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New York Times, Sunday, July 5, 2009

Author:
Tony Orbach and Amy Reynaldo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Orbach. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Reynaldo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 21,789 )
Across
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Wind source : GASBAG
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Escalates : AMPSUP
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Watercolor technique : GOUACHE
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Annual event held at the Kodak Theater, with "the" : OSCARS
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Hero known for his nose : CYRANO
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Intertwined : ENLACED
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Give Axl and Pete a break? : SPELLTHEROSES
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Like the Twenties : ROARING
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Language that gave us "pajamas" : HINDI
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Saroyan's "My Name Is ___" : ARAM
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Elton John/Tim Rice musical : AIDA
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A bit more than never : ONCE
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___ Palace : CAESARS
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Tripping over a threshold, perhaps? : PORTALDANGER
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Bubbly place? : ASTI
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Carries, e.g. : STAT
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BlackBerry and others, for short : PDAS
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Footwear that's hard to run in : CLOG
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Art school subj. : ANAT
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Pea farmers? : THEPODSQUAD
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Summer apartment with no air-conditioning? : BOILINGPAD
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Home of the Blues: Abbr. : STL
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Powerful engine : TURBO
56
Barkin of "Sea of Love" : ELLEN
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English author Blyton : ENID
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Co. bigwigs : CEOS
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"___ true?" : ISIT
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Solar ___ : RAY
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Swindler : FLEECER
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Went long : RANLATE
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Floral Technicolor dreamcoat? : FULLPETALJACKET
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Madrid newspaper : ELMUNDO
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This-and-that preparation : GOULASH
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Island near Naxos : IOS
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Certain grains : RYES
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Sets (on) : SICS
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Fourier series function : SINE
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Lively sonata movement : RONDO
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Pauline Kael's "___ It at the Movies" : ILOST
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Blow away : AWE
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Strutting bird on an ice floe? : STUDPUFFIN
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Residents at a Manhattan A.S.P.C.A.? : NEWYORKPETS
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Yours, in Giverny : ATOI
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Nemeses : FOES
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Actor Ventimiglia of "Heroes" : MILO
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DC Comics superheroine : ISIS
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Genetic molecules : RNAS
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Move a movie camera around a community? : PANABOUTTOWN
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Some casino staff : DEALERS
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Little or Short : APER
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Greenish-blue : TEAL
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Interlaken's river : AARE
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Emmy-winning co-star of "Chicago Hope" : LAHTI
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"Symphonie Fantastique" composer : BERLIOZ
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Explanation for an interception? : PASSCONFUSION
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One of the Andrews Sisters : LAVERNE
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Early anesthetics : ETHERS
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Like some Swift writing : IRONIC
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Electra's brother : ORESTES
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Twos : DEUCES
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___ Falls, N.Y. : SENECA
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"Yipe!" : GOSH
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Jellied dish : ASPIC
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Extended operatic solo : SCENA
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Quarter back : BALDEAGLE
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Onetime HBO sitcom : ARLISS
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Prime meridian std. : GST
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Deliverers of the unreturnable : ACERS
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Hess who was a dame : MYRA
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Cue : PROMPT
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Airline to Stockholm : SAS
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Digs up : UNEARTHS
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Propose : POSIT
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Mustachioed TV muckraker : GERALDO
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Plastic ___ Band : ONO
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Suffix with form : ULA
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Perennial N.L. leader of old : AARON
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Sharing a memo with : CCING
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For this reason : HENCE
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Lawn gadget : EDGER
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1980s street artist Keith : HARING
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Spot : DAPPLE
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Dobbin's nibble : OAT
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"Dear old" guy : DAD
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___ mgr. : ASST
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Batting coach's concern : STANCE
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One with a handle : CBER
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"Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
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Too suave : OILY
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Without ___ (quietly) : APEEP
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Series finale? : ETC
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What a bee produces : QUILT
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"Superman II" villainess : URSA
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Some : ABIT
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Favor cloyingly, with "on" : DOTE
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Just for laughs : INFUN
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Many a New Year's resolution : DIET
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Pulls : DRAGS
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1977 thriller co-starring Bo Derek : ORCA
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"The Odd Couple" director : SAKS
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Some legal scholars, for short : LLDS
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"The Time Machine'" race : ELOI
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Co-founder of the Nonaligned Movement : NEHRU
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Fastidious : FUSSY
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Lane in Metropolis : LOIS
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Postrevolutionary councils : JUNTAS
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Language akin to Yupik : ALEUT
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A Walton : ERIN
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Singer Lovett : LYLE
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"What's New Pussycat?" response? : MEOW
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Poop : INFO
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Comics canine : ODIE
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End of some firm names : SONS
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2005 Hoffman title role : CAPOTE
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Winter Olympics powerhouse: Abbr. : SWE
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Summer at a ski resort, e.g. : OFFSEASON
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Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
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Bleach : ETIOLATE
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One of the original Mouseketeers : DOREEN
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___ cloth (lingerie fabric) : PINA
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1983 Duran Duran hit : RIO
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China shop personae non gratae : KLUTZES
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Orlando-to-Ft. Myers dir. : SSW
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Shortly : INASEC
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Attraction : ALLURE
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Literature Nobelist Neruda : PABLO
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"... in ___ tree" : APEAR
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Audacity : NERVE
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Bizet suite "The Girl From ___" : ARLES
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Attached, in a way : TAPED
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Chaff : DROSS
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River straddled by Basel, Switzerland : RHINE
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Impassive : STOIC
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Homeland plot? : ACRE
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Cuzco inhabitant : INCA
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N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
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A wee hour : ONE
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Hi-___ : FIS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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