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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Author:
Roger Wolff
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Wolff. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 21,014 )
Across
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"Listen!" : HARK
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Covered with water : AWASH
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Underwater growth : KELP
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On deep water : ASEA
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Plan that stinks : ROTTENIDEA
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Doe, in song : DEERAFEMALEDEER
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Art supporters? : EASELS
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Three-time U.S. Open champ : LENDL
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Pittsburgh product : STEEL
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Pickle juice : BRINE
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Tiny : WEE
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Teeny-tiny distance : MICRON
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Greenish-blue : TEAL
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Computer program, for short : APP
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General Motors subsidiary : SAAB
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Light : IGNITE
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Ray, in song : DROPOFGOLDENSUN
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One of the Quad Cities, in Illinois : MOLINE
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Stage assistant : CUER
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Resort : SPA
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Money, slangily : DOREMI
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Private eye, slangily : TEC
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Nonsense : TRIPE
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Charged particle : ANION
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Spirit of a culture : ETHOS
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Boxing combo : ONETWO
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Me, in song : NAMEICALLMYSELF
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Modern computer feature : FLATSCREEN
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Queue : LINE
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Muscat-eer? : OMANI
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Spanish direction : ESTE
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Pluto's alias : HADES
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"Have ___" (host's words) : ASEAT
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Oscar-winning Witherspoon : REESE
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N.B.A. first name that's Arabic for "noble" or "exalted" : KAREEM
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Barks : ARFS
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Misery : WOE
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Bill provider, for short : ATM
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Red star? : STALIN
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Trojan captive : HELEN
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William the pirate : KIDD
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Alpine flower : EDELWEISS
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Entertainer Pinky or Peggy : LEE
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Average : PAR
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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"___ Road," 1994 hit by the Gin Blossoms : ALLISON
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Talk big : BRAG
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1987 sci-fi film set in near-future Detroit : ROBOCOP
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Eagerly devour : EATUP
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Rick's ___ Américain, "Casablanca" setting : CAFE
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Old cable inits. : TNN
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Let in : ADMIT
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Lying facedown : PRONE
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One dressed in blue : POLICEMAN
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___ fixe : IDEE
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1990 reunification site : GERMANY
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Cockfight area : PIT
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Bait : LURE
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Drop one's weapon : DISARM
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Real : INESSE
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"Don't breathe a word of ___" : THIS
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Golfer Mediate : ROCCO
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Parts of a list : ITEMS
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Little hooter : OWLET
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Lacking a charge : NOFEE
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French noodle? : TETE
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Prefix with potent : OMNI
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Gridiron org. : NFL
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"The Greatest" : ALI
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Meadow : LEA
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Author Deighton : LEN

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