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New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Author:
Bruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stella Daily

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Venzke. This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Daily. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 21,015 )
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Moisten, in a way : BASTE
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Q-Tip, e.g. : SWAB
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In the sack : ABED
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Really enjoyed : ATEUP
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Sign of a saint : HALO
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MS. accompanier : SASE
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Junction points : NODES
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Yemeni port : ADEN
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Part of a bird's gullet : CRAW
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Org. with a noted journal : AMA
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Start of a quip from a hunter : ITRIEDTOBUY
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Composer Rimsky-Korsakov : NIKOLAI
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"___ hath an enemy called Ignorance": Ben Jonson : ART
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Quip, part 2 : ACAMOUFLAGESUIT
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One putting out feelers? : ANT
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Visa alternative, informally : AMEX
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"Little piggy" : TOE
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Partner of trembling : FEAR
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Person with a code name, maybe : SPY
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Fraction of a euro : CENT
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Clumsy ox : OAF
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Pump, e.g. : SHOE
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Federal property agcy. : GSA
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Quip, part 3 : BUTICOULDNTFIND
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Gal of song : SAL
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Be fond of : CAREFOR
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End of the quip : ONEANYWHERE
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Pa. nuclear plant site : TMI
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Word repeated in a Doris Day song : SERA
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Spring shape : COIL
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Little laugh : TEHEE
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Not of the cloth : LAIC
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Russian city on the Oka : OREL
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Not pimply : CLEAR
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Tram loads : ORES
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Forms a union : WEDS
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Solving helpers : HINTS
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Yogurt flavor : BANANA
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Like some energy : ATOMIC
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Neil who wrote "Stupid Cupid" : SEDAKA
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Calendar column: Abbr. : TUE
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Delta follower : EPSILON
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See 25-Down : SHARIF
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Dry riverbed : WADI
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Protected, in a way : ALEE
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Slave's state : BONDAGE
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Fancy neckwear : ASCOTS
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Stinging comment : BARB
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Biblical "hairy one" : ESAU
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Like morning grass : DEWY
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Lacking slack : TAUT
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Fearsome dino : TREX
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With 6-Down, Doctor Zhivago's portrayer : OMAR
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Boutonniere's place : LAPEL
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"Little Women" sister : AMY
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Western tribe : UTE
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Cl- or Na+ : ION
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Lunar New Year : TET
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Watch spot : FOB
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Évian, par exemple : EAU
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Toward the stern : AFT
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Mere pittance : SOU
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Place to have a brioche : CAFE
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Do a cashier's job : SCAN
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"Geez Louise!" : HOLYCOW
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Make a snarling sound : GNAR
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Pre-workout ritual : STRETCH
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"Almost Paradise" author Susan : ISAACS
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Some batteries : DCELLS
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Kind of statement, to a programmer : IFTHEN
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Vegetarian's stipulation : NOMEAT
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Hotel bathroom amenities : DRIERS
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Nobel city : OSLO
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Within a stone's throw : NEAR
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Great Lakes port : ERIE
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Sported : WORE
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Got a move on : HIED
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New Haven collegian : ELI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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