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New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Author:
David Kwong and Emily Halpern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Emily Halpern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kwong. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Halpern. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0729 ( 21,448 )
Across
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"Casablanca" star, informally : BOGIE
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Rio automaker : KIA
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Legendary cowboy ___ Bill : PECOS
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Brings in : EARNS
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Dijon denial : NON
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Bejeweled topper : TIARA
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Mediocre F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? : THEDECENTGATSBY
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Whopping : HUGE
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Gibbons of TV talk : LEEZA
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Gas company that sells toy trucks : HESS
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"Evil Woman" band, for short : ELO
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Daisy ___, who went to Marryin' Sam : MAE
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Mediocre place to scuba? : GOODBARRIERREEF
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It merged with the WB to form the CW : UPN
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Yarn buy : SKEIN
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Atoll makeup : CORAL
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Bow-wielding god : EROS
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Quick-witted : SHARP
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"Lovely" Beatles girl : RITA
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Sony competitor : SANYO
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Cold war-era blast, in headlines : ATEST
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Mean mutt : CUR
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Mediocre Steve McQueen film? : THENOTBADESCAPE
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Unlock, to a bard : OPE
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Kiev's land: Abbr. : UKR
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Like a trim lawn : MOWN
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Unyielding : RIGID
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Mediocre Jerry Lee Lewis hit? : OKAYBALLSOFFIRE
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In the ___ of life : PRIME
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Barbie's beau : KEN
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Novelist Calvino : ITALO
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Zesty dip : SALSA
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Match part : SET
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Hose material : NYLON
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"Little Women" woman : BETH
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Honolulu's home : OAHU
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Kinnear of "Little Miss Sunshine" : GREG
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"For sure!" : INDEED
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Suffix with journal : ESE
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See 29-Down : KNEE
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Actress Skye : IONE
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1998 animated film with a queen : ANTZ
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Group that usu. meets at a school : PTA
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"Take your pick" : EITHEROR
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Scope out, pre-heist : CASE
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Planets or stars : ORBS
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Comes out with : SAYS
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Items of apparel for Dracula : CLOAKS
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Willing to go along : GAME
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Barbell abbr. : LBS
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___ welder : ARC
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Spare room user : GUEST
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First name in book clubs : OPRAH
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With 6-Down, ready to propose : ONONE
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Place to get clean : REHAB
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Cowpoke's rope : RIATA
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How mistakes are often marked : INRED
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"All My Children" vixen : ERICA
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Thoroughly enjoy : EATUP
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S O S signal : FLARE
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Roget's listings : SYNONYMS
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False start? : PSEUDO
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Terse reproof : TSK
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Trillion: Prefix : TERA
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Cunningly evil : CRAFTY
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Unruly dos : MOPS
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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Banshee's sound : WAIL
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Types : ILKS
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High spirits : GLEE
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George Harrison's "___ It a Pity" : ISNT
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Omani money : RIAL
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Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
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Trotsky of Russia : LEON
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Arthur of "Maude" : BEA
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One of a snorkeler's pair : FIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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