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New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Author:
Barbara Olson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barbara Olson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Olson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 21,050 )
Across
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Great Trek participant of the 1830s : BOER
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Courtroom fig. : ASSTDA
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Bake sale grp. : PTA
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Bowed, in music : ARCO
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"Yippee!" : HOORAH
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Newts and such : SALAMANDERS
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"The Addams Family" cousin : ITT
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Nocturnal beetle : SCARAB
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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___ equal footing : ONAN
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Senior Saarinen : ELIEL
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Take apart : DISMANTLE
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Setting for a chaise longue : TERRACE
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In groups : ELITES
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Deflating sound : SSS
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When repeated, part of a Beatles refrain : YEAH
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Services' partner : GOODS
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Go-between, and a clue to 17-, 24-, 49- and 57-Across : MIDDLEMAN
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Prized violin, briefly : STRAD
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Canned fare since 1937 : SPAM
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Univ. staffers : TAS
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School papers : THEMES
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Downsize, maybe : RESCALE
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Salon job : PERMANENT
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___ Potti : PORTA
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Totally confused : ASEA
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In the style of : ALA
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Hit close to home? : BUNTED
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Kick ___ storm : UPA
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Locale of Uhuru Peak : KILIMANJARO
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Israeli airport city : LOD
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Lover of Cesario, in "Twelfth Night" : OLIVIA
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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City grid: Abbr. : STS
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Take stock of : ASSESS
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Features of greenhouses : BEDS
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Stout-legged hounds : BASSETS
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Sources of wisdom : ORACLES
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Bakery treats : ECLAIRS
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Lion, for one : ROARER
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Ill-fated captain : AHAB
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Trinity member : SON
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"Me too" : SODOI
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Long lock : TRESS
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Risktaker's challenge : DAREME
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"I see" sounds : AHS
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Indicate, in a way : POINTTO
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Came to : TOTALED
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Suitability : APTNESS
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Actress Powers of "Cyrano de Bergerac" : MALA
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Something to cry over? : ONION
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Knight's list : DEEDS
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Bit of plankton : ALGA
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Dancer Charisse : CYD
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Eiger, for one : ALP
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Soul mate? : HEART
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"___ mia!" : MAMMA
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It pops into the head : IDEA
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Tussaud's title: Abbr. : MME
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Wren's cathedral : STPAULS
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X marks it : THESPOT
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Double-checks : REREADS
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Rarer than rare : TARTARE
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Took in, perhaps : ALTERED
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Old salts : SEADOGS
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Garden pests : SNAILS
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Worked like Rumpelstiltskin : SPUN
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Swindler's work : CONJOB
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___ Island (museum site) : ELLIS
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Dewy-eyed : NAIVE
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Lambs' laments : BAAS
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R.V. hookup provider : KOA
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Wrong start? : MIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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