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ACROSS THE BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, July 20, 2008

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0720 ( 21,439 )
Across
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Demanded without reason : SAIDSO
7
Leader of Lesbos? : LAMBDA
13
Unlikely attenders of R-rated films : PRUDES
19
Honor : ACCEPT
20
Injustice : RAWDEAL
21
Feel remorse for : REPENT
22
November 5, in Britain : GUYFAWKESNIGHT
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Not remote : ONSITE
25
Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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Depression : GLOOM
28
Humans last lived there in 2000 : MIR
29
Wild sheep of the western United States : ROCKYMOUNTAINBIGHORN
36
Mocks : JAPES
37
"La Gioconda" mezzo-soprano : LAURA
38
Flies over the Equator : TSETSES
39
Salt Lake City player : UTE
40
Annual Sunday event, with "the" : OSCARS
43
Breezes (through) : SAILS
44
Best Actor of 1991 : SIRANTHONYHOPKINS
49
Treat like a hero, maybe : MOB
52
In direct opposition : TOETOTOE
53
Gaudy jewelry, in slang : BLING
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Broad : DAME
55
Alphabet quartet : MNOP
56
Trail to follow : SPOOR
58
Ring figure : BOXER
59
It's quite different from the high-school variety : PROFESSIONALWRESTLING
66
Transfix : RIVET
67
Eurasian ducks : SMEWS
68
Climactic scene in "Hamlet" : DUEL
69
Parrying weapon : EPEE
70
Blackmore's Lorna : DOONE
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City 70 miles SSW of Toledo : LIMAOHIO
76
___ state : ZEN
77
Viking, for one : PUBLISHINGCOMPANY
81
La Scala cheer : BRAVA
82
Events registered by seismometers, in brief : ATESTS
83
Resident: Suffix : ITE
84
Foamcore component : STYRENE
87
"Doctor Zhivago" role : PASHA
89
Deserving a lower insurance premium : SAFER
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Army supply officer : QUARTERMASTERGENERAL
96
Spigoted vessel : URN
97
Italie et Allemagne : ETATS
98
Single-handedly : ALONE
99
Equitable way to return a favor : INKIND
102
Egg roll topping, perhaps : CHINESEMUSTARD
109
Thatched : REEDED
110
Perfume ingredient : ROSEOIL
111
Mrs. Woody Allen : SOONYI
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It may be bilateral : TREATY
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Belgian city with an 1854 manifesto : OSTEND
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Like shorelines, often : ERODED
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Lose strength : SAG
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Prefix with pressure : ACU
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Standoffish : ICY
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Give bad marks : DEFACE
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Signs of a bad outlet : SPARKS
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"Venice Preserved" dramatist Thomas : OTWAY
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Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
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Natural bristle : AWN
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Year that Michelangelo began work on "David" : MDI
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One desiring change : BEGGAR
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National flower of Mexico : DAHLIA
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Illinois city, site of the last Lincoln-Douglas debate : ALTON
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Favorable : PROMISING
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TV pooch : REN
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FedEx rival : UPS
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Moon of Mars : DEIMOS
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Unabridged : ENTIRE
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Rudder locations : STERNS
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Move, to a real-estate broker : RELO
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Kipling novel : KIM
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Procure : OBTAIN
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Batting average, e.g. : RATIO
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___ citato : OPERE
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Quaint "not" : NARY
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Caboose : TUSH
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Some deodorants : GELS
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Abbr. after Cleveland or Brooklyn : HTS
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Fair : JUST
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Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
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Bazaar units : SHOPS
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Iowa college : COE
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Go rapidly : SKIRR
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Charge for cash : ATMFEE
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Large chamber group : NONET
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Ancient Greek coins : OBOLS
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Pickup attachment : PLOW
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Start of something big? : MAXI
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Shooting star, maybe : OMEN
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Mad magazine cartoonist Dave : BERG
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Spoonful, say : DOLLOP
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Bygone blades : SNEES
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Kitten "mitten" : PAW
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Second string : BTEAM
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Bossman or bosswoman : PREZ
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Stinky, as gym clothes : RIPE
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Pizza place : OVEN
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Capri, e.g., to a Capriote : ISOLA
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Magazine founded by Bob Guccione : OMNI
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___ of Nantes, 1598 : EDICT
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"Super Duper ___" (anime series) : SUMOS
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"Forty Miles of Bad Road" guitarist : DUANEEDDY
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Flip over : OBVERT
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Some offensive linemen: Abbr. : LGS
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Port near Nazareth : HAIFA
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Purveyor of chips : INTEL
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Open court hearing : OYER
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___-à-porter : PRET
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"And ___ thou slain the Jabberwock?": Carroll : HAST
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Spillane's "___ Jury" : ITHE
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Within striking distance : NEAR
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"It's c-c-c-cold!" : BRR
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Pipsqueak : SQUIRT
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Word with page or wood : TURNER
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___ Stadium, opened in 1923 : YANKEE
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Feeling evoked in drama : PATHOS
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Basketball datum : ASSIST
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Security system component : SENSOR
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Playground retort : ARETOO
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Prefix with economics : MACRO
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Celtic speaker : GAEL
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___ beetle : ELM
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"Don't even bother" : NOUSE
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Sun Valley locale: Abbr. : IDA
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Invoice amount : NET
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Once known as : NEE
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Untold millennia : EON
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Half brother of Tom Sawyer : SID
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Moreover : AND
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Manhattan part : RYE
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Impersonated : DID

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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