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New York Times, Monday, July 5, 2010

Author:
Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.637222
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQV} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Denny. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Doctrine : CREDO
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
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Bit of hair standing up : TUFT
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Targeted, with "in on" : HOMED
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Fe, on the periodic table : IRON
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Nimble : AGILE
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Entangle : MIRE
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Fort ___ (gold repository) : KNOX
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"Go!" : FULLSPEEDAHEAD
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Doctor's charge : FEE
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Glimpsed : SAW
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Big name in copiers : IKON
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"Look how perfectly I performed!" : TADA
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Vigorous : DYNAMIC
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Aviated : FLEW
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Web address, for short : URL
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Wood for black piano keys, once : EBONY
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V.I.P.'s transport : LIMO
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Separate ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : APART
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Razor brand : ATRA
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Billy the Kid, for Henry McCarty : ALIAS
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Bygone Russian space station : MIR
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"Fargo" director : COEN
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Messed up, as a message : GARBLED
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Eat like a bird : PECK
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Anglo-Saxon writing symbol : RUNE
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No. starting with an area code : TEL
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Firms: Abbr. : COS
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Sherlock Holmes phrase, when on a case : THEGAMEISAFOOT
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Horse's halter? : WHOA
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Temperate : MILD
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___ ball soup : MATZO
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Big rabbit features : EARS
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Salinger heroine : ESME
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Animal that plays along streams : OTTER
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Shade of color : TINT
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More's opposite : LESS
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All set : READY
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Grain husks : CHAFF
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Scalawag : ROGUE
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Author Zola : EMILE
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Farmer's place, in a children's ditty : DELL
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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Dance in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" : TIMEWARP
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Cleveland's lake : ERIE
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Vile : SORDID
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Underhanded : SNEAKY
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Surprised and flustered : TAKENABACK
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Bone that parallels the radius : ULNA
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Groceries : FOOD
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Moniker for a Lone Star cowboy : TEX
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Italian city where "The Taming of the Shrew" is set : PADUA
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Sharpen, as a knife : HONE
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Going in side-by-side pairs : TWOABREAST
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Mr. ___, John P. Marquand detective : MOTO
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About, on a memo : INRE
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Greenish blue : CYAN
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Old Glory, for one : FLAG
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Reader's Digest co-founder Wallace : LILA
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Arab ruler : EMIR
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Take it on the ___ (flee) : LAM
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Dangerous ocean currents : RIPTIDES
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Oak and teak : TREES
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Hit hard, as a baseball : SLUG
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Tooth cover : ENAMEL
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Death : DEMISE
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Hullabaloo : CLAMOR
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Terra ___ (tile material) : COTTA
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Seeped : OOZED
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Tale : STORY
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Southeast Asian cuisine : THAI
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Tooter : HORN
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Classic street liners : ELMS
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Destiny : FATE
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Drenched : WET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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