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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 2013

Author:
Michael Sharp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Sharp

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Sharp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 23,236 )
Across
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Dinner spread : TABLECLOTH
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Streets of Rage maker : SEGA
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Gardening brand : MIRACLEGRO
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Roman 18-Across : MARS
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Former "Weekend Update" host on "S.N.L." : AMYPOEHLER
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Greek 16-Across : ARES
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Three-time All-Star pitcher Robb : NEN
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Karnak Temple deity : AMENRA
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Airport on Flushing Bay, in brief : LGA
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"My Baby No ___ Aqui" (Garth Brooks song) : ESTA
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Family head : DON
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When the French celebrate Labor Day : MAI
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Box fillers : POSTMEN
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Line to Wall Street, for short : IRT
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N.B.A.'s Magic, on sports tickers : ORL
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Responded to a dentist's request : OPENED
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Emblem : INSIGNIA
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___ failure : RENAL
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Critic Ebert, informally : ROG
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Element with a low atomic number that is not found naturally on Earth : BORON
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They cross many valleys : TRESTLES
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Gracefully quit : BOWOUT
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Time gap : LAG
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Chris with the 1978 hit "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" : REA
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Antiquity : OLDNESS
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___ glance : ATA
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Its first complete ed. was published in 1928 : OED
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Is worthwhile : PAYS
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0 : NIL
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Hot : EROTIC
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T.A.'s pursuit, maybe : PHD
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"Sure ___!" : DOES
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Ruin the surprise, perhaps : SNEAKAPEEK
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Gadget's rank in cartoons: Abbr. : INSP
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On- and off-road : ALLTERRAIN
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Cruising : ASEA
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Movie mogul whom Forbes magazine once named the highest-paid man in entertainment : TYLERPERRY
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Fed concerned with forgery : TMAN
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"Paris, Je T'___" (2006 film) : AIME
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Leader in women's education? : BRYN
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Sitting formation : LAP
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Prefix with sphere : ECO
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Slip-preventing, in a way : CLEATED
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___ Brothers : LEHMAN
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View lasciviously : OGLE
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Hot : TRENDING
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"Ye gods!" : HORRORS
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Kind of request in a Robert Burns poem : SMA
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N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer who, with Walt Frazier, formed the Knicks' "Rolls Royce Backcourt" : EARLMONROE
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Outgoing : GREGARIOUS
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Hit makers, say : ASSAILANTS
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Bacterium binder : ANTIBODY
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Old lab burners : ETNAS
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Common sushi garnish : SMELTROE
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TV sketch comedy set in the "city where young people go to retire" : PORTLANDIA
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They're ordered by mathematicians : OPERATIONS
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Some French-speaking Africans : SENEGALESE
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Apple's mobile/tablet devices run on it : IOS
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Red-carpet interview topics : GOWNS
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Like some files : READONLY
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Views lasciviously : LEERSAT
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"Bigger & ___," 1999 Grammy-winning comedy album by Chris Rock : BLACKER
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It's a downer : OPIATE
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Giveaway : TELL
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Jelly Belly flavor : PEAR
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Willing participant? : HEIR
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Fashion company with a Big Apple flagship store : DKNY
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Thermal ___ : SPA
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Calder contemporary : ARP
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Historic beginning? : PRE

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

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