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New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 2008

Author:
Ari Halpern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ari Halpern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Halpern. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 21,429 )
Across
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Gave an order to : BADE
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Fork : SPLIT
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Woods call : FORE
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Platinum Card offerer, for short : AMEX
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Shopping center : PLAZA
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Shuffle or 67-Across, e.g. : IPOD
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Eliminate, with "out" : RULE
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Symbol of thinness : RAZOR
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Alternatives to creams : GELS
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Arctic explorer post-fight? : BLACKEYEDPEARY
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Hatch or Byrd: Abbr. : SEN
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Formerly, in high society : NEE
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Possible cover for a siesta : SERAPE
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Mood : TONE
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Some offensive linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Off : NOTON
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"___ Love," 1975 Jackson 5 hit : IAM
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"THAT guy!" : HIM
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Past : OLD
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Bows and arrows for Midas? : GOLDENARCHERY
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Was on the ticket : RAN
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Major Indonesian export : TIN
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Big inits. in Hollywood : SAG
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1985 John Malkovich drama : ELENI
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Beseech : BEG
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Convinced : SOLD
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Choice poultry : CAPONS
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Use (up), as savings : EAT
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Common suffix on chemical elements : IUM
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Storage area for ribbed fabric? : CORDUROYPANTRY
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Ladies' man : STUD
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Inspector of crime fiction : MORSE
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Yearn (for) : ACHE
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See 16-Across : MINI
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Model : POSER
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Horse-drawn carriage : SHAY
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Switch possibilities : ACDC
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Level ... or a three-word hint to 20-, 38- and 60-Across : STORY
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Proctor's call : TIME
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Unpleasant remarks : BARBS
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Item worn around the neck, maybe : AMULET
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Presidential middle name : DELANO
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Prez, e.g. : EXEC
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Binge at the mall : SPREE
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Ladies' man : PLAYER
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What many do on a day off : LAZE
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Polo alternative : IZOD
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Temporary covers : TARPS
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Singer of Rossini's "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
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Zero personality? : OPERATOR
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Pudgy : ROLYPOLY
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Money managers?: Abbr. : EDS
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Massage : KNEAD
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Night of poetry : EEN
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Tight ___ : END
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Not even a little : NIL
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Shakespearean title : THANE
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English title : SIR
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Big Apple cultural attraction, with "the" : MET
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Hosts : MCS
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Enormous : GALACTIC
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Candy box size : ONEPOUND
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Pen point : NIB
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"___ mañana" : HASTA
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The "I" of Claudius I : EGO
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Boombox button : REC
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Like some skiing : NORDIC
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Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
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Yellowstone Park attraction : GEYSER
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Chinese fruit tree : LITCHI
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Duke's home : DURHAM
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Water pits : SUMPS
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Copycatting : APERY
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"The hell you say!" : MYEYE
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Source : ROOT
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Roughly : ORSO
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Thomas with a pointed pen : NAST
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Little, to Robert Burns : SMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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