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New York Times, Monday, June 7, 2010

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0607 ( 22,126 )

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Across
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Angers, with "up" : RILES
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Forest : WOODS
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Protrude : JUT
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Disney's "little mermaid" : ARIEL
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Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
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French "a" : UNE
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Recipe guideline for a hot dish : COOKINGTIME
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Railroad stop: Abbr. : STA
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Cozy lodging : INN
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Lure for Simple Simon : PIE
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Smidgens : IOTAS
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Persian Gulf leader : EMIR
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Family divided by divorce : BROKENHOME
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Barbers' tools : RAZORS
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Deep hole : PIT
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Fat used for tallow : SUET
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Captain of Jules Verne's Nautilus : NEMO
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Name in a family restaurant chain : DENNY
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Football scores, for short : TDS
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High-stakes draw in Las Vegas : POKERGAME
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Place for a baby to sit : LAP
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Fish often destined for cans : TUNAS
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Medical success : CURE
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Gear for gondolas : OARS
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Gradually slowing, in music: Abbr. : RIT
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Pacific island garment wrapped around the waist : SARONG
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Pastrami, for one : SMOKEDMEAT
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Greek liqueur : OUZO
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Fainthearted : TIMID
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Spain's Costa del ___ : SOL
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Ob-___ (med. specialty) : GYN
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Rope-a-dope boxer : ALI
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"Sure, go ahead" ... and a literal hint to what's found in 17-, 26-, 38- and 53-Across : ITSOKWITHME
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IV adjusters : RNS
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Oil directly from a well : CRUDE
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12" stick : RULER
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Golf peg : TEE
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Entered via a keyboard : TYPED
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Chasm : ABYSS
Down
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More risqué : RACIER
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Certain triathlete : IRONMAN
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Treat as a celebrity : LIONIZE
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"Yikes!" : EEK
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Sales receipt : SLIP
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Transaction at a racetrack : WAGER
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Slugger Mel : OTT
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Kimono closer : OBI
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Hoover ___ : DAM
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Gertrude who wrote "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" : STEIN
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Hot off the press : JUSTOUT
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Wild : UNTAMED
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Dishes for doll parties : TEASETS
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Penpoints : NIBS
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Cries of excitement : OHS
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Frolic : ROMP
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Do surgery : OPERATE
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Old Testament books labeled I and II : KINGS
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Sicilian erupter : ETNA
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Tooth or plant part : ROOT
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Jeans fabric : DENIM
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Family rec facility : YMCA
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Many a northern Iraqi : KURD
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Continental currency : EURO
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Skill that no one has anymore : LOSTART
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"Now We Are Six" poet : AAMILNE
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Declaration sometimes made with crossed fingers behind the back : PROMISE
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More or less : ROUGHLY
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They help digest food : ENZYMES
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Vacation at Vail, maybe : SKI
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Store (away) : STOW
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Dead ducks : GONERS
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Formal decree : EDICT
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Queried : ASKED
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Turkey's currency : LIRA
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Give it a shot : TRY
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Dine : SUP
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"___ on a Grecian Urn" : ODE
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Rubber ducky's spot : TUB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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