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New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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King who united England : EDWARD
7
Game period: Abbr. : QTR
10
Hinged closer : HASP
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Friend : QUAKER
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Laramie's state: Abbr. : WYO
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They lean to the right: Abbr. : ITAL
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Teleologist's concern : ULTIMATEPURPOSE
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Word on a Mexican stop sign : ALTO
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Bugged : WIRETAPPED
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French flower : LYS
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1/100 of a euro : CENT
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Vainglory : EGO
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On the side of : FOR
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Part of the verb "to be," to Popeye : YAM
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Overlook : SKIP
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"September 1, 1939" poet : AUDEN
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Old Asian ruler : KHAN
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Jaffa's land: Abbr. : ISR
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Figuring something out : USINGONESNOODLE
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A hallucinogen : LSD
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Hanging ___ a thread : ONBY
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August 15, 1945 : VJDAY
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Nosedive : DROP
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Indent setter : TAB
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Carrier with the in-flight magazine Scanorama : SAS
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Cries during a paso doble : OLES
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"It's not TV. It's ___" : HBO
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Make worse : EXACERBATE
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Clunker of a car : HEAP
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Part of a city code : ZONINGORDINANCE
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Bring to naught : RUIN
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Give the coup de grâce : END
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Lamebrain, in slang : NIMROD
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___ extra cost : ATNO
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Some ESPN highlights, for short : TDS
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Oliver Twist and others : GAMINS
Down
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Like two dimes and four nickels : EQUAL
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Without much intelligence : DULLY
3
Actress Naomi of "Mulholland Dr." : WATTS
4
Sony co-founder Morita : AKIO
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Post-retirement activity? : REM
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Bureau part : DRAWER
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Places to find the letters circled in the grid : QWERTYKEYBOARDS
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Use 7-Down : TYPE
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Worker who makes rounds : ROUTEMAN
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Zoo heavyweights, informally : HIPPOS
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On : ATOP
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MS. enclosure : SASE
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Argued (for) : PLED
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10th anniversary gift : TIN
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Scandal sheet : RAG
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Neighbor of Gabon : CONGO
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Quagmire : FEN
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Sounds leading up to a sneeze : AHS
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Pirate captain of legend : KIDD
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La Española, e.g. : ISLA
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Hunted animals : PREY
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
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U.S. ally in W.W. II : USSR
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One-named singer with the 2001 hit "Thank You" : DIDO
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Exploding stars : NOVAS
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Meeting expectations : ONTARGET
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Cagers' grp. : NBA
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Breakfast drinks, for short : OJS
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"Scent of a Woman" Oscar winner : PACINO
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Going out with : SEEING
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Title for one on the way to sainthood: Abbr. : VEN
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British "Inc." : LTD
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Artist Matisse : HENRI
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Strips for breakfast : BACON
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Some opinion pieces : OPEDS
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Old Testament book : EZRA
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Eliminate : XOUT
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Have ___ with : ANIN
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It both precedes and follows James : BOND
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Soccer star Mia : HAMM
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Actress Long : NIA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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