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New York Times, Friday, July 27, 2007

Author:
John R. Conrad
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John R. Conrad

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 21,080 )
Across
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Breakers communicate with them : CBS
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Medevacs, in military slang : DUSTOFFS
9
Shop coat? : SAWDUST
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Gets a move on : HIES
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Officer slain in the Old Testament : URIAH
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Ear-relevant : OTIC
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Sharply outline : ETCH
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Prefix with -hedron : PENTA
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Carpenter's groove : DADO
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Avignon infinitive : ETRE
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City of canals : OSAKA
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Roseanne's mom on "Roseanne" : BEV
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Things wheeled in supermarkets? : CHEESES
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Kind of therapy : HORMONE
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Cow : HECTOR
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Judge, e.g. : TRIER
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee known as the White Lady of Soul : DUSTYSPRINGFIELD
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Tactful : POLITIC
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Nebulous stuff : INTERSTELLARDUST
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Words to live by : CREED
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People people : CELEBS
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Billboard listing : HITTUNE
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Puts together in a hurry : WHIPSUP
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Wood smoother : ADZ
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Food whose name is Italian for "feathers" : PENNE
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Rip off : HOSE
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Cry of vehement denial : LIES
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Reservation dwelling : ADOBE
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Aged Frankfurter? : ALTE
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Maestro Masur : KURT
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Make more interesting : LIVEN
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Future shoot : SEED
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Janitorial tool : DUSTMOP
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Big band era standard : STARDUST
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Kind of ice : DRY
Down
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Half of a 1970s-'80s comedy duo : CHEECH
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Went kaput : BITTHEDUST
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Opposite of openness : SECRECY
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Quarrel : DUSTUP
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Treats often taken apart : OREOS
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Scuba gear : FINS
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Palestinian group : FATAH
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Cadet's topper : SHAKO
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Plot thickener? : SOD
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Very, very hot : ATABOIL
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Like some highways after construction work : WIDENED
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Furniture protector : DUSTCOVER
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What rain might fall in : SHEETS
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It contains the elastic clause : ARTICLEI
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Absorbed : SOPPEDUP
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Debugging discovery : ERROR
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C ration replacer : MRE
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They, in Marseille : ILS
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Thing to be picked : NIT
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Former telecom giant : GTE
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Cop : FILCH
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Metal in the points of gold pens : IRIDIUM
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EarthLink alternative : NETZERO
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It's celebrated in late January or early February : TET
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Socially dominant ones : ALPHAS
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Put a new bottom on, in a way : RESOLED
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Black & Decker offering : DUSTBUSTER
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Classroom sneeze elicitor : CHALKDUST
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Express : SPEEDY
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Country singer McCoy and others : NEALS
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Get divorced : ENDIT
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Grill brand : WEBER
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Astronomer's study : NOVA
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Motor Up alternative : STP
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Cleaning product with the slogan "It's that fast" : ENDUST

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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