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New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Author:
David Liben-Nowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Liben-Nowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJVX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Liben-Nowell. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0607 ( 22,491 )
Across
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Signs of life : PULSES
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Part of U.S.M.A.: Abbr. : ACAD
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Wood used for wine barrels : OAK
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Like some accidents or garages : ONECAR
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Miss from Marseille: Abbr. : MLLE
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___ de France : ILE
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Comment about comic actor Martin when standing next to a peewee? : SHORTISTALL
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Fireplace wood : LOG
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"Tony n' ___ Wedding" (Off Broadway hit starting in 1988) : TINAS
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Military force : ARMY
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They outrank kings : ACES
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Knife wound : STAB
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Campus area : QUAD
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Something found in a Parliament : TAR
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Comment about actor Jack, racially speaking? : BLACKISWHITE
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Nimbleness : AGILITY
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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"For example ..." : SAY
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Place for a marquee : CINEMA
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Still green : UNRIPE
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"___ Poetica" : ARS
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Anger : IRE
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Like ironed pants, often : CREASED
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Comment about well-dressed pop singer James? : BLUNTISSHARP
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___ Peacock (Clue character) : MRS
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Irritating sort : TWIT
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___ Cass Elliot : MAMA
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Former drink marketed as "zomething different" : ZIMA
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Letters : MAIL
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When doubled, band with the 1984 #1 hit "The Reflex" : DURAN
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Wash. neighbor : IDA
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Comment about impressionist Rich when playing a packed house? : LITTLEISBIG
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Anthem contraction : OER
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Baldwin or Guinness : ALEC
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Green, purple or red food : ONIONS
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Vote to kill a bill : NAY
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Sieve, essentially : MESH
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Nothing to write home about? : SECRET
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Adds to a blog : POSTS
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Still standing, as a target : UNHIT
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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The record score in this game is 1,049 points : SCRABBLE
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Vittles : EATS
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Holy Hindu's title : SRI
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Acela operator : AMTRAK
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Seafood-based party food : CLAMDIP
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Friend : ALLY
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Emergency of 1973 or 1979 : OILCRISIS
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Fraternity party staples : KEGS
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Impertinent : SAUCY
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"That hit the spot!" : AAH
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Local staffer for Al Jazeera, e.g. : QATARI
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Hair braider, e.g. : TWINER
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Puts a cap on : LIMITS
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Painter who had a point to make? : SEURAT
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It's on a roll : TAPE
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Looked over : EYED
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Hail ___ : ACAB
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Lady in waiting? : GIRL
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"Wrapping up ..." : INSUMMARY
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50 Cent genre : RAPMUSIC
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Settings for mansions : ESTATES
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Relax, slangily, with "out" : CHILL
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Org. defending the Second Amendment : NRA
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On/off ___ : SWITCH
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Shaded recess : ARBOR
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Home of L. L. Bean : MAINE
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Unsettled feeling : ANGST
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Jewish homeland : ZION
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Glimmering : IDEA
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About 4% of a marathon : MILE
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Have supper : DINE
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Escape : LAM
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Canon camera : EOS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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