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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 2007

Author:
Raymond C. Young
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond C. Young

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Young. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 21,074 )

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Across
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Faux pa? : STEPFATHER
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Fortifies : MANS
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Helpful figures? : NINEONEONE
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Not yours, in Tours : AMOI
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Retinue : ATTENDANTS
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One given a staff position? : NOTE
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Enough for everyone to have seconds : PLENTYMORE
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Options for salting away, briefly : IRAS
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They're taken out in an alley : PINS
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Purveyor of hot stuff : EROTICIST
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Med. specialty : ENT
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Target of some antibiotics : STREP
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2002 French Open winner Albert : COSTA
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Opposite of ephemeral : AGELESS
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"Moesha" actress Wilson and others : YVETTES
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Jump provider: Abbr. : AAA
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G.P.S. fig. : LAT
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1920 Summer Olympics site : ANTWERP
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Something often looked for on a rainy day : TAXICAB
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___-Meal (vacuum food storage system) : SEALA
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___ la Plata : RIODE
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One photocopier tray: Abbr. : LTR
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DC figure : SUPERHERO
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De ___ (Dallas suburb) : SOTO
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Reply to "That so?" : ITIS
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Libretto accompaniment : OPERAMUSIC
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French painter of Napoleonic scenes : GROS
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Little shooter : HANDCAMERA
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Shaker formula : NACL
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Became adjusted : ORIENTATED
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Whack : SLAY
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Something to crack : SECRETCODE
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Stir-fry vegetable : SNAPPEA
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Calling : TITLING
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Dove's desire : ENTENTE
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Tool parts for bending and shaping : PEENS
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Rite aid? : FONT
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He's a doll : ANDY
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Special-___ (football players used only in specific situations) : TEAMERS
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French novelist d'Urfé : HONORE
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Chaos : ENTROPY
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Ready to be used again : RESET
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Italian for "sleeves" : MANICOTTI
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Love lover : AMORIST
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Blandness : NOTASTE
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Breaks in the heat? : SIESTAS
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Scaling aid : ICEAXE
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Abalone : SEAEAR
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The first one ruled 1547-84 : TSAR
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How a mob acts : LAWLESSLY
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15th-century prince of Wallachia : VLAD
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Gives out : ASSIGNS
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Uncommitted : NEUTRAL
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Dessert Calvin doesn't like in "Calvin and Hobbes" : TAPIOCA
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Train, say : PREPARE
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Specially : TOORDER
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Almost at : CLOSETO
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Not au naturel : ATTIRED
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Weave a raised design into : BROCADE
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Peaceful : IRENIC
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Snack cake brand since 1967 : HOHOS
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Cashew family member : SUMAC
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It can leave you red-faced : ACNE
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"Futurama" creator Groening : MATT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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