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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 2008

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 21,403 )
Across
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Modern coinage meaning intuition without regard to facts : TRUTHINESS
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Pop group that inspired a 2001 Broadway musical : ABBA
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Can still get : HASASHOTAT
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Some strays : CURS
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Better : AMELIORATE
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YouTube offering : CLIP
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1867 book subtitled "Kritik der politischen Ökonomie" : DASKAPITAL
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River forming the eastern border of Charlemagne's empire : ELBE
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Kansan or Coloradan : INLANDER
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Cautious gamblers : PIKERS
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Movie set? : ACTORS
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Form a league : FEDERATE
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Saul Bellow's March : AUGIE
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Life choices : CAREERS
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Like many a parked vehicle : GARAGED
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City near Boston : ACTON
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Nudists : ADAMITES
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Less of an illusion : REALER
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Left out : ELIDED
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Flight field : AVIONICS
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"The King and I" film director : LANG
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Displaying : SHOWCASING
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Others, to Octavian : ALII
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Best-selling 2003 Khaled Hosseini novel, with "The" : KITERUNNER
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Old character : RUNE
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By a certain measure : INONESENSE
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Modern storage units, briefly : MEGS
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Subjective side-by-side comparisons : TASTETESTS
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"A Child Is Born" trumpeter Jones : THAD
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Arthur C. Clarke's "Rendezvous With ___" : RAMA
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Runs through : USES
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Cheap commodity? : TALK
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Dynasty before the Shang : HSIA
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Co. that bought Applebee's in 2007 : IHOP
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Seaweed wrapped around sushi : NORI
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Proponent of strong governmental control : ETATIST
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Character in Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger" : SATAN
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___ Maris (title of the Virgin Mary) : STELLA
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Underline : ACCENTUATE
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Attacked with fierceness and anger : BULLDOGGED
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Boodlers' acts : BRIBERIES
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Smeared : ASPERSED
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Tick, e.g. : ACARID
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Connected (to) : PERTAINING
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What schools have : IDEOLOGIES
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One of the Wayans brothers : KEENEN
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Trip : ERR
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Literally, "scraped" : RASA
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It might not indicate true worth : FACEVALUE
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It's the same in Paris : EGAL
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Thing that'll deter someone from taking a ride : CARALARM
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"___ right?" : AMI
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Diplomat and Adventurer : DESOTOS
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Live dangerously, maybe : RISKIT
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Kind of doll : CHINA
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Took a turn : WENT
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Micmac relative : CREE
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Where to find the Wienerwald: Abbr. : AUST
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N.F.L. offensive guard Chris : SNEE
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Cozy retreats : INNS
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Cozy retreat : NEST
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Hurdles for some srs. : GRES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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