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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 2007

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FGJQ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Quarfoot.
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© 2007, The New York Times3/30/07 ( No. 20,961 )
Across
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With 60-Across, much-heard sound bite of 1988 : READMYLIPS
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"The Human Stain" novelist : ROTH
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Singer of the Top 10 hit "Walk on Water" : EDDIEMONEY
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Emperor for only three months : OTHO
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Unpleasant cause of being woken up : SMOKEALARM
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Start of a break-in? : AHEM
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Part of a party line : TENET
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Pale purple shade : IRIS
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Slight : MERE
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Obsolete : DEAD
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Draw alternative : STUD
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One of Canada's two main polit. parties : LIB
25
Do-do link : ASI
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"Miracle on 34th Street" director : SEATON
28
Range of some robe wearers : ALTO
29
"We definitely should" : YESLETS
31
Service cover-up? : TEACOZY
33
Top prize at las Olimpiadas : ORO
34
Drainpipe discovery : RAT
35
Circuit City alternative : BESTBUY
39
Flouts : DERIDES
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Scuffling : ATIT
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Exercise : TONEUP
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Org. established by Nixon : EPA
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Hill, in Hebrew : TEL
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Some dolls : KENS
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Cover : VEIL
50
Language closely related to Montagnais : CREE
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With no imperfections : TOAT
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Pop label : PEPSI
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1999 Jodie Foster title role : ANNA
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Cardinal, e.g. : HOLYPERSON
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Fermentation locations : VATS
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Being supportive : ONONESSIDE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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See 1-Across : NONEWTAXES
Down
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Athlete's downtime : RESTDAY
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"With Reagan" memoir writer : EDMEESE
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1821 elegy to commemorate Keats : ADONAIS
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Like some banks : DIKED
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An athlete might swim in it : MEET
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First name in exotica music : YMA
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Teases : LOLITAS
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Bored with life, say : INARUT
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Olivine variety : PERIDOT
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Jazz singer Sylvia : SYMS
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Range : ROAM
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It was first performed at Whitehall Palace in 1604 : OTHELLO
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Posh place to stay in Piccadilly, familiarly : THERITZ
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Hood moniker : HOMEBOY
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Start : SETOUT
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Dweller on the Morava River : SERB
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Greek sea god : NEREUS
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Broadway opening : ACTI
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Dole's successor in the Senate : LOTT
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Grp. founded by a former high-school principal in 1958 : AARP
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Robin's place : BATCAVE
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Never cut off : ETERNAL
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Knuckle head? : SILENTK
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"Starpeace" performer : YOKOONO
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Brand available in "fire" and "ice" : DENTYNE
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Pitch : DEEPSIX
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Serial number? : EPISODE
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Hospital supply : SALINES
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Miller's "S.N.L." "Weekend Update" successor : NEALON
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Part of v.v. : VERSA
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Opposite of aggravate : EASE
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Fund-raising suffix : THON
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Slug, say : PEST
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Place of worship : PEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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