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New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 2008

1-Down : High point of the O.T.

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {CFJ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Silk.
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© 2008, The New York Times7/26/08 ( No. 21,445 )
Across
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Conductor of many TV experiments : MRWIZARD
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Many people get 100 on it : IQTEST
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Words of solace : THERENOW
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Like some palms : SWEATY
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Hunter of fish : SEAEAGLE
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Get intense : HEATUP
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Scottish : Mac :: Arabic : ___ : IBN
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Where Charles de Gaulle was born : LILLE
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Goo : SLIME
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Advent number : NOEL
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Like some old lamps : OILLIT
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"Frank TV" airer : TBS
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Home of minor-league baseball's Aeros : AKRON
30
They don't respond favorably : NOES
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Obstinate type : MULE
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Children : ISSUE
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Snack for a dragonfly : GNAT
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Miffed, after "in" : APET
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Many servers : IBMS
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Bite : NOSH
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Things associated with pits and spits, briefly : BBQS
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"Let ___" : ITGO
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Haven : OASIS
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Unhappy face : MOUE
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U.S.-born Jordanian queen : NOOR
50
Direct : BLUNT
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Small note : ONE
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Ventura County's most populous city : OXNARD
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Second biggest city in Russia's Orenburg region : ORSK
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The Guinness book once dubbed her "television's most frequent clapper" : VANNA
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Mount Saint ___ (Alaskan/Canadian peak) : ELIAS
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The Engineers of N.Y.'s Liberty League : RPI
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Completely : INTOTO
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"Nothing to get upset about" : IGNOREIT
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Periodicals with unturnable pages : EZINES
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1966 Pulitzer-winning poet Richard : EBERHART
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Touched the least : SANEST
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Heartbeat halves : SYSTOLES
Down
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High point of the O.T. : MTSINAI
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Cousins of oribis and dik-diks : RHEBOKS
3
Stockbreeding devices : WEANERS
4
Cause of an explosion : IRE
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Antithesis of apathy : ZEAL
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Hospital procedure, for short : ANGIO
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Drifter : ROLLINGSTONE
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Refuse to let go of : DWELLON
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Book end? : ISH
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Big telecom company : QWEST
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Pond denizen : TEAL
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Fall for something hook, line and sinker : EATITUP
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Err : STUMBLE
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Ready to be put to bed : TYPESET
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Title woman of song who "lives in a dream" : ELEANORRIGBY
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New York congresswoman Slaughter : LOUISE
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What a colon may mean : ISTO
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Home of Creighton U. : NEB
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Oahu "thank you" : MAHALO
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Coquette : MINX
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Melodramatic outburst : SOB
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They may have just one or two stars : BMOVIES
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Ore galore : BONANZA
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San ___ (Western pen) : QUENTIN
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Players with saving accounts? : GOALIES
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Fantastic : SURREAL
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Motivate : INSPIRE
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Columbus discovery of 1493 : STKITTS
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She won the 1970 National Book Award for Fiction : OATES
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About 5.5 million Europeans : DANES
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Survey choice, at times : NONE
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Stripe : SORT
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Right turn from Nord : OST
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P : RHO

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later.

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