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New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 22,149 )
Across
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Harry James's "___ the Craziest Dream" : IHAD
5
Knotted up : TIED
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Bedding item : SHAM
13
Marisa of "The Wrestler" : TOMEI
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Rabbit punch target : NAPE
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Conk the "You Were Meant for Me" singer? : CROWNJEWEL
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Major in astronomy? : URSA
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Attempts, with "at" : HASAGO
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Did improv : ADLIBBED
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Rogers and Bean : ROYS
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The "A" of A.D. : ANNO
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Truckers' breaks : PITSTOPS
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Has contempt for : SCORNS
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Goes well with : SUITS
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Org. : ASSOC
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Cause of head-scratching, perhaps : LICE
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1943 penny material : STEEL
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
42
House arrestee's bracelet site : ANKLE
44
Instrument that's usually played cross-legged : SITAR
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Tbsp., e.g. : AMT
47
Some farm machinery : BALERS
49
"Billy Budd" and "Of Mice and Men" : NOVELLAS
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Radiate : EMIT
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Nike competitor : FILA
53
Pigeonholed, in moviedom : TYPECAST
57
Site of a 1976 South African uprising : SOWETO
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Speller's words of clarification : ASIN
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Scratch the "2 Legit 2 Quit" rapper? : CLAWHAMMER
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Car door ding : DENT
65
Cousin of an eagle : KITE
66
Sends to blazes : DAMNS
67
Torah holders : ARKS
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Floored it : SPED
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Defense grp. since 1949 : NATO
Down
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Trigger finger problem? : ITCH
2
Dance done to "Hava Nagila" : HORA
3
Andy's partner in old radio : AMOS
4
White Label Scotch maker : DEWARS
5
Everyday article : THE
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Early caucus state : IOWA
7
Checked out : EYED
8
Miss Ellie's soap : DALLAS
9
Revolver feature, perhaps : SNUBNOSE
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Protect the "Kiss From a Rose" singer from the cops? : HARBORSEAL
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Cathedral recess : APSE
12
Drink in "Beowulf" : MEAD
14
Bars at Fort Knox : INGOTS
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Festive : JOYOUS
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Quechua speaker : INCA
24
Rotisserie parts : SPITS
26
Programming class locale, perhaps : PCLAB
27
"Three Sisters" sister : IRINA
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Amuse the "Get the Party Started" singer? : TICKLEPINK
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Oktoberfest memento : STEIN
31
Singer of the "Casta diva" aria : NORMA
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Tartan hose wearers : SCOTS
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Play by a different ___ rules : SETOF
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Mendeleev's tabulation : ELEMENTS
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Like an inaugural ball : LAVISH
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Children's author Carle : ERIC
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Do a musketeer's job : RELOAD
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IHOP servings : STACKS
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Wyatt Earp, e.g. : LAWMAN
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"Look what I did!" : TADA
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River through Flanders : YSER
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Break one's resolution, say : SLIP
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___ Modern (London gallery) : TATE
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Austen classic : EMMA
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Camper's carry-along : TENT
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Roughly : ORSO
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Got hitched : WED

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

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