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AS ELMER FUDD WOULD SAY ...

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 2010

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Sessa

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 22,160 )
Across
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House extension : CARPORT
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Deadly African biter : MAMBA
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Container holding slips of paper with tasks written on them : JOBJAR
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Like a bogey or double bogey : OVERPAR
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Commonplace : USUAL
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"Shouldn't have done that!" : BADMOVE
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"Amahl and the Night Visitors" composer : MENOTTI
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Part of a biblical warning against growing onions? : SOSHALLYEWEEP
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Garden with an apple tree : EDEN
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Livens (up) : SPICES
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Ages upon ages : EONS
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French wine classification : CRU
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Some locker room tomfoolery? : TOWELWHACKS
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See : DATE
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What a mare bears : FOAL
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Turn-___ : ONS
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Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
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Letters : POST
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Arduous travels : SLOGS
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Down : SAD
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Bio for a Looney Tunes coyote? : THELIFEOFWILEE
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Bakery trayfuls, say : DOZENS
48
Philosophy : BELIEFS
49
Cartesian conclusion : IAM
50
"___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
51
Radio features : DIALS
52
OPEC unit: Abbr. : BBL
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Closet item, in brief : VAC
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Politico Ralph's fishing gear? : NADERSWADERS
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Light of one's life : TRUELOVE
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Lots : ATON
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Georgetown hoopster : HOYA
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The ___ One (sobriquet for Satan) : EVIL
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Buck : CLAM
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Razed : TOREDOWN
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Pretty fat, actually? : THINASAWHALE
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Victorian ___ : ERA
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Sounds at a vaccination center, maybe : OWS
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Garb for Gandhi : DHOTI
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First Baseball Hall-of-Famer, alphabetically : AARON
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Intent : AIM
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Tabriz native : IRANIAN
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Marco Polo's destination : ORIENT
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React to a bitter mouthwash? : GARGLEANDWINCE
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Big hirer of techies : IBM
85
Mae West's "___ Day's a Holiday" : EVERY
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2003 disease scare : SARS
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Battle of Normandy town : STLO
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Egg container, of sorts : SAC
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PBS staple since 1974 : NOVA
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Barney of Mayberry : FIFE
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Sloven in the coven? : FILTHYWITCH
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Author Umberto : ECO
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Timbales player Puente : TITO
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Loose smock : CAMISE
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'33 Chicago World's Fair style : DECO
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Advice to someone going to the Egg-Beaters' Convention? : TAKEABIGWHISK
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Blanket : LIEOVER
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Thinks : IDEATES
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Reduce to mush : PUREE
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Traditional : OLDLINE
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Spotlight sharer : COSTAR
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Assists : ABETS
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Some dollhouse miniatures : TEASETS
Down
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Recover from a blackout : COMETO
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Photographer Richard : AVEDON
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Gets more InStyle, say : RENEWS
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Lying : PRONE
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Make a choice : OPT
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Singer : RAT
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Singer Yearwood : TRISHA
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Singer's accompaniment : MUSIC
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"Put ___ in it!" : ASOCK
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Nine daughters of Zeus : MUSES
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Curmudgeonly cries : BAHS
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___ king : ALA
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Actress Meadows : JAYNE
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___ of Solomon : ODES
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Maker of the Z4 roadster : BMW
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Snoopy's hip alter ego : JOECOOL
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So-so : AVERAGE
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Turn off : REPULSE
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Totally wasted : BLOTTO
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Things letters have : LEASES
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Added-on Medicare provisions : PARTB
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Courtesy car : LOANER
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Saddam reportedly hid them, briefly : WMDS
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Tips, in a way : DOFFS
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____-flam : FLIM
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Beer brand originating in Brooklyn : PIELS
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Marshy tract : SWALE
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Collected : SERENE
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Gossipy Hopper : HEDDA
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Nobel laureate Wiesel : ELIE
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Stereotypical debate outburst : LIAR
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Calf bone : FIBULA
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Be philanthropic : DONATE
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Clay, e.g. : ORATOR
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Golden Globe winner Pia : ZADORA
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Rite for a newborn Jewish boy : BRIS
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1958 #1 hit by Domenico Modugno : VOLARE
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King Arthur's burial place : AVALON
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Solidify : CEMENT
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"Prove it!" : SHOWME
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Knocks dead : WOWS
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"The Fountainhead" writer Rand : AYN
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New Deal inits. : TVA
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"To life!" : LCHAIM
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So-called "Giant Brain" of 1946 : ENIAC
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Bit of crochet work : DOILY
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Détentes : THAWS
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"___ soit qui mal y pense" (old motto) : HONI
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"Put ___ writing!" : ITIN
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English archer's weapon : WARBOW
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Rapper with the 6x platinum album "2001" : DRDRE
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Taj Mahal city : AGRA
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Spaced out : INAFOG
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Fits one inside another : NESTS
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Unctuous : OILY
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Kind of code : GENETIC
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Shade of green : AVOCADO
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Cancels : REVOKES
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The way things stand : ASITIS
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Everything : THELOT
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Nicks on a record? : STEVIE
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Sign of stress : ACCENT
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Farmer's to-do list : CHORES
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Moral ___ : FIBER
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Renaissance ___ (historical reenactment) : FAIRE
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"No more for me, thanks" : IMSET
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Takes a shine to : LIKES
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Many people in People : IDOLS
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"Cheerio!" : TATA
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Carp family fish : CHUB
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"Mangia!" : EAT
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New Deal inits. : WPA
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Any of the Marquises, par exemple : ILE
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Child-care writer LeShan : EDA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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