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New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 2007

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 21,004 )
Across
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Modern arts-and-crafts tool : GLUESTICK
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See 56-Across : DESAC
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Present : LATTERDAY
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Ecuador's Santa ___ Peninsula : ELENA
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Lingered past : OUTSTAYED
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Nonsense : BEANS
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It's extracted : ORE
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Shakespearean title start : ALLS
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Small bay : ARMLET
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Entangle : MIRE
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Graduate of Mount Holyoke : ALUMNA
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It may be rolled over : IRA
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Having no gray area : YESNO
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1941 musical comedy "That Night in ___" : RIO
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Butcher's cut : LOIN
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Evasive tactic : SONGANDDANCE
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Purple shade : PETUNIA
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Placed far in : DEEPSET
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Play things : OPERAGLASSES
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Former European capital : LIRE
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Bit of mockery : HAR
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Where the Peacock Throne was built : DELHI
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Mt. Tabor's country: Abbr. : ISR
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Brief attachment to a report, maybe : POSTIT
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Couple : DUAD
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Unanimously : TOAMAN
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Small amount : DRAM
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With 10-Across, stalemate : CUL
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Fool : IDIOT
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Like character actors : VERSATILE
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Dot follower : CENTS
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One studying camels : ICESKATER
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___-face : KISSY
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Naive types, sometimes : DOGOODERS
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Pessimistic : GLOOMY
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"The Hustler" Oscar nominee : LAURIE
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Comes out with : UTTERS
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Saucerful? : ETS
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___ precedent : SETA
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Air part : TRALA
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Rustic opus : IDYLL
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Break : CAESURA
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"The Spanish Tragedy" dramatist : KYD
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Comedian/actress Wilson, an original cast member on "MADtv" : DEBRA
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I, O or U, but not A or E: Abbr. : ELEM
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Coastal California colony members : SEALIONS
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Creator of the Mayfair Witches : ANNERICE
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Low-tech clicker : CASTANET
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Current entry points : ANODES
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Guard : ENSURE
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Guards : MINDS
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Disney's Princess ___ : OONA
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Ran out : LAPSED
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Almost : NIGHON
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Showy events : GALAS
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Action : DEED
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Make campaign stops : POLITICK
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Series opener : EPISODEI
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Tracts : TERRAINS
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Like Manhattan's Chrysler Building : ARTDECO
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Classic DuPont brand : LUCITE
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Semi : HAULER
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"Leave business to ___, and wisdom to fools": Congreve : IDLERS
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One easily pushed over : PATSY
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Like seconds: Abbr. : IRREG
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Lord Byron's "The Lament of ___" : TASSO
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Cracks : MOTS
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Speedy fish : MAKO
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Kid-___ : VID
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Smidgen : TAD

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

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