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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 2007

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 21,076 )
Across
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Toast to one's health : SALUD
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Whooping ___ : CRANE
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Belle of the ball : DEB
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Ship from the Mideast : OILER
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Commercial cousin of crazy eights : UNO
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Traps off the coast of Maine : LOBSTERPOTS
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Get-up-and-go : PEP
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Horn sound : TOOT
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Urns : VASES
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Nozzle site : HOSE
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Southerner in the Civil War : REBEL
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"___ you asked ..." : SINCE
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Part of a TV catchphrase from Howie Mandel : NODEAL
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Ball catcher behind a catcher : BACKSTOP
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Thesis defenses : ORALS
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Identical to : SAMEAS
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Twisted, as humor : WRY
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Source of disruption to satellites : SUNSPOT
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"My man!" : BRO
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Disobeys : DEFIES
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Letter-shaped skyscraper support : IBEAM
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Sleeveless shirts : TANKTOPS
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Strained relations? : INLAWS
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Bakery fixtures : OVENS
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Goad : EGGON
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Moist, as morning grass : DEWY
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Los Angeles's San ___ Bay : PEDRO
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Mayberry lad : OPIE
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Santa ___ winds : ANA
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Gotham tabloid : NEWYORKPOST
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Yank : TUG
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Kennel club classification : BREED
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Guy : FELLA
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Wide shoe spec : EEE
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Put a hex on : CURSE
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Fish basket : CREEL
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Pepper's partner : SALT
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"Peek-___" : ABOO
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Jerry Lewis telethon time : LABORDAY
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Andrew Carnegie corp. : USSTEEL
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Investigator: Abbr. : DET
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Reef material : CORAL
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Steals, with "off" : RIPS
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Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
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New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
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Places to see M.D.'s in a hurry : ERS
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Company behind nylon and Teflon : DUPONT
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Georges who composed "Romanian Rhapsodies" : ENESCO
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"Little" shepherdess of children's verse : BOPEEP
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Serpentine sound : HISS
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Droopy-eared hounds : BASSETS
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Rink activity : SKATING
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This instant : NOW
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Bobby ___, the only N.H.L.'er to win the Hart, Norris, Ross and Smythe trophies in the same year : ORR
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Points on a diamond? : BASES
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Roadies' loads : AMPS
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Corporate V.I.P. : CEO
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Salon sound : SNIP
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Roswell sighting : UFO
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Tall, skinny guy : BEANPOLE
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Like vegetables in salads : RAW
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Mantra syllables : OMS
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Designer letters : DKNY
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Knee-slapping goof : BLOOPER
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Thus far : TODATE
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Street : AVENUE
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Music genre for Enya : NEWAGE
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Aviation pioneer Sikorsky : IGOR
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Wash away, as soil : ERODE
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Andean land : PERU
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Pitcher : EWER
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Turns red, perhaps : DYES
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"Survivor" setting, sometimes : ISLE
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And others, briefly : ETAL
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Peacock network : NBC
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Col. Sanders's chain : KFC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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