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New York Times, Friday, April 15, 2011

Who wrote "In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KQVXZ} Spans: 7, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2011, The New York Times4/15/11 ( No. 22,438 )
Across
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"The Children of Men" author : PDJAMES
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More than a quarter of the earth's crust : SILICON
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Resource of western Australia : IRONORE
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Out of the loop : UNAWARE
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2007 film featuring a heavily tattooed main character : EASTERNPROMISES
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Affectionate feelings : TIES
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"It's a ___" : SIGN
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Native of Ayr : SCOT
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At least one : ANY
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Gab : PRATE
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Idea person's cry : AHA
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Origami design : BOAT
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Wordsworth's "Intimations of Immortality," e.g. : ODE
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Early Windows underpinning : DOS
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Complimentary item at restaurants : AFTERDINNERMINT
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Field of Bible-based study : CREATIONSCIENCE
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Hogwarts enrollee : HERMIONEGRANGER
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Always used by Longfellow? : EER
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Grp. represented by the Southern Cross : CSA
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Deep shockers : EELS
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Long ___ : AGO
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Two of these are needed to pass : LANES
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Speak on the record? : RAP
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Openable with a gentle push, say : AJAR
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Quite a tidy sum : PILE
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Matter of contention : BONE
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Constables' superiors : POLICESERGEANTS
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Fraction of a fraction : SUBPART
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Kind of jam in a sacher torte : APRICOT
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Who wrote "In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king" : ERASMUS
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Calm swimming spots : LAGOONS
Down
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Only work of art that Michelangelo signed : PIETA
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Exhaust : DRAIN
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"The Outlaw ___ Wales" : JOSEY
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Queen and her servants, maybe : ANTS
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Bully in "Calvin and Hobbes" : MOE
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Be off : ERR
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Typical tabloid writers : SENSATIONALISTS
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Health V.I.P.'s : SURGEONSGENERAL
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A party to : INON
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Skip town : LAM
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"If only that were true!" : IWISH
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Descending in steps : CASCADING
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
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It might hold a few swallows : NEST
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Mine : PIT
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Grand entrance : PORTICO
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Squad car necessities : RADIOS
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Passé skyline sights : AERIALS
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Cantilever, e.g. : BEAM
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Dictate : DECREE
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___ a day : ONCE
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Song ending : STER
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Longing : ACHE
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Available : FREE
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Clay used by potters : TERRAALBA
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Cincinnati-to-Dayton dir. : NNE
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Department store department : MENS
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Film set workers : GRIPS
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Barley product : ALE
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"But wait, there's more!" company : RONCO
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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Spray targets : PESTS
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Place to pray : APSE
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Carte du ___ : JOUR
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Where the 2003 true-life film "Touching the Void" is set : PERU
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Actor Scott : BAIO
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Surveillance tool, briefly : CAM
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Univ. application datum : GPA
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One-tenth of a microjoule : ERG

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle.

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