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New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 2007

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0712 ( 21,065 )

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Across
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Part of Poor Richard's Almanack : ADAGE
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They clear the way : BROOMS
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Think over, in a way : REPLAN
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Wearing white after Labor Day, e.g. : FAUXPAS
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Rest : REPOSE
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Border in the court? : SIDELINE
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It might help you take a turn for the better : POWERSTEERING
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"See ___ care" : IFI
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Bill and Hillary Clinton, e.g. : DUO
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Fast pitch : SPIEL
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Place to get a C.D. : SANDL
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Gaelic tongue : ERSE
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Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE
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Emperor under Pope Innocent III : OTTOIV
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Early Surrealist : MAXERNST
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Ten minutes in a laundry, maybe : WASHCYCLE
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Hangar site : AIRDROME
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Upper armbones : HUMERI
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Byron's "___ Walks in Beauty" : SHE
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Pay (up) : PONY
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Nutcases : LOCOS
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Pilgrim to Mecca : HADJI
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Fundamental of philosophy : TAO
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First U.S. pres. to travel in a submarine : HST
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"You'll have to take my word for it" : TRUSTMEONTHIS
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Informal words of concurrence : MEEITHER
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Attribution : CREDIT
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Strife : DISCORD
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A Lennon sister : DIANNE
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Song from "The Music Man" with the lyric "What words could be saner or truer or plainer" : ITSYOU
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Word that can precede the starts of 17-, 35- and 54-Across and 16-Down : BRAIN
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Band score abbr. : ARR
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Frying medium : DEEPFAT
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Designate : APPOINT
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U.F.O. feature, maybe : GLOW
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Minimal effort : EASE
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Commanded : BADE
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They are sorry : RUERS
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Yellow spring flower : OXLIP
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Perspective : OPINION
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Stable places : MANGERS
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Abilene-to-San Antonio dir. : SSE
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Unlikely party animal : NERD
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Cry of disgust : FIE
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Low pressure area : STORMCENTER
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Good name for a trial lawyer? : SUE
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Abbr. on a film box : ISO
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Tennis call : LET
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Columnist Maureen : DOWD
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Word repeated in a child's taunt : LIAR
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For example : SAY
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Kind of rate in a bank: Abbr. : EXCH
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Letters on a Rémy Martin bottle : VSOP
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Jewish month : ELUL
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Grp. handling insurance forms : HMO
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Wood for oars : ASH
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"Ugh!" : IHATEIT
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Remedy : REDRESS
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Egg-laying mammal : ECHIDNA
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Composer of the opera "Tancredi" : ROSSINI
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Form of the German "to be" : IST
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7'6" N.B.A. star : YAO
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Titillating : JUICY
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Kindergarten comeback : ISTOO
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How most computer software is sold : ONCD
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No ___ Street : THRU
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Kind of school : MED
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Salt Lake City daily, briefly, with "the" : TRIB
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Learn (of) : HEAR
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Year of an Amerigo Vespucci voyage : MDI
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Highest tile value in Scrabble : TEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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