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New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 2008

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 21,338 )
Across
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Diamond datum : RBI
4
Annual fashion award : COTY
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Syrian city of 2.5+ million : ALEPPO
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Long interval : EON
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Long (for) : ACHE
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More 26-Across : TINIER
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Three short, three long, three short : SOS
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University of Paris, familiarly : THESORBONNE
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Fit for warehousing : STORABLE
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Like some potatoes : RICED
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Popped up : AROSE
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Lilliputian : WEE
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Selects, as a racehorse, maybe : BETSON
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Spend the night : ROOST
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Everyday speech : PROSE
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___-Rooter : ROTO
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Classic 1911 children's novel ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme : THESECRETGARDEN
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Hesitate : BALK
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___ metabolism : BASAL
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Best players : ATEAM
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Washed-out look : PALLOR
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Essex competitor : REO
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Spot checkers? : ADMEN
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River near 18-Across : SEINE
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Short-range club : NINEIRON
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Nos. for crowds : ESTS
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What you can find in the grid after completing this puzzle, looking up, down, left, right and diagonally, word search-style : ADOZENROSES
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Bleachers sound : BOO
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Dumpling stuffed with cheese : PIROGI
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Capital of Valais : SION
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"___ Town" : OUR
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Carpentry and the like : TRADES
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Designer/architect Goldfinger : ERNO
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Oils, say : ART
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Soak up again, as liquid : RESORB
2
Dance energetically : BOOGIE
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Antenna holder, maybe : INSECT
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See 66-Down : CAT
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Phil who sang "I Ain't Marching Anymore" : OCHS
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Sorority letter : THETA
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"___ no?" : YESOR
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Gillette shavers : ATRAS
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Women's ___ : LIBBER
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Certain alkene : ENOL
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Good floor material : PINEWOOD
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What you might be doing this puzzle in : PEN
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Tram contents : ORE
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Río de ___, former Spanish territory in Africa : ORO
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Some Caltech grads, for short : EES
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Skinny : DOPE
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Tivoli's Villa d'___ : ESTE
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"The chief nurse of England's statesmen" : ETON
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Creation of the Energy Reorg. Act of 1974 : NRC
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Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
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Ball : ORB
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Hydrospace : SEA
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Doctor Who and others, briefly : ETS
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One way to get to the top : TBAR
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"Too great a burden to bear": Martin Luther King Jr. : HATE
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Stage actress Duse : ELEONORA
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Forerunner of rocksteady : SKA
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Hiatus : GAP
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"___ the day!" (Shakespearean interjection) : ALAS
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Horse-training school : MANEGE
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Dixie hero : LEE
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Capital of República Portuguesa : LISBOA
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Going from concert to concert : ONTOUR
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Vacation destination : RESORT
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Comic Leary : DENIS
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Peace, in Russian : MIR
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Unevenly notched, as a leaf : EROSE
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Respectful reply : NOSIR
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Big shirt maker : IZOD
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Light material? : NEON
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Quick to pick up : APT
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Scorsese, e.g.: Abbr. : DIR
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With 4-Down, tracked vehicle : SNO

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

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