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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 2007

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Restraint : CURB
5
Project Blue Book subject : UFOS
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Ex- : PAST
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Not berthed : ASEA
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Big name in skin care : NIVEA
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Talk radio's ___ & Anthony : OPIE
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Hospital count : BEDS
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Turns around, as a mast : SLUES
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Abbé de l'___, pioneer in sign language : EPEE
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With 28-, 48- and 56-Across, riddle whose answer appears in the circled squares : WHATIMPLEMENT
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"Who ___?" (common riddle ending) : AMI
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Camp seat : LOG
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Largest geological division : EON
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"Don't wanna" : NAH
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See 20-Across : CANBEPRODUCED
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Like frittatas : EGGY
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Sun. discourse : SER
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Year in the reign of Justinian the Great : DLX
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Answers the call, maybe : RISES
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Affluent duo? : EFS
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Fortuneteller : SIBYL
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Satisfied reactions : AHS
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Suffix with profit : EER
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Movie featuring Peter O'Toole as Priam : TROY
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See 20-Across : FROMPOTASSIUM
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Kentucky's Athlete of the Century : ALI
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Goose egg : NIL
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Plugs : ADS
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"Bells ___ Ringing" : ARE
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See 20-Across : NICKELANDIRON
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Like worms : ICKY
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Computer unveiled in 1946 : ENIAC
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Cold feet : FEAR
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Store drawer : TILL
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See 58-Down : DELTA
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Concerning : INRE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Spin : REEL
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Frequent gift for a PBS donation : TOTE
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Trucker's place : CAB
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Resort to : USE
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N.H.L. team at Joe Louis Arena : REDWINGS
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Big party : BASH
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Pulls the plug on : UNSTOPS
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Fine metal openwork : FILIGREE
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Reproductive seed : OVUM
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Trickled : SEEPED
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"Odyssey," for one : POEM
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Attach (to) : APPEND
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Tuscany city : SIENA
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Canines that bite : TEETH
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Comparatively noisy : ASLOUD
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Bass ___ : ALE
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Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENCLS
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One with a sterling service : ACER
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Ancient gift givers : MAGI
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How some music is played : BYEAR
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Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
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Takes off : EXITS
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Stood out : SHONE
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Plan for nuptials : SETADATE
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Musician who created the Windows 95 start-up sound : BRIANENO
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Watch-step connection : YOUR
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___ disease : LYME
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Beamed : SMILED
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Avant-garde : RADICAL
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Changeable on a whim : FICKLE
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Power tool in woodworking : PLANER
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Ukr., once : SSR
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California's Santa ___ Park : ANITA
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Kosher : LICIT
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MacLachlan of "Desperate Housewives" : KYLE
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With 66-Across, Egyptian agricultural area : NILE
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"What ___?" (snippy reply) : OFIT
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Knack : ART
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"Riddle-me-___" : REE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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