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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 2010

2003 spy thriller starring Al Pacino and Colin Farrell

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Diehl.
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© 2010, The New York Times7/17/10 ( No. 22,166 )
Across
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Bed bottoms? : PAJAMAPANTS
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Letters for a duke : HRH
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Bauxite or cryolite : ALUMINUMORE
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Winning lineup : OOO
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One whose shots reveal lots : BIKINIMODEL
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The Tigers, for short : LSU
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Worked on peanuts? : ATE
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Tricksters : IMPS
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Passes over : ELIDES
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Many mgrs. have them : MBAS
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Pointed artwork? : STIPPLE
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Concordia University locale : STPAUL
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One of a grand trio : PIANOLEG
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Preceder of his name? : WHATS
30
End of a tile game's name : JONGG
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It may be boiled in Bordeaux : EAU
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Hydroelectricity providers? : EELS
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Pulls a switcheroo on, perhaps : BILKS
34
One might be caught near a beach : WAVE
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Is for more than one? : ARE
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Behaves like a loon : DIVES
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Attendance count : NOSES
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Put right : RESTORED
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Really bother : MOLEST
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Father of the Blues : WCHANDY
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Vint ___, Father of the Internet : CERF
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Former chocolaty Post cereal : OREOOS
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"Fanny's First Play" playwright : SHAW
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___ Poke (candy on a stick) : SLO
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Visionary 1921 drama : RUR
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Its contents may get strained : TEACANISTER
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One making a scene?: Abbr. : DIR
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Be shellacked : GETALICKING
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Slob's environment : STY
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Very early morning, in slang : ODARKTHIRTY
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Sunblock ingredient : PABA
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Put down : ALIT
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Record player, briefly : JUKE
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French sweet : AMI
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Short coach : MINIBUS
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Like some instincts : ANIMAL
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Shell collection? : PUMPS
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Biblical shepherd : AMOS
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Betray inattention : NOD
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Nursery IDs : TREETAGS
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One side of traffic : SELLING
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Call waiting line? : HOLDPLEASE
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Bouquet greenery : ROSELEAVES
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Extra mouth to feed, maybe : HOUSEGUEST
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I.B.M. event of 1915 : IPO
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Gymnastics school supply : MATS
24
Home Depot display : SINKS
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They often fly out during an explosion : SWEARWORDS
26
2003 spy thriller starring Al Pacino and Colin Farrell : THERECRUIT
27
Amontillado, e.g. : PALESHERRY
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Like some rafts : POLED
30
Swinging : JIVEY
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Feeder filler : BIRDSEED
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Grimm villain : WOLF
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"Stay" : DONOTGO
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British home of Cow Tower and Dragon Hall : NORWICH
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Way of the world? : TAO
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Be serious : MEANIT
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Gymnastics school supply : CHALK
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Line of combat? : SCAR
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Excite : STIR
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Period of abstinence : LENT
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Period of indulgence : ORGY
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___ price : ATA
51
Runner given the boot? : SKI

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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