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New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 2011

Author:
Ben Pall and David Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.59021
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1.5514231
David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pall. This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 22,524 )
Across
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Meaningless : HOLLOW
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Dolt : CLOD
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Reached : ATTAINED
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Symphony whose second movement is marked "Marcia funebre. Adagio assai" : EROICA
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Ring bearer : FRODO
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Dew, e.g. : MOISTURE
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What a poltergeist investigator does? : COUNTSNOISES
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1862 invasion battle site : ANTIETAM
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Mount for the god Neptune : SEAHORSE
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Monopoly purchases: Abbr. : UTILS
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TV show whose name precedes a colon : CSI
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See 49-Across : COIN
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What the tired waiter provided? : LIMPSERVICE
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Worry : FRET
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Totals : RUNSTO
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"Interesting ..." : ISEE
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Noted explorer traveling with a monkey : DORA
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London's locale: Abbr. : ENG
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Fruit for lagomorphs? : RABBITPEARS
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Shows worry, in a way : PACES
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Old French 28-Across : ECU
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Some people have funny ones : IDEAS
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Lighten (up) : EASE
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Livens (up) : PEPS
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Disorderly poultry workers? : CHICKENFLINGERS
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Opera : WORKS
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Practices : HONES
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Sweetheart : DEARIE
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Wistful remark : SOMEDAY
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Result of a bad swing, maybe : DIVOT
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There may be many in a family : GENUSES
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Got around : EVADED
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___ law (old Germanic legal code) : SALIC
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Detectives' aids : LEADS
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Attempts to climb a mountain range? : TAKESONTHECHAIN
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"Monk" org. : SFPD
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Noshed : ATE
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Van Susteren of Fox News : GRETA
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Mass of eggs : ROE
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10,000 61-Down : TESLA
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Sad sports headline in a Providence paper? : BROWNBEATEN
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Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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Actress Gershon : GINA
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Sweetheart : BEAU
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Estate total : ASSETS
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Billy who sang "Rebel Yell" : IDOL
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Dusting on the side of a cut gem? : FACETPOWDER
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Point in the right direction? : EAST
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Friend of Eeyore : ROO
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Bronze, e.g. : ALLOY
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Like some sabbaticals : YEARLONG
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Point to : INDICATE
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Churchgoers, sometimes? : PSALMREADERS
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Didn't just spit : SHOWERED
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Senders of some Christmas gifts : AUNTS
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Excels : SHINES
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Roasters, essentially : HONORERS
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"Why don't we?!" : LETS
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Get dark? : SUNTAN
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"___ Ramsey" (1970s western) : HEC
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Prize at the Barcelona Olympics : ORO
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Botching : LOUSINGUP
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Bedding : LINENS
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Basketful, maybe : WASHLOAD
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Like some air and dollar bills : CRISP
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Snaps : LOSESIT
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A famous one begins "Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness" : ODE
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Buns, e.g. : DOS
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One instrumental in music history? : AMATI
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Vodka ___ : TONIC
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Like a lord or lady : TITLED
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Undisturbed : ASIS
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Follower of Israel? : ITE
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Hinged implements : NUTCRACKERS
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Take off : ERASE
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Abdicate : DEMIT
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Mold : FORM
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"___ will not" : NOI
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Eye layer : UVEA
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Peeping Tom, e.g. : CREEP
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Little bit : OUNCE
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Help in making a prediction, maybe : ESP
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Riddle-me-___ : REE
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Monk's title : FRA
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Unrestricted, as a mutual fund : OPENEND
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Tom Sawyer's crush : BECKY
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Scornful replies : BAHS
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"Woe ___" (grammar guide) : ISI
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TKO callers : REFS
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Paolantonio of ESPN : SAL
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Like things that go bump in the night : EERIE
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MS. enclosures : SASES
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"Love Me Do" vis-à-vis "P.S. I Love You" : SIDEA
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Actress Lena Olin, e.g., by birth : SWEDE
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Easter Island is part of it : CHILE
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"Born on the Fourth of July" hero Ron : KOVIC
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Great-grandfather of Noah : ENOCH
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Web : NET
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See 88-Across : GAUSS
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Certain Black Sea dweller : ODESSAN
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It's a gas : RADON
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Taking place in : SETAT
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Ellipsoidal : OVATE
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Fulfills : MAKESGOODON
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Morse T : DAH
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"The Balcony" playwright : GENET
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Suffix with hip or tip : STER
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Stale Italian bread? : LIRA
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Neighbor of Colo. : NEB
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Golden ___ : AGE
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One who's been released? : FREEAGENT
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Wires may connect to them : PORTS
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Voltaire or Adam Smith : DEIST
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Maintaining one's composure, say : TEARLESS
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T or F: Abbr. : ANS
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Rapper ___ Wayne : LIL
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Follow : OBEY
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With 93-Down, picnic amenity : WET
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See 92-Down : NAP
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Cheerful : BUOYANT
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Wide, as the nostrils : AFLARE
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Submit : SENDIN
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Like Guinness : IRISH
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"Pearly Shells" singer : DONHO
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Change : ALTER
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Ole Miss misses, e.g. : COEDS
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Bad marks? : WELTS
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Blocks : DAMS
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Drop the ball : ERR
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Taiwan-based computer maker : ACER
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Home of 102-Down : OAHU
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___ Jima : IWO
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"Be a ___!" : PAL
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Not settle, say : SUE
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Stephen of "Interview With the Vampire" : REA
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Govt. ID : SSN

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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