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New York Times, Sunday, May 30, 2010

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 22,118 )
Across
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City SE of New Delhi : AGRA
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"To your health!" : SKOAL
10
Cumberland Gap explorer : BOONE
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iPod control: Abbr. : VOL
18
Supermax resident : FELON
19
Chekhov's "Uncle ___" : VANYA
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Instructional tool : ARROW
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W.W. II command : ETO
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With 24-Across, two things that are stuffed : ROASTTURKEY
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With 36-Across, two things on a farm : SCARECROW
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Getting up there in years : OLDISH
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Tests for college credit, briefly : APS
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Domain : REALM
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Laugh ___ : RIOT
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Word game component, sometimes : TILE
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Tijuana "that" : ESO
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Seeing red : IRED
35
Guy : FELLA
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With 38-Across, two things associated with needles : HAYSTACK
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With 55-Across, two things that spin : RECORDPLAYER
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Like some roofs and roads : TARRED
44
Balloonists' baskets : GONDOLAS
45
Que. neighbor : ONT
48
Fund-raising grp. : PTA
49
Scientist Pavlov : IVAN
51
Some poetic feet : ANAPESTS
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With 82-Across, two things at an amusement park : FERRISWHEEL
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Believers : ISTS
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"Hair" song with the lyric "Hello, carbon monoxide" : AIR
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Many a Miley Cyrus fan : TWEEN
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Speaker's spot : LECTERN
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Sicilian tourist attraction : MTETNA
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Out of concern that : LEST
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Little argument : SPAT
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Accusatory words : ETTU
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___ Kalugin, former K.G.B. general with the 1994 book "Spymaster" : OLEG
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Vivacious person : PISTOL
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Annual foursome : SEASONS
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Opponent of Pericles : CLEON
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Santa ___ : ANA
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___ de malaise : ETAT
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With 95-Across, two things that are sticky : COTTONCANDY
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Admonishment : REPROVAL
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Egg cream component : SODA
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Argentine aunt : TIA
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Edinburgh-to-London dir. : SSE
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Second track on "Beatles '65" : IMALOSER
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"No Escape" star, 1994 : LIOTTA
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With 99-Across, two things with brushes : RUBBERCEMENT
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With 115-Across, two things with ladders : MURALIST
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Bargaining group : UNION
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Church recess : APSE
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Noted period : ERA
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1922 Physics Nobelist : BOHR
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Physics units : ERGS
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Certain Apples : IMACS
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HDTV brand : RCA
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Adjective for a bikini, in a 1960 song : TEENIE
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With 117-Across, two things that are red : FIRETRUCK
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With 22-Across, two things associated with Thanksgiving : CRANBERRIES
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Wire service inits. : UPI
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Drug company behind Valium : ROCHE
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"Pearls Before Swine," e.g. : COMIC
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What some titles are written in, briefly : ITALS
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Standing need : LEG
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Signed : INKED
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"Zorba the Greek" setting : CRETE
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Smooth : SAND
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Region in ancient Asia Minor : AEOLIA
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With a smile : GLADLY
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Most promising : ROSIEST
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Certain soldiers : ANTS
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"Law & Order" spinoff, for short : SVU
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Draw of some bars : KARAOKE
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Being punished, military-style : ONKP
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"O.K., captain!" : AYESIR
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Not ecclesiastical : LAY
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Inspired by : BASEDON
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Deep-sea predator : ORCA
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Spoken : ORAL
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Usual : NORM
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Woolly one : EWE
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In truth, in Shakespeare : VERILY
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Peter with four Golden Globes : OTOOLE
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Claim in a cigarette ad : LOWTAR
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Latte topper : FROTH
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Juilliard's focus : THEARTS
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Hockey goalie's area : CREASE
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Scout's job, briefly : RECON
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Hasty signatures : SCRAWLS
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Entertain : REGALE
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To-do : FLAP
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Use as a resource : TAPINTO
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Nutritional stds. : RDAS
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Word of warning : DONT
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Ending with proto- : PLASM
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Like some metal toys : DIECAST
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Many times, in verse : OFT
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Studio that produced the Austin Powers movies : NEWLINE
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Source of some resins : TREESAP
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American sports car, for short : VETTE
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Shiny fabrics : SATEENS
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Small-time tyrants : TINGODS
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Mexican Mrs. : SRA
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Others : REST
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In the know, in old slang : HEP
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Counting everything : INTOTAL
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Put new turf on : RESOD
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Improvisatory piece of classical music : TOCCATA
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"Enchanted" girl of children's lit : ELLA
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"Southland" airer : TNT
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Shows near the front? : USOTOUR
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Target for certain athletes : PAR
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Actor Burton : LEVAR
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They're nuts : ACORNS
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Scientist with multiple Emmys : NYE
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Rash soother : TALC
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Rash soother : ALOE
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Fertilizer ingredient : NITRATE
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Biochemical sugar : RIBOSE
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Sign : OMEN
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Gets through slowly : SEEPS
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Kissed noisily : SMACKED
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"Honest!" : IMEANIT
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Neighbor of Montana : ALBERTA
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Very sorry : RUEFUL
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Green, say : UNRIPE
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18-wheeler : BIGRIG
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Real brat : TERROR
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Sea between Italy and Greece : IONIAN
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Protect : SHIELD
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Long lock : TRESS
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Monopoly token : IRON
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Gooey dirt : MUCK
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Workout aftereffect : ACHE
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Arrived : CAME
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She threw the apple of discord : ERIS
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Not quite quadri- : TRI
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XXX x X : CCC
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Letters in an old date : BCE

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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