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New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 2007

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 142 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 20,974 )
Across
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Cleans up : DUSTS
6
Feminine name ending : ETTA
10
Zodiac symbol : BULL
14
Two cents : INPUT
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David ___, Cole Porter biographer : EWEN
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Solo piece : ARIA
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Scoping out : EYEBALLING
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Channel with the show "Closing Bell" : CNBC
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Fee for tugboat services : TOWAGE
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Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
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Scrapes (out) : EKES
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Like some shoes : ORTHOPEDIC
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Rubbed raw : RED
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Glasgow negatives : NAES
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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City 15 miles SE of Rome : UTICA
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Pricey wheels : ROLLS
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Popular cable network ... or a hint to 17-, 24-, 47- and 56-Across : COMEDYCENTRAL
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"Now it ___ told" : CANBE
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Departments : AREAS
42
Actor/brother Sean or Mackenzie : ASTIN
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The witches in "Macbeth," e.g. : TRIO
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Edwards, e.g.: Abbr. : AFB
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They're shown by open ovals : WHOLENOTES
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Org. with an amicus brief in Brown v. Board of Education : ACLU
50
Modern locale of ancient Persepolis : IRAN
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Fouled up : HASHED
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Pitcher Gagné : ERIC
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Severe punishment for a priest : DEFROCKING
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___ Pahlavi, former shah : REZA
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Neighbor of Hi and Lois : IRMA
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Worked up : TENSE
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Jump with a twist : AXEL
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Paralegal, for one: Abbr. : ASST
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Beat (out) : EDGED
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The less you see of this person the better : DIETER
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Free, in a way : UNYOKE
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Like lava : SPEWED
4
Tornado clouds : TUBAS
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One way to go to a party : STAG
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It may be smoked : EEL
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___-night doubleheader : TWI
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Decimal divisions : TENTHS
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Hospital procedure, for short : ANGIO
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Single-minded people? : BACHELORS
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Spigot holder : URN
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Ad add-on : LIB
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___ du Flambeau, Wis. : LAC
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Russian writer Andreyev : LEONID
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Mississippi town in "In the Heat of the Night" : SPARTA
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A bit dirty : RACY
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Carrier of leaves for a dining table? : TEACART
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Paris's Place ___ Concorde : DELA
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"___ never fly!" : ITLL
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___ in Charlie : CAS
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Kind of cord : UMBILICAL
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Target MTV viewer : TEENER
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Some bills : CASH
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Aware of : ONTO
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Lake Indian : ERIE
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Kansas' ___ River : NEOSHO
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Harsh cry : CAW
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Copier needs : TONERS
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Sore : ACHING
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Strip off, as skin : FLENSE
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Moved a bit : BUDGED
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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Set a price of : ASKED
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___ de naissance (French birth certificate) : ACTE
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Tom Seaver's 2.86, e.g. : ERA
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Mardi Gras figure : REX
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Suffix with capital : IZE
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Most NPR stations : FMS
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No-goodnik : RAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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