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New York Times, Friday, July 6, 2007

Author:
Pete Mitchell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pete Mitchell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Mitchell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 21,059 )

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Across
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Actor whom People magazine erroneously declared dead in 1982 : ABEVIGODA
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Aid in retriever retrieval? : IDTAG
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Persian's gift : NINELIVES
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Gull-like : NAIVE
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Basis of "America" : GODSAVETHEQUEEN
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"Get ___" (1967 hit for the Esquires) : ONUP
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Filmmaker Morris : ERROL
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Barrel statistic : BORE
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Turkey dough? : LIRAS
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"The Christmas Song" co-writer : TORME
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Univ. research grantor : NSF
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Crack : ACE
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Military V.I.P. : LOOIE
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Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
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Deserve consideration : COUNT
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The last novel featuring him was "Stopover: Tokyo" : MRMOTO
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Fugitive's fear : CAPTURE
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"Let's be reasonable ..." : COMENOW
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Annular seals : ORINGS
39
Water softener : BORAX
40
Sensation : SMASH
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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Syst. of unspoken words : ASL
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Muffin holder : TIN
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He served between Hubert and Gerald : SPIRO
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First name in college football coaching : KNUTE
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Pizzeria chain since 1943, informally : UNOS
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Val d'___ (French ski resort) : ISERE
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"La ___," 1946 Dolores del Rio film : OTRA
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Punish publicly, perhaps : MAKEANEXAMPLEOF
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Way to stand : ERECT
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Place for a vacuum : RADIOTUBE
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Rocker Patty who married John McEnroe : SMYTH
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Felt suppressed rage : SMOLDERED
Down
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Land bordered by the Congo : ANGOLA
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Having some replacement parts? : BIONIC
3
Last : ENDURE
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Line of motor scooters : VESPA
5
Pier grp. : ILA
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Springiness : GIVE
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Implication : OVERTONE
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Home to Rosa Parks Blvd. : DETROIT
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Bad way for a ship to be driven : ASHORE
10
Govt. probe : INQ
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Plaster : DAUB
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Get plastered : TIEONEON
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Not at all fond of : AVERSETO
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Result of cross-fertilization within a population : GENEFLOW
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Dartboard material : ELM
23
Discards, with "off" : SLOUGHS
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Designate : EARMARK
29
Couple's word : OURS
31
Home of Silver City: Abbr. : NMEX
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Stack on a pallet: Abbr. : CTNS
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Melvin of the Orioles : MORA
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Film studio department : COSTUMES
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How some people walk : ARMINARM
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Hammer activator : PIANOKEY
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Avalanche setting : COLORADO
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Something taken before practicing : BAREXAM
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Dough must be squeezed out of them : MISERS
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Distinctive director : AUTEUR
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Light up at a dance? : STROBE
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Paged : LEAFED
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Sticker : PIN
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"Affliction" star, 1998 : NOLTE
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It's splintered : SECT
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Graphic artist Nolde : EMIL
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Letter wearer: Abbr. : ATH
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Milkweed part : POD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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