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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 2009

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Spans: 3 Grid is asymmetric. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 21,794 )
Across
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Fiscal exec : CFO
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Form check box option : MRS
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With 9-Across, Missouri city whose name means "broken heart" : CREVE
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See 7-Across : COEUR
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Composition of some old crowns : LAURELS
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1941 #1 hit for Tommy Dorsey : DOLORES
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They're irregular : ABERRATIONS
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The Monkeemobile, e.g. : GTO
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Former British mandate : PALESTINE
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Greeting with a salute : HEIL
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Puts (on) thickly : SLATHERS
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Mainstay : STAPLE
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W.W. II factory wear : SNOOD
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Bring back on board : REHIRE
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Bill word : DUE
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Frequently exhibiting, by nature : PRONETO
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Block : SHUT
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Like some relations : PREMARITAL
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It may not have been intended : PUN
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Connect : RELATE
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Chemical ending : ENE
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Radio figure who co-wrote "Two Guys Four Corners" : IMUS
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Like bellwethers : OVINE
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Records : ACTA
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Floria ___, Puccini title role : TOSCA
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Intl. trade letters : EEC
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Bar : ESTOP
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Story-filled magazine since 1922 : TRUECONFESSIONS
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Flowing forth : EMANANT
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Argentine port on the Paraná : ROSARIO
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Strikes : DELETES
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Housekeeper player on "Benson" : SWENSON
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Torturous, perhaps : CRUELANDUNUSUAL
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Dig up : FERRETOUT
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Rubber : OVERSHOE
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Compound fractions: Abbr. : MOLS
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Old bus maker : REO
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They may avert computer damage : SURGEPROTECTORS
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Intriguing bands : CABALS
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High : ELATED
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Side opposite 30-Down : CON
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Fix, as a shower stall : RETILE
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Pool regimen : LAPS
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Kindle : STIR
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Fawning type : DOE
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Print maker : SOLE
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Connections : INS
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It has departments named Nord, Sud and Ouest : HAITI
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A house divided? : SENATE
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"All done!" : THERE
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Beaus : ROMANCERS
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Checks : PREVENTS
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What some maps show : RELIEF
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Stuck at a roast : SPITTED
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"C'mon, at least consider it!" : HUMORME
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Side opposite 9-Down : PRO
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The merchant of Venice : ANTONIO
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Seizes, as an opportunity : LEAPSON
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Happening spot : SCENE
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___ Games (quadrennial event) : ASIAN
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See 45-Down : ACAT
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Forum infinitive : ESSE
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With 41-Down, quaint sandlot game : ONE
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Broadcast : SOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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