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New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Author:
Pete Muller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pete Muller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0603 ( 21,392 )
Across
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Sci-fi's "Doctor ___" : WHO
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PG or R : RATING
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From the start : ANEW
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Suffers from : HAS
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"The Tempest" king : ALONSO
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"Later" : CIAO
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Like many planetary orbits : ELLIPTICAL
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Clarinet type : ALTO
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Ebony, e.g. : WOOD
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Like : ALA
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Ranch visitor : DUDE
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Uneaten part of an apple : CORE
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Long March participants : MAOISTS
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Airer of Congressional proceedings : CSPAN
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Bout stopper, for short : TKO
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Far from wimpy : MACHO
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Question posed by a 1987 children's best seller : WHERESWALDO
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Fighter for Jeff Davis : REB
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Western pal : PARD
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Sample : TASTE
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Open widely : GAPE
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Old spy org. : OSS
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This puzzle's answer to 35-Across (spelled out four times) : INTHECORNER
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Pub serving : STOUT
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A, in Austria : EIN
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Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
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Indian oven : TANDOOR
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It turns the tide : MOON
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Commotions : ADOS
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Equinox mo. : SEP
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Bargain : DEAL
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Bargain event : SALE
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Building seen on a nickel : MONTICELLO
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Moselle tributary : SAAR
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French satellite launcher : ARIANE
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West of "My Little Chickadee" : MAE
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Gum globs : WADS
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City with a view of Vesuvius : NAPLES
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Do zigzags, maybe : SEW
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"That was close!" : WHEW
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Symbol of sanctity : HALO
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Nobel Institute city : OSLO
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Grammy category : RAP
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Rite site : ALTAR
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Light perfume : TOILETWATER
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Pizarro foe : INCA
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Code-cracking org. : NSA
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Israel's Meir : GOLDA
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Maine's ___ National Park : ACADIA
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1990s-2000s sitcom shrink : NILESCRANE
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Absorb, as a loss : EAT
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Wine and dine : WOO
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It may be swiped : IDCARD
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Man, in 68-Across : UOMO
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Canadian "loonie" denomination : ONE
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Material used in casting : MOLTENMETAL
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It's "mightier," in a saying : THEPEN
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Gets over drunkenness, with "up" : SOBERS
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Breakfast cereal pioneer : CWPOST
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Cascades peak : SHASTA
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Purchase of one who's looking for love : PERSONALAD
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Whole-grain cereal brand : KASHI
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RR stop : STN
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Boxing Day mo. : DEC
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Starbucks size : GRANDE
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Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Bear, in Bolivia : OSO
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Jersey parts? : UDDERS
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Ottoman Turk leader : OSMAN
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Speak one's mind : OPINE
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Salon sound : SNIP
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"Slippery" trees : ELMS
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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MGM mogul Marcus : LOEW
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Phila.-to-Miami dir. : SSW
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Tow-providing org. : AAA
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"... man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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These, in Tours : CES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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