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New York Times, Friday, June 10, 2011

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KQWZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 142 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 22,494 )
Across
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It uses liquid from a pitcher : SPITBALL
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Cloud maker : ABOMB
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Resolve a longstanding disagreement : HAVEITOUT
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___ 8 : SUPER
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Political entity of 1854-1900 : ORANGEFREESTATE
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Tree-defoliating insect : TENTCATERPILLAR
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Tries to ensure a hit : AIMS
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One with big hips, maybe : ROSE
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Bounces : EJECTS
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They're thrown in anger : TANTRUMS
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What keeps a camera rolling? : DOLLY
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Old English recorder : PEPYS
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Day break : NAP
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Pirate's hiding place, possibly : ISLE
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"Poor Richard's Almanack" tidbit : MAXIM
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Maintenance : CARE
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Roadbed inset : TIE
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Like the ancient Greeks : PAGAN
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"Beyond the Sea" singer : DARIN
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Ones offering pass protection? : SENTRIES
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Designated : TERMED
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Membership list : ROTA
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Jazz trumpeter Baker : CHET
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Largest land animal : AFRICANELEPHANT
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Popular June program? : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
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Mid 19th-century president : DAVIS
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Site of Goodfellow Air Force Base : SANANGELO
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Spheres : AREAS
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1950s million-selling song that begins "The evening breeze caressed the trees ..." : TENDERLY
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Chance to win : SHOT
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Shave : PARE
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Tolstoy character ___ Ilyich : IVAN
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Arm of the sea? : TENTACLE
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Typical of urban life : BIGCITY
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Special Forces units : ATEAMS
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Artists' stories, maybe : LOFTS
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It's at the end of the line : LURE
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Hockey stat : ASSISTS
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Role in a drawing-room mystery : BUTLER
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Flame Queen ___ (famous gemstone) : OPAL
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Having multiple layers of self-reference : META
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Southern contraction : BRER
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Swampland swimmer : TERRAPIN
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Rob Roy or Shirley Temple : EPONYM
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Cuts a line, say : EDITS
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Animated girl-group leader : JOSIE
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Actress Corby who played Grandma Walton : ELLEN
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Short-lived republic founded in 1836 : TEXAS
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Take a piece from : UNARM
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Madame Tussaud's first name : MARIE
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Devote : SPEND
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Elaborate spectacles : PAGEANTS
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Cocktail often made with pineapple juice : MAITAI
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Queen Dido's home : CARTHAGE
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Handle, as paperwork : PROCESS
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Where one may take the plunge? : DEEPEND
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Game show fodder : TRIVIA
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Oedipus, for one : THEBAN
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Copy : CLONE
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Alan who won an Emmy for his role on "The West Wing" : ALDA
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"That little darkroom where negatives are developed," per Michael Pritchard : FEAR
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Major party : RAVE
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Conseil d'___ (French government body) : ETAT
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Make known : AVER
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"Little" Dickens character : NELL
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Where Patroclus met his end : TROY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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