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New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 2008

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0712 ( 21,431 )
Across
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911 pest, e.g. : CRANKCALLER
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V.P. between Wallace and Barkley : HST
15
D. H. Lawrence novel made into a 1969 film : WOMENINLOVE
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Time for Tours tourists? : ETE
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Many a first course : TOSSEDSALAD
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Dull finish? : ARD
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Hit with a heavy blow : SMOTE
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Had sum problems : MISADDED
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30-day winter month : SHEBAT
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Flip : SASSY
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1999 Clorox acquisition : STP
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"A penny saved is a penny earned," e.g. : OLDSAW
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Fed. accident investigator : NTSB
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Makes a big hit : TRIPLES
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Home of the Museum of International Folk Art : SANTAFE
36
Quinn who played Annie in film : AILEEN
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Land at a Spanish airport? : TIERRA
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Be down, apparently : LOOKSAD
40
Clown : FUNSTER
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Idaho motto starter : ESTO
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Least likely to crack : SANEST
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Parisian possessive : SES
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Ones with shovellike forefeet : MOLES
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What a virtuous woman is worth more than, according to Proverbs 31:10 : RUBIES
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Aromatic herbal quaff : ANISETEA
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___ Dove (the constellation Columba) : NOAHS
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Follow closely (along) : TAG
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Restaurant parties, often : DINNERDATES
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Archaic ending : ETH
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Fruit with a pit, to a Brit : AVOCADOPEAR
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Got into the swing, say : SAT
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Clandestine classroom communicators : NOTEPASSERS
Down
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100-lb. units : CWTS
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Study, e.g. : ROOM
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Childish retort : AMSO
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Flight destinations : NESTS
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Desk features : KNEEHOLES
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Enemy of the Moors, with "the" : CID
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True, at times: Abbr. : ANS
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Cud chewers : LLAMAS
9
Alluring adolescents : LOLITAS
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NASA spacewalks : EVAS
11
"Yet do thy cheeks look ___ Titan's face": Shak. : REDAS
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Track edges : HEADSTARTS
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Unpressured : STRESSFREE
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Comforters on kids' beds : TEDDYBEARS
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"The Count of Monte Cristo" hero : DANTES
23
"Uncle Vanya" wife and others : ELENAS
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What directors sit on: Abbr. : BDS
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Play halters : STALEMATES
27
Any one of Handel's Op. 2 pieces : TRIOSONATA
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Longtime flame? : PILOTLIGHT
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Mashed potato alternative : WATUSI
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Sri Lanka exports : PEKOES
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They're hooked up to some TV's : NINTENDOS
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Be more than reluctant to : DARENOT
40
American Heart Mo. : FEB
43
Shade : NUANCE
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French city that shares its name with a car : SEDAN
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Bars that gradually get smaller : SOAPS
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It can stop the show : TIVO
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Exactly, after "to" : ATEE
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Catch, in a way : HEAR
54
Bygone grp. of 15 : SSRS
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"To Helen" writer's inits. : EAP
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Salt std., e.g. : RDA

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

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