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New York Times, Monday, July 19, 2010

Author:
David Blake
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Blake

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GKQW} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Blake. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Aids for treasure hunters : MAPS
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Babble on : PRATE
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"Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
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"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
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Environmentalist in a Dr. Seuss story : LORAX
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Muscat's country : OMAN
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"Yes, go on" : TELLMEMORE
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William ___, Hopalong Cassidy player : BOYD
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Spotted cat : OCELOT
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Supers oversee them: Abbr. : APTS
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Dove's sound : COO
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1969 Stevie Wonder hit : MYCHERIEAMOUR
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Harvard color : CRIMSON
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T on a test : TRUE
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Wedding dress material : LACE
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Sony rival : RCA
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Famed '50s flop : EDSEL
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Eggs in labs : OVA
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Former host of TV's "Last Comic Standing" : JAYMOHR
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The way, in philosophy : TAO
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"You'll love the way we fly" airline : DELTA
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Con's opposite : PRO
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Suffix with Oktober : FEST
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On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
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Salad greens : ENDIVES
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Big name in paint : BENJAMINMOORE
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Meadow : LEA
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Dark shade of blue : NAVY
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Go over again with a blue pencil : REEDIT
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Eye part : IRIS
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Location in a Donizetti opera : LAMMERMOOR
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Scrabble piece : TILE
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Actress Graff : ILENE
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Lemon peel : ZEST
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These: Sp. : ESTOS
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Without ice, as a drink : NEAT
Down
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"Take ___ your leader" : METO
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Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
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Tending to cause an argument : POLEMICAL
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Words before "And here I thought ..." : SILLYME
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Great deal : PLETHORA
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CD-___ : ROM
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Clamoring : AROAR
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La Brea attraction : TARPIT
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University attended by J. K. Rowling : EXETER
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___ for apples : BOB
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BP partner : AMOCO
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Louisiana waterway : BAYOU
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Compound conjunction : ANDOR
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Comfy footwear, for short : MOCS
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Like some Kraut : SAUER
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Suffix with depend : ENCY
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Club ___ : MED
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Dummkopf : CLOD
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Four-star review : RAVE
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Electric guitar need : AMP
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Longshoreman : STEVEDORE
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Simplicity : EASE
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Auction groups : LOTS
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Where Mount Fuji is : JAPAN
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Utah city : OREM
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Toast recipients : HONOREES
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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What many a young boy wants to grow up to be : FIREMAN
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Charlotte ___, capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands : AMALIE
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Coke and Pepsi, e.g. : RIVALS
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No idle person : DOER
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Fast-moving attack : BLITZ
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Hair-raising : EERIE
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Tough as ___ : NAILS
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Citi Field player, for short : NYMET
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New Rochelle campus : IONA
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Horse's gait : TROT
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Card game based on matching groups of three : SET
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Letters after L : MNO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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