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New York Times, Friday, July 2, 2010

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 8 Grid has supersymmetry. This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 22,151 )
Across
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Where a lecture may be given : HALL
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Biology class topic : AMEBA
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One trying to eliminate bad notes : TMAN
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French possessive : AMOI
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Beauty : PEARL
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___-American relations : SINO
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Cook's final setting : HAWAIIANISLANDS
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Eager : ATHIRST
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Desperate : DOORDIE
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Charge : ASK
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Graffitist's trademark : TAG
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Like much home improvement, for short : DIY
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"The answer ___" : ISNO
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Drew back : SHIED
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One who brought together many couples : NOAH
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Accompaniment for oysters : MIGNONETTESAUCE
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Actress Graynor : ARI
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"Tell ___ Mama" (2009 Norah Jones song) : YER
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With 52-Down, a "grand" place : OLE
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Biology class topic : RNA
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One with a growing hobby : GENTLEMANFARMER
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What a jumpy person is on : EDGE
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Steel worker? : ROBOT
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St. Louis landmark designer : EADS
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Substantially : FAR
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Sound that might indicate hunger : MEW
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Maid employer : INN
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Dovetail part : MORTISE
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Select smokes : HAVANAS
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Snap : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
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County west of Wyoming : ERIE
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"Northward Over the Great Ice" writer : PEARY
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Kite's kin : ERNE
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Suffix with adipo- : CYTE
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Gives some air time? : DRIES
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U.K. decorations : DSOS
Down
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Crack response : HAHA
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Part of a loving threesome? : AMAT
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It may be picked first : LOWHANGINGFRUIT
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Link : LIAISON
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Honeybee genus : APIS
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It helps show you when something is done : MEATTHERMOMETER
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Suffix with Mozart : EAN
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Symbol of pork : BRIDGETONOWHERE
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"Ran" preceder : ALSO
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Sovereign of yore : TSARINA
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Social admonition : MINDYOURMANNERS
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"You ___" (2004 Celine Dion hit) : ANDI
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One can get stuffy : NOSE
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Test the patience of : IRK
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City in the Plain of Sharon : LOD
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Land in a stream : AIT
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Projected thing : IMAGE
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Originated : SIRED
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Grinch's expression : SNEER
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Vermeer's home : DELFT
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Having a spotty situation to face? : ACNED
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Learns (of) : HEARS
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"Thimble Theatre" surname : OYL
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Something with many arms : SEA
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Source of an essential oil with medicinal properties : TEATREE
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Phiz on a five : ABE
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Superficially updated : RENAMED
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Setting for Hitchcock's "Notorious" : RIO
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Pianist Pogorelich : IVO
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How long it takes light to travel 186 mi. : MSEC
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See 38-Across : OPRY
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Org. in "Monk" : SFPD
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Actress Poehler and others : AMYS
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Dating word : ANNO
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Women with auréoles: Abbr. : STES
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Asian affirmative : HAI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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