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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 2010

Work containing about 2.5 million quotations: Abbr.

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times4/16/10 ( No. 22,074 )
Across
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Exude : REEKOF
7
Family tree abbr. : DESC
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Backing : PRO
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Marching ___ (Midwest college band) : ILLINI
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Mix : OLIO
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Post-Manhattan Project agcy. : AEC
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It has a lot of small dishes : TASTINGMENU
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Guilty, in a legal phrase : REA
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Like many appliances: Abbr. : ELEC
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Forest cover? : ANIMALPELT
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Narnian guardian : ASLAN
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Security need: Abbr. : IDENT
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Its purpose is frightening : SCARECROW
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Noted 21-Across dealer : ASTOR
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OPEC member: Abbr. : UAE
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They're checked for life : PULSES
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Connecting, briefly : THRU
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Climactic musical finales : STRETTI
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Like some pulled calves? : LASSOED
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"That's ___ one!" : AHOT
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Unload on, in a way : SELLTO
43
Work containing about 2.5 million quotations: Abbr. : OED
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Unsettled sort : NOMAD
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"Rumor has it ..." : REPUTEDLY
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Discourage : DETER
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Tibiae neighbors : TARSI
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Enters : SETSFOOTIN
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Member of the Hindu trinity : SIVA
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It may lie in a bed : ORE
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Women who may make people break up? : COMEDIENNES
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Place for many belts : BAR
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___ about : ONOR
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Some godchildren : NIECES
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Way: Abbr. : SYS
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Rialto attention-getter : NEON
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Absorbed : ENRAPT
Down
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Graduation, e.g. : RITE
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Offerer of the Matmid frequent flier club : ELAL
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More : ELSE
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Build-it-yourself wheels : KITCAR
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Clandestine maritime org. : ONI
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Demands of some directors : FINALCUTS
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Company with the stock symbol DPZ : DOMINOS
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I, for one : ELEM
9
Six-Day War setting : SINAI
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"___ Been the One" (2006 Rihanna song) : COULDA
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Pop's condition : PARENTHOOD
12
Like some projectors : REELTOREEL
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One ___ (kid's game) : OCAT
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More difficult, in slang : GNARLIER
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They might be smoked out : PESTS
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Reaping time: Abbr. : SEPT
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Longtime human "Sesame Street" role : SUSAN
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Crookes tube emission : CATHODERAY
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Measurers of gas properties : AEROMETERS
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Making seven figures, say : WELLPAID
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Kind of complexion : RUDDY
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Gloomy : SATURNINE
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Nations Unies members : ETATS
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They're often loaded : SOTS
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End of discussion? : LETTERN
45
Military alert status : DEFCON
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Michael with the memoir "Work in Progress" : EISNER
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TV executive Arledge : ROONE
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Doesn't just tear up : SOBS
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Novel with the chapter "Farming in Polynesia" : OMOO
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Old victim of the Spanish : INCA
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Resident of D.C.'s Observatory Circle : VEEP
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Right hand: Abbr. : ASST
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"___ weites Feld" (Günter Grass novel) : EIN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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