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New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 2009

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.55 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0718 ( 21,802 )
Across
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Rears : DUFFS
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Jurist who wrote "A Matter of Interpretation," 1997 : SCALIA
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Like theater seating : INROWS
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Delivering a tirade : SPOUTING
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Coming from both sides : STEREO
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Kind of gland : PROSTATE
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Writer of "Commentarii de Bello Gallico" : CAESAR
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Makes privy to : LETSINON
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Watching Letterman or Conan, say : UPLATE
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Medical inspiration? : INHALANT
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Not merely thought : SPOKEN
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The Bucharest Buffoon of the court : NASTASE
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Partition : SEVER
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___ clue : GETA
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Grasping things more slowly : DENSER
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Muhammad's favorite wife : AYESHA
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Boldness to a fault : GALL
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Western wear : CHAPS
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It's machine-readable : BARCODE
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Breaker of the 400-meter freestyle world record at the 2000 Olympics : THORPE
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"Dig in!" : HAVEATIT
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Bandleader with the #1 hit "Blues in the Night" : HERMAN
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Indications that things have changed? : ERASURES
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Baseballer Fernando Valenzuela's nickname : ELTORO
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Like a pleasant aroma : ENTICING
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Crybaby : MOANER
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Precede : LEADUPTO
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It turns over before it runs : ENGINE
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Job woe : STRESS
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They branch off : SECTS
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Get into : DISCUSS
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Potential : UNTAPPED
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1960s catchphrase : FREELOVE
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Like a foundling : FORSAKEN
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They're often packed away for the summer : SWEATERS
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Prophesy : SOOTHSAY
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Verbally run down : CUSSAT
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King who infamously demanded half of Rome's Western Empire as a dowry : ATTILA
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Rain forest flora : LIANAS
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Cantillate : INTONE
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One may act for an actor : AGENT
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Theologian Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Long, thin strip : SPLINE
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Before coming out? : PRENATAL
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Inclination : GRADIENT
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Star treks? : EGOTRIPS
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Levels : ECHELONS
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Supply-and-demand problem : SHORTAGE
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Consonant : HARMONIC
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Ostensible : APPARENT
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"On your feet!" : LETSGO
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Serape sporters : SENORES
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Charlie of swing : BARNET
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Embodiment : AVATAR
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Stay : RESIDE
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Party get-together : CAUCUS
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Writer's development : THEME
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They're tough to run in : HEELS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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