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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 2008

Author:
Roger Baiocchi
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roger Baiocchi

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Baiocchi. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 21,447 )
Across
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With 21-Across, begin from scratch : START
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Heart of the matter : GIST
10
Hair untangler : COMB
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Tithing portion : TENTH
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Great Lake touching four states : ERIE
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Cry to a matey : AHOY
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Zealous : EAGER
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Tailless cat : MANX
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Emulate a mob : RIOT
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WNW's opposite : ESE
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See 1-Across : ATSQUAREONE
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Hot dog topping : RELISH
26
Number of a magazine : ISSUE
27
Where to store a lawn mower : SHED
29
Entirely : INALL
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Christmas ___ (holiday stamp) : SEAL
36
Woodsy : SYLVAN
40
Coffee, in slang : JOE
41
Move into the limelight : TAKECENTERSTAGE
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"___ was saying ..." : ASI
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Once did : USEDTO
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Givers and receivers of alimony : EXES
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Element of a doctrine : TENET
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Sign from above : OMEN
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Recreation center posting : RULES
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"Really!" : ANDHOW
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With 73-Across, be beaten by the rest of the field : ENDUPINLAST
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Dump cleanup grp. : EPA
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Gunk : GOOP
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It's "catchy" : SNAG
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Lets or sublets : RENTS
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Fail to mention : OMIT
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Something to whistle : TUNE
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Peeved, after "in" : ASNIT
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7-6, 2-6, 6-4, e.g. : SETS
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___-specific (like the answers at 1-, 41- and 73-Across) : SITE
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See 59-Across : PLACE
Down
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Have the wheel of a car : STEER
2
Tempt : TEASE
3
Extremely well-behaved child : ANGEL
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66 on a map, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
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Defeat soundly : THRASH
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Onyx and opal : GEMS
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Baghdad native : IRAQI
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Nasal congestion locale : SINUS
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Sam Houston served as its president, senator and governor : TEXAS
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Lurch from side to side : CAREEN
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One of the states touched by 15-Across : OHIO
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Apollo 11 destination : MOON
13
Computer unit : BYTE
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Dissertations : THESES
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Aztec or Mayan cities, today : RUINS
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___ of Wight : ISLE
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Cleanser whose name comes from Greek myth : AJAX
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High-priced seating area : LOGE
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Performers Peggy and Pinky : LEES
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Goals or assists : STAT
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Simplicity : EASE
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Related (to) : AKIN
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Bygone Ford : LTD
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Nix, presidentially : VETO
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Kitchen emanations : AROMAS
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Such a jokester : CUTUP
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Be inclined (to) : TEND
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Totally loses one's cool : ERUPTS
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Nab in a sting operation : ENTRAP
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Tilts : LISTS
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Ho-hum feeling : ENNUI
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Tilt : SLANT
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Dye in temporary tattoos : HENNA
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___ nerve : OPTIC
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Fritter away : WASTE
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What modest people lack : EGOS
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City south of the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve : NOME
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"Go ahead!" : DOIT
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Writer James : AGEE
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Course for a future U.S. citizen, maybe: Abbr. : ESL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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