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New York Times, Monday, June 28, 2010

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 22,147 )
Across
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Some British sports cars, briefly : JAGS
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Contest specifications : RULES
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Third piece of a three-piece suit : VEST
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Baghdad's home : IRAQ
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Separately : APART
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x or y, on a graph : AXIS
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In ___ of (replacing) : LIEU
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Copy, for short : REPRO
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Wang of fashion : VERA
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Dreamy state : LALALAND
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"Star Trek" weapon : PHASER
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The Beatles' "Abbey ___" : ROAD
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Schreiber who won a Tony for "Glengarry Glen Ross" : LIEV
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Broadcast with little room for mistakes : LIVETV
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Unshackle : LETLOOSE
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Card that may be "in the hole" : ACE
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Early morning hour : SIXAM
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Exxon merged with it : MOBIL
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Appear : SEEM
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Provide with a blind date, say : SETUP
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Anti-attacker spray : MACE
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Politico Palin : SARAH
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Aired again : RERAN
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Stag party attendees : MEN
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Clearly confused, e.g. : OXYMORON
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___ party (sleepover) : PAJAMA
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Pinnacle : APEX
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Green gem : JADE
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Isn't an odd one out : FITSIN
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Gilda Radner character on "S.N.L." : BABAWAWA
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Side x side, for a 4-Down : AREA
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Hacienda material : ADOBE
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Fizzless, as a Coke : FLAT
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Long skirt : MAXI
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Lethal cousin of the cobra : MAMBA
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$50 for Boardwalk, in Monopoly : RENT
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Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
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Put in prison : EMBAR
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Pair with a plow : OXEN
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Jack's partner in rhyme : JILL
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Mozart's "Il mio tesoro," e.g. : ARIA
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Celt or Highlander : GAEL
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Equilateral quadrilateral : SQUARE
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One in a million : RARAAVIS
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Overturn : UPEND
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"Columbo" org. : LAPD
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Make a boo-boo : ERR
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"Cut that out!" : STOPIT
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"Hubba hubba!" : VAVAVOOM
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They've gone their separate ways : EXES
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Retired racehorse, maybe : SIRE
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Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
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Oodles : LOTS
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Captain's place on a ship : HELM
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Ring-tailed primate : LEMUR
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Rodeo ring? : LASSO
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Mountaineer's tool : ICEAX
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Small American thrush : VEERY
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Go past midnight, say : LATEN
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First president not born in the continental U.S. : OBAMA
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Words to an attack dog : SICEM
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2008 Olympics tennis champion Dementieva : ELENA
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Copy, of a sort : XEROX
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1961 hit for the Shirelles : MAMASAID
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Owner of the largest bed Goldilocks tried : PAPABEAR
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Pueblo Indian : HOPI
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Zilch : NADA
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Put a new title on : RENAME
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Curly ethnic hairstyle, colloquially : JEWFRO
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"Star Wars" villain ___ the Hutt : JABBA
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Renown : FAME
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401(k) cousins : IRAS
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Communicate like many teens : TEXT
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Fail miserably : BOMB
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Trebek of "Jeopardy!" : ALEX
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What moons do after full moons : WANE
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Abbr. before a name on a memo : ATTN
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Beaver's construction : DAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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