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DIAMOND JUBILEE

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 2007

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Bill Zais
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1512/1/199910/25/20155
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10022100
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.64240
Bill Zais

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 146, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 175 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: Diamond (starting at third square of 109-Across)
NE "Now I've seen everything!", NW Swipes a base, SW Show, SE Didn't go out
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0701 ( 21,054 )
Across
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Suction devices : ASPIRATORS
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Pepper-upper : STIMULANT
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Knocked out : ELIMINATED
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Many an Alessandro Scarlatti work : OPERASERIA
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Cause of some baseball errors? : FIELDTRIPS
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Texas ballplayer? : PARKRANGER
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Modern organizer, for short : PDA
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Castaway's call : SOS
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Supported : SECONDED
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Schmo : LUG
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Just watched : SATBY
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Times of day, in classifieds : AFTS
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Kobe Bryant, e.g. : NBASTAR
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Bewhiskered fish lover : OTTER
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Where "Aida" premiered : CAIRO
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Plane's N.Y.C. destination, maybe : LGA
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"I see," kiddingly : AHSO
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Soldier's fare, briefly : MRE
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1988 Best Picture, with the repeated line "I'm an excellent driver" : RAINMAN
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1980s Geena Davis sitcom : SARA
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"The Race ___" (1965 hit) : ISON
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Dweller along the Danube : SERB
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Hägar creator Browne : DIK
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More decayed : MOLDIER
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Hamburger's article : EINE
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Gold standards : KARATS
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Gland: Prefix : ADENO
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Going according to plan : ONTARGET
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Crystal ___ : METH
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Mrs., in Peru : SRA
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Suffix with pamphlet : EER
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In myth, her tears created the morning dew : EOS
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Nelson Rockefeller was its gov. : NYS
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Commoners : THIRDESTATE
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Classic Abbott and Costello bit : WHOSONFIRST
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"___ precaution ..." : ASA
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Round Table title : SIR
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Shot spot : ARM
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Unenthusiastic reviews : EHS
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Beginning drawing class : ARTI
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"No way, no how!" : FORGETIT
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Turn : GOBAD
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Cold-shoulders : SPURNS
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"Blondie" tyke : ELMO
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Place for some bling-bling : EARLOBE
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Venusians, e.g. : ETS
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Formula for "S" : NACL
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Iron alternative : WOOD
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Lid irritation : STYE
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Makes war : INVADES
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Sound from the rafters : COO
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Painter's subject : NUDE
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Suffix with morph- : EME
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Glassware ovens : LEHRS
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"If you ___ ..." : ASKME
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Pin holder : GRENADE
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Some police officers: Abbr. : DETS
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Beat badly : STOMP
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Sample : SIP
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"Get out of here!" : GOHOME
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Shade of blue : SKY
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Florida senator Martinez : MEL
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Diamond border? : GRASSSKIRT
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Complaint about a baseball playing area? : GROUNDBEEF
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Longish stories : NOVELETTES
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It can be a relief : SILHOUETTE
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Haunts : POSSESSES
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Not yet ready to be deposited : UNENDORSED
Down
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W.W. I military grp. : AEF
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Racecar-generated air current : SLIPSTREAM
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Temporary residence : PIEDATERRE
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White Rabbit's cry : IMLATE
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Purge : RID
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On tenterhooks : ANTSY
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South Seas staple : TARO
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1970s N.F.L.'er Armstrong : OTIS
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Sales ___ : REP
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'60s radical grp. : SDS
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W.W. I French fighter plane : SPAD
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Get to : IRK
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Actress Gibbs : MARLA
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Scream for the Dream Team : USAUSA
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More protracted : LENGTHIER
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Neighbor of Bol. : ARG
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Never, to Nietzsche : NIE
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Pothole patch : TAR
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Unlocks, in verse : OPES
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Peerless : SECONDTONONE
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"It's c-c-c-cold!" : BRR
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Point : AIM
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Part of a certain scorecard : FRAME
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Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Lack of adornment : BARENESS
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Hand out : ASSIGN
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Andy Hardy player, in 1930s-'40s film : ROONEY
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Trans-Siberian Railroad city : OMSK
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LI doubled : CII
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Turkey heads can be found here : ANKARA
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A hallucinogen : LSD
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Show stoppers : ADS
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Movie droid : ARTOO
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Takes home : NETS
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Precede the cleanup spot : BATTHIRD
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MGM co-founder : LOEW
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"___ Eyes," 1969 Guess Who hit : THESE
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Figures : DATA
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"Piece of cake!" : ASNAP
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Streaked : STRIATED
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Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
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Web creations : SITES
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So it follows that : ERGO
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Worrywart's words : OHDEAR
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New in theaters : FIRSTRUN
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Some : AFEW
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"Later" : SOLONG
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British mail : ARMOUR
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Object of tornado destruction : MOBILEHOME
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Dash holders : TRACKMEETS
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Failed, as a pass : INCOMPLETE
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Awesome beauties : GODDESSES
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"I'm listening" : TRYME
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"John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
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Atlanta-to-Miami dir. : SSE
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Plant with dark purple berries : SLOE
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"Brokeback Mountain" director : LEE
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Things made by Vikings, for short : TDS
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Tape format : VHS
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Kind of score : SAT
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Isolate, in a way : ENISLE
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Unsmiling : SOMBER
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Some recesses : APSES
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Ellipsis, basically : DOTS
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Ecclesiastics' assembly : SYNOD
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Some coll. tests : GRES
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Individual : SOLE
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Former baseball commissioner Bowie : KUHN
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Econ. yardstick : GNP
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Pooh's pal : ROO
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School media depts. : AVS
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Some chess pieces: Abbr. : KTS
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Mineral suffix : ITE
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Sch. in Atlanta : GSU
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Rock's They Might Be Giants, e.g. : DUO
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Inserted, in a way : FED

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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