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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 2011

Author:
Paul Johnson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0704 ( 22,518 )
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President who won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize : OBAMA
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Signs of boredom : YAWNS
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Waitress at Mel's Diner : FLO
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Blossom part : PETAL
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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Hawaiian garland : LEI
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20th Century Fox picture? : SEARCHLIGHT
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___ and yang : YIN
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Rug, so to speak : TOUPEE
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Movie, informally : FLICK
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Prospers : THRIVES
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Basketball venues : ARENAS
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"60 Minutes" pundit Andy : ROONEY
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Type who's always causing trouble : BADEGG
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Playwright Edward who wrote "The Zoo Story" : ALBEE
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"If only ___ listened ..." : HED
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French seas : MERS
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Universal picture? : GLOBE
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Western tie : BOLO
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Next-to-last Greek letter : PSI
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Library book stamp : DUEBY
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Crooner Mel : TORME
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Hangmen's tools : NOOSES
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Drink after a shot : CHASER
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Dannon product : YOGURT
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White House family after the Fords : CARTERS
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Prefix with task or grain : MULTI
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Less well off : POORER
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CBS forensic drama : CSI
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Columbia picture? : TORCHBEARER
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Speechify : ORATE
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Less than 90°, as an angle : ACUTE
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Info entered on an I.R.S. form : SSN
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Cowell formerly of "American Idol" : SIMON
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"Heavy" music genre : METAL
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Photo ___ (occasions for 1-Across) : OPS
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Honey maker : BEE
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One day ___ time : ATA
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Bond likes these "shaken, not stirred" : MARTINIS
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Recesses : ALCOVES
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Sounds from pounds : YELPS
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Worker's pay : WAGE
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Extreme degree : NTH
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Release : SETFREE
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TriStar picture? : FLYINGHORSE
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Classic German camera : LEICA
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Sounds from sties : OINKS
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Nephew of Donald Duck : HUEY
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Chicken drumstick : LEG
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Vagabond : TRAMP
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Sharpens : HONES
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MGM picture? : ROARINGLION
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Things moving in lava lamps : BLOBS
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"Dear" advice columnist : ABBY
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On the safe side, at sea : ALEE
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Big name in glue : ELMER
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They aren't just talkers : DOERS
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Sudden wind : GUST
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Regatta : BOATRACE
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Chips with a Cool Ranch flavor : DORITOS
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Early morning hour : THREEAM
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Publicly gay : OUT
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Low-___ diet : CARB
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Places to swim or play b-ball : YMCAS
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Gives the boot to : OUSTS
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Songwriter Leonard : COHEN
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British baby buggy : PRAM
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Twice tetra- : OCTO
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"... ___ quit!" : ORI
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Same old same old : RUT
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Airport posting: Abbr. : ETA
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Family member: Abbr. : REL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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