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New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Author:
Bruce Adams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Adams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Adams. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Disney pup : SCAMP
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Peaty places : BOGS
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Money in Pretoria : RAND
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Neighbors of radii : ULNAE
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Pre-wedding rituals : BACHELORPARTIES
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Speaks ill of : SMEARS
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Hard-to-find object, perhaps : NEEDLE
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Vintage : YEAR
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Took off on : APED
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Parents' retirement place? : MASTERBEDROOM
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Actors Hale Sr. and Jr. : ALANS
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Puts on : GAINS
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Totally smitten : GAGA
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Musical John : ELTON
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Timid creature : DEER
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Bush or Kerry, collegiately : ELI
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Do a double-take : REACT
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"A Girl Reading" painter : COROT
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Classic Omar Sharif role : DOCTORZHIVAGO
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Village Voice award : OBIE
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Punny Bennett : CERF
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"Let's go!" : COMEON
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Paddock sounds : NEIGHS
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Apt title for this puzzle : AMATTEROFDEGREE
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Hummus holder : PITA
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Soft seat : SOFA
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Ostrich cousins : RHEAS
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Alone, in a way : STAG
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Asian nation suffix : STAN
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It may be set in Paris : STYLE
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Two-handed lunch orders : SUBS
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Silent sort : CLAM
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Utter conclusion? : ANCE
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School of Buddhism : MAHAYANA
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Lady of rank : PEERESS
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"No fair!" : BOO
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Boston rink legend : ORR
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Econ. yardstick : GNP
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"Mystic River" co-star, 2003 : SEANPENN
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Not for tender eyes : RATEDR
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Like the Negev : ARID
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Seasonal song : NOEL
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Two caplets, maybe : DOSE
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Aspiring J.D.'s exam : LSAT
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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Coat anew : REGLAZE
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Lacking life : ABIOTIC
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Tricks : MAGIC
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Toothed bar : RATCH
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Snack with a cream center : OREO
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Place to trade : MART
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Getting on in life : AGED
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Composer Édouard : LALO
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Quality of a ghost town : EERINESS
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Ace versus ace : DOGFIGHT
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Bomb defuser, maybe : ROBOT
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Education, law, etc. : CAREERS
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Morgue ID : TOETAG
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Peddle : VEND
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Limits : CAPS
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Forget, maybe : OMIT
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___ Hari : MATA
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Writer from Zanesville : GREY
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Make sound : HEAL
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Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
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Go to seed : ROT
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"Son ___ gun!" : OFA
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Booster : FAN

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

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