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New York Times, Friday, March 7, 2008

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0307 ( 21,304 )

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Across
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Climbing Mt. Everest, for Sir Edmund Hillary : CLAIMTOFAME
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1937 Paul Muni drama : THEWOMANILOVE
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Art, metaphorically : JEALOUSMISTRESS
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History : ANNALS
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Probe : POKEINTO
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Manfred ___ Earth Band : MANNS
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Roman well : BENE
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Basic verse option : ABAB
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Whacked : ICED
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Drum containers : EARS
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Site of the siege of Candia : CRETE
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Feaster on frogs : EEL
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Legato indicator : SLUR
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Coast Guard boat : CUTTER
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It's hard to recall : DIMMEMORY
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Cowboys, but not Indians : NFLERS
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Fitting decision? : SIZE
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Clued in, once : HEP
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Stains : BLOTS
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Delicate : AIRY
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Singer who is part owner of Forbes magazine : BONO
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First name in fragrances : COCO
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"In that area" : ORSO
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Cousin in a Balzac title : BETTE
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Cut across : TRANSECT
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Reminiscent of the 1890s : GASLIT
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Census Bureau data : VITALSTATISTICS
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Only if it's worth the trade-off : NOTATANYPRICE
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London Zoo locale : REGENTSPARK
Down
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Remote access? : CHANNEL
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Stanford of Stanford University : LELAND
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Base runners? : AWOLS
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Evidence that one is short : IOUS
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A foot has 305 of these: Abbr. : MMS
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Like most medicine bottles : TAMPERRESISTANT
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Things in rings : ONIONS
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Big name in college guides : FISKE
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Old one, along the Oder : ALTE
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Holmes fought him : MORIARTY
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50-50 proposition : EVENBET
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Hand holding : TENACE
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Passing subject? : ESTATE
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Artist Wyeth : JAMIE
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Not lit : SOBER
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Princess Ozma's creator : BAUM
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Nine ___ (London district) : ELMS
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Bug zapper? : CURE
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"Dear" ones : SIRS
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Under a quilt, say : COZY
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Set off : DETONATE
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"Blue II" painter, 1961 : MIRO
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It's headquartered in the G.E. Building : NBCTV
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Sacramento suburb : FLORIN
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Global positioning system, e.g. : LOCATOR
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Bit of jazz improvisation : HOTLICK
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Bait : ENTICE
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Meter makers : POETS
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Certain inverse function : ARCTAN
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Get going : BESTIR
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Honduras-to-Guatemala dirección : OESTE
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City bombed in the gulf war : BASRA
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Waste : SLAG
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Rockne protégé : GIPP
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Country singers England and Herndon : TYS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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