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New York Times, Friday, June 1, 2007

Author:
David Quarfoot and Katy Swalwell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.61203
David Quarfoot
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16/1/20071
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1.54000
Katy Swalwell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Quarfoot. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Swalwell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 21,024 )
Across
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White-bearded, red-capped patriarch : PAPASMURF
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G.I.'s sod : USOFA
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One with spin control? : ICESKATER
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Famous last word : FINIS
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Lexington Center centerpiece : RUPPARENA
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Open : OVERT
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Concert equipment : AMPS
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Substantial bill : CNOTE
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Toshiba competitor : ACER
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Place for a swing : TEE
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Recording standard : VHS
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Club alternative : BLT
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He came out of retirement in 1980 : ALI
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Doom : END
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Decca rival : EMI
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Flooded : OVERRAN
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Set right : HEAL
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Symbol of contrasting principles : YINYANG
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Alongside, nautically : ABOARD
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Floods : SPATES
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Eye site : CYCLONE
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Stretch : SPAN
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Slip acknowledgment : IGOOFED
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Form letters? : IRS
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Org. whose logo is a torch : BBB
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Lead seeker: Abbr. : DET
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Seminoles' sch. : FSU
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See : GET
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Bill of Rights subj. : REL
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Churn : ROIL
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Doctor's orders : SCANS
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Crimson and white school, for short : BAMA
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Setting of Van Gogh's "Bedroom" : ARLES
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Wally Schirra commanded it in 1968 : APOLLOVII
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All-natural abode : IGLOO
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Car-jacking aids : TIREIRONS
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Garish glowers : NEONS
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Plain : EASYTOSEE
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Marine menace : PIRATE
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Sagacity : ACUMEN
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Put spirit into, with "up" : PEPPED
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Hooded menaces : ASPS
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Pop of Jamaica : SKA
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The Elite Eight are associated with it : MARCHMADNESS
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Piece of silver : UTENSIL
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Silver State city : RENO
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One who's made a pledge : FRATBOY
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Subject of some sightings : UFO
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Hindu trinity member : SIVA
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About three grains : ONECARAT
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Corridor to be kept clear : FIRELANE
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Quartet in a string quartet : ASTRINGS
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Subject of some sightings : ELVISPRESLEY
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Change course : VEEROFF
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A little after, timewise : TENPAST
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Hero of several Clancy novels : RYAN
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Good sign? : HALO
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Environmental awareness topic : ACIDRAIN
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Cry when you think you've got it? : BYGEORGE
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Cactuslike tree of the Southwest : OCOTILLO
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Show a thing or two : EDUCATE
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Modena misters : SIGNORS
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They may keep the show going : BRAVOS
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Words on a heart : BEMINE
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Philosopher Pascal : BLAISE
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Oil magnate Hess : LEON
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Capital where tala are spent : APIA
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Staten Isl., e.g. : BORO
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Emergency letters : SOS
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Fried : LIT

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

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