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New York Times, Friday, May 25, 2007

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 21,017 )
Across
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Actor with an L.A.P.D. auditorium named after him : JACKWEBB
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Sell for : BRING
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Words that often follow sweet offers? : IMONADIET
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One not mingling much : LONER
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Flunkies : HIRELINGS
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Vienna State Opera music director starting in 2002 : OZAWA
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It can have its charms : ANKLET
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"Born from jets" sloganeer : SAAB
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One's native land : SOD
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Fights : DUELS
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Key letters : CTRL
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Simple : MERE
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Erstwhile grp. of 15 : SSRS
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Bowl booster : RAH
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Part of convention planning : AGENDA
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Hurt : AILED
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Relief providers : OASES
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Subject of a financial report : FISCALQUARTER
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Kind of port : MODEM
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Snide challenge : SUEME
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Guitarists, slangily : AXEMEN
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Shrink : EBB
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Prayer opener : LORD
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Starbucks option : CHAI
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Skill level option : EASY
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Hamlet in 1969 headlines : MYLAI
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Part of AIM : AOL
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Look down : POUT
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Source of sulfuric acid : PYRITE
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World's second-highest capital : QUITO
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Feline gift : NINELIVES
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Open, in a way : UNZIP
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Way of turning : TOONESIDE
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They're perfect : EDENS
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Jazz greats, e.g. : NBASTARS
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Crusades : JIHADS
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It's less than perfect : AMINUS
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Lulu : CORKER
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Sounds ominously : KNELLS
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Its flag has a large red dragon : WALES
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Mark up : EDIT
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Wood holder : BIN
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Commits a logical fallacy : BEGSTHEQUESTION
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Mass : BLOB
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"Shoe" waitress : ROZ
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Not fully : INASENSE
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Government reorganization : NEWORDER
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Good eggs : GRADEAS
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Plot target of the Decembrists : TSAR
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Like : ALA
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Secretaries often hold them : CALLS
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Chuck, say : MEAT
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Relative of a fjord : RIA
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2006 Oscar winner for his first film : GORE
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Height : ACME
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Expected before : DUEBY
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One followed on horseback : FOXHOUND
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Put on a pedestal : IDEALIZE
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Interstate sight : SEMI
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Pres. appointee : AMB
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Monkey with cheek pouches : MACAQUE
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Marxist leader? : NEO
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Many a minstrel : LYRIST
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Title pig of Ian Falconer kids' books : OLIVIA
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Like "The Godfather" : RATEDR
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Double daggers, in printing : DIESES
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Volunteer baby sitter, sometimes : AUNT
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"Black Velvet" singer Alannah ___ : MYLES
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Daddy-o : POPS
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Tony who was the 2003 A.L. Manager of the Year : PENA
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Kind of soldier : TIN
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Cribbage jack : NOB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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