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New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 2008

Jacqueline Susann novel, and the problem with some of the answers in this puzzle

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times7/24/08 ( No. 21,443 )
Across
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Warm-blooded shark : MAKO
5
Blood's partner : FLESH
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Klingon on "Star Trek: T.N.G." : WORF
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With 46-Down, writer of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" : ALEX
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Originator of the equation e to the power (pi * i) + 1 = 0 : EULER
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Airline that doesn't fly on Saturday : ELAL
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Hollow-point projectiles : DUMBULLETS
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Title cocker spaniel in a Disney film : LADY
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Bazaar : EMPORIUM
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Pixie-esque : ELFIN
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Mutually beneficial interaction : WINSITUATION
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Roughly triangular racket : CROSSE
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Chemistry Nobelist Hahn, who co-discovered nuclear fission : OTTO
29
"___ Majesty" (last track on "Abbey Road") : HER
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Reconciled : IRONEDOUT
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Jacqueline Susann novel, and the problem with some of the answers in this puzzle : ONCEISNOTENOUGH
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Follows temporally : POSTDATES
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Order at a French restaurant : THE
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Berlin article : EINE
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Delight : PLEASE
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Puerto Rican-born P.G.A. star : CHIRODRIGUEZ
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Lacks, briefly : HASNT
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Impoverished : DIRTPOOR
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"___ Want for Christmas" : ALLI
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Child's fair-weather wish : RAINGOAWAY
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Usher's offer : SEAT
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Agreeing (with) : ATONE
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"Your Majesty" : SIRE
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"Really!" : MYMY
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Annual awards presented in Los Angeles : EMMYS
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Legis. meeting : SESS
Down
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Synthetic : MADE
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Fund-raising target, briefly : ALUM
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Dole's 1996 running mate : KEMP
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River bends : OXBOWS
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Like a leopard : FELINE
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Beauts : LULUS
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Incense resin : ELEMI
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Volleyball action before a spike : SET
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9 a.m. and 5 p.m. : HRS
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Rich : WELLTODO
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Norwegian king who converted the Vikings to Christianity : OLAFI
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Portion of an advertising budget : RADIO
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One of the Mudville players on base when the mighty Casey struck out : FLYNN
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"Trinity" author : URIS
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Taken in : EATEN
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Tugboat warnings : TOOTS
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___ Reader : UTNE
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Dice, say : CHOP
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Slots spot : RENO
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"The Lord of the Rings" army : ORCS
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Lay to rest : INTER
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Preschoolers? : ROE
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"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right ___ My Hair" : OUTA
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Oral grimaces : UGHS
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What you used to be : THEE
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Forever : ETERNITY
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"You ___!" (cry while hitting oneself on the head) : IDIOT
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Levee material : SAND
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Mass dismissals : PURGES
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Duke Atreides in "Dune" : LETO
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New York bridge toll option : EZPASS
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Wide divide : CHASM
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See 14-Across : HALEY
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Its symbol is a crescent moon : ISLAM
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Go for broke, e.g. : IDIOM
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___ Weasley of Harry Potter books : GINNY
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Toddler's cry of pain : OWIE
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They're found in banks : OARS
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Bar stock : RYES
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Charlotte of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
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Cash cache : ATM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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