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New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0622 ( 22,141 )
Across
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Fresh talk : LIP
4
Female TV dog played by males : LASSIE
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Alphabet enders, to Brits : ZEDS
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Letters on a wanted poster : AKA
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Sitcom pal of 46-Down : ELAINE
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Plains Indians : OTOE
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Kitten call : MEW
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Governing body of a municipality : TOWNCOUNCIL
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South-of-the-border outlaws : BANDITOS
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Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
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12:50 or 1:50 : TENOF
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Bay Area law enforcement org. : SFPD
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1965 Vivien Leigh movie : SHIPOFFOOLS
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Gateways or Dells, briefly : PCS
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Georgia home of the Allman Brothers : MACON
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Baseball Triple Crown stat : RBI
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Excellent, slangily : PHAT
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Safe havens : ARKS
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Word game ... or a word that can precede the starts of 18-, 26-, 43- and 54-Across : GHOST
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Suffix for the wealthy : AIRE
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___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
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Rawls of R&B : LOU
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Strait of Hormuz vessel : OILER
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"The buck stops here" prez : HST
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Old comics boy with the dog Tige : BUSTERBROWN
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Rope fiber : JUTE
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Board game turns : MOVES
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Briquette residue : ASHES
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Delivery entrance, maybe : SIDEDOOR
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Center of attention around a campfire, say : STORYTELLER
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Palm Treo, e.g. : PDA
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Deborah of "The King and I" : KERR
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Deck treatments : STAINS
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Often-replaced joint : HIP
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Swing in the breeze : SWAY
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Hallucinogen-yielding cactus : PEYOTE
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To this point : YET
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Souvlaki meat : LAMB
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Swedish home furnishings chain : IKEA
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Hockshop receipt : PAWNTICKET
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Make privy to, as a secret : LETINON
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Many : ALOTOF
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Remove, as a branch : SAWOFF
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Confessional list : SINS
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Abbr. in co. names : INC
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Fair-hiring letters : EEO
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Like most urban land : ZONED
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Impress deeply : ETCH
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Two-thirds of D.I.Y. : DOIT
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Ward of "The Fugitive," 1993 : SELA
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Stereotypically "blind" officials : UMPS
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Topple from power : DEPOSE
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Cries out loud : SOBS
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Move like a moth : FLIT
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Box-office hit : SMASH
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Pays attention : HARKS
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"Are you in ___?" : OROUT
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Field of Plato and Aristotle : PHILOSOPHY
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Rod with seven batting championships : CAREW
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Howard of satellite radio : STERN
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Like sorted socks : PAIRED
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Market surplus : GLUT
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Nozzle site : HOSE
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"Heads" side of a coin : OBVERSE
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At it : BUSY
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The Brat Pack's Estevez : EMILIO
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Porcupine or gopher : RODENT
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Former boyfriend of 15-Across : JERRY
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Queries : ASKS
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Ratatouille or ragout : STEW
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Bar mitzvah dance : HORA
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Leave in stitches : SLAY
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Occasionally punted comics canine : ODIE
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Totally absorbed : RAPT
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Dose amt. : TSP
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Summer on the Seine : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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