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New York Times, Saturday, July 19, 2008

Author:
Todd McClary
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Todd McClary

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. McClary. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0719 ( 21,438 )

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Across
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Thrill : BLOWAWAY
9
Recording studio sound shields : GOBOS
14
Cause of some tan lines : BIKINITOP
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Avoid extinction, say : ADAPT
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Hero/giant created by Rabelais : GARGANTUA
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Shiftless sort : IDLER
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Merkel of moviedom : UNA
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Wrinkle-resistant fabric : DACRON
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___ sequence : DNA
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Foul : NASTY
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Some pinball targets : RAMPS
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Mature tadpole, of a sort : EFT
28
Sugarhouse stuff : SAP
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Dot follower, often : NET
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Selective service registrant : MALE
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National champions in 2002, 2004 and 2005 : PATRIOTS
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Grandson of Noah : MAGOG
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Suffered defeat : METONESWATERLOO
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Way up or way down : STEPS
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Menacing : SINISTER
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Eco-friendly commuters, for short : PEDS
41
Operatic tenor Vickers : JON
42
Smokestack output : ASH
43
Maria's love in the 1996 Tony-winning play "Master Class" : ARI
44
Olympic blade : SABER
46
Owner of the Flickr Web site : YAHOO
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"AC360°" channel : CNN
51
Marshall Plan signer : TRUMAN
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TV tuner input option: Abbr. : AUX
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Its logo features a globe on a table : MENSA
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Language group including Hebrew : CANAANITE
59
Stretches : AREAS
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Snowy locale of song : OLDSMOKEY
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Pole position? : NORTH
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Navigation figure : LATITUDE
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Plinking weapon : BBGUN
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Jungle obstacle : LIANA
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Five-sided pods : OKRAS
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Disguise part : WIG
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Actress Ortiz of "Ugly Betty" : ANA
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Make tired : WIND
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Rosa damascena product : ATTAR
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Words of consolation : YOUCANTWINEMALL
9
Results of bull markets : GAINS
10
Eyebrow-raising : ODD
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Quarter image : BALDEAGLE
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Debate format : OPENFLOOR
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Game with 40 pieces per side : STRATEGO
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Kraft offering in a can : PARMESAN
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Go (for) : OPT
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Braking maneuvers for skaters : TSTOPS
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Lies along the waterfront? : YARNS
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Tin contents : PIE
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First name in homemaking hints : MARTHA
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Pianist leader of the Philly Pops : PETERNERO
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Took evening courses? : ATEDINNER
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Trattoria offering : OSSOBUCO
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Poorly organized : MESSY
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Arcade star of the '80s : MSPACMAN
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Woman at a reunión : TIA
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Rattle : JAR
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Drug store? : STASH
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Joe ___, ex-Royals third baseman known as the Joker : RANDA
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One-stanza poem : HAIKU
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Exposed : OUTED
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Common daisy : OXEYE
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Creator of 1867's "Grand Caricaturama" : NAST
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Had an uneventful day : SAT
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Soirée invitee : AMI
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"___ even!" : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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