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ALL ABOUT NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 2007

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 67 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 21,033 )
Across
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Cause for a massage : ACHE
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K.G.B. predecessor : OGPU
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Crookspeak : ARGOT
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Blog comments : POSTS
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Crony : CHUM
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Look : MIEN
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Risibility : MIRTH
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Poet who wrote "Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal" : ELIOT
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Tax relief, e.g. : CAMPAIGNPROMISE
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Churchillian trademark : CIGAR
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Chapter : ERA
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Lies : STORIES
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Subject of a Boito opera : NERO
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"Down ___" (Janis Joplin song) : ONME
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Be too tight : PINCH
34
Doc's wife in "Come Back, Little Sheba" : LOLA
35
Timeline breaks : GAPS
37
December laughs : HOS
38
"___ the morning!" : TOPO
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Mary Shelley subtitle, with "The" : MODERNPROMETHEUS
44
Moved purposefully : STRODE
46
Windsurfers' mecca : MAUI
47
Using one's shirtsleeve as a napkin, e.g. : COARSE
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Big letter : EPISTLE
52
Free, in a way : UNPEG
55
"Fish Magic" and "Twittering Machine" : KLEES
56
Fig. in TV's "Third Watch" : EMT
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TV star who directed the 1999 documentary "Barenaked in America" : JASONPRIESTLEY
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Thingumbob : GIZMO
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Consume piggishly : ENGLUT
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Piggy : TOE
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Lhasa ___ : APSO
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"The End of the Affair" author, 1951 : GREENE
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Miracle-___ : GRO
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"___ Crazy" (1977 Paul Davis hit) : IGO
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Car body strengtheners : STRUTS
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Answers, for short : SOLS
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Sot spot : PUB
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Stately old dance : PAVANE
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Father of Henry II : EDSEL
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Fall event, usually : SEASONPREMIERE
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Doc bloc: Abbr. : HMO
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Palatable : SAPID
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Live in the past? : DWELT
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World's biggest city built on continuous permafrost : YAKUTSK
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Priority system : TRIAGE
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Short notes : IOUS
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Branch of Islam : SHIISM
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Matter of W.W. II secrecy : MANHATTANPROJECT
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Mindful of : ONTO
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Special ___ : OPS
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Rank and file : ROWS
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Dudley Do-Right's love : NELL
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Permanently : INPEN
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CAT scan units : RADS
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Cheese ___ : NIPS
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Transverse rafter-joining timber : TIEBEAM
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Reading and others: Abbr. : RRS
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Comment made while crossing the fingers : IHOPE
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Serigraph : SILKSCREENPRINT
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Skyscraper : TOWER
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Batch of Brownies : TROOP
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Back then, back when : ERST
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Bleu hue : AZUR
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___ cards (ESP testers) : ZENER
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They're the pits : SEEDS
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Short ways to go? : RTES
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"The Mysterious Island" captain : NEMO
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Countenances : ACCEPTS
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Early racer : CHARIOT
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Contortionist : HUMANPRETZEL
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Ottoman, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
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Jump over : OMIT
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"Just a ___" (Marlene Dietrich's last film) : GIGOLO
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1914 Booth Tarkington novel : PENROD
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Disentangle : UNPILE
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"Under the Pink" singer Tori : AMOS
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Circular edge : RIM
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Put on a happy face : GRIN
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Lake that James Fenimore Cooper called Glimmerglass : OTSEGO
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First sign : THERAM
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Lifter's rippler : PEC
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Salmagundi : OLIO
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Words of endorsement : SIGNHERE
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Robert Burns poem : TOAMOUSE
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Italicizes, e.g. : STRESSES
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Burning issue : ASH
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Give up on détente : REARM
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Barrel org. : OPEC
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It's for the birds : COOP
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Stir up : STOKE
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Broad terrace with a steep side : MESA
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World's smallest island nation : NAURU
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Castigatory : PUNITIVE
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Fully ready : RIPE
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Flag raiser : HALYARD
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Côte d'Or's capital : DIJON
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Chinese philosopher Chuang-___ : TSE
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Nonmechanized weapon : LONGBOW
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Boeing worker: Abbr. : ENGR
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European Union member since 2004 : ESTONIA
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Car that "beats the gassers and the rail jobs" in a 1964 hit : GTO
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Adam and Eve, at a diner : EGGS
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"Harlequin's Carnival" painter : MIRO
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Initial sounds of a relief effort? : PLOPPLOP
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Good name for a minimalist? : LES
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Handel oratorio : MESSIAH
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Russian literary award established in 1881 : PUSHKINPRIZE
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Glass bottom : STEM
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Where the Storting sits : OSLO
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energystar.gov grp. : EPA
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Slightly tainted : GAMY
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Bridge supports : TEETH
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Alternative to the euro: Abbr. : USD
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Pianist Rubinstein : ARTUR
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Hair-raising cry : EEK
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Mystery award : EDGAR
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Kurt denial? : NEIN
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Sign of neglect : RUST
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Swiss resort with the Cresta Run : STMORITZ
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Ally of the Cheyenne : ARAPAHOE
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Gets to commit : PINSDOWN
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Capital of Valais canton : SION
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Where Huxley taught Orwell : ETON
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Kind of barrier : SONIC
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It sticks to the ribs : STERNUM
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The whale in "Pinocchio" : MONSTRO
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New wrinkles : TWISTS
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Reach for the stars : ASPIRE
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Vocal opponent : JEERER
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Second-highest mountain in the lower 48 states : ELBERT
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Q player in "Die Another Day" : CLEESE
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Devilkin : IMP
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Admiral who went down with the Scharnhorst : SPEE
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Social workers : ANTS
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Muff : ERR
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Sent sprawling : KOD
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Turned yellow, maybe : RAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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