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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 2007

Author:
Elizabeth A. Long
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth A. Long

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Long. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 21,069 )
Across
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Cutlass or 88, in the auto world : OLDS
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Result of a serious head injury : COMA
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Refrigerates : COOLS
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Hilarious happening : RIOT
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Not new : USED
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Big foil maker : ALCOA
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*It rolls across the Plains : SAGEBRUSH
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Poverty-stricken : NEEDY
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Church music maker : ORGAN
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Bean from which sauce is made : SOYA
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18, e.g., as a minimum for voting : AGE
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When repeated, a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
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Kevin of "Field of Dreams" : COSTNER
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Psychiatrists' appointments : SESSIONS
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Western Indians : UTES
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First responder, say: Abbr. : EMT
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ESE's reverse : WNW
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Spoke roughly : RASPED
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Former coin in the Trevi Fountain : LIRA
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Barely chewable : TOUGH
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"It is so" : TRUE
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California city on a bay, slangily : FRISCO
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Shooters' org. : NRA
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Edith who sang "La Vie en Rose" : PIAF
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Responsible for, as something bad : GUILTYOF
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Wife of Marc Antony : OCTAVIA
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Vivacity : BRIO
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" teller : POE
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1967 Montreal attraction : EXPO
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Saint ___, Caribbean nation : LUCIA
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Range maker : AMANA
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*Beehive contents : HONEYCOMB
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Put back to 0000, say : RESET
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Preppy shirt label : IZOD
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Birch and larch : TREES
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Politicos with a donkey symbol : DEMS
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Barber's call : NEXT
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Roughly : ORSO
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False witness : LIAR
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Rapper Snoop ___ : DOGG
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Really ticks off : STEAMS
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Snarling dog : CUR
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The Buckeyes, for short : OSU
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Result of a ransacking : MESS
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Like some committees : ADHOC
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Card game with melding : CANASTA
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Bullfight cry : OLE
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*Juice drink brand : OCEANSPRAY
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Where Moose meet : LODGE
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Follower of nay or sooth : SAYER
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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See 25-Down : YOURHAIR
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With 22-Down, what the ends of the answers to the four starred clues are examples of : HOWTOFIX
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___ way, shape or form : INNO
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Try out : TEST
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___-help : SELF
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Mideast leader : EMIR
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*Alluring dance : STRIPTEASE
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Moved like a pendulum : SWUNG
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Coin across the Atlantic : EURO
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Unhearing : DEAF
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Land east of the Urals : ASIA
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Eats : GRUB
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Cautions : CAVEATS
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Easter bloom : LILY
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Big-billed bird : TOUCAN
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Bedazzling museum works : OPART
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Person who shows promise : COMER
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Green garden bug : APHID
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Seep : OOZE
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___ slaw : COLE
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Large-screen cinema format : IMAX
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Not much : ABIT
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Maiden name preceder : NEE
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___ de plume : NOM
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Mag. staffers : EDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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