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New York Times, Sunday, July 25, 2010

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 22,174 )
Across
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"Silas Marner" foundling : EPPIE
6
They're schlepped on tours : AMPS
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Bruce who played Watson in Sherlock Holmes films : NIGEL
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Equal : PEER
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PBS figure from 1968 to 2001 : FREDROGERS
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Eyes : OCULI
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As well : ALSO
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Cause for Adam to refuse the apple? : FASTOFEDEN
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Congested-sounding : NASAL
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Weapon in Clue : ROPE
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Feature of some Greek buildings : STOA
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Feudal holding : FIEF
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Precamping preparation? : TENTPACKING
30
Tests for srs. : GRES
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One-time connection : ATA
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BMI rival : ASCAP
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Christmas, for Christians? : SEASONTOBELIEVE
41
Alibi, e.g. : CLAIM
45
Antique restorer's need, for short : TLC
46
Locale in a 1968 Beatles song : USSR
47
Beaks : NIBS
48
"Really?" : THATSO
49
British P.M. during the creation of Israel : ATTLEE
51
Bountiful harvest? : DREAMOFTHECROP
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Good source of protein : TOFU
56
Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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Article in Die Zeit : EINE
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Robert Downey Jr. title role : IRONMAN
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Prom rental : LIMO
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Place to pray : APSE
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Independence Day barbecue serving? : CORNONTHEFOURTHOFJULY
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Auel heroine : AYLA
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Girl in a Willa Cather title : ANTONIA
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Shelter grp. : SPCA
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Cut : HEWN
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Serving with gâteau, maybe : LAIT
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P.T.A. member?: Abbr. : ASSN
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Unnecessary part of a jacket? : HOODFORNOTHING
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When streetlights go on : ATDUSK
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Refuse : ESCHEW
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The Road Runner, for one : TOON
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Freezer brand : EGGO
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Caviar : ROE
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Makeshift stepladder : STOOL
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Ultimatum from a spouse who wants nicer digs? : MOVEMEORLEAVEME
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Single-celled organism : MONAD
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PC key : ESC
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Some chorus members : ALTI
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Refusing to watch football on New Year's Day? : NIXINGBOWLS
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Tijuana fare : TACO
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Genesis victim : ABEL
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1970s-'80s horror film franchise, with "The" : OMEN
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Lofty retreat : AERIE
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Nathan's annual hot-dog contest, e.g.? : EATINGGAME
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It may be framed : PANE
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___ Chaiken, creator and writer of "The L Word" : ILENE
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Concerning : INREGARDTO
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Eye ___ : EXAM
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Grayer, perhaps : OLDER
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Scorch : SEAR
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Magnetic induction unit : GAUSS
Down
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Pair of ruffians? : EFFS
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Rear end : PRAT
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Coin with a profile of José María Morelos : PESO
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Conference clip-ons : IDTAGS
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Suffix with ranch : ERO
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Ones prejudiced against 125-Across people : AGEISTS
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One subjugated by Cyrus the Great : MEDE
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Kind of housing, for short : PREFAB
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1040 datum: Abbr. : SSN
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Bar ___ : NONE
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Self-motivational mantra : ICAN
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Composer Mahler : GUSTAV
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Slip by : ELAPSE
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Eye shadow shade : LILAC
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Property that costs $350 : PARKPLACE
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Patron saint of goldsmiths : ELOI
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Where to find "Baseball Tonight" : ESPN
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Nicolas who directed "The Man Who Fell to Earth" : ROEG
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Umbrage : OFFENSE
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Shire in Hollywood : TALIA
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Treasure hunter's find : CACHE
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See 110-Down : ROUE
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It's WNW of Grand Canary Island : TENERIFE
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Interference : STATIC
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Figure at una corrida : ELTORO
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Represent : ACTFOR
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Municipal laws: Abbr. : ORDS
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Maker of the trivia-playing computer program Watson : IBM
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Those, in Toledo : ESOS
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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"The heat ___" : ISON
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Look down : MOPE
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Trinity component : THESON
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Sally ___ (teacake) : LUNN
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Agitate : RILE
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Needing tuning, maybe : FLAT
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Mr. Peanut prop : TOPHAT
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Hunting lodge decoration bit : ANTLER
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Bird that is no more : MOA
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"As I was saying ..." : ANYHOW
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Casual slip-on, casually : MOC
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Plans : OUTLINES
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Young newt : EFT
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"Cactus Flower" Oscar winner : HAWN
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Alternative to chestnut : ROAN
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1940 Fonda role : JOAD
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Hesitant : UNSURE
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Willowy: Var. : LISSOM
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Ruth, once : YANKEE
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Does, say : SHES
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Blog comment : POST
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First name in fashion : COCO
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Personal : ADHOMINEM
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Alternative to grounding : NOTV
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Media exec Robert : IGER
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Person with a serious conviction : FELON
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Sandal's lack : TOE
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Great Lakes mnemonic : HOMES
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Eternal : AGELONG
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Perfectly : TOAT
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There's a national park named for one : GLACIER
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Old phone company nickname : MABELL
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Scented : ODORED
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Station identification? : OCTANE
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Alternative to Cialis : VIAGRA
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Marsh of mysteries : NGAIO
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"Uh-uh" : NOPE
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Big picture? : IMAX
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Lawless role : XENA
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Shiraz, for one : WINE
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Look from a 31-Down : LEER
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Gillette product : ATRA
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"On&On" singer Erykah : BADU
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CPR experts : EMTS
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Some summer births : LEOS
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Winter hazard in Munich : EIS
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Stand-up staple : GAG

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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