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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 2008

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 21,444 )
Across
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Spell : TRANCE
7
Crams : JAMPACKS
15
Continue the journey : RIDEON
16
In Dutch : UPACREEK
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Least hospitable : ICIEST
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How some are offended : MORTALLY
19
Cobbler, at times : MENDER
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Practice : PLY
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___-majesté : LESE
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Turkey's dewlap : WATTLE
23
Tribulations : ILLS
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Baseball's Belinsky and Jackson : BOS
26
Prickly area of a prickly pear : AREOLE
27
Sue Grafton's "N" : NOOSE
29
"Should ___ shouldn't ..." : IOR
30
Visitors : SOJOURNERS
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Cousin of a woodcock : SNIPE
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Britton who wrote "The President's Daughter," 1927 : NAN
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Fifth-century pope, the first to receive the title "the Great" : STLEO
40
Ones with read faces? : TIMEPIECES
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Mac : BUB
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Got by : DIDOK
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Rebelled : UPROSE
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"Calvin and Hobbes" bully : MOE
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Part of the N.C.A.A.'s purview: Abbr. : CONF
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Look daggers : GLOWER
53
Start of a "Name That Tune" bid : ICAN
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Text te-hee : LOL
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"Your children are not your children" poet : GIBRAN
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Bank of America Stadium team : CAROLINA
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Attire : ENROBE
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Inclusive words, fittingly? : ALLSIZES
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They may be lined up at the bar : STOOLS
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Weed : HASHEESH
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Herbs of the mint family : THYMES
Down
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Goal of middle management? : TRIMWAIST
2
Quaker Oats product : RICEARONI
3
Acting : ADINTERIM
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Must : NEEDTO
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TV announcer who played himself in "Bananas" : COSELL
6
Some specials : ENTREES
7
Rolling Stones hit just before "Honky Tonk Women" : JUMPINJACKFLASH
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Ill-fated NASA effort : APOLLOONE
9
Jazz pianist/composer Williams : MARYLOU
10
Tax fig. : PCT
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Landlocked ___ Sea : ARAL
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One with a high Q score : CELEB
13
Five-time Horse of the Year, 1960-64 : KELSO
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Celtic canines : SKYES
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Former union members: Abbr. : SSRS
28
Apnea specialist, for short : ENT
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Some court contests : ONEONONES
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Shortage in a rush-hour subway : ELBOWROOM
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Not intended for just a single application: Var. : REUSEABLE
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Dry state : SOBERNESS
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Walker, quickly : PED
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Grand : EPIC
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Put on a pedestal : IDOLIZE
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Intimate : SUGGEST
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Base of support : PLINTH
47
Legendary MacGregor : ROBROY
48
Child prodigy of "Heroes" : MICAH
49
Florida's ___ National Forest : OCALA
50
Lords of London : EARLS
54
Have a little something : NOSH
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Invention that's not thought highly of : LIE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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