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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 2008

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 21,417 )
Across
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Holder of many a sandwich : ZIPLOCBAG
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They come with strings attached : HARPS
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Piquant base for a sandwich : ONIONROLL
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Heart of ancient Athens : AGORA
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2005 reality show hosted by Fabio : MRROMANCE
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They come with strings attached : YOYOS
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Steam-driven devices that pump water from mines : BEAMENGINES
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Letter getter: Abbr. : ATH
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"Lost" actor Somerhalder : IAN
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Track numbers : ODDS
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Video from a kidnappee's family, e.g. : PLEA
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Coming right back at you? : ECHOIC
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Save : SOCKAWAY
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Playwright Peter of "Equus" : SHAFFER
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Cramped quarters : WARRENS
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"Where's my serpent of old ___?": "Antony and Cleopatra" : NILE
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"Gilgamesh," e.g. : EPOS
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Dinette settings : ALCOVES
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Heart failures? : RENEGES
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Doesn't need more seasoning : TASTESOK
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Pelvic bone : SACRUM
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Eponymous oilman Halliburton : ERLE
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Not kosher : TREF
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Janissary commander : AGA
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Item called a geyser in Britain : WATERHEATER
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Change at the top? : NEWDO
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Ingredient in a mojito highball : SPEARMINT
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Gull : TRICK
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Goes yellow, say : TURNSTAIL
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Malcolm X eulogist Davis : OSSIE
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Will work? : OPEDESSAY
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Corps of corpses : ZOMBIES
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Gettable : INREACH
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Ruthless type : PIRANHA
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1785 invention of England's Edmund Cartwright : LOOM
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"All Eyez ___" (1996 Tupac Shakur album) : ONME
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Start of some blended juice names : CRAN
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What a beatnik beats : BONGO
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Auks, puffins and related birds : ALCIDS
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Owen ___, rebel in Shakespeare's "King Henry IV" : GLENDOWER
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Makes bales, say : HAYS
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Long ___ : AGO
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The "I" of Elizabeth I? : ROYALWE
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Changeable : PROTEAN
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Steps lively : SASHAYS
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Houdini's stock in trade : ESCAPES
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Unit that's larger than 19 trillion miles : PARSEC
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Prominent : OFNOTE
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San Diego-to-Seattle rte. : IFIVE
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"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" instrument : CELESTA
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100 aurar : KRONA
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Uses in desperation : RESORTSTO
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Corroded : ATEINTO
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Storage rooms : LARDERS
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Anthony Hopkins role in "Shadowlands" : CSLEWIS
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"Deo ___" : GRATIAS
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Southern historical novelist Price : EUGENIA
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With fashion sense : SMARTLY
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Not lag : KEEPUP
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Beau-___ (French in-law) : FRERE
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More than stirred : WOKE
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Flush, for one : HAND
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Manx relative : ERSE
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A bushel and a peck?: Abbr. : AMTS
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Century starter in the papacy of Gregory I : DCI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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