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New York Times, Monday, July 11, 2011

Author:
Ellen Leuschner
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ellen Leuschner

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Leuschner. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 22,525 )
Across
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Edible frog parts : LEGS
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Fuzzy image : BLUR
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Pesto herb : BASIL
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Life of Riley : EASE
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"Biography" network : AANDE
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Place of refuge, redundantly : SAFEHAVEN
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Pandemonium : CHAOS
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Trample : STEPON
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Nerdy sort : DORK
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"Treasure Island" monogram : RLS
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Not 'neath : OER
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Wire service inits. : UPI
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No ___ for wear : WORSE
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Icy expanse, redundantly : FROZENTUNDRA
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Effect of the moon's gravity : TIDE
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Chop off : LOP
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2006 title film character who says "Pamela! I no find you attractive anymore! ... Not!" : BORAT
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Theater award : OBIE
39
'50s Ford flop : EDSEL
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Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
43
___ Gras : MARDI
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Bullring "Bravo!" : OLE
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Feds who nabbed Capone : TMEN
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Synopsis, redundantly : BRIEFSUMMARY
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Response to a bad pun : GROAN
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Valedictorian's rank : ONE
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Play-___ (kid's stuff) : DOH
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Submachine gun : UZI
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Dig like a pig : ROOT
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Eight-armed creatures : OCTOPI
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1924 Edna Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Where snowbirds head, redundantly : DOWNSOUTH
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Chicken: Sp. : POLLO
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Utah city : OREM
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Where the Himalayas are : ASIA
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Extract metals from by heating : SMELT
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Ding on a car door, e.g. : DENT
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Cowgirl's rope : LASSO
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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Errand runner : GOFER
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Leak slowly : SEEP
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Thinny-thin person : BEANPOLE
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W.C. : LAV
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Like a car with 20,000 miles on its odometer : USED
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Celebrity : RENOWN
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Massage for a person who's prone : BACKRUB
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Sound while receiving a 9-Down : AAH
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Military percussion instrument : SNAREDRUM
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Much-loved celebrity : IDOL
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Minus : LESS
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Length of many a TV drama : HOUR
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Decay : ROT
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Polo Ralph Lauren competitor : IZOD
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Having one's nose in the air : SNOOTY
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Holder of birdseed : FEEDER
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___ salts : EPSOM
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Bulldoze : RAZE
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Lots and lots : ATON
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Dead center? : TOMB
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Letter-shaped structural support : IBAR
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Lighter-than-air aircraft : DIRIGIBLE
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"Tickle Me" doll : ELMO
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1972 Bill Withers hit whose title precedes "when you're not strong" : LEANONME
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Excuse for a lapse : IFORGOT
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Start of a Spanish count : UNODOS
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LPs and CDs: Abbr. : RECS
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Extinguish : DOUSE
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Choose to participate : OPTIN
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Pair of cymbals operated by a pedal : HIHAT
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Mail letters : USPS
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Take off like a rocket : ZOOM
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When tripled, a W.W. II movie : TORA
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"The Wind in the Willows" hopper : TOAD
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Under the weather : ILL
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Say "I do" : WED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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