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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Dr. Seuss book ... or a description of the answers to the three starred clues

Author:
Daniel Kantor
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Kantor

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Kantor. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times7/2/08 ( No. 21,421 )

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Across
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"The aristocrat of pears" : BOSC
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Daytime TV staple : OPRAH
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"In addition ..." : PLUS
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Parrot : ECHO
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More than miffed : IRATE
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Boot : OUST
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*1986 Newman/Cruise film : THECOLOROFMONEY
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Jazz session highlights : SOLOS
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Kind of master : ZEN
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Squabble : ARGUE
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Vintner's valley : NAPA
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Deletes, as expletives : BLEEPS
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*Ritzy delicacy : BELUGACAVIAR
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Woodworking tool : ROUTER
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Meddlesome : NOSY
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Marvelous, in slang : FAB
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Symbols of industry : ANTS
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Heavyweight champion of the world, e.g. : TITLE
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Dance with a wiggle : HULA
40
China's Lao-___ : TSE
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Languish : PINE
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Key of Beethoven's Fifth : CMINOR
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*Showboating type : GRANDSTANDER
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Half of an old comedy duo : LAUREL
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#2: Abbr. : ASST
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Navel type : OUTIE
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Alternative to Gmail : AOL
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90 degrees from norte : OESTE
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Dr. Seuss book ... or a description of the answers to the three starred clues : GREENEGGSANDHAM
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Dinghy pair : OARS
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Weight-watcher's order, maybe : SALAD
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"Never follow" sloganeer, once : AUDI
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Gin flavorer : SLOE
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Iron : PRESS
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Try out : TEST
Down
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Takes a risk : BETS
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Cuatro y cuatro : OCHO
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"Where the Sidewalk Ends" author Silverstein : SHEL
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Milk sources : COCONUTS
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Standard ___ : OIL
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Disposition pick-me-up : PROZAC
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Label in a bibliophile's catalog : RARE
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Immensely : ATON
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Mag mogul beginning in the '50s : HEF
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More in need : POORER
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Kendo motion : LUNGE
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Exhaust : USEUP
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Eye sores : STYES
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Missouri River tributary : OSAGE
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Language of Kuala Lumpur : MALAY
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Like early election night returns : PARTIAL
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Halves : BISECTS
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Grill option, for short : BRAT
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Seemingly forever : EONS
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Renaissance instrument : LUTE
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Put in a stake : ANTED
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L x w x h : VOL
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It may be mutual : FUND
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Balm ingredient : ALOE
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Attorney general after Thornburgh : BARR
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Tolkien's The Prancing Pony, e.g. : INN
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Subtly suggested : HINTEDAT
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Groom : PREEN
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Secret order member : MASON
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Dolphins Hall-of-Fame QB Bob : GRIESE
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Dances to some of Gloria Estefan's music : SALSAS
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Symbols of industry : LOGOS
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Heard, but not seen : AURAL
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In ___ (not yet born) : UTERO
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Gelatin substitute : AGAR
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Watch like a wolf : OGLE
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Actress Elisabeth : SHUE
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Small amounts : TADS
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Discharge : EMIT
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Seer's gift : ESP
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Pitches : ADS

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