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New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2007

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 20,983 )

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Across
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Sputtered : LOSTSTEAM
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"Go ahead!" : TRYIT
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Prosciutto, often : ANTIPASTO
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Catch up with the class : REUNE
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"I'm countin' on it!" : YOUBETTER
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With 24-Across, Fortune 500 company founded by two college dropouts : APPLE
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Began drawing : ENTICED
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Tennis technique : TOPSPIN
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Shah ___ Pahlavi : REZA
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A lot of Tijuana : BARS
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See 18-Across : INC
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Jams : SNARLS
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Recourse? : VEER
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With 37-Across, mid 20th-century avant-garde movement : THEATEROF
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Like a showstopper : BOFFO
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Showstopper : HARDACTTOFOLLOW
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Trevanian's peak : EIGER
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See 29-Across : THEABSURD
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Shingle abbr. : BROS
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What cuirasses cover : CHESTS
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See 51-Across : USN
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It may be pumped : FUEL
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Parliamentary doings, e.g. : ACTA
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Less sympathetic : STONIER
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___ Pass (Candy Land shortcut) : GUMDROP
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Adm. Rickover of the 40-Across : HYMAN
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1969 Frank Sinatra album featuring Rod McKuen songs : AMANALONE
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"John Q" actress Kimberly : ELISE
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Prowler avoided by prowlers : POLICECAR
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Some offshoots : SECTS
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Forsooth : YEAVERILY
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Parfait feature : LAYER
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Down ___ knee : ONONE
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Old Indianapolis-based automaker : STUTZ
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It connects to the deltoid ligament : TIBIA
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Project particular : SPEC
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English poet laureate of 1692-1715 : TATE
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Shingle abbr. : ESTD
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Had a cow? : ATE
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They fight to the finish : MORTALFOES
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Catch-22s : TRAPS
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Curl units : REPS
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Chronic fatigue syndrome, informally : YUPPIEFLU
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Due : INLINEFOR
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Mall rats, typically : TEENCROWD
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Settings for some special deliveries: Abbr. : ORS
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Toulouse-Lautrec hangout : BROTHEL
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Headline : STAR
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Japanese computer giant : NEC
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Psychiatric discipline pioneered by Margaret Naumburg : ARTTHERAPY
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Tennessee ___ : VOLS
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Subject of 2004's best seller "American Dynasty" : THEBUSHES
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A cut above? : HAIRSTYLE
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Well-suited for an office : ERGONOMIC
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Stirred drinks : ADES
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Fishing corks : BOBS
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Like some paychecks : FAT
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Help line? : CUE
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Mulcts : FINES
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"How to Read a Book" author Mortimer : ADLER
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Saffron sources : CROCI
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Like Chinese, as a language : TONAL
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It's not original work : APERY
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Santa's drawer : NAST
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Blowout : GALA
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Butler, e.g.: Abbr. : UNIV
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Big club : MACE
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National Ski Hall-of-Famer Tommy : MOE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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