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SPY GLASS

New York Times, Sunday, May 25, 2008

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {KQVX} This is puzzle # 162 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, the seven circles will contain the letters from A to G. Starting with A, connect them alphabetically with one continuous line, and you'll get an image of a 39-Across.
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 21,383 )
Across
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How architects' models are built : TOSCALE
8
Lou Bega's "___ No. 5" : MAMBO
13
Ottoman V.I.P.'s : AGHAS
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Foyer item : AREARUG
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Plug in a travel kit : ADAPTER
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It may give you a cold shoulder : DRAFT
22
Alarming : SCARING
23
*1969 : GEORGELAZENBY
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Auditioned for "American Idol" : SANG
26
Italian town known for its embroidery : ASSISI
28
End of a plumb line : BOB
29
Law assignment : CASE
30
Garbage hauler : SCOW
32
"True" : ITISSO
35
Neighborhood next to N.Y.C.'s East Village : NOHO
37
Ecuador and Venezuela are in it : OPEC
39
[See instructions in Notepad] : MARTINI
41
Relating to a blood line : AORTAL
45
Sub systems : SONARS
47
Suffix with urban : ITE
48
*1973-85 : ROGERMOORE
50
Moles' production : TUNNELS
52
Subj. for bilinguals : ESL
54
Like some video, to cable customers : ONDEMAND
55
Warhol's "___ of Six Self-Portraits" : ASET
56
Lambs' kin : EWES
58
Aside (from) : APART
61
"Smooth Operator" singer : SADE
62
French seas : MERS
63
Powder site, maybe : WIG
64
First mate : ADAM
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"Put ___ writing!" : ITIN
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Layer : PLY
68
*1987-89 : TIMOTHYDALTON
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Figures at many a wedding reception, briefly : DJS
74
Kite flier's wish : GUST
75
Muscle mag displays : BODS
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Sneaky : SLY
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Semitic deity : BAAL
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Med. plans : HMOS
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Gut course : EASYA
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Alexander Hamilton's last act : DUEL
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"By the power vested ___ ..." : INME
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Aches : FEELSBAD
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N.B.A.'s ___ Ming : YAO
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Ventured (forth) : SALLIED
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Writer born May 28, 1908 : IANFLEMING
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Speech pauses : UMS
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Surprisingly : NOLESS
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Brings out : EDUCES
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Offering from St. Joseph : ASPIRIN
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Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
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___ buco : OSSO
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Mexican beer : CORONA
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A great deal : MUCH
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"Lost" filming locale : OAHU
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Global currency org. : IMF
110
2003 best-selling fantasy novel by teen author Christopher Paolini : ERAGON
113
Beethoven's third? : DREI
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*1995-2002 : PIERCEBROSNAN
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New Jersey city, county or river : PASSAIC
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Name-drop, maybe? : ERASE
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Least restrained : RASHEST
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Artist Watteau : ANTOINE
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Ward off : REPEL
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Singer Jones and others : ETTAS
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Piano players' hangouts : LOUNGES
Down
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Old propaganda propagator : TASS
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Ocean menaces : ORCAS
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*1962-67, 1971 : SEANCONNERY
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Attire with supersized pockets : CARGOPANTS
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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___ 9, first spacecraft to land softly on the moon : LUNA
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Deviled things : EGGS
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Chairman's supporter? : MAOIST
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Natl. Poetry Mo. : APR
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Brief encounter? : MTG
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Programme airer, with "the" : BEEB
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Knee sock material : ORLON
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Wood shaper : ADZ
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Like some wrestling : GRECOROMAN
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Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
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Edwards and others: Abbr. : AFBS
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Eye doctor's concern : STYE
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Shakes up : AGITATES
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Hungers : DESIRES
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On : ABOARD
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California's ___ Valley : SIMI
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"___ #1!" : WERE
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Title for 48-Across and 3-Down : SIR
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Lennon's mate : ONO
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Nears, with "on" : HOMESIN
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"The Allegory of Love" writer, 1936 : CSLEWIS
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Kurchatov who oversaw the Soviet atomic bomb project : IGOR
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Lowly one : TOAD
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Composer of "Dido and Aeneas" : ARNE
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Spearheaded : LED
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Sign of approval : STAMP
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White-collared thrush: Var. : OUSEL
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Authorizes : ENTITLES
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Butterfly experts, perhaps : SWIMTEAM
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March 25, in the Christian calendar : LADYDAY
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It can be fragile : EGO
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Residences, in slang : PADS
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Drs.' org. : AMA
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Ship-to-ship communication : AHOY
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In song, "Once you pass its borders, you can ne'er return again" : TOYLAND
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Fights : TUSSLES
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Cable TV inits. : TBS
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Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
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*2006– : DANIELCRAIG
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Bond common to the answers to the six starred clues : JAMES
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Runners' locales : SLEDS
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It's full of holes : GOLFCOURSE
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Rock guitarist once married to Goldie Hawn : BILLHUDSON
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Commander : HEAD
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Plan for dinner : MENU
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Alpha : DOMINANT
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Disapproving cry : FIE
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Bluesy Smith : BESSIE
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Night lights : AURORAS
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Homeland protection org. : NSC
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Main mailbox locale: Abbr. : GPO
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Sweater flaw : SNAG
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Castle and Cara : IRENES
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Game played with a 40-card deck : OMBRE
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"Romanzero" poet : HEINE
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Phone co. employee : OPER
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Suffix with billion : AIRE
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Jalopy : HEAP
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Univ. house : FRAT
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Autumn birthstone : OPAL
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Second start? : NANO
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Clinches : ICES
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Hanna-Barbera art : CEL
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German direction : OST
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Disco guy on "The Simpsons" : STU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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