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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 2009

Author:
John Dunn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Dunn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dunn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 21,769 )
Across
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Trap : SNARE
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Actress Stapleton of "All in the Family" : JEAN
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Way off : AFAR
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"The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs" writer : AESOP
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The Bruins of the N.C.A.A. : UCLA
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___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
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"Portnoy's Complaint" author : PHILIPROTH
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Quick cut : SNIP
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Word after Web or camp : SITE
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Geological stretch : EON
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Hosiery hue : BEIGE
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Founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network : PATROBERTSON
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What oil cleanups clean up : SPILLS
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Make ashamed : ABASH
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Silver or platinum : METAL
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Italian and French bread? : EUROS
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Escape : LAM
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"Duck soup!" : EASY
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Promoters ... or a description of 17-, 23-, 46- and 57-Across? : PRMEN
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It may hold back the sea : DIKE
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Flight info : ETA
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Twists out of shape : WARPS
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Russian revolutionary with a goatee : LENIN
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Old office note taker : STENO
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Bank (on) : DEPEND
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"Le Déjeuner des Canotiers" painter : PIERRERENOIR
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Billy Crystal or Whoopi Goldberg for the Oscars, often : EMCEE
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Perjure oneself : LIE
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Currier's partner in lithography : IVES
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"Phooey!" : DARN
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He didn't really cry "The British are coming!" : PAULREVERE
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Matured : AGED
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Ferris wheel or bumper cars : RIDE
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Three wishes granter : GENIE
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Tennis do-overs : LETS
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Poetical tributes : ODES
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Willow for wicker : OSIER
Down
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Drains : SAPS
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Classic soft drink : NEHI
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With 41-Down, seemingly : ASIT
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Be a wizard or an elf, say, in Dungeons & Dragons : ROLEPLAY
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Prefix with center : EPI
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One of 12 at a trial : JUROR
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Commercial prefix with Lodge : ECONO
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Computer key abbr. : ALT
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"I'll pass" : NAH
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Stock, bank deposits, real estate, etc. : ASSETS
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Where winners are often photographed : FINISHLINE
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Friend in a sombrero : AMIGO
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Mature : RIPEN
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No ___ Allowed (motel sign) : PETS
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They're worn under blouses : BRAS
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The works : ALL
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Reveals : BARES
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Deep black : EBON
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Mulching matter : PEAT
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"Mum's the word!" : ITSASECRET
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Misplay, e.g. : ERROR
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Official behind a catcher : UMP
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Related (to) : AKIN
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Repair : MEND
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Window section : PANE
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Takes away from, with "of" : DEPRIVES
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See 3-Down : WERE
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Luau gift : LEI
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Stock analysts study them : TRENDS
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Activist : DOER
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Piano part : PEDAL
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Concern of 38-Across : IMAGE
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Escape from : ELUDE
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"Frasier" character : NILES
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Start of Caesar's boast : VENI
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Buffalo's county : ERIE
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Golf lesson provider : PRO
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Relief : AID
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Kind of trip for the conceited : EGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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