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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Homeland of Literature Nobelist Mario Vargas Llosa

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Raymon.
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© 2013, The New York Times7/2/13 ( No. 23,247 )
Across
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Planets, to poets : ORBS
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___-European : INDO
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Sidewalk writing aid : CHALK
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Sorvino of "Mighty Aphrodite" : MIRA
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Prez's #2 : VEEP
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W.W. II's ___ the Riveter : ROSIE
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"Don't be ___" (Google's motto) : EVIL
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Adversary on the Arabian Peninsula? : YEMENENEMY
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Home of Cristoforo Colombo Airport : GENOA
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Parched : ARID
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Tummy muscles : ABS
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Something comparable in southern Africa? : ANGOLAANALOG
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Has in mind : INTENDS
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Source of a 1973 crisis : OPEC
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Common part of Dutch surnames : VAN
35
Torahs are kept in them : ARKS
36
Get married : SAYIDO
38
With 40-Across, royal emblems in North Africa? : ALGERIA
40
See 38-Across : REGALIA
41
Hairspray alternative : MOUSSE
42
Cake layer : TIER
43
Hairspray alternative : GEL
44
Insect stage after larva : PUPA
45
Cajoling words before asking for something : BEADEAR
47
TV show in the Mideast? : ISRAELSERIAL
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Place with complimentary towels : SPA
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Ibuprofen target : PAIN
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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Part of an air force in south-central Asia? : NEPALPLANE
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One drawing blood : FANG
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WWE locale : ARENA
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They may get in the way of an agreement : EGOS
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James who wrote "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
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Full of bluster : GUSTY
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Some conifers : YEWS
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The U.S. Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
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Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
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Torn apart : RIVEN
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Mentioning in conversation : BRINGINGUP
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Locale for many a western brawl : SALOON
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Poison ___ : IVY
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Maiden name preceder : NEE
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Lead-ins to negotiations : DEMANDS
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Puccini productions : OPERAS
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Philosophy : CREDO
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Sweetie : HON
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Like whale hunters, e.g. : ASEA
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Birdhouse locale : LIMB
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Lockers : KEYS
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Zilch : NIL
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Places where people 36-Across : ALTARS
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High home : AERIE
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Paul who sang "Lonely Boy" : ANKA
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"The Naked Maja" or "The Clothed Maja" : GOYA
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The fifth of the Five Pillars of Islam : PILGRIMAGE
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Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
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Either of Frosty the Snowman's eyes : COAL
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Siren : VAMP
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Baseball's Moises : ALOU
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They're the pits : SEEDS
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Jibes : AGREES
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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29-Across country currency : RIAL
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Like the "wasteland" in a classic Who song : TEENAGE
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Circus man : BAILEY
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Oslo Accords figure : ARAFAT
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Spread out : SPLAY
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Genre of N.W.A. and Run-D.M.C. : RAP
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Al Capp guy : ABNER
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"Pale" or "dark" beverage : LAGER
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Sudden impediment : SNAG
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Homeland of Literature Nobelist Mario Vargas Llosa : PERU
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Copies : APES
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Marcher in a column : ANT
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"A.S.A.P.!" : NOW
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Suffix with baron : ESS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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