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New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 2007

Author:
David Levinson Wilk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Levinson Wilk

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 84 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0722 ( 21,075 )
Across
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Ginger's friend on "Gilligan's Island" : MARYANN
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Comic Kilborn and others : CRAIGS
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Lie on the beach : ROAST
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So-called "miracle plant" : ALOEVERA
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Bag handler : REDCAP
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Egyptian crosses : ANKHS
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"Pardon me, are you from the Caribbean? Because ..." : JAMAICANMECRAZY
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Catcher in the World Series' only perfect game : BERRA
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Humorist George : ADE
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Better : TOP
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Hemingway's "___ Time" : INOUR
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"I know it's not my business, but if you were a laser ..." : YOUDBESETONSTUNNING
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Coarse : SEAMY
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Collins of '70s funk : BOOTSY
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Look (around) : NOSE
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First name in aviation : AMELIA
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Middle mark : CEE
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Letter-ending abbr. : ENC
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Pres. Jefferson : THOS
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"Say, is it hot in here ...?" : ORISITJUSTYOU
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Key over Control : SHIFT
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Free throw's path : ARC
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Actor Cage, informally : NIC
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Hip-shaking dance : CHACHA
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___ mind : OFA
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N.B.A. coach George ___ : KARL
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Loser to R.M.N. in '68 : HHH
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Nobelist, e.g. : LAUREATE
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"Sorry to bother you, but do you work for NASA? Because ..." : YOUREOUTOFTHISWORLD
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Dinosaur National Monument site : COLORADO
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Dummkopf : ASS
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Scottish refusals : NAES
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Well-put : APT
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Rich with humor : LITTLE
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Application datum: Abbr. : SSN
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Suicide squeeze result, for short : RBI
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Two-time losing Republican presidential candidate : DEWEY
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"Excuse me, I seem to have lost my phone number — ...?" : CANIHAVEYOURS
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Press : IRON
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Orioles' org. : MLB
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Chop : AXE
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Lemonade + ___ = Arnold Palmer : ICETEA
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Doggie sounds : ARFS
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Title teen in a 1990s sitcom : MOESHA
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NPR's ___ Simon : SCOTT
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"I don't mean to pry, but are you from Nashville? Because ..." : YOURETHEONLYTENISEE
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Conductor's aid : SCORE
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When Can. has Thanksgiving : OCT
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Évian, e.g. : EAU
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Sgt. maj., e.g. : NCO
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Instruction for casual dress : NOTIE
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"Even though we've never met, I'm sure your last name is Campbell. That's because ..." : YOUREMMMMMMGOOD
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Make better : AMEND
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Den, often : TVROOM
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It gets a licking : POPSICLE
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Catfish Row resident : PORGY
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Bridgewater of jazz : DEEDEE
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Like talkers at a movie : SHUSHED
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Goya subject : MAJA
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Henry James's "The Portrait of ___" : ALADY
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Amorist : ROMEO
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One voting for : YEA
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Bird: Prefix : AVI
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IBM competitor : NEC
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"Piece" org. : NRA
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Inched : CREPT
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___ hall : REC
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Glandular prefix : ADRENO
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Daredevil's retort : ICANSO
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Montreal daily : GAZETTE
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Mole, e.g. : SPY
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Peres's predecessor : RABIN
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About 11% : ONENINTH
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City that won the first N.F.L. championship, 1920 : AKRONOHIO
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Doesn't get bothered by : SHRUGSOFF
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Dweller in the Peterhof : TSAR
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Eager : ANTSY
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Victim of Bart Simpson's prank calls : MOE
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Doesn't let go to waste : USES
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Hero's place : DELI
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Lure : BAIT
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Key of Bruckner's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : EMAJ
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"You must ___" : OBEY
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Publisher of All Hands magazine: Abbr. : USN
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Home of Roosevelt I. : NYC
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Spanish pronoun : ESTA
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Host : ARRAY
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Prefix with dot : MICRO
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CBS debut of 10/6/2000 : CSI
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Plus more: Abbr. : ETC
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The A's, on scoreboards : OAK
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O.K. : UNHURT
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One ___ (kids' game) : OCAT
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"Never gonna happen" : UHUH
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Japanese who won the 1974 Nobel Peace Prize : SATO
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Afghan airline : ARIANA
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British tax : CESS
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Orders to plow horses : HAWS
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Filmdom's Jean-___ Godard : LUC
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Prefix with pad : HELI
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Knee-slapper : HOOT
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Band with the 1999 hit "Summer Girls" : LFO
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Coastal bird : ERN
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___-poly : ROLY
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Bathroom powder : TALC
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Lash of westerns : LARUE
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Raymond's wife on "Everybody Loves Raymond" : DEBRA
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Yucatán yeses : SIS
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Recipient of the first gold single awarded by the R.I.A.A. : PERRYCOMO
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Easy putt, say : TWOFOOTER
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___-string : SIX
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Any ship : SHE
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Guaranteeing : ENSURING
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Indian bread : NAAN
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#2, informally : VICE
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H.S. course : ECON
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Creature of legend : YETI
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Slugger Mel et al. : OTTS
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Woman of la maison: Abbr. : MME
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Good deal : LOT
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Serve well : BEHOOVE
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Safe : SECURE
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Dragster's ride : HOTROD
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Baffle : STUMP
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Like marshes : REEDY
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"I wanna try!" : LEMME
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Starchy food : YAM
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Son of Cain : ENOCH
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___ des Beaux-Arts : ECOLE
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Go postal : SNAP
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Did too much, in a way : ODED
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From Jan. 1 till now : YTD
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Help wanted abbr. : EOE
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Jan. and Feb. : MOS
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Radar reading: Abbr. : MPH
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Big Ten sch. : MSU
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Ones "over there" : GIS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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