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New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Author:
Donna S. Levin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Donna S. Levin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Levin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 21,805 )
Across
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Almost half of U.S. immigrants in 1840 : IRISH
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Male tabbies : TOMS
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O.K. Corral figure : EARP
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Actress Thomas : MARLO
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Console used with the game Halo : XBOX
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Like stadiums after touchdowns : AROAR
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Places to put briefs : LEGALPADS
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New York Times headline of 7/21/69 : MENWALKONMOON
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Letters that please angels : SRO
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Clumsy boat : TUB
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Hoagy Carmichael lyric "___ lazy river ..." : UPA
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1988 Dennis Quaid/Meg Ryan movie : DOA
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Subject of a photo beneath 20-Across : NEILARMSTRONG
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La ___ vita : DOLCE
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Old-time Norwegian skating sensation : HENIE
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Soprano ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
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Loses traction : SKIDS
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D-Day vessels : LSTS
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Desktop symbols : ICONS
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The Dapper Don : GOTTI
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With 55-Across, message left by 28-Across for future explorers : WECAMEINPEACE
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Peeve : IRK
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Geom. prerequisite : ALG
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"Aladdin" hero : ALI
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Little Red Book writer : MAO
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See 45-Across : FORALLMANKIND
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Even more certain: Lat. : AFORTIORI
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Diacritical squiggle : TILDE
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Sight in the Arctic Ocean : BERG
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When morning ends : NOON
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"Silas Marner" author : ELIOT
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Whirling water : EDDY
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Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
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Opportunities, metaphorically : DOORS
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Mosque leaders : IMAMS
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Less common : RARER
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Like some patches : IRONON
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Cabbage dish : SLAW
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Whom Hamlet calls "A man that Fortune's buffets and rewards / Hast ta'en with equal thanks" : HORATIO
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Sass, with "to" : TALKBACK
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McFlurry flavor : OREO
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Large wine bottle : MAGNUM
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They may come in sheets : STAMPS
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___ 67 (onetime Montreal event) : EXPO
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Forsakes : ABANDONS
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Reel's partner : ROD
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Stores for G.I.'s : PXS
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Reluctant : LOATH
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Respites : LULLS
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Handling the matter : ONIT
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Matures : AGES
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Have the throne : REIGN
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Archaeologist's find : RELIC
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Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
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Cupcake finisher : ICER
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1970s James Garner TV title role : ROCKFORD
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Pleasure-associated neurotransmitter : DOPAMINE
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Inscribed pillar : STELA
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Natty : SMART
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Not pure : TAINTED
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Julia's "Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
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Inuit homes : IGLOOS
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Estevez of the Brat Pack : EMILIO
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Choice words : ANDOR
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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Bacchanalian revelry : ORGY
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"Dianetics" author ___ Hubbard : LRON
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D.E.A. seizure, maybe : KILO
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The Rail Splitter : ABE
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G-man : FED

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

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