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New York Times, Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Author:
Corey Rubin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Rubin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0624 ( 21,778 )
Across
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"60 Minutes" correspondent starting in 1991 : STAHL
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It may be run up : TAB
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Hunky-dory : AOK
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More delicate : AIRIER
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"I don't believe this!" : OHNO
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Many-armed org.? : NRA
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Talking like a junkie? : DRUGDICTION
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Be discordant : JAR
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Rock's David Lee ___ : ROTH
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Canapé topper : PATE
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"The Hot Zone" virus : EBOLA
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Agnostic's display? : SHOWOFADOUBT
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Vanessa Williams/Brian McKnight duet : LOVEIS
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Be nosy : PRY
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Sunbathing at Ipanema, e.g.? : RIOACTIVITY
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Plaza locale: Abbr. : TPK
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Suffix with psych- : OSIS
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With 22-Down, recliner brand : LAZ
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___-dieu : PRIE
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Widower of Maude on "The Simpsons" : NED
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Rink jewelry? : ROLLERBLING
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Female whale : COW
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E-mails from Nigerian princes, e.g. : HOAXES
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Letter carrier's uniform? : MAILINGDRESS
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The 40 of a "back 40" : ACRES
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Targets of a Moe Howard poke : EYES
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___ operandi (methods) : MODI
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Cote call : BAA
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Promote one's business, maybe ... or a hint to 16-, 23-, 30-, 41- and 47-Across : TAKEOUTANAD
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Barrister's abbr. : ESQ
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Group with a Grand Lodge in Chicago : ELKS
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"Fiddler on the Roof" setting : SHTETL
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Wahine's offering : LEI
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Indian novelist Raja ___ : RAO
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Tanning element : UVRAY
Down
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Baghdad's ___ City : SADR
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Newbie: Var. : TIRO
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Stuck, after "in" : ARUT
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Buccaneers' place : HIGHSEAS
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Set the tempo : LED
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Fence supplier : THIEF
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Mayo is part of it : ANO
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Parched : BONEDRY
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Pear variety : ANJOU
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Name in dental hygiene : ORALB
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Unit of purity : KARAT
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Fencing thrust: Var. : RIPOST
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Uniformed comics dog : OTTO
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Call from a farm field : CAW
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See 38-Across : BOY
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Blazin' Blueberry drink brand : HIC
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Just right : APT
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Scientology's ___ Hubbard : LRON
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Chantilly's department : OISE
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Tear up, so to speak : VOID
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Off one's feed : ILL
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Batman after Michael : VAL
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Suffix with final : IZE
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Fare "for kids" : TRIX
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___ tar (baseball team supply) : PINE
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Things to tap : KEGS
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Device with a flat panel : PLASMATV
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Whoop it up : ROISTER
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Part of M.Y.O.B. : OWN
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What "Rh" may stand for : RHESUS
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A.L. East team, on scoreboards : BOS
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A.L. Central team, on scoreboards : CLE
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Normand of old movies : MABEL
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Make ___ for (support) : ACASE
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Operation ___ Freedom : IRAQI
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Gordon ___ ("Wall Street" role) : GEKKO
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Shoemakers' supplies : DYES
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Flying Cloud of 1927-36 : REO
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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What's spread on a spreadsheet : DATA
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Way to stand by : IDLY
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Tuskegee U. locale : ALA
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Day after so-called "hump day": Abbr. : THU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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