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New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 2010

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0724 ( 22,173 )
Across
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Some Guinness Book listings : FIRSTS
7
Sources of woods used for saunas : ASPENS
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Literary character whose name is said to mean "laughing water" : MINNEHAHA
14
Nonabrasive leather : CHAMOIS
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Grandma or grandpa : OLDSTER
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Went back to the buffet, say : HADMORE
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Norwegian violinist ___ Bull : OLE
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Two-___ : SEATER
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Figure depicted in une église : ANGE
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Mind : SEETO
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Server's edge : ADIN
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Besmirch : TAR
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Advocacy : ESPOUSAL
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Smooth : FACILE
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Film studio stock : STILLS
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Raptor 350 and others : YAMAHAS
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Pucks : IMPS
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Founding member of the Washington Freedom : MIAHAMM
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Many mail-order items, briefly : MEDS
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Singer Jackson : MAHALIA
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English word that comes from Tswana : TSETSE
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Tomfoolery : PRANKS
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Places to unload : SEAPORTS
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Alpha or beta follower : RAY
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Jewelry store feature : CASE
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How fried foods are fried : INOIL
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Hydrocarbon endings : ENES
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1992 Elton John hit : THEONE
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Sessanta minuti : ORA
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Missouri site of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival : SEDALIA
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Fellow with no monetary woes : MADEMAN
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Place for barkers? : SEALERY
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What you may have while solving this puzzle? : AHAMOMENT
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Adolescence and others : STAGES
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Civic alternative : SENTRA
Down
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Nice girls : FILLES
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Seriously committed : INDEEP
3
Workers with 64-Downs, for short : RNS
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Embarks : SETSOUT
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You, once : THEE
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Hot spot : SAHARA
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Hurt : ACHED
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"Hidalgo" co-star, 2004 : SHARIF
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Digs : PAD
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Classic novel that ends with two weddings : EMMA
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When two hands meet : NOONTIME
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Tennyson hero : SIRGALAHAD
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Yellowstone sight : MOOSE
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Figure in the Iliad : SEERESS
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Seat of Leon County, Fla. : TALLAHASSEE
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Add : TOSSIN
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Con's call : NAY
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Actor who played Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol," 1951 : SIM
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Settled : ALIT
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Appeared in, as a TV show : CAMEON
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Literary pirate : SMEE
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Awe : IMPRESS
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Old royalty : MAHARANEES
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Didn't do seriously : PLAYEDAT
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N.Y.C. travel letters : MTA
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Springer's org. : AKC
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Watched closely from a distance : SPIEDON
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"Fahrenheit 451," e.g. : SATIRE
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Paying guest : ROOMER
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Capital midway between Rome and Istanbul : TIRANA
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Editorial feature : SLANT
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___ Rebellion : SHAYS
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Palacio part : SALA
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Some Siouan speakers : OMAHAS
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Handle : NAME
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One with a supporting role : LEG
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Colleague of 3-Down : EMT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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