ones : BRUTES
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"Required reading for all 'Purple Rain' fans who think their idol is too goody-goody" : THEDARKNESSOFPRINCE
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Night lights : AURORAS
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Very often : ALOT
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Take the lion's share of : HOG
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Duffer's hazard : TRAP
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Drives a getaway car, maybe : ABETS
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British submachine gun : STEN
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Reach rival : ORALB
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Duffer's org. : PGA
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Like some calls : CLOSE
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"A gripping narrative about one folk singer's violent turn against Paul Simon" : THEWARFAREOFART
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It beats ace-high : APAIR
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Open quality : AIRINESS
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"___ Restaurant" : ALICES
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Bulb unit : WATT
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Northeast nickname : BAYSTATE
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Political symbol : DONKEY
Down
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When many bars close : ATTWO
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Fruity sodas : NEHIS
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Dry ones : TEETOTALERS
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Abbr. sometimes seen twice in a row : ETC
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Trivial Pursuit category: Abbr. : GEOG
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French press remnants : GROUNDS
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Des ___ : MOINES
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Lodges : INNS
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Certain frat boy : SIG
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Completely remove : ROOTOUT
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Put teeth into : ENFORCE
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Fine-tune : ADJUST
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Christian name? : DIOR
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Bond, for one : SPY
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Winter supply usually stored outside : CORDOFWOOD
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Start of Willa Cather's Great Plains trilogy : OPIONEERS
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Give an anticorrosive coating : PASSIVATE
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Check out : EYE
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Cigarette purchase : CARTON
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Reflex test site : KNEE
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Start of an elimination process : EENIE
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Reserved to the maximum extent : SHYEST
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Some bathroom crystals : DRANO
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"___ your mother" : GOASK
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Like tweets, by necessity : TERSE
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"Tombstone" role : EARP
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Some fight finishes, for short : TKOS
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___-Z (classic car) : IROC
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Retailer for Rover : PETCO
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Composer of the "Gold and Silver" waltz : LEHAR
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Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
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Be all thumbs as a writer? : TEXT
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Word with pay or page : HALF
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Pale : ASHY
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Food Network host Guy : FIERI
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Former "Idol" judge : JLO
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An ending to beat : NIK
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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Receiving stats : TDS
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Calif.-to-Fla. hwy. : ITEN
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Blemish : MAR
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N.B.A. part: Abbr. : NATL
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In that case : IFSO
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Plastic casing for some pills : BLISTERPACK
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Donnybrook : MELEE
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Fargo's partner : WELLS
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"Nice and slow" : EASYDOESIT
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Take aboard a spaceship, maybe : ABDUCT
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One of a nautical trio : PINTA
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Last Incan emperor : ATAHUALPA
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Casino that's partly underwater? : RIVERBOAT
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Long expeditions : TREKS
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Butt (in) : HORN
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Sexologist's subject : GSPOT
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Clop maker : HOOF
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"Charlotte's Web" girl : FERN
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Old Italian dough : LIRAS
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Two-___ (extended TV episode) : PARTER
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Author with a fan site called "Into the Wardrobe" : CSLEWIS
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Unvoiced : ASONANT
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It may get squandered in a game : BIGLEAD
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Diner : EATERY
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"Wheel of Fortune" category : PHRASE
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Din : ROAR
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Match : AGREE
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Stooge : PATSY
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Actor LaBeouf : SHIA
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Spirit ___ Louis : OFST
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String tie : BOLO
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Avian call : CAW
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File extension : TAB
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Mens ___ : REA
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End: Fr. : FIN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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