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New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 2009

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 168 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Here is a link to the portrait in question at 20 Across.

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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 21,786 )
Across
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Not stay fully upright : LIST
5
Flower in Chinese embroidery : LOTUS
10
Year the Chinese poet Li Po was born : DCCI
14
People conquered by the Spanish : INCA
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Fuse : UNIFY
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10 to 1, e.g. : ROUT
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Cabinet dept. : EDUC
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Tangy teatime treats : LEMONTARTS
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Pittsburgh-born poet who was the subject of a Picasso portrait : GERTRUDESTEIN
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Like some coincidences : EERIE
23
Virgil hero : AENEAS
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Surveillance device : SPYCAM
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Denture maker's need : WAX
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Raw materials for shipbuilding : ELMS
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Spoil : GOBAD
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Payola, e.g. : BRIBE
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Famous quote by 20-Across : ROSEISAROSEISAROSEISAROSE
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Spinners? : PRMEN
39
Who wrote "Can one be a saint if God does not exist?" : CAMUS
40
Let fly : SENT
41
"Spring ahead" hrs. : DST
42
Baked comfort food : POTPIE
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"Likewise" : IDOTOO
49
"___ will ever guess!" : NOONE
50
Colorful decoration hinted at by 34-Across : FLORALDISPLAY
55
Carrie Bradshaw had one in "Sex and the City" : SHOEFETISH
57
Kind of poker : HILO
58
Mine, to Manet : AMOI
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"___ X" (2003 Lisa Kudrow film) : MARCI
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Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
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German cathedral city : KOLN
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That is : IDEST
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"America" pronoun : THEE
Down
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Subjects studied by medieval scholars? : LIEGES
2
Seriously committed : INDEEP
3
Rush : SCURRY
4
Part of a war plan : TACTIC
5
Berg opera : LULU
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Linear : ONED
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It may be on your side : TIME
8
They're involved in some reported abductions : UFOS
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Twisted this clue's is : SYNTAX
10
Sink accessories : DRAINERS
11
Wife of Julius Caesar : CORNELIA
12
Rib or short loin : CUT
13
"___ alive!" : ITS
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Informal top : TEE
21
Subject of the 1999 best seller "Dutch" : REAGAN
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Writer Bierce : AMBROSE
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157.5 degrees from N : SSE
27
Gloomy : MOROSE
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Attended : WASAT
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Smith of note : ADAM
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Inexpensive pens : BICS
33
Buffalo's Triple-A baseball team : BISONS
34
Snow White's sister : ROSERED
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"Don't play me for a dummy" : IMNOFOOL
36
Get comfy : SETTLEIN
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Was revolting : ROSEUP
38
Wave function symbol in physics : PSI
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Cabbage : DOREMI
43
Tails partner : TOPHAT
44
Like Chopin : POLISH
45
Embarrassing way to be caught : INALIE
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Character in "Piglet's Big Movie," 2003 : EEYORE
48
Response to a stomach punch : OOF
51
Slightly : ATAD
52
Money replaced by the euro : LIRE
53
Mil. awards : DSCS
54
"___ the jackpot!" : IHIT
55
Bag, in brand names : SAK
56
Med. group : HMO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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