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New York Times, Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Author:
John Underwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Underwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0619 ( 21,042 )
Across
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The gamut : ATOZ
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Places to kick habits : REHABS
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Merino mother : EWE
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Comic Chappelle : DAVE
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Like a paradise : EDENIC
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Gen ___ : XER
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Cool treats : ICES
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Wildlife manager : GAMEKEEPER
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Home of Smith College : NORTHAMPTONMA
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Like some heirs : SOLE
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Flop or lop follower : EARED
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100 square meters : ARE
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Home of the U.S. Military Academy : WESTPOINTNY
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Run out : LAPSE
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Like a greenhorn : RAW
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Start the kitty : ANTE
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Suffix with psych- : OTIC
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Leopold Bloom's creator : JOYCE
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Maryland collegian : TERP
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Unicorn in a 1998 movie : NICO
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Words of commitment : IDO
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Correo ___ (words on an envelope) : AEREO
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Home of Notre Dame : SOUTHBENDIN
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In position : SET
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"Blame It ___" (Michael Caine film) : ONRIO
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Most-cooked parts of roasts : ENDS
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Home of Michigan State : EASTLANSINGMI
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Sites for stargazers : PLANETARIA
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With 64-Across, 2005 Charlize Theron title role : AEON
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Author Rand : AYN
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Way past ripe : ROTTEN
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See 61-Across : FLUX
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"Absolutely!" : YES
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Ball : SPHERE
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Puts into play : USES
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Score after deuce : ADIN
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Food in a shell : TACO
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[see other side] : OVER
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Citrus peels : ZESTS
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Wine and dine : REGALE
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Mingo player on "Daniel Boone" : EDAMES
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Source of hashish : HEMP
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Work without ___ : ANET
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Steven ___, real-life subject of the 1987 film "Cry Freedom" : BIKO
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Act starter : SCENEI
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Former lovers, e.g. : EXPARTNERS
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Minuscule : WEE
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Mess up : ERR
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Flow out : EMANATE
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"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" writer : HOWE
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It may come with more than one side : ENTREE
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Colorist's vessel : DYEPOT
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"The Tempest" king : ALONSO
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Mete out : RATION
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Devotees of fine dining : EPICUREANS
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Test for fit : TRYON
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___-Man : PAC
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Have a tab : OWE
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Nova ___ : SCOTIAN
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Triangular sail : JIB
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Lyric poem : ODE
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Boorish sorts, in Canada : HOSERS
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Naysayer : DENIER
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Ready for the rubber room : INSANE
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Major mess : SNAFU
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Sporty auto roof : TTOP
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Plasterer's strip : LATH
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Salon goos : GELS
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Pouting look : MOUE
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"Need You Tonight" band : INXS
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Compensation : PAY
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Caustic alkali : LYE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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