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New York Times, Friday, May 4, 2007

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 244 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0504 ( 20,996 )
Across
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You can always identify a Republican by one : CAPITALR
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Buck : OPPOSE
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Beneficiary, of sorts : PROMISEE
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Dodger who threw the pitch Bobby Thomson hit for the "shot heard 'round the world" : BRANCA
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Essays : ATTEMPTS
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Zips : OOMPHS
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Chow order? : SIT
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Many Middle Easterners : SEMITES
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"Mârouf" baritone : ALI
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His, to Henri : SES
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Makeovers : REDOS
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Tommy gun? : STEN
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Enterprise counselor : TROI
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Roulette or vingt-et-un : JEU
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It may be needed after an entrance : MERGE
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Ones not getting their deserved acclaim : UNSUNGHEROES
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Ancient : ASOLDASTHEHILLS
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Treated fairly : DIDJUSTICETO
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"___ a Man" (Calder Willingham novel and play) : ENDAS
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___ Salvador : SAO
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Seine feeder : AUBE
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Neighbor of Pol. : LITH
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Grounds for a medal : VALOR
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But, to Brutus : SED
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Bit of pollution : ASH
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Summer Olympics participant : KAYAKER
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Main : SEA
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With 36-Down, "Very strange ..." : ITISAN
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Maturity : RIPENESS
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Mean : DENOTE
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Creepy feeling : EERINESS
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Grain fungi : ERGOTS
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In harmony : ASONEMAN
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Ones doing a balancing job? : CPAS
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Oil worker : ARTIST
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Worker with a wheel : POTTER
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The Beatles' "___ Mine" : IME
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Curry and Rice : TIMS
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According to : ASPER
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Remark introducer : LETMEJUSTSAY
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Where no one has any business going? : RESIDENTIALAREA
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Cousins of bassoons : OBOES
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Some arguments : PROS
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Nonstick spray : PAM
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Like the Coast Guard : ONPATROL
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August Wilhelm von ___, leader of German Romanticism : SCHLEGEL
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Indifference : EASINESS
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Ones who can handle adversity : TOUGHCOOKIES
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Hip-hop's Sister ___ : SOULJAH
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Grave : SERIOUS
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Pakistan's chief river : INDUS
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Boulez's New York Philharmonic successor : MEHTA
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Swedish flier : SAS
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Laugh sound : HEE
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City of 1.1 million named for the wife of King William IV : ADELAIDE
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Ominous : SINISTER
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See 52-Across : ODDTHING
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Suit, old-style : BESEEM
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Early center of Christianity in Mesopotamia : EDESSA
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Directional devices : VANES
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Magazine proof : REPRO
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Nicky of "Boston Public" : KATT
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Pull (in) : REIN
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P.T.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
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___ Canals : SOO
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Bristol-to-Leeds dir. : NNE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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