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New York Times, Friday, July 30, 2010

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 20 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) Average word length: 6.41 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 22,179 )
Across
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Christmas trifle : STOCKINGSTUFFER
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Like bar codes : MACHINEREADABLE
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Cup holders and such : AUTOACCESSORIES
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Femmes mariées, across the Pyrenees: Abbr. : SRAS
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Glaciation products : ARETES
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Tailor's concern : FIT
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Joined the swarm : HIVED
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Knockout : ONER
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Actress Edelstein of TV's "House" : LISA
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"___ Femme Mariée" (Jean-Luc Godard film) : UNE
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Convened anew : RESAT
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Walnut, e.g. : COLOR
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Nag : PESTERER
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90 proof, say : POTENT
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Quahogs : HARDCLAMS
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Potential game stoppers : SPEARS
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Wig out : HAVEACOW
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Rare equine hybrid : HINNY
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See 36-Down : BIZET
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Flight ticket abbr. : ARR
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___ McCawley, Ben Affleck's role in "Pearl Harbor" : RAFE
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Airport patrons often avoid it : DUTY
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Series finale : OMEGA
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___ heap : INA
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"Aww"-inspiring : CUTESY
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Bounce : ELAN
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It was put on decades ago : VINTAGECLOTHING
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Elaborate : ENTERINTODETAIL
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Tip over, say : LOSEONESBALANCE
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Bad traffic accident : SMASHUP
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Bullish : TAURINE
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Musical series : OCTAVES
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Drew a lot, say : CHOSE
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Amanti maker : KIA
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User of a record-keeping device called a quipu : INCA
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Dead, as tissue : NECROSED
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Ones concerned with sustainable design : GREENARCHITECTS
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Quatrain's longer relative : SESTET
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Real stunner : TASER
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Japanese salad plants : UDOS
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"___ out!" : FAR
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Dangerous thing to leak : FBIFILE
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"Have mercy," in a Mass : ELEISON
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Result of jumping the gun : RESTART
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Overcast : DREARY
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Mucho : LOTSA
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Goes off : ERRS
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Total : COMETO
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Ross, Lennox or Angus, in Shakespeare : THANE
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Smooth over : PAVE
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Epithet for an annoying roommate : LAZYSLOB
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Decrease in vitality : SHRIVEL
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Undersize keyboard : PIANINO
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"Jeux d'___" (42-Across keyboard work) : ENFANTS
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One of the seven hills of Rome : CAELIAN
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Free of hormones, say : ORGANIC
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Have words : WRANGLE
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C4H8 : BUTENE
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Started on a course : DUGIN
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Masur's New York Philharmonic predecessor : MEHTA
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Italian sweet? : CARO
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Sage exiled on the planet Dagobah : YODA
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Sports supporter : TEE
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Abbr. that might appear above "e-mail" : TEL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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