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New York Times, Thursday, June 3, 2010

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 179 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0603 ( 22,122 )

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Across
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"Regrettably ..." : ALAS
5
Observant Muslim, at times : HAJI
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One of the sisters in Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : MASHA
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Wig out : GOBANANAS
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___ ease : ILLAT
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Utility's power-saving stratagem : ROLLINGBLACKOUT
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A bit past lunch hour : ONETEN
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Like doodles : SCRAWLY
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Locale for Osama bin Laden : CAVE
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Lot : TON
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How oysters may be served : ONTHEHALFSHELL
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Fools : BOOBS
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Have a reflection? : CAROM
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Mother of the winds, in Greek myth : EOS
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"Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
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Character in Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered" : SATAN
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"Salute to the sun" discipline : YOGA
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Mexican relative : TIA
40
Red head? : LENIN
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Egypt's Temple of ___ : LUXOR
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Fully, in a way : FLOORTOCEILING
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Title word after "Pineapple" or "Maple Leaf" : RAG
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1994 Jodie Foster role : NELL
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Dress shop section : PETITES
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Corkscrews and bow ties : PASTAS
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Kookaburra : LAUGHINGJACKASS
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___ Davis, first African-American to win a Heisman : ERNIE
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"That blew right by me" : IMISSEDIT
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Bring to ___ : ANEND
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When repeated, capital city of 11,000 : PAGO
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Wears (away) : EATS
Down
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Soil: Prefix : AGRO
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Screwball : LOON
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Fit : ABLE
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Curer : SALT
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Palindromic woman's name : HANNAH
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Lee with a 2005 Oscar : ANG
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Hook alternative : JAB
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Lanai and Maui: Abbr. : ISLS
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Tiny electrical measure : MICROHM
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Saturated hydrocarbon : ALKANE
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Not busy : SLOW
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Cart : HAUL
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Case worker: Abbr. : ATTY
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Some family reuners : NIECES
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Follows, as advice : ACTSON
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Unoccupied : VACANT
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"I won the lottery!" feeling : ELATION
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End piece? : OBIT
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"___ I can help it!" : NOTIF
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Having harmony : TONAL
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"John Adams" airer : HBO
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Essential part of a grand tour : FRANCE
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Pope with a 27-day pontificate : LEOXI
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Prepare to tweet, say : LOGON
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Composer Prokofiev : SERGEI
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Broadway's Brynner : YUL
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Couldn't take : LOATHED
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Subject for Chagall and Cassatt : LILACS
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Where the x and y axes meet : ORIGIN
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Sun Bowl city : ELPASO
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Subject of some bargaining : PLEA
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Make : EARN
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Get ready to play, say : TUNE
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Presumptuous sort : SNIP
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___-Ball : SKEE
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"I did it!" : TADA
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___ were : ASIT
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Onetime J.F.K. arrivals : SSTS
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TV-over-breakfast inits. : GMA
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It's often said to be "up" : JIG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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