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New York Times, Friday, April 27, 2007

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQUXYZ} Spans: 2 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0427 ( 20,989 )
Across
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Training session : WORKSHOP
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Rain forest denizens : OKAPIS
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Opportunity for a radio talk show caller : OPENLINE
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Rock's Dee Dee, Joey, Johnny or Marky : RAMONE
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Got going after a crash : REBOOTED
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2006 World Cup runner-up : FRANCE
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Sign before a crossing : DRAWBRIDGEAHEAD
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2000 film "Billy ___" : ELLIOT
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Author of "Oedipus at Colonus" : SOPHOCLES
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Many a quarter back? : EAGLE
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On point : APROPOS
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Took on : TACKLED
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Reagan adviser Michael : DEAVER
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Do well : THRIVE
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Figures above a line : ADDENDS
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Covered (for) : STOODIN
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Alexander and others : TSARS
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What gradeability is a measure of : STEEPNESS
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Memory imprint : ENGRAM
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Resort town northwest of Naples : SARASOTASPRINGS
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Having little talent for : POORAT
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Type of salad dressing : CATALINA
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Before the deadline : INTIME
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When many Veterans Day ceremonies are scheduled : ELEVENAM
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Like fourth-down yardage : NEEDED
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Insects that walk on water : STRIDERS
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Promise : WORD
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Abbr. to the right of a star : OPER
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Hart family sitcom : REBA
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Have in one's head : KNOW
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Person with no hang-ups? : SLOB
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Billboard listing : HITRECORD
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Hollywood's Ed and Jennifer : ONEILLS
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Hawk : PEDDLE
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Block splitter : KARATECHOP
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Mother's helper in Madras : AMAH
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Corn ___ : PONE
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Temple of the Sun worshiper : INCA
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Bracket position : SEED
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Long and short of it : GIST
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Surprise visitor to Israel in 1977 : SADAT
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Many Molly Ivins writings : OPEDS
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Label in a Lauren Weisberger title : PRADA
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Protect, in a way, with "over" : HOVER
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Magical in : OPENSESAME
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Highest point on the Ohio & Erie Canal : AKRON
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Smooth move : GLIDE
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Weekend wear : LEVIS
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Garden spots : EDENS
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Trying person : ATTEMPTER
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U.S.A.F. rank : SSGT
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Condiment in gourmet cooking : SEASALT
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Copies, in a way : TRACES
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In the public eye : NOTED
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D.J.'s offering, informally : SPIN
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Dynamite : AONE
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Memory work : ROTE
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Like most of Mongolia : ARID
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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___'Orléans, Québec : ILED
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Musical based on a Fellini film : NINE
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Growl : GNAR
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___ Club : SAMS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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