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New York Times, Friday, June 27, 2008

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 21,416 )
Across
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Luau lighting : TIKITORCH
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Do the dishes? : CATER
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Singer who plays herself in "D.C. Cab" : IRENECARA
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"Any fool can make ___, and every fool will mind it": Thoreau : ARULE
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"Tone it down!" : DONTSHOUT
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Conglomerate parts : FIRMS
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Carbon compound : ENOL
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Gernreich who invented the monokini : RUDI
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Conviction : TENET
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Legendary abductee : HELEN
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"Per Ardua ad ___" (Royal Air Force motto) : ASTRA
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Some are minor : SCALES
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Love : HON
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Six-time Rose Bowl winner: Abbr. : OSU
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Future star : COMER
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Bellies up to : NEARS
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Schedule maker: Abbr. : MGR
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Bankrupt : RUIN
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With 46-Across, program pitched by Queen Latifah : JENNY
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Activity near a 1-Across : HULA
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Workup locales: Abbr. : ERS
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Wasn't gentle with : PAWED
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Crew leader : BOSUN
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Archaic verb ending : ETH
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Schedule maker: Abbr. : IRS
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It may be found in one's chest : SACHET
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Lofty : NOBLE
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See 36-Across : CRAIG
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Less specious : TRUER
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Mechanical : ROTE
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Nailed : ACED
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Son of Gloucester in "King Lear" : EDGAR
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Norman Rockwell specialty : AMERICANA
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Repetition mark, in music : SEGNO
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Stops being funny, say : WEARSTHIN
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Billet-doux suggestion : TRYST
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San Bernardino suburb : LOMALINDA
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Trend : TIDE
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Unyielding : IRON
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Drawing game : KENO
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Not just at home: Abbr. : INTL
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Your, in Tours : TES
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Canyon tones : OCHRES
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"The Phantom of the Opera" suitor : RAOUL
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Neanderthal : CRUDE
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With respectful humility : HATINHAND
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Loungewear : CAFTANS
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Spring arrival : ARIES
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Get all sentimental : TURNTOMUSH
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Big sticker? : ELMERSGLUE
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Where to act on a gut feeling? : RESTAURANT
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"___ Cardboard Lover" (Norma Shearer film) : HER
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What a potential player must pass : SCREENTEST
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Summons, e.g. : COURTORDER
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Sight in Lancaster County, Pa. : AMISHBUGGY
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Footballer Ford : LEN
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"Le Comte ___" (Rossini opera) : ORY
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Ticker with headlines : NEWSCRAWL
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Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
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Be discordant : JAR
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Post ___ : HOC
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Pining pantomime persona : PIERROT
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Give up on, in slang : BAG
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Radio code word after 47-Down : SIERRA
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Is cockeyed : LEANS
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Radio code word before 43-Down : ROMEO
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Squad stars : ATEAM
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When Maggie calls herself "a cat on a hot tin roof" : ACTI
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"Let It Snow" lyricist : CAHN
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Cherokee Strip city : ENID
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Francis ___, signer of the Articles of Confederation : DANA
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Montreal, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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