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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 2010

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 22,066 )
Across
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*4:00 in the afternoon : BRILLIG
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*To make holes : GIMBLE
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Form of writing of ancient Crete : LINEARA
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Sought food : FORAGED
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It comes in fifths : ALCOHOL
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Poetry performance : READING
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Add zest to : SEASON
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*To go round and round : GYRE
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Catcher's spot? : RYE
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Wrap up : RECAP
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Wrapped up : CLAD
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*Fearsome, swift-moving creature with snapping jaws : BANDERSNATCH
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It's 71% cookie, 29% creme : OREO
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Chucklehead : IGNORAMUS
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Emulate the dodo : DIEOUT
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Indian tourist city : MYSORE
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Means of unloading? : YARDSALES
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Unnamed others, briefly : ETAL
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Writer who was the source of all the words with asterisked clues in this puzzle : LEWISCARROLL
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Wonderland food for Alice : CAKE
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A bit nasty : SNIDE
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"Say what?" : HUH
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*Grass plot around a sundial : WABE
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Put away : JAILED
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Some buffalo hunters of old : ARAPAHO
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Variety of grape : SULTANA
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Confronts : TAKESON
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Positions (oneself) : ORIENTS
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*Lithe and slimy : SLITHY
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*Smiling radiantly : BEAMISH
Down
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Lesage hero Gil ___ : BLAS
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Make stew? : RILE
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Certain ancient mummy : INCA
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Affectionate, fiery types, supposedly : LEOS
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Pakistan's so-called "Garden of Mughals" : LAHORE
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Person whose work is decreasing? : IRONER
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Miss : GAL
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Church annex? : GOER
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___ caelestes (divine wrath: Lat.) : IRAE
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___ Hatter : MAD
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Old-time floozie : BGIRL
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"From Russia With Love" actress Lotte : LENYA
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Beaten (out) : EDGED
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Browner : FRYPAN
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Sharks, e.g. : GANG
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Long-running CBS hit : CSI
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Beer, sometimes : CHASER
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Vintner's concern : BODY
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"O patria mia," e.g. : ARIA
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Opposite of alway : NEER
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Drawing in a margin, maybe : DOODLE
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Waits in music : TOM
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"Curiouser and curiouser!," e.g. : CRY
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Mysterious Mr. : MOTO
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Kazakh river : URAL
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Bears do it : SELL
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Take advantage of : USE
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Playing marble : TAW
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Departure point for explorer Vasco da Gama : LISBON
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Feudal laborer : ESNE
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It goes after poli and before fi : SCI
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Urge formally : ADJURE
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Objects employed to show everyday life : REALIA
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Online discussions : CHATS
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Not visual : AURAL
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Uniform coloring : KHAKI
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Wadi : WASH
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Stern cry? : AHOY
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Detail : ITEM
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Lawyer/civil-rights activist Guinier : LANI
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Tolkien creatures : ENTS
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Tach's location : DASH
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Dear : PET
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[I'm heartbroken!] : SOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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