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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Author:
Jennifer Nutt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jennifer Nutt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Nutt. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 20,979 )
Across
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Language of Libya : ARABIC
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Food flavor enhancer, for short : MSG
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Amo, ___, amat ... : AMAS
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Number of feet between baseball bases : NINETY
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Mock, in a way : APE
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Streamlet : RILL
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*Chicken : SCAREDYCAT
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Sedgwick of Warhol films : EDIE
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Latin "behold" : ECCE
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Just about forever : EON
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Scout's quest : BADGE
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*Very good child : LITTLEANGEL
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Tiny hill dweller : ANT
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Tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
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Not so sure : LEERY
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Guard : DEFEND
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It lets things go : RELEASER
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You might R.S.V.P. online to this : EVITE
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Contributed to : FED
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Celtic priest : DRUID
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Snugglers : NESTLERS
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Reddish-brown : SIENNA
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"Die Lorelei" poet : HEINE
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Vietnam Memorial designer : LIN
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World Series mo. : OCT
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*Venus : EVENINGSTAR
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Drastic sentence, with "the" : CHAIR
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Judge pro ___ : TEM
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Cart puller : MULE
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Parking meter filler : COIN
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*Purple sandwich filler : GRAPEJELLY
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Addresses starting http:// : URLS
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Peach center : PIT
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___ Mae (college money provider) : SALLIE
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Pause : REST
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Part of a milit. address : APO
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Ethan and Woody : ALLENS
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Designer Nina : RICCI
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Put on ___ (fake it) : ANACT
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Special Forces headwear : BERET
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Suffix with meteor : ITE
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Charisse of "Singin' in the Rain" : CYD
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City nicknamed "Heart of Georgia" : MACON
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Sparkly : SPANGLED
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Play a good joke on : GET
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Region : AREA
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*Short shadow caster : MIDDAYSUN
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Make parallel : ALIGN
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Street slickener : SLEET
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First half of a Senate vote : YEAS
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Obviously injured : BLEEDING
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More isolated : LONELIER
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Airport info: Abbr. : ETD
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Wriggler : EEL
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Like an ivory-billed woodpecker : RARE
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Hibernation spot : DEN
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Noted apple eater : EVE
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Has the rear end move side to side ... or a hint to the five asterisked clues : FISHTAILS
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Suffix with kitchen : ETTE
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___ judicata : RES
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Germanic one : EIN
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Cereal box fig. : RDA
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Frequent flier's reward : FREETRIP
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Ltr. holder : ENV
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Sloth, e.g. : SIN
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Unfirm : LIMP
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Take place : OCCUR
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Ironing, for one : CHORE
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"Keen!" : NEATO
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Stink : SMELL
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Veil material : TULLE
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Tuckered out : ALLIN
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Spanish kings : REYES
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Mass. ___ of Tech. : INST
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No. on a transcript : GPA
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That one, in Tijuana : ESA
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Major Asian carrier, for short : JAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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