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New York Times, Saturday, June 23, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 21,046 )
Across
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Replacement : SPAREPART
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Barn door features : HASPS
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It's pictured in Van Gogh's "Starry Night Over the Rhone" : URSAMAJOR
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Outburst from Sneezy : ACHOO
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Vaudeville bigwig : TOPBANANA
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Nattily dressed : SMART
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Wisconsin city originally named Port Gilbert : RACINE
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Comic strip character with an upwardly curving necktie : DILBERT
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___ Colonies, started in Iowa in the 1850s : AMANA
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It's made to measure : RULER
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Work unit : ERG
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In that direction : THERETO
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"The trade of kings": Dryden : WAR
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Talking during movies? : VOICEOVERS
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Certain pyramid builders : MAYA
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Hardest to get at : INMOST
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Insect in a cartouche : SCARAB
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Mouth pieces : LIPS
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Bad shoes to run in : SPIKEHEELS
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Bud's bud in comedy : LOU
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Long-eared pet : SPANIEL
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Vermicide : worm :: formicide : ___ : ANT
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City whose name means "old town" in Creek : TULSA
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Ready to be drawn : ONTAP
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Comeback : REBIRTH
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Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon : EROICA
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___ Henry, triple gold-medal swimmer at the 2004 Olympics : JODIE
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Wood-and-chicken-wire enclosure : RABBITRUN
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Railed area, often : ALTAR
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First novel in Cather's "prairie trilogy" : OPIONEERS
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What lacquer imparts : GLOSS
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When "anything can happen" on "The Mickey Mouse Club" : WEDNESDAY
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Collection of aphorisms : SUTRA
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Like many golf tournaments : PROAM
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Org. that funds shelters : ASPCA
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Meir's successor : RABIN
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Springs : EMANATES
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French door plate : PANE
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1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
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Circle : RONDURE
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It doesn't give you the full picture : TRAILER
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Easy-Bake Oven seller : HASBRO
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Climber's goal : ACME
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"Try before you buy" products : SHAREWARE
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Acting job : PORTRAYAL
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Sponge : SOT
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"Hmmm ..." : LETSSEE
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Gun : REV
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Gets the attention of : GRABS
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Short-tempered sort : HOTSPUR
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Tuscany rental : VILLA
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Flavorful hamburger bun : ONIONROLL
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Pinned on : IMPUTEDTO
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Lettuce variety : COS
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Busch of Laurel and Hardy films : MAE
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It's added to the pool : CHLORINE
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"Sliding Doors" star, 1998 : PALTROW
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Slim and trim : INSHAPE
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1998 Hyundai acquisition : KIA
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He played Winchester on "M*A*S*H" : STIERS
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Speaker's aids : NOTES
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Played out : TIRED
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Maker of the MDX and TSX : ACURA
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Plant also known as heartsease : PANSY
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It colors commentary : BIAS
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Like japanned wood : EBON
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Binge : JAG
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Not pass : BID

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

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