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New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Author:
Jonathan Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 21,035 )

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Across
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Former U.N. chief Javier ___ de Cuéllar : PEREZ
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Colorist : DYER
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Black Power symbol : FIST
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Site of Crockett's demise : ALAMO
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Gutter site : EAVE
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Creep (along) : INCH
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Spoonerism, usually : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
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Something that may be brought back from the beach : TAN
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Abbr. in a help wanted ad : EEO
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Instruments played with bows : VIOLS
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Sight along the Thames : WINDSORCASTLE
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Most acute : KEENEST
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Bran material : OAT
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Draft org. : SSS
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Get on one's nerves : GRATE
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Indiana ___ : JONES
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Actress Roseanne : BARR
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Word that can follow the starts of 17-, 23-, 51- and 59-Across : KNOTS
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Clickable image : ICON
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Baby screecher : OWLET
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Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
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Deadly viper : ASP
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"The Star-Spangled Banner" contraction : OER
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Like some dental floss : UNWAXED
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Hoedown folks : SQUAREDANCERS
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Author Vonnegut and others : KURTS
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General on a Chinese menu : TSO
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Lilliputian : WEE
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San Francisco tourist attraction : FISHERMANSWHARF
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
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Little explorer on Nickelodeon : DORA
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Raise : HOIST
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Pete Rose's team : REDS
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Small bit : SNIP
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Actress Moorehead : AGNES
Down
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Previous : PAST
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Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Slickers and the like : RAINWEAR
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Akihito's title: Abbr. : EMP
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Madhouse : ZOO
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Abhor : DETEST
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Popular e-mail provider : YAHOO
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Grandmother of Enoch : EVE
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Abbr. after some generals' names : RET
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That's all : FINIS
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Metal bars : INGOTS
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Crews' craft : SCULLS
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Postdocs often publish them : THESES
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Gangsters' foes : FEDS
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Elliptical : OVATE
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Emcee's delivery : INTRO
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Word between two last names : NEE
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Etymological basis : ROOT
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Axes : CANS
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Putin's former org. : KGB
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Small bit : JOT
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Instrument often accompanied by a pair of small drums : SITAR
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Swiss painter Paul : KLEE
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"Happy Days" put-down : NERD
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Crew's leader : COXSWAIN
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Atomic number of hydrogen : ONE
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Flanders of "The Simpsons" : NED
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"It's ___ than that!" : WORSE
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Great reverence : AWE
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Request : ASKFOR
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Future knight : SQUIRE
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Puckered : PURSED
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Open, in a way : UNSNAP
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Cpls. and others : NCOS
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One of the Three Musketeers : ATHOS
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Centipede maker : ATARI
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Gaelic language : ERSE
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Newts : EFTS
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Tpkes. : RDS
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Back-to-school time: Abbr. : MON
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"Huh?" : WHA
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Big bike : HOG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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