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New York Times, Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 22,162 )
Across
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Tiny scissor cut : SNIP
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Sphere : ARENA
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Annoyance at a barbecue : GNAT
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Lug : TOTE
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"I'm outta here!" : LATER
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Aachen article : EINE
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Nice through and through ... or not : EVERYBITANANGEL
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Mother, in Milan : MAMMA
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Pin's place : LAPEL
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Charlemagne's dominion: Abbr. : HRE
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Like some stares : ICY
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Levy on cigarettes and booze : SINTAX
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Really digs ... or not : HASTHEHOTSFOR
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Woman who raised Cain : EVE
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58 minutes past the hour : TWOTO
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Hogwash : TRIPE
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Portland, Ore., college from which Steve Jobs dropped out : REED
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Uses a dagger : STABS
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33-Across's partner : ADAM
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Invite to the penthouse, say : ASKUP
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Some Iroquois : ERIES
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2008 Super Bowl M.V.P. Manning : ELI
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Most wretched ... or not : ABSOLUTEWORST
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One of academia's Seven Sisters : VASSAR
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Many a 16-year-old Southern belle : DEB
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Bridge expert Culbertson : ELY
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Maryland athletes, for short : TERPS
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Shepherded, in a way : DROVE
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Speaks with brutal honesty ... or not : TELLSITLIKEITIS
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Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
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Club that doesn't beat much : DEUCE
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"L'___ c'est moi": Louis XIV : ETAT
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Terse order to a chauffeur : HOME
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Evaluate : ASSAY
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Title girl in a 1922 hit : NOLA
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Flower stalk : STEM
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Exploding star : NOVA
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Couple on a gossip page : ITEM
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Learner's ___ : PERMIT
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Priestly attire : ALB
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Train transportation : RAIL
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Singer James : ETTA
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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"Gunsmoke" star James : ARNESS
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___-Xer : GEN
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Certain vigilante : NIGHTRIDER
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End of ___ : ANERA
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Bygone communication : TELEX
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America's Cup entry : YACHT
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"Can I give you ___?" : ALIFT
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Some evergreens : YEWS
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Juno's counterpart : HERA
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Connecticut and Virginia, in Monopoly: Abbr. : AVES
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Defect : SEEKASYLUM
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Monopoly purchase : HOTEL
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Japanese seaport : OTARU
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Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
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Buddies : PALS
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Give off : EMIT
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Nicknames : DUBS
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Bit of watermelon waste : SEED
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11th-grade exams, for short : PSATS
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Ingemar Johansson or Ingrid Bergman : SWEDE
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Tater Tots maker : OREIDA
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Funnyman Conan : OBRIEN
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Climbing legume : VETCH
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Old Oldsmobile : ALERO
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Itinerary parts: Abbr. : RTES
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Bonus : PLUS
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"The Bicycle Thief" director Vittorio De ___ : SICA
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Bus driver on "The Simpsons" : OTTO
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Lab container : VIAL
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Stan who co-created Spider-Man : LEE
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Lock opener : KEY

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

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