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New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 2006

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQVWZ} This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0701 ( 20,689 )
Across
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Like the Marx Brothers in a 1935 film : ATTHEOPERA
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Williams College athletes : EPHS
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It might include a built-in sharpener : CRAYOLABOX
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Delivery after a delivery? : SLAP
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Drivers' surprises : HOLESINONE
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Abbr. on old U.S. maps : TERR
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Overcast sky, to some : OMEN
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See 52-Down : NIN
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Pretentious one : LADIDA
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Friend of Dr. Phil : OPRAH
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Two-time Grammy winner Houston : CISSY
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He said "Champions aren't made in gyms" : ALI
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French possessive : SES
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Pulitzer winner for "A Delicate Balance," 1967 : ALBEE
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He made a bust of Mahler : RODIN
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Grand : AUGUST
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Component of some pools : GENE
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It's supported by a cradle : HANDSET
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Put : IMPOSED
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French possessive : AMOI
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Like many a campground : TENTED
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Some rules : DONTS
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"___ River" : OLMAN
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One above a specialist: Abbr. : CPL
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It may come out of a toy : ARF
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Nickname in a 1970's crime drama series : DANNO
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Hall-of-Fame gridder Greasy : NEALE
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Immure : SEALIN
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Sports fans' bonuses, briefly : OTS
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Annual short-story awards since 1986 : REAS
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Major conclusion : ETTE
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Performers with dangerous acts : AERIALISTS
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___ end : ATAN
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Put under the table : INTOXICATE
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Spoiled the surprise : TOLD
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When Mephistopheles appears in "Dr. Faustus" : SCENETHREE
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Sickroom chorus : ACHOOS
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___ l'oeil : TROMPE
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Old German coins : TALERS
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One carrying off carrion : HYENA
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Tithonus' abductor, in Greek myth : EOS
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"Romeo Is Bleeding" co-star, 1993 : OLIN
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Emergency response initiator : PANICBUTTON
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Some keys : EBONIES
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Democrat Dellums : RON
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Turns over ice : AXELS
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Abbr. preceding a date : ESTD
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Daughters who became stars : PLEIADES
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Uncompromising : HARDLINE
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Like some wrists : SPRAINED
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Firth of Clyde river : AYR
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Hamburger's home : HAUS
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Actuate : SETINMOTION
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Shirt tag abbr. : LGE
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Prayer start : OGOD
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Mine passage : ADIT
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Didn't straphang : HADASEAT
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Valentine figure : AMORETTO
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Like a Taser stun, usually : NONFATAL
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A train grp. : MTA
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Brown alternative : PENN
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1983 film about illegal immigrants : ELNORTE
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Cold war plan: Abbr. : SDI
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One of the lives in Plutarch's "Lives" : CAESAR
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Kearney's river : PLATTE
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Security deposit payer : LESSEE
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With 20-Across, writer who once lived with Gore Vidal : ANAIS
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Gen. Ludendorff : ERICH
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Furnish : LEND
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18th-century French marshal : SAXE
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Collier's work: Abbr. : ENC
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Squiffed : LIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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