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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 2008

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 21,424 )
Across
1
Spanish 101 conjugation part : ESTAS
6
Further : ALSO
10
Staunch : STEM
14
Greek port : CORFU
15
Opal alternative : MOONSTONE
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Lemony Snicket's count and one of Snoopy's brothers : OLAFS
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Supposed tools of the devil : IDLEHANDS
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Serbian provincial capital on the Danube : NOVISAD
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Supermarket suppliers : DAIRIES
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Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
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Dawdling : DILATORY
24
1999 comedy featuring aliens called Thermians : GALAXYQUEST
27
"Glengarry Glen Ross" Tony winner Schreiber : LIEV
28
Zimbalist's violin teacher : AUER
29
One of the Obama girls : SASHA
34
Pope during the reign of Charlemagne : ADRIANI
36
Stole : SKULKED
38
Clipper trio : MASTS
39
Hua succeeded him : ZHOU
41
"Morning Dance" band Spyro ___ : GYRA
42
Duo first seen in "Puss Gets the Boot," 1940 : TOMANDJERRY
45
Portable power tool : SABERSAW
49
Much-repeated part of binary code : ZERO
50
Father figures? : CLERICS
51
Earlike organ : AURICLE
54
Morning cry : UPANDATEM
56
Puffy hat wearer : BAKER
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Less than upstanding : SEMIERECT
58
A stroke might indicate it : ONEAM
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"Right" : ISEE
60
Shared-bath accommodations, briefly : SROS
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Opel model : ASTRA
Down
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Monopoly subj. : ECON
2
Stand-out performance : SOLO
3
Big name in insurance : TRAVELERS
4
Court evidence, at times : AFFIDAVIT
5
Domestic chicken breed : SUSSEX
6
In : AMID
7
City near Ben-Gurion airport : LOD
8
Perseveres : SOLDIERSON
9
Father-and-daughter actors : ONEALS
10
Possible result of a gunshot : START
11
Fool in "Pagliacci" : TONIO
12
Bitter-___ : ENDER
13
Unpleasant : MESSY
16
Acupuncture alternative : SHIATSU
20
Nordic : ARYAN
23
Exactly : DUE
24
Rock type : GLAM
25
2000 musical that won four Tonys : AIDA
26
One who asks a lot? : QUIZMASTER
30
Modern dwellers in ancient Numidia : ALGERIANS
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Zoom : SKYROCKET
32
Foreign address : HERR
33
Diurnally : ADAY
35
On both sides of : ASTRIDE
37
Invasive Japanese import : KUDZU
40
Oxcart driver's shout : HAW
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Honors for top scorers? : OSCARS
44
Leaping desert rodent : JERBOA
45
Italian apology : SCUSI
46
Rhône-___ (French region) : ALPES
47
1970s Big Apple mayor : BEAME
48
Keebler's chief elf : ERNIE
51
Acct. numbers : AMTS
52
"A Book of Nonsense" author, 1846 : LEAR
53
First name in humor : ERMA
55
Prefix with tour : ECO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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