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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 2011

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 22,530 )

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Across
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Mechanisms not meant to be handled : PEDALS
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I.B.M. processor type found in Nintendo's Wii : POWERPC
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Cheap T-shirt feature : IRONON
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Fly on a line : PARASAIL
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Chinese tree considered a living fossil : GINKGO
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Sponsor of old radio's "Little Orphan Annie" : OVALTINE
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Man-made habitat : SEALAB
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Possibly a result of : LINKEDTO
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A, in the hexadecimal number system : TEN
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Coattail riders : HANGERSON
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One drawn to igloos : SLED
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Swinging, say : HINGED
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It's shown to a caller : HOLECARD
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Thus far : TODATE
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Not working : ONLEAVE
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Big ox : BRUISER
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Its first issue featured Mia Farrow on the cover : PEOPLE
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Shakespeare's collaborator on "The Two Noble Kinsmen" : FLETCHER
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One way to fall : INLOVE
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___ Ocean, Julia Roberts's "Ocean's Eleven" role : TESS
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Like some short-lived romances : SHIPBOARD
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Place to wash up : LAV
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Follower of St. Francis : MINORITE
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Recurring subjects : MOTIFS
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Some software purchases : UPGRADES
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His statue once graced the Cortile del Belvedere : APOLLO
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Unscientific means of getting results : SPOTTEST
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Literary character fathered by an incubus : MERLIN
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Uncomfortable place to be : HOTSEAT
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Bank statement data : ASSETS
Down
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Litter producers, in two different senses : PIGS
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Ontario's Fort ___ : ERIE
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Famous relief worker? : DONATELLO
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Like the water in inflatable kiddie pools, typically : ANKLEDEEP
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Wolverine's alias in "X-Men" : LOGAN
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"He who meanly admires mean things," per Thackeray : SNOB
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Covering a lot : PAVING
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Target of a mealybug : ORANGETREE
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Clearly didn't enjoy the show : WALKEDOUT
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Dimethyl sulfate, for one : ESTER
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Busts : RAIDS
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Sporting a coat of many colors : PINTO
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Political rival of Pericles : CLEON
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Where Samuel Goldwyn was born : POLAND
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Engage : HIRE
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Class of tools? : SHOP
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Isolated : LONE
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Be completely clueless : HAVENOIDEA
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Ensure an accurate reading of : CALIBRATE
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Their word is law : DICTATORS
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Home of the Biltmore Estate : ASHEVILLE
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Inexpensive pro shop buys : TEES
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Makes a bad call : ERRS
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Road map abbr. : BLVD
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Green acres : FOREST
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Current : LATEST
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Flatten : SMUSH
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Gloria in "Madagascar," e.g. : HIPPO
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Product of a mold : INGOT
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Destinations for some wires : PORTS
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Leisurely gaits : LOPES
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"Baby ___" (2008 comedy) : MAMA
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Dart along : FLIT
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Pearl S. Buck's sequel to "The Good Earth" : SONS

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

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