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New York Times, Friday, May 16, 2008

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0516 ( 21,374 )
Across
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Steam room alternative : JACUZZI
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"Yo!" : WHASSUP
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Dodge : EVASION
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His last novel was "Chloe Marr," 1946 : AAMILNE
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Cellar's opposite : TOPSPOT
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Technicolor : VIBRANT
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See 34-Across : SCI
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Most clowns : SMILERS
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Word of approval : YEA
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Emerson said intellect annuls it : FATE
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"The West Wing" actor : SMITS
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Jazzman Saunders : MERL
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He called the U.S. vice presidency a "most insignificant office" : ADAMS
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Marzo to marzo, e.g. : ANO
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Sculpt : CARVE
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Like some griddles : NONSTICK
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Read syntactically : PARSED
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With 19-Across, domain of civics, in brief : POLY
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Multifaceted things : GEMS
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Noisy complaint : SQUAWK
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Alternative to Friendster or MySpace : FACEBOOK
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Bit : OUNCE
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Military grp. : DIV
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Old sticker : LANCE
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Bank guard? : DIKE
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Places to develop one's chops? : DOJOS
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Bundle of nerves : RETE
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It can be double-sided : AXE
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Tasty triangles : DORITOS
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Back-of-airline magazine feature : MAP
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Gather : COMPILE
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Water-skiing need : TOWLINE
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Quiet : ATPEACE
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Merchant whose customers click : ETAILER
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Blogger, e.g. : NETIZEN
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Cause of some blushing : SHYNESS
Down
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Elated person after Super Bowl III : JETSFAN
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Tree of the laurel family : AVOCADO
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Santiago skipper : CAPITAN
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Constitution lead-in : USS
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Flies : ZIPS
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Flies : ZOOMS
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More than friendliness : INTIMACY
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Signal, in a way : WAVETO
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Some crime scene evidence : HAIRS
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Many former senators and governors: Abbr. : AMBS
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Yes or no follower : SIR
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Assassins : SLAYERS
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Frazzle : UNNERVE
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Like many blooms : PETALED
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One may be sent in an e-mail : LINK
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Typography measure : EMSPACE
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Chocolate treat : MARSBAR
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She wrote of Topsy : STOWE
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Transport over sand? : CAMEL
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Nature : ILK
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Muscle mag topic : PEC
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Parts of some Bach suites : GAVOTTES
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Crush holder that's crushable : SODACAN
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Visionary : QUIXOTE
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Not neat : UNKEMPT
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Island that Truman wants to go to in "The Truman Show" : FIJI
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Range of some fitness tests : ONEMILE
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Pump numbers : OCTANES
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Big fish, maybe : KEEPERS
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"The Mickey Mouse Club" regular ___ Tracey : DOREEN
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Opposite of agitato : DOLCE
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Truth from long ago? : SOOTH
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She co-starred in "Gangs of New York," 2002 : DIAZ
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Dominion : SWAY
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Designer born in Guangzhou, China : PEI
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Chinese author ___ Yutang : LIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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